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  1. Chinalco president stepping down to join State Council

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Aluminum Corp of China (Chinalco) president Xiao Yaqing, who oversaw the country's largest overseas acquisition, will step down and be promoted to the State Council, sources said. Xiong Weiping, a former Chinalco executive and a vice-chairman and general manager of China Travel International Investment Hong Kong, will replace Mr Xiao. The appointment of Mr ...

  2. Lau Wong-fat's portfolio grows bigger by the day

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Heung Yee Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat's property portfolio just got bigger- to the tune of 390 plots of land. That's the number of additional properties in the latest revision the New Territories kingpin made to his declaration of interests as a member of the Executive Council. It brings his total number of plots to 724. In the past 10 days he has amended ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New name suggested in race for top job Two names are often put forward as frontrunners for the next chief executive- Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and Executive Council convenor ... But observers are not convinced she would be a serious contender for the top job. 'She might have a chance of becoming the next chief secretary, but chief executive? Quite unthinkable,' ...

  4. Former Urban Council head fights Citibank

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Is former Urban Council chairman Ronald Leung Ding-bong, as he claims, a helpless old man whose bank unfairly refused to sell his plummeting investments? Or should the 75-year-old be liable to pay Citibank almost HK$10 million in stock market losses? The answer to those questions must be examined at a civil trial, Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung ruled yesterday, ...

  5. Top executive withheld HK$30m, Li firm says

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A Shenzhen hi-tech firm backed by Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, has fired a top executive and is threatening legal action against him for allegedly withholding payments ... to non-executive director status. The moves came after the company said it discovered Chung allegedly lied about selling down his stake in the firm last month, launched competing businesses in breach ...

  6. Second Octopus executive quits after scandal

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Phyllis Tsang Another senior Octopus executive, Lincoln Leong Kwok-kuen, tepped down yesterday following the privacy-breach scandal. Yet rather than link his departure to the controversy he said it was 'a good chance for someone new to take over'. Leong, the non-executive chairman of Octopus Holdings, who is also the MTR Corp's finance and business ...

  7. China Renji sacks chief executive over deal

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Medical equipment supplier China Renji Medical Group has sacked its chief executive, blaming him for an HK$81 million loss on a deal it struck two years ago. China Renji said yesterday that it was firing Lucian Yu Chung-hang, the son of dealmaker and Hong Kong Football Association director Lawrence Yu Kam-kee, for allegedly bungling a 2008 sale of the medical firm's ...

  8. Red faces as Baidu executive joins tobacco giant

    Posted May 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The mainland's anti-smoking campaign has suffered a publicity fiasco, as a senior executive of online search giant Baidu, hailed by authorities as a model supporter ... meeting in New York today. The letter comes as a desperate call after attempts to change Li's mind, involving meetings with Baidu executives, failed in the past month. Tobacco control ...

  9. HSBC chief executive comes home

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The last time a HSBC Holdings chief executive was based in Hong Kong the Union Jack still fluttered proudly over Government House. Michael Geoghegan, the first head of the global bank to live in Hong Kong since its headquarters shifted to London in 1993, arrived back in the city like a prodigal son yesterday but seemed well aware of who was now in charge. 'I want ...

  10. Linus Cheung drops executive role at ATV

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Former high-flying telecommunications executive Linus Cheung Wing-lam has relinquished his executive role at Asia Television in the latest sign his short and troubled career at the struggling broadcaster is waning. Appointed in December last year to great fanfare, Mr Cheung joined the same day that fellow telecommunications executive Ricky Wong Wai-kay got ...




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