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  1. Forbes defends 'kiss of death' richest 100 list

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The publisher of Forbes has defended the magazine's list of the mainland's richest 100 people - despite it being superstitiously regarded as the 'kiss of death' after several listed tycoons met a violent end or were jailed. The Forbes mainland list, first published in 2000, has been used as a reference by businessmen, scholars and journalists. But in the past ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... china ranks second in global taxation league China is a world leader in tax misery, ranking second after France, which boasts the highest tax rates, according to a Forbes International survey. The tax misery index takes into account corporate tax, personal income tax, wealth taxes and value-added taxes. The five economies with the lowest tax burden are the United Arab Emirates, ...

  4. Scotland opens office in Shanghai to attract investment

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Scottish Development International (SDI) opened the office on the 31st floor of the Jin Mao Building as its Asian headquarters. The building is the venue of the Forbes Global Chief Executive Office ...

  5. Two killed in ethnic clash at toy plant

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... be reached for comment last night. Early Light, founded in Hong Kong in 1972, is one of the city's largest toymakers. Mr Choi was ranked 38th on the Forbes Greater China Rich List in 2007. ...

  6. SunGard seeks organic growth, buyout targets

    Posted May 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Forbes, SunGard posted annual revenue of about US$5.6 billion from its worldwide operations last year. SunGard has purposely been keeping a low profile in its China expansion even after ...

  7. Conglomerate New Hope sows seeds of an agricultural giant

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai in Chengdu Chengdu-based conglomerate New Hope Group will focus on it sagriculture businesses in the coming years, says company president Liu Yonghao. Liu, the 21st richest person in the 2010 Forbes China rich list, with 20 billion yuan of assets controlled by his family, said the group was aiming to double annual sales to 100 billion yuan by 2014 and make New Hope ...

  8. China rich list stars avoid the spotlight

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exchange. This boosted their combined net worth to 42.62 billion yuan, enough to surpass BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu, rated by Forbes magazine as the mainland's richest person, with US$5.8 ...

  9. Viacom TV plan caught in regulatory doldrums

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

    ... local co-production and promised to issue written approval as soon as possible. Mr Redstone is in Hong Kong today to attend the Forbes global CEO conference and will travel to Guangzhou ...

  10. The art of wood

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... says. His clients- regulars on Forbes magazine lists- are prepared to wait a year or two for a piece, aware of the labour involved. 'On the level we're working, most of the pieces ...




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