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  1. Edward Yau gets boost

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Public confidence in environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah has risen by 12 percentage points over the past month, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. The confidence rating for Mr Yau, who is pushing for a ban on idling engines, rose from 19 to 31 per cent in the survey this month by the university's public opinion programme. But he still ranks second ...

  2. Economist cautious over recovery signs

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A leading economist has cast doubt on the sustainability of Hong Kong's recovery, saying the latest rebound is fuelled purely by a psychological feel-good factor. Lingnan University president Edward Chen Kwan-yiu warned that people should not overestimate the positive impact of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) on the economy. His remarks came after ...

  3. Edison Chen's father involved in loan dispute

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Businessman Edward Chan Chak-man, father of singer-actor Edison Chen Koon-hei, is involved in a HK$20 million loan dispute between Bank of China and a company, according ... to the company in December 2000, with Edward Chan as the guarantor. As of May 23, the company still owed the bank HK$19 million, it says. ...

  4. CLP could ease rate rises more: minister

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Despite this week's partial backdown on its proposed tariff increase, CLP Power could reduce it even further by using its multimillion-dollar tariff stabilisation fund, the environment minister said yesterday. Edward Yau Tang-wah told lawmakers that CLP had not exhausted all options for minimising the tariff increase: it could still ...

  5. Yau queries profit-fixing scheme of power firms

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah is calling for a review of the controversial 'control agreements' used by power companies in light of proposed price increases from CLP Power and Hongkong Electric. 'In any agreement, there must be some room for both sides to co-operate [and room for profit-making]. However, if a company ...

  6. Tan quits as chairman of troubled Ports Design

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com The founding chairman of Ports Design, Edward Tan Han Kiat, resigned on May 18 from the troubled Hong Kong-listed company. Ports admitted last night that it failed to disclose it made loans to him and hundreds of millions of yuan of loans to related firms. Edward Tan and his brother, chief executive Alfred Chan Kai Tai, jointly own 41.55 per cent ...

  7. Business - Economy - TAXATION

    Canada and Hong Kong end expats' double tax whammy

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, signed the pact with Canada's trade minister, Edward Fast. Harper, who witnessed the signing ceremony with Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, ...

  8. Business - Companies - AUCTION

    Christie's rose period

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... The auction house set a record for any work of art sold to an internet bid when US$9.6 million was given for the Edward Hopper painting October on Cape Cod in New York in November. Christie's ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Galaxy benefits from woes hitting Macau casino rivals Sands and Wynn

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... to face as they navigate both regulatory regimes. Sands China had followed regulations in both Macau and Las Vegas, chief executive Edward Tracy said last month. A spokeswoman for the company ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - LISTINGS

    US$3b offering by state insurer PICC seen heating up Hong Kong market

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... economic data from China and the US," said Edward Au, a partner with the firm, adding a number of deals- including the long-awaited offering by PICC- are expected to hit the market this month. ...




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