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  1. Museum now features artwork on the outside as well as inside

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... 14th richest man according to Forbes Magazine. The Museum of Art setting obviously is intended to lend prestige and cultural kudos to the luxury label, however there is one minor drawback ...

  2. Li Ka-shing remains on Forbes' list of top givers

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of Cheung Kong (Holdings), was among four Hong Kong tycoons to make it onto Forbes Asia's second annual 'Heroes of Philanthropy' list. But his was the only local name to survive from ... receive some attention.' Spirit of giving The Hongkongers and mainlander on Forbes' list of philanthropic heroes Hong Kong Li Ka-shing Hong Kong??s richest man; has made charitable ...

  3. HK better placed than most to weather storm, says Steve Forbes

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Hong Kong is in a better position to handle the financial crisis than most other places in Asia, Steve Forbes, the editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, said yesterday. ... by the financial crisis, Mr Forbes said: 'Better than most. When things don't go well, you get hurt- you just won't be as hurt as much as others are.' This week, Mr Forbes visited ...

  4. Forbes blazes to course record

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka Claire Forbes set a course record of 37 minutes and 36 seconds in winning the women's race in yesterday's Tolo Harbour 10km. The 38-year-old Briton timed a sprint finish to beat Yiu Kit-ching by just two seconds. Yiu, 21, and third-placed Kate Waller (39:04) ran lifetime best performances for the distance. Men's race winner Thomas Kiprotich had only ...

  5. Mainland the second-most heavily taxed country, according to Forbes

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Martin Zhou The mainland has been rated the world's second-most heavily taxed country last year and No1 in Asia in an annual Forbes magazine survey released yesterday. Forbes said China's tax 'misery score' rose seven points from last year to 159, just behind France at 167.9, and one place higher than its 2007 spot. The added burden was blamed on a rise in social ...

  6. Axing wine tax 'was good policy'

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Scrapping wine duties was 'good tax policy' for Hong Kong, according to Timothy Forbes, chief operating officer of Forbes Inc. 'I think Hong Kong's circumstance in particular demonstrates the virtue of good tax policy- that, in eliminating that duty, Hong Kong has become a market hub,' Mr Forbes said. 'There's no question, good tax ...

  7. Winning foot specialist denies unfair advantage

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Being a foot specialist, it was no surprise that podiatrist Claire Forbes was many feet ahead of the pack as she easily won the women's overall 10km race. But she denied having an advantage over the others. 'I have flat feet,' said a delighted Forbes. 'I would like to think I can take care of my own feet, but that is not the case. Anyway, being ...

  8. HK tycoons dropping down the rich league

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plummeted 588 places down Forbes magazine's annual list, to joint last. Five Hong Kong residents left the ranks of the billionaires altogether, leaving the city with just 21- the same number ... survivors saw their total wealth fall by US$1.4 trillion, to US$2.4 trillion. Thirty-eight people broke into the billionaire bracket, for a total of 793. Forbes released its list of Hong Kong's ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Forbes Asia, was US$32 billion in 2008 and US$16.2 billion this year, the Kwok brothers' combined net worth was US$24 billion last year and US$10.8 billion this year, and Lee Shau-kee's ...

  10. Kiprotich blazes to record on track

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Forbes also made it a winning debut in Hong Kong, grabbing the women's 5,000m in 17:45.67. Tang Yik-chun beat rising star Leung Ki-ho in the men's 200m in 21.42 seconds. ...




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