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  1. Planning tsar lashes out after criticism from US delegate at summit

    Posted Sep 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... emphasised that we must use economic, legal and administrative measures.' Mr Ma was responding to remarks by Kristin Forbes, of the US government's Council of Economic Advisers, at the World Economic Forum's China Business Summit. Ms Forbes told the conference that China's policies to control overheating 'don't work well', had not been able to slow ...

  2. Forbes' celebrity rich list 'nonsense'

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai Some stars are sensitive about their income, says editor Forbes magazine's first 'rich' list of Chinese celebrities has been heavily criticised, with some ... critical articles under the headline: 'Celebrities: Forbes list 'sheer nonsense'.' The Xinhua report said: 'Entertainers across the nation began casting doubt on financial ...

  3. Forbes says reform in Beijing benefits world

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A stable Beijing leadership dedicated to reform will not just benefit Hong Kong economically and politically, but the whole world, says Steve Forbes, president of Forbes magazine. Mr Forbes was in Hong Kong yesterday to launch the three-day Forbes Global CEO Conference, which is being held in the city for the second time in three years. On the sidelines ...

  4. White House no longer on the Forbes list

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tom Mitchell Flat-tax champion finds plenty of common ground with the man who ended his quest for the top job LIKE MANY JOURNALISTS, Steve Forbes speaks as if he were writing aloud. ... flow from his mind. So much so that a mere 40 minutes with Mr Forbes, snatched on the sidelines of the Forbes Global CEO Conference last month, yielded a six-page, small-font transcript. He ...

  5. Citic chairman tops Forbes' China rich list

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Larry Yung Chi-kin, the chairman of Hong Kong-listed conglomerate Citic Pacific, tops this year's list of the richest people in China as compiled by Forbes. With personal assets of US$1.49 billion, Mr Yung, 62, leads the wealth list released yesterday, followed by Gome Appliance founder and chairman Wong Kwong-yu, with US$1.3 billion. Chen Tianqiao, 31, ...

  6. Star connections

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robin Kwong Conferences can be draining affairs, even if it is the much-awaited Forbes Global CEO Conference- the Connected World. To make things just a little more exciting, CEOs, company ... publication of doyenne Dionne Warwick's photos, the Post finally received the nod to feature the exclusive event. Guests met the head of Forbes Inc, Steve Forbes, on a more personal level ...

  7. Yao Ming towers over rivals in celebrity list

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Basketball giant Yao Ming is the mainland's No 1 celebrity, according to the first Celebrity Top 100 list published outside the United States by Forbes business magazine. ... directors and three are models. Faye Wong, Leon Lai Ming, Jet Li and Carina Lau Ka-ling are among seven celebrities who were born on the mainland but rose to fame in Hong Kong. Forbes compiled ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... of minds' that opened the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Hong Kong last week squared off would-be US Democratic Party presidential nominee Howard Dean against neo-con extraordinaire Richard Perle, with Forbes magazine heir, editor-in-chief, publisher, chief executive and apparent control freak Steve Forbes acting as moderator. Given Mr 'flat-tax' Forbes' own conservative ...

  9. Diary

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... April 22, HK: HKGCC/AmCham joint subscription luncheon: 'Fact and Comment on US Foreign Relations and Domestic Policies in an Election Year.' Steve Forbes, president and chief executive of Forbes, will speak at the Conrad Hotel event. Visit www.chamber.org.hk The Asia Society presents: 'Is This Recovery For Real? A Turnaround Banker's View of Japan'. ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... christmas, mr forbes One of Lai See's colleagues is proud to have been on media tycoon Steve Forbes' Christmas card list for three years running. This year's card, however, was slightly different from the previous two: Mr Forbes did not personally sign it. Another colleague, a Boston Red Sox fan who interviewed Mr Forbes for a Monday Face column earlier this year, ...




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