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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Jockey Club to rethink plans for police station art operator

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 12:57am by Howard Winn

    ... Heritage development, located on the site of the former Marine Police headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui, is considered by many to be an object lesson in how not to do heritage. It includes an upmarket hotel surrounded by high-end luxury shopping outlets. The Jockey Club does not want the Central police station project to be swamped by commercial considerations like the 1881 Heritage site ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1574511/jockey-club-rethink-plans-police-station-art-operator
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Tycoon bids for a piece of Central Police Station project

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... in Heritage Research (AHR). Cheng is a grandson of New World tycoon Cheng Yu-tung and a director of New World Development and other group companies as well being one of the world's youngest ... Howard Winn The Jockey Club CPS (JCCPS), which is charged with overseeing the Central Police Station Revitalisation Project, is getting close to appointing an operator for the heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563029/tycoon-bids-piece-central-police-station-project
  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Luxury crackdown brings fear of flying first class in China

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 01:11am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Air China president Zhiyong Song didn't seem overly enthusiastic when asked about the idea of senior executives at state-owned enterprises having their salary reduced ... of the cycle. Air China's net profit for the first six months of the year was down 55 per cent, although this was mostly due to foreign exchange losses. But it's not just executive pay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1581570/luxury-crackdown-brings-fear-flying-first-class-china
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Sino Iron fiasco has Clive Palmer changing his attitude to China

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Clive Palmer's tirade against China made global headlines earlier this week. But what's got the Australian mining billionaire so fired up? After all, four years ago Palmer was critical of the previous Labor government when Kevin Rudd was prime minister saying its policies made trade difficult for Chinese investors. In a speech he called the policies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1579552/sino-iron-fiasco-has-clive-palmer-changing-his-attitude-china
  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Government too weak to fight villagers over small house policy

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 01:03am by Howard Winn

    ... to cut down a mangrove at Tai Ho Wan near Tung Chung, which has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The villagers are concerned that once the area was formally zoned, it would ... to build a house directly over the only access road. There has also been a certain amount of illegal destruction of rural land to convert rural lands to "possible" development sites ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1580676/government-too-weak-fight-villagers-over-small-house-policy
  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    It's Christmas again with David Webb's Arts Optical tip

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:26am by Howard Winn

    ... on the news that it had sold its Shenzhen factories that are on a site earmarked for urban renewal for the equivalent of HK$2.27 billion, adding about HK$2.60 to HK$3.00 per share. Curtis recalled ... relocated to the mainland. The value of the redeveloped sites rose in line with the economy, thus compensating factory owners. Arts Optical shareholders are the beneficiaries of a similar trend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577980/its-christmas-again-david-webbs-arts-optical-tip
  7. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    An unwelcome reminder of why 'the law is an ass'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:31am by Howard Winn

    ... serious. But this is what happened at Wuhan airport recently. A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 was preparing to land, reports AFP, but had no response from the air traffic control tower for 12 ... on a technicality because they were not set up as non profit-organisations". However, the bidder mentioned, a consortium which included Asia Arts Archive, Para Site, the Hong Kong Arts Festival, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1577220/arts-affairs
  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... the technology's apparent immaturity, plasma gasification plants are being planned by municipal authorities across the world, including China, the US, Britain, Indonesia and Canada. In his letter, Au says ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... Shapify Booth. According to the promotional material it is the world's first-high speed 3D body scanner. First you are scanned in this booth and then a few minutes later you are presented ... can find the company at the 3D Printing Conference at Expo Hall 5 at AsiaWorld-Expo.   Have you got any stories that Lai See should know about? E-mail them to howard.winn@scmp.com ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1578717/efforts-airbrush-out-zhou-yongkang-struggle-lift
  10. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    House rules in sale of land to official

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:23am by Howard Winn

    ... development than had earlier been approved. The previous approval had been for three two-storey houses while she was granted permission for four three-storey houses. The site increased from 647.5 sq ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1573096/house-rules-sale-land-official

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