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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Ferry companies shouldn't be subsidised while they burn dirty fuel

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... that it would subsidise the operations of New World First Ferry, which, it says, "emits some of the worst dark smoke pollution in Hong Kong". The group urges the work be postponed until either ... of the emissions from the ferries. The same might be said of the Star Ferry which operates from Central Pier 7. The tie-up has a first-floor viewing area with a high pitched roof, rather than a flat roof. ...

  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why do FedEx vans routinely park illegally in Tsim Sha Tsui?

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:28am by Howard Winn

    ... of electric vehicles and were subsidised by the taxpayer.   Top World Cup drubbings Germany's 7-1 defeat of Brazil has prompted a scramble through the record books for signs of a worse drubbing. ...

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    Digesting the price

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:50am by Howard Winn

    ... in subsidised housing, and the development would also feature a resort with a 260-room hotel and centres for outdoor recreation and water sports. On RTHK's Backchat programme, Roger Nissim said ... that with flats in Discovery Bay selling for between HK$6,500 and 7,000 per square foot, a developer of the Sok Kwu Wan site would be paying close to that for construction and infrastructure alone. He ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Henry Tang's basement an engineering miracle

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:56am by Howard Winn

    ... are flat screens which say when the next three or four trains will arrive. The old displays are being progressively changed along the Tung Chung and the Airport Express lines. One of the features ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    When do we declare the cruise terminal a white elephant?

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:33am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Looking more closely at the schedule for dockings at our spanking new cruise terminal, we can see why Commissioner for Tourism Philip Yung was so keen on setting up an Asia Cruise Fund. The idea is that participating markets "pool financial incentives" and essentially subsidise cruise lines in their marketing and product development costs to encourage them ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Wild ride for Hang Seng Index in the Year of the Horse

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 01:13am by Howard Winn

    ... cent. For 2014, the course of the horse shows a sharp rise in February and March but is flat in April. This is followed by a sharp upward gallop in the second quarter and then descending sharply in August and September. Then it's up in October, down in November, flat in December, and ends the year with an upward flourish in January next year. The "Sector-selector Element ...

  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Still no word on politically sensitive court cases

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:51am by Howard Winn

    ... of the investigation into the uncompleted sale of flats at Henderson Land Development's luxury project at 39 Conduit Road in 2009. The last time we wrote about this issue, we said these cases were sitting ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    The allure of fine art still strong among Hongkongers

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... tenfold over the past three years. The collection can be seen at its Prince's Building shop starting next week for a month.   Divorcees need flats too The government has been fretting over housing demand and believes that it will need 470,000 new flats over the next 10 years to cater for an expected rise in population of 593,000. The government has a patchy history with its figures ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    If you want a mooring, try suing the Marine Department

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 02:34am by Howard Winn

    ... example of this by the Buildings Department. One of his properties had a retractable awning that extended over a small balcony of a studio flat. The awning, when fully extended, was about 80cm. ...

  10. Business - LAI SEE

    Why the gasp of alarm over dirty pools but not polluted air?

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... subsidised trips to Singapore and Taiwan to study their respective approaches to waste management. Unsurprisingly, both places rely heavily on incineration. One of the environmental groups recently ... appears to come from the ECF, the HKIDA member was vague about the rest of it. She was non-committal when it was suggested she should organise a subsidised trip to study other forms of dealing ...




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