The government is using HK$67 billion of public funds to link Hong Kong with the mainland's high speed rail network. Photo: Xinhua

Stanley Ho's Jetstar move highlights folly of express rail link to Shenzhen

Who has the greater business acumen, Macau gambling mogul Stanley Ho and his minions, or the Hong Kong government? Ho's track record speaks for itself. Despite losing its monopoly 10 years ago, his casino company, SJM Holdings, has gone from strength to strength, generating three-figure earnings growth year after year.