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

    UBS rate transgressions in Hong Kong are not what they appear to be

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp UBS rate transgressions are not what they appear to be Six traders at Swiss lender UBS attempted to manipulate Hong Kong interbank offered rates following the rigging of similar London interbank rates, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority found after an investigation lasting more than a year. SCMP, March 15 I have never been able to think of UBS as a ravening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455023/ubs-rate-transgressions-hong-kong-are-not-what-they-appear
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's anti-money-laundering laws make a mockery out of justice

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... foreigner in a money-laundering case. Everything including the underlying crime, if there was one, took place outside Hong Kong. The only thing that happened here was the opening of a bank account ... the Hollywood pseudonym of Tony Corleone (stop laughing), pinned a Hong Kong money-laundering charge on a Slovakian citizen who last week was jailed for four years. Score another for the angels ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593408/hong-kongs-anti-money-laundering-laws-makes-mockery-out-justice
  3. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong logistics sector doesn't need own ministry, despite whinge by lobbyists

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... issues." Lobbyists' whinge, British Chamber of Commerce   And therefore, says the British commercial chamber to the chief executive in this gimme pitch- "Hong Kong as a regional ... migrant workers for the airport alone when Hong Kong's workers are screaming for more living space. How many Hongkongers will you push out of their homes? And if you say we should bus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1611012/hong-kong-logistics-sector-doesnt-need-own-ministry-despite-whinge
  4. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Xi Jinping fluffs lines in sticking to FTZ script

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 06:26am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... will have only one real FTZ. That FTZ is Hong Kong. It galls the authorities in Beijing mightily that this is so, particularly with the challenge to central authority in the Occupy Central movement, ... control of the yuan's foreign exchange rate and find its control of allocation of investment capital seriously weakened. Opening the capital account would be a major reform, the final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1627797/xi-jinping-fluffs-lines-sticking-ftz-script
  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's new rail projects a case of city planners asleep at the wheel

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... circle of the South Island Line back to north of Hong Kong Island. Question: Why wasn't it made a circle right away? Answer: Because it couldn't be justified. Why is it justified now? ... disadvantage. You would think the solution to be the special restrictions that other cities put in to discourage private car transport, but no. Hong Kong, a city with one the world's best public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1599759/hong-kongs-new-rail-projects-case-city-planners-asleep-wheel
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to a least a streak of courage by disputing economic matters with one of Hong Kong's most eminent economists. While driving along South Bay Road the other day I had to swerve around an old man, ... wage was first proposed years ago because senior government officials recognised it as a disgrace to Hong Kong that so many elderly people were employed as toilet cleaners and rubbish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong contractors' bid-rigging is behind rising prices

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... you the deflator index for private construction costs in Hong Kong. It is taken from the gross domestic product figures and based on a value of 100 for September 2003, the approximate ... restrained. Portland cement is portland cement around the world. It is thus my belief that the cartel operations so prevalent in Hong Kong construction extend to rigging of materials prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1594838/hong-kong-contractors-bid-rigging-behind-rising-prices
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Distant central bankers drive home prices up in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... payments is the mortgage interest rate. But it is not our own commercial bankers in Hong Kong or even our Monetary Authority that sets the mortgage rate. The whole interest rate structure of our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586672/distant-central-bankers-drive-home-prices-hong-kong
  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Shrinking workforce not all that it seems

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:43am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp As Japan has shown, an ageing population doesn’t have to mean low jobs growth, with Hong Kong’s over-65 labour participation rate now at 8.3pc Shrinking workforce not all ... is thus increasingly dependent on employment growth. But Hong Kong's population is an ageing one and people drop out of the workforce as they grow older. Where then are we to get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1612332/shrinking-workforce-not-all-it-seems
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Seven hours on the march was worth it for Hong Kong I went on the democracy march on Tuesday, start to finish, from Holding Pen No. 1 in Victoria Park to the corner ... that democracy is essential to Hong Kong's continued prosperity. I think it is essential to China's, too, but that's another matter. Hong Kong is my home. I have lived here for 35 years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547561/my-seven-hours-july-1-march-was-worth-it-hong-kong

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