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  1. ATV ad agency on mainland

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung The Executive Council has given permission for embattled free-to-air television broadcaster Asia Television (ATV) to set up an advertising agency on the mainland to try ... telecommunications businessman Ricky Wong Wai-kay as chief executive lasted just 12 days. Following his tempestuous reign, ATV executive chairman Linus Cheung Wing-lam told a Legislative Council panel ...

  2. KCRC plan to build Southern Link railway approved

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.30pm: The Chief Executive in Council on Friday approved the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation's (KCRC) plan to build the Southern Link railway- which will run through urban areas in West Kowloon. A government spokesman said the 3.8 kilometre-long underground railway would link the West Rail's Nam Cheong station with the East Rail's ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for satellite service Hong Kong Cable Television yesterday won Executive Council approval to offer pay-television services via satellite broadcasting, giving it universal coverage of the territory. ... picks hk executive to run china business Lucent Technologies, the biggest United States-based telephone-equipment maker, has appointed Ivan Shen to run its operations in China, replacing ...

  4. The power behind the big news

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Executive Council- a non-profit group to build China's stock exchanges. The Shanghai stock exchange was set up in 1990, followed by its Shenzhen counterpart in 1991. 'When we decided ... York Stock Exchange before returning to China. In 1989, he helped establish the Stock Exchange Executive Council. ...

  5. Small HK firms need partners, TDC says

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Small and medium-sized enterprises will have to form partnerships with foreign or domestic firms and move up the value chain to gain from the closer economic partnership arrangement (Cepa) between China and Hong Kong, according to the Trade Development Council (TDC). Executive director Frederick Lam said small service providers that found Cepa's reduced capital requirement ...

  6. 1970s files show projects to thaw HK-Beijing chill

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Executive Council, raised with British officials the idea of building an airport on the Chinese side of the border, in the hope of fostering closer ties with Beijing. Six years earlier, Lawrence ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them to shift their votes to other candidates. Compare this with the Legco elections of 2004. Mr Tien had [the year before] resigned from the Executive Council, which drew praise and the party ... Liberal Party must learn from election defeat The Liberal Party appeared to be the biggest losers in the Legislative Council elections on September 7. Contrary to the expectations of many ...

  8. Doubts cloud gas deal

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... then was the Executive Council's, and even as late as July, Mr Yau seemed to think it was a foregone conclusion. With Hong Kong's gas supply expected to run out in less than five years, he said ... pleased environmentalists- it remains to be seen whether the deal is good for Hong Kong's long-term interests. Last month, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced an agreement that he ...

  9. New trade rules may help HK travel firms

    Posted Apr 10th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... on a relaxation of the rules, but he did not deny this had been proposed. The executive director of the Travel Industry Council, Joseph Tung Yao-chung, said the sector had continually reflected its views ...

  10. Taipei home easing may not lift market

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... the sources of capital used by buyers. The home-buying policy only applies to Taipei. The suggested changes have been sent by the Executive Yuan to the Mainland Affairs Council to handle since ... of Taipei will be limited. The Executive Yuan, Taiwan's highest administrative body, plans to release a series of policies to stimulate the property market and one of the initiatives ...




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