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  1. Alleged insider trader on 'Forbes' rich list for years

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Forbes with an estimated wealth of US$78 million in 2001, when he was just 33. This March, Forbes estimated his net worth at US$2.6 billion and ranked him the 14th richest person in Hong Kong. It described Zhang, 43, as a Hong Kong resident. Zhang was listed with a Shanghai residential address under Hong Kong corporate records in 2003. In its 2001 report, Forbes said he was born in Jiangsu ...

  2. Flight of fancy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... At the Forbes Global Chief Executives' conference last week, Wang Xiu, one of the more than 100 reporters covering the event, said: 'We Chinese lack self-confidence. We still need foreigners to praise us. It was big publicity for Shanghai and Forbes. That is all it means for me.' The event attracted about 400 chief executives, mostly from abroad, ...

  3. Shanghai shrugs off Chau scandal

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... yesterday, claiming that the scandal involving developer Chau Ching-ngai would not affect it. Speaking ahead of the Forbes global CEO conference, which starts today, Jiang Sixian said: 'I am ... providing for those people evicted to make way for development. A hospitable business climate is the face Shanghai aims to present as it hosts the two-day Forbes conference - the city's first ...

  4. Developer bets size matters for Shanghai's rich

    Posted Nov 07th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Project offers 900 square metre houses If bigger is better, the 28 luxury houses in the Forbes Park development in Shanghai are more than 100 per cent better than many rival ... development, but most will prefer smaller units which are more affordable,' he said. Forbes Park is located in Gubei, in the west of Shanghai, which is among the oldest and largest residential ...

  5. Beautiful game scores winners

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ethereal calculations of how much football clubs are worth, Forbes calculated in April that Manchester United was worth US$2.24 billion, making the club the world's most valuable sports team, ... US$67 million, according to Forbes. The magazine puts Beckham- the best-paid footballer- in seventh place behind basketball players, tennis star Roger Federer and golfer Phil Mickelson. In fact, ...

  6. Piercing Shanghai's financial myths

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... rate of economic crimes (contract fraud). Yes, Forbes has given Shanghai its due credit, listing mostly Shanghai and neighbouring Jiangzhe region private entrepreneurs among China's leading tycoons. Three of Forbes' favourite Shanghai rich, Zhou Zhengyi, Qian Yongwei and Xu Peixin, are under investigation in connection with irregular bank loans for shady property ...

  7. Shanghai strike enters 7th day

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a dispute over plans to move part of the operation to Suzhou in nearby Anhui province. 28 The rank of Hi-P founder and executive chairman Yao Hsiao Tung on Forbes magazine's list of the 40 ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Shanghai to follow suit of Beijing with 72-hour visa-free stays

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 07:36am by John Kennedy

    ... why jobs are moving to China and India, and away from the US. Forbes--  China's Technology Trade Deficit: Yes, China's Trade Deficit   No, this isn’t some garbling of the statistics: ...

  9. Editorial airs official concern at Shanghai scandal

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the city's seventh biggest company by revenue, are also under investigation in the case, including entrepreneur Zhang Rongkun, ranked by Forbes magazine as China's 16th richest person. Beijing ...

  10. Tall order

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Yao's commercial savvy- with endorsements for Visa, Apple Computer, Nike and China Unicom- made him China's richest star last year, with income of 170 million yuan, according to Forbes ...




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