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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Let the Hong Kong taxpayer off the hook for a new runway, please

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 12:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of arguable discount rates. Get the resulting figure up to a believable HK$200 billion and the third runway can be a goer. My guess is that it can be made to work at an extra ticket cost of somewhere ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    HKRFU needs to rethink its Sevens ticketing policy

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... As the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union asks for public money for a new stadium, it will provide fewer Sevens tickets for the public next year In a move sure to generate a furious reaction from local rugby fans, Hong Kong Sevens organisers have said it is "inevitable" that even fewer tickets will go on sale to the public next year SCMP, March 24 I shall have to choose ...

  3. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the system. Again, it should not be surprising. The costly initiative was undertaken largely for reasons of national prestige, not commercial viability. People won't buy tickets at prices ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Smell a rat? Let the market deal with it

    Posted May 20th 2014, 12:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the market does a better job of seeing off rat traders than any regulator does. Last year I once again met that chief trader who only sent his tickets in after the market closed. He hadn't found ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Why going to college isn't the answer to China's hi-tech dilemma

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:33am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... again. Their idea is to condemn Chinese youth to further boredom in that intellectual desert of academia under the illusion that a college ticket is worth the price of the wasted years. If only ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Land-hungry tourism a 'pillar' that short changes Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:53am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... by our port when it is finished. Let's face it. We are probably net losers on tourism. My one suggestion is that we give visitors free tickets to the new high-speed railway to the border. We ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Fed's fear of Wall Street distorting global economy

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:39am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... that their financial advisers send them and think they can really safely indulge in a cruise upgrade to the deluxe suite and business class tickets to get there because their brilliant investment insight has ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Li Keqiang well advised to keep foreign wise men at bay

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... wolf pack (reptiles, scandal-mongering journalists, call them what you will) zeroed in on the cost to the public purse of the first-class air tickets to fly them here. It's a matter dear ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Art zealots' belief in high prices is nothing but blind faith

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is cost. You must pay for insurance and storage. You could perhaps get a money yield if you charged the public to see your Monet, but on any reasonable ticket price and yield you couldn't ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Time to revisit the so-called benefits of tourism

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... government does not and I would be surprised if Hong Kong residents owned more than 10 per cent of the beneficial interest. You might say that we benefit from spending on air tickets through our ...



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