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  1. Mixed verdicts over David Li's Legco role

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The controversy surrounding banker David Li Kwok-po continues to draw mixed views on whether he should continue his Legco role representing the finance sector. Liberal Party leader James Tien Pei-chun said yesterday that as the Legislative Council term had a few months to run it would be inappropriate for Mr Li to resign and force a by-election. The banker has agreed ...

  2. David Li not upset by calls to stand down

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong and Eva Wu Top banker David Li Kwok-po, who resigned from the Executive Council last week, says he is not disappointed with remarks by Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun earlier this week urging him to give up his Legco seat when his term expires. Speaking for the first time since his Exco resignation on Saturday, a move preceded by calls for him to step ...

  3. David Li caves in to pressure to quit Exco

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Albert Wong, Yau Chui-yan and Barclay Crawford Top banker resigns in wake of insider trading case David Li Kwok-po, the Bank of East Asia chairman, banking sector lawmaker and close friend ... in the banking constituency to decide whether Mr Li remains a legislator. But corporate governance activist David Webb said: 'If he doesn't resign [from Legco], it underlines the lack ...

  4. David Li wins support for new Legco tilt

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Maria Chan Banker David Li Kwok-po, who resigned from the Executive Council on Saturday nearly two weeks after settling an insider-trading case in the US, has been backed to continue his role as a financial-sector lawmaker. Exco member Bernard Chan said: 'Mr Li is a very suitable representative for the finance sector. If he is interested in running again, ...

  5. Pressure mounts for David Li to quit Exco over insider-trading case

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung and Fanny W. Y. Fung Banker speaks for first time since controversial 'tip-off' saga settled Several political and business heavyweights are pressing Bank of East Asia chief David Li Kwok-po to step down from the Executive Council over his involvement in a controversial insider trading case. Sources close to Mr Li said he was considering leaving ...

  6. Exco's 30 members declare their 142 properties; no wonder it took a while

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a non-official Exco member and deputy chairman of the Bank of East Asia, owns 28 local properties and three in the UK. All except one are co-owned with his brother, the bank's chairman, David Li ...

  7. Out with the old, in with instability

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Regina Ip Last month, David Li Kwok-po, a long-time representative of the banking industry on the Legislative Council, announced that he would not seek re-election. 'The past 27 years ... promises salvation to many, comes as a shock to those still living in the old system, like David Li. As Hong Kong people soldier on in the long march to democracy, let us be crystal clear about all ...

  8. Tang fails to close gap on C.Y. Leung

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... HSBC Asia-Pacific chief executive Peter Wong Tung-shun, Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po and former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung. Tang formed a new public relations ...

  9. New foundation aims to preserve HK's assets

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be officially launched today- with former chief secretary Sir David Akers-Jones. The foundation plans to be the first to be set up solely to resolve conflicts between property owners and the public ...

  10. Helper has to wait for court ruling

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a lifetime insurance protection policy in Hong Kong. But David Pannick QC, for the government, said those factors were not enough to satisfy the strict test and Gutierrez needed to have taken ...




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