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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The women of Asia's family-owned business are coming into their own

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:15am by ANITA FUNG

    ... Anita Fung Anita Fung says that, amid changing patriarchal attitudes, female members of Asia's family-owned businesses are becoming empowered and less likely to have to face ... structures on the planet, the family firm, founded by men – and they are nearly all men – most of whom are or were deeply imbued with traditional Confucian precepts of filial duty, harmony ...

  2. Historians call for introduction of archives law

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans The Kadoorie family has been in Hong Kong for four generations, arriving via a few other stop-offs as Iraqi Jews from Baghdad. The lives and businesses of the Kadoories are interwoven into the tapestry of Hong Kong's history. Two years ago Sir Michael Kadoorie began a history project to gather interviews in a bid to capture some of the history of ordinary people ...

  3. A little family support

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Liana Cafolla Although still in its infancy, the family office has arrived in Asia, and is growing fast both in terms of numbers and sophistication. In response, private banks in the region are offering an increasingly nuanced variety of services designed to meet the particular needs of Asia's high-net-worth families. Family offices are generally set up as private ...

  4. Extended family ties

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is Asia's most Canadian city,' says Woo Yuen Pau, president and CEO of APFC. 'People-to-people ties between Canada and Hong Kong are based on extensive family, business and education ... number of Canadian citizens in Hong Kong is 542,601. More than two-thirds of respondents indicated extensive family ties with Canada, with family members residing or studying in Canada. ...

  5. Tracing the family tree

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui If you have ever wondered who your ancestors were or what being a Hongkonger really means, you might get some answers soon. National Geographic's The Human Family Tree- ... populated the present day provinces of Fujian, Guangdong and Guangxi, Cheung said. He added that although his family is from Chaozhou in northern Guangdong, his village elders would conduct ...

  6. Family of shot Nepali issue new call for inquiry

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The family of a Nepali man who was shot dead by a policeman in March has stepped up calls for the government to appoint an independent inquiry into the case. The demand ... Vidler, who represents the Limbu family, said an inquiry could address the wider social issues that might affect police attitudes towards ethnic minorities in Hong Kong. 'We want a neutral ...

  7. Family comes first

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Steven Xu

    ... The best thing China can do to aid a quick global economic recovery is look after its own interests, writes Steven Xu Will the Chinese government be able to jump-start the economy? And, if it can, what price will it pay? For many people, the 4 trillion yu ...

  8. Lebanon runner's thoughts are with family

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau Lebanon's Oussama Farhat escaped the bombing of Beirut airport by 15 minutes, but the nightmare followed him all the way to Macau at the weekend. Farhat, 18, was the sole Lebanese representative at the 12th Asian Junior Championshi ...

  9. A boycott of Japanese goods would be foolish

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... policy and a strong cultural preference for baby boys, up to 100 million men may never find a wife and start a family. Millions of children grow up as pampered 'little emperors'. Walk ...

  10. Old money with a rich history to mine

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... tune into Tradition Well Served, a 34-minute potted history of the famous landmark, complete with background about the owners, the Kadoorie family. But despite the abundance of material the city has to offer, Hong Kong filmmakers suspect high-profile families would be reluctant to open up their hearts and homes to production crews. 'The Lis or the Kwoks are all pretty tight ...




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