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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Yucky title

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 01:25am by Howard Winn

    ... to HSBC, is being driven by young urban males- geddit? At the risk of being a tad pedantic we can see that gives us yum. We suppose that we are invited to make the jump to yummy in the same way that young urban professional became yuppy in the 1980s. But that was a new word and it worked. The word yummy already exists and denotes delicious. So we don't think this is going to catch ...

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    Andrew Riddick's experience with the SFC- a salutary tale

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:29am by Howard Winn

    ... to tackle the problem," he says. Well, you could have fooled us. Clearly the increase in the number of vehicles has contributed to this. But in urban areas, it is quite clear that often ... system so those that bring their vehicles into the urban centres pay. This will have a dramatic effect on congestion. At the same time the MTR needs to be extended. Does this make us ...

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    Digesting the price

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

    ... also poured cold water on the idea of having people in subsidised housing. He said travelling from the island to the urban centres involved significant travel costs. So we wonder why ...

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    Judge Zervos gives liquor board a poke in the eye

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:10am by Howard Winn

    ... conditions of the licence imposed by the liquor board, only for the conditions to be reimposed when the licence came up for renewal. The municipal board had argued that the Coast licensee "was ... is that time and again the board takes at face value "unsubstantiated complaints" in imposing conditions on bars or not renewing their licences.   Hilton bans shark's fin Hotel group ...

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    Citic Securities land purchase in Shenzhen stirs CLSA

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:12am by Howard Winn

    ... turned 60, or will he seek a renewal of his contract? If he goes, who would be the likely replacement? These and other questions have been swirling around the HKMA recently. Legislative ...

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    New 7-Eleven in Lan Kwai Fong dismays bar owners

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 05:02am by Howard Winn

    ... the tone, don't think it's a major problem. The scheme in Rome is the brainchild of the new head of the urban police force, Raffaele Clemente, who says that the initiative aims to create ...

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    Charles Li makes a big call on one country, one system

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:30am by Howard Winn

    ... of renewable electricity to power 100,000 homes. In addition an inert vitrified slag is produced which can be used by local aggregate companies. The Air Products invitation is extended to the Hong Kong ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Liquor Licensing Board out of control?

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 12:15am by Howard Winn

    ... of the Coast bar in SoHo for judicial review of a decision by the MSAB to refuse to renew their liquor licence. The MSAB's refusal followed the revocation of the licence by the LLB. The Coast ... successfully appeal to the MSAB against conditions of the licence imposed by the LLB, only for the conditions to be reimposed by the LLB when the licence came up for renewal again. The MSAB had argued ...

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    Gentrification brings tensions to Kennedy Town

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 02:40am by Howard Winn

    ... for licence renewal be rejected." This varies quite markedly from a letter he sent out soliciting views on the licensing applications of Chinese-owned establishments. They went out in both ...

  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Hong Kong's roadside pollution is affecting children's lungs

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 02:52am by Howard Winn

    ... schools in the city, although none were in the most polluted urban areas. Nevertheless, in one class 25 per cent of the children suffered from asthma, and in another 15 per cent had the condition. ...




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