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  1. New World's Cheng climbs Forbes rich list

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com Property tycoon Cheng Yu-tung made the most gains on the latest Forbes rich list even though real estate developers have been hit hardest in the economic slowdown. The executive chairman of New World Development is the No 4 richest person in Hong Kong following the listing of his firm's jewellery retail arm, Chow Tai Fook Jewellery, last month. ...

  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. Mainland muscles up Forbes list

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... Booming mainland firms have not only captured the world's attention, they have also seized a significant chunk of its market share as well, according to a ranking by Forbes magazine released this week. The mainland's representation on Forbes' latest annual Global 2000 list of largest public companies surged to 70 from 44 last year. Those from Hong Kong, however, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... An article on B1 on Saturday headlined 'New World's Cheng climbs Forbes rich list' incorrectly stated that Chow Tai Fook Jewellery was the largest Hong Kong initial public offering last year. The largest offering last year was for luxury fashion house Prada. ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In our handover anniversary coverage on page A12 yesterday, we referred to a controversial article entitled 'The Death of Hong Kong'. We incorrectly reported that the story appeared in Forbes magazine, instead of Fortune magazine. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lai See

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rich pickings Steve Forbes, the quixotic US presidential candidate and heir to his family's eponymous magazine, was in Shanghai yesterday, where he defended Forbes' list ... of mainland police. Given the amount of publicity and sales the list has generated for Forbes, you might think that the magazine's publisher would feel just a little guilty about - or at least ...

  9. Fortune smiles on heir

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to rankings by Forbes magazine this year, their father is the 37th richest man in the world, with a net worth of US$11 billion. In 1996, he was the world's fourth-richest man, worth US$12.7 ... the Asian financial meltdown. In Hong Kong, only Mr Li and the Kwok brothers of Sun Hung Kai Properties- ranked 35th on the Forbes list- come ahead of the elderly Lee. But Mr Lee is almost certainly ...

  10. Crown of Asia's richest woman will now pass to India or the mainland

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... a plastic flower-making business into a global conglomerate, Wang dominated the rich lists regularly compiled by Forbes for years. However, her death now shines a spotlight on India for successors. According to the Forbes 2007 list of billionaires, Indu Jain, 70, is the candidate next in line for the title of Asia's wealthiest woman. Forbes ranked her at No35 in the region and 287 ...




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