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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Police reluctant to enforce the law on Justice Drive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:37am by Howard Winn

    ... into the club." However, the main women's golfing organisations don't seem that enthusiastic. Shona Malcolm, chief executive of the Ladies Golf Union, which has 3,000 affiliated women-only clubs ...

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    'Closed to media' event at Foreign Correspondents' Club

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 01:02am by Howard Winn

    ... such as the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and European Union and OECD initiatives. So much so that, "some predict that their demise is now eminent (sic)". We can see why ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... assured us that the proposed incinerator will be compliant with European Union standards- the highest in the world- and therefore there is no need for concern over health impacts. Yet, even ...

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    Hang Seng Bank's solution to the UnionPay problem

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:34pm by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Readers may recall that last year we had occasion to write extensively about HSBC's ATM card and the UnionPay fiasco. Today we are revisiting the story but it is Hang Seng ... networks. HSBC initially produced a new chip card which would only link to UnionPay, resulting in howls of anguish from customers who found they were unable to access their accounts when they tried ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HSBC finally gives customers new ATM card after UnionPay debacle

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... announce that customers can apply for a new ATM card which uses the Plus payment network, which can be used in addition to the bank's current ATM cards, which use the China UnionPay payment ... in foreign lands, found they were unable to use their ATM cards to withdraw funds from their accounts. Although the China UnionPay card works in China and in most other parts of Asia, it is virtually ...

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    Fishy business on the rise in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 12:29am by Howard Winn

    ... shelter during typhoons was 90 per cent, Kwun Tong 45 per cent, To Kwa Wan 54 per cent, and the occupancy for the huge 76.6 hectare Hei Ling Chau shelter was 6 per cent.   UnionPay again The name UnionPay has unfortunately become indelibly associated for many people with the almost farcical events of last year which surrounded the introduction of HSBC's new automated teller machine ...

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    Remarkable change in Philippine security says Hong Kong government

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... something of a culinary embassy for Italy in Hong Kong showcasing Italian chefs and celebrating events such as the 150th anniversary of the union of Italy, the 200th anniversary of Verdi's ...

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    HSBC to end UnionPay chaos with a new Plus ATM card

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... they weren't able to use their ATM card to withdraw cash. The problem is because HSBC's new ATM cards, with an embedded chip, no longer use the Plus payment network, but the UnionPay network, which has limited use outside Asia. UnionPay is the dominant payment network in China, and operates under the auspices of the central bank. Lai See has received numerous complaints from furious ...

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    HSBC apologises for UnionPay ATM-card fiasco in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and we hope more details can be provided soon. Similar to most banks in Hong Kong, UnionPay was chosen as the network provider for ATM chip cards. A majority of our customers increasingly uses cash withdrawal services in China and Asia. We encourage customers who have encountered problems in markets covered by UnionPay's network to contact us so we can investigate the cases ...

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    Hong Kong crowd funding site looking for momentum

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... of stagnation, where Europe is just entering. The European Union is not a nation. It's an incomplete association of nations and it may not survive 25 years of stagnation."   Have you got any ...




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