Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong
Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong
Jake Van Der Kamp
Opinion

Opinion

Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp

Enough of the concrete pouring, there are better things to spend our money on

Hong Kong’s public savings amount to HK$767,000 for every household. There’s no reason why we can’t have world class social services with that money

Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong
Busy accident and emergency room at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong
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Jake Van Der Kamp

Jake Van Der Kamp

Jake van der Kamp is a native of the Netherlands, a Canadian citizen, and a longtime Hong Kong resident. He started as a South China Morning Post business reporter in 1978, soon made a career change to investment analyst and returned to the newspaper in 1998 as a financial columnist.