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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Haeco grounded by elite bank jobs that pay more

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... impressed me right from my investment analyst days when they used to offer us tours at Kai Tak once a year and showed how they had all the equipment to put together a Boeing 747 from the ground up. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573126/haeco-grounded-elite-bank-jobs-pay-more
  2. 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

    ... of the minimum wage as a broad social measure, and Richard Wong may be right in saying it does not work as such. But if it succeeded in easing the plight of elderly toilet cleaners, and it did, then that was a scandal redressed and a successful measure on this count alone. I am not sure, however, that Richard is entirely right in saying that it is an ineffective solution. I accept that he is right when ...

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

    Easy way out for foreign inflows comes with a price in China

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:46am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... answer: no, they are not. The premier is absolutely right in calling them a big burden. They are actually not even savings. The People's Bank of China, the official holder, is in hock ... They have no monetary effect. They are not kept cold but pumped right back into circulation when exchanged for foreign currency. In addition, the banking system loses money on them. The PBOC pays ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1567901/easy-way-out-foreign-inflows-comes-price-china
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Why HK needs to be cautious about deposit guarantee

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:14pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... as a staging post and then directed right back abroad by people who might or might not have any other connection with Hong Kong, were guaranteed in full by the fiscal savings built up through your ... This will only make the next crisis worse. But most of all, Norman, what gives you the right to put Hong Kong people so blithely at risk, without any public discussion, for the equivalent of HK$1.3 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1566181/why-hk-needs-be-cautious-about-deposit-guarantee
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    'Grim' retail sales index tells only fraction of story

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... The retail sales survey that goes into making up the retail sales index covers only 31 per cent of retail sales in Hong Kong. That's right, fewer than one-third of total retail sales. It used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565124/grim-retail-sales-index-tells-only-fraction-story
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    HK Electric may be right about idea of importing power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:30am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... turbine plants, assuming that we rule out nuclear because of the Fukushima disaster. But with no urgent, pressing need for more power right now, the question comes down to whether mainland power ... that government must have direct input in key industries and, secondly, that sales to Hong Kong would be paid for in hard currency rather than funny money. I think HK Electric has the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1527546/hk-electric-may-be-right-about-idea-importing-power-mainland
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Trees just the start for axe swinging needed at West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:21am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... was first mooted. Hong Kong University has two new ones and they are right up to mark. I went to a piano recital at one of them recently. More are coming. There was a time when the West Kowloon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557771/trees-just-start-axe-swinging-needed-west-kowloon-arts-hub
  8. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    China risk is the real worry for Hong Kong banks

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 01:09am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Front page, July 15 Let's get one thing straight about Hong Kong mortgages right away. They are among the soundest asset any bank anywhere has ever had and they have always been so. ... seem a good risk, well, it could, you know. Norman, you're looking at a ripple of a wave that can't even move the sand on the beach while a tsunami is coming in right behind your ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1555497/china-risk-real-worry-hong-kong-banks
  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keep Hong Kong airport for wide-body jets and ditch need for third runway

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:17am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Kok and they now consider the privilege their right. But there is a very good way of letting the truth out here. Let the mighty Hong Kong dollar speak. If the airlines think that a third ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1554322/keep-hong-kong-airport-wide-body-jets-and-ditch-need-third-runway
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Police can handle Occupy protest, so why the paranoia from Beijing?

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and murder are crimes, but whose rights have been infringed by "trouble"? Who suffers broken bones because someone is "quarrelsome"? In fact, in most societies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1552875/police-can-handle-occupy-protest-so-why-paranoia-beijing

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