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  1. Budding tycoon sets sights on big league Mainland goals in Yeung's bid for Birmingham

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Neil Gough and Ben Kwok Ten years ago, Carson Yeung Ka-shing was a struggling Kowloon hairstylist fending off lawsuits from credit card companies. But as he arrived last week to meet the press in a conference room at the swanky Island Shangri-La hotel, dressed to the nines in a tailored white suit and a white shirt accented with silver buttons and a collar bar, Yeung, 49, looked ...

  2. Birmingham City fan makes T-shirts to appeal to Chinese

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan Hairstylist turned tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-shing's takeover of English Premier League club Birmingham City this week has impressed one supporter so much that he ... are unprintable in a respectable family newspaper like this. Yeung's HK$731 million takeover of Birmingham City took a step nearer completion on Tuesday when Grandtop International Holdings raised ...

  3. Survival a measure of success

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Seth Yeung

    ... Written by Seth Yeung Starting a technology company is an inherently risky business - more so than in other industries. If the product or service it provides is too far ahead of its time, users may not be able to fully understand and exploit its benefits, and it could fail to catch on. On the other hand, offerings that are similar to what is already available in the market often ...

  4. Bias makes a mockery of plea for unity

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung When, four months ago, Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai quit the hot seat she had held since 1997, she offered some gems of wisdom on executive-legislature relations. Mutual respect, sincerity, treating everyone equally and agreeing to disagree were what counted, the outgoing Legislative Council president said. Few would disagree. But these are easier said than done. Less than ...

  5. Legco probe best hope for minibond mess

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two days ago, before the scheduled Legislative Council vote today on whether to invoke special powers to investigate the Lehman Brothers minibonds saga, local banks mounted ... - such as probing too deeply into the operation of banks, or damaging business confidence. Chris Yeung is the Post's editor-at-large. ...

  6. Lawmakers must prove cynics wrong

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung On the eve of Wednesday's vote by lawmakers on whether to invoke special powers to investigate the Lehman Brothers minibonds saga, two Chinese-language financial newspapers cast grave doubts about the wisdom of doing so. The Hong Kong Economic Journal questioned the scope and purpose of the inquiry. The Hong Kong Economic Times advanced similar arguments ...

  7. CityU students win praise for research on mainland sushi chain

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Fifty students at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have conducted research and developed strategic planning for a sushi chain restaurant on the mainland. Their work, including field research, industry analysis and product development, has won praise from the restaurant's management, which is considering putting the students' proposal into practice. ...

  8. Sweet singer melts hearts

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Its star may be a little girl, but Over The Rainbow is a mature and professional record. The album is a well selected and beautifully arranged collection of some of the most famous classics ever recorded. Seven-year-old Connie Talbot is not the type of musical prodigy who strikes you with her astounding skills. Rather, hers is a sweet voice that touches ordinary ...

  9. Who's who in the news

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kim Dae-jung, b. Carson Yeung Ka-sing, c. Caster Semenya, d. Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, e. Xu Zhiyong ...

  10. Grandtop looking to raise HK$785m

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok and Neil Gough Grandtop International, the investment company run by Carson Yeung Ka-sing, plans to raise HK$785 million to fund a renewed bid to become the first Hong Kong owner ... in London said it had taken out a GBP57 million bridging loan to fund the takeover, which would be paid back using the proceeds of a share offer in Hong Kong. Contacted in London yesterday, Mr Yeung ...




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