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    At Harvard, Gerald Chow took tutoring to the extreme

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... at least until I started looking into the calibre of some of its graduates. This came to light when jewellery giant Chow Sang Sang boss Gerald Chow King-sing sued Mark Zimny, a US education consultant, to get back US$2.2 million after an unsuccessful bid to get his two sons into Harvard as undergraduates. But as documents submitted by Chow's lawyers to a US court show, a tutor ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Financial upheavals' ate up US$1m of Gerald Chow's money, court told

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... of the money has been lost in investments. Mark Zimny is facing a US lawsuit filed by Gerald Chow King-sing, executive director of the jewellery giant Chow Sang Sang Holdings, and his wife, Lily, ... the children into Harvard as promised. Zimny said they had given him the mandate to invest the money, but were not concerned how it was distributed in the stock market. "Not once did Gerald Chow ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Demand still huge says man sued over Harvard offer failure

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... States. He refused to name the client except to say the family was "pretty well known". Jewellery tycoon Gerald Chow King-sing and his wife are suing Zimny for a refund of US$2.2 million they paid in an education services agreement after the consultant failed to get their sons into Harvard as he had allegedly promised. "Gerald is the only one who has ever sued," said ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Students need a dose of liberalism

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Students need a dose of liberalism Asian parents are obsessed with brand-name universities like Harvard and Yale. Just ask Chow Sang Sang boss Gerald Chow King-sing, who spent US$2.2 million unsuccessfully trying to get his two sons into Harvard. But one of America's best-kept secrets in higher education is its many excellent liberal arts ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Plaintiff in suit over sons' Harvard rejection is jewellery boss

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Ada Lee

    ... of the Chow Sang Sang jewellery chain and a former adviser to the Hong Kong government. Gerald Chow King-sing, executive director of Chow Sang Sang Holdings, a listed conglomerate in Hong Kong known ... in the university's graduate school of education until June 2005. Lawyers for the Hong Kong couple said Zimny also described Chow as a "diamond king" in an e-mail. A written educational plan stated ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Tycoons' court cases are a bit rich

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... filed in a US District Court in Boston, Gerald Chow King-sing, the executive director of giant jewellery chain Chow Sang Sang Holdings, and his wife Lily are seeking the refund of US$2.2 million ... and intellect, Chow was an adviser to the Central Policy Unit, the government's influential think tank. Meanwhile, wealthy businessman David Chor Ki-kwong has filed a writ in the High Court in a bid ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents warned to check on university place 'consultants'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... they would know why the student was accepted." A recent American lawsuit revealed that Gerald Chow King-sing, executive director of Chow Sang Sang Holdings in Hong Kong, paid a former Harvard professor US$2.2 million (HK$15.5 million) to allegedly improve his two sons' prospects of entering the Ivy League institution. Chow and his wife, accusing the ex-professor of fraud and breach ...

  8. Master jewellers craft success with an eye for novelty

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ...'s brothers stayed here, dentist Gerald Chow King-sing. 'Jewellery and dentistry are similar- both are handicrafts and we use the same terms- such as 'casting',' says Mr Chow ... 'Calgaro and Mickey are hot right now,' says Winston Chow Wun-sing, group director and deputy general manager. Jewellery has become like fashion, it's all about newness and exclusivity. ...

  9. Who's who

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Victoria Button

    ... Adjudicators Dr Au King-lun, Professor Andrew Chan, Dr Anthony Chan, Lena Chan, Dr Hubert Chan, Dr Chan Kei-biu, Allan Chiang JP, Patrick Chu, Emily Mok JP, Henry Lam, Michael Lee, Sunny Lee, Victor ... Lo Tik-sang, Irene Wong Oi-lin. CPCNet Hong Kong Ricky Leung, Jenny Law Man-wai, Jack Chum Ka-fai. Dah Sing Bank Shirley Chan Pui-chu, Christophe Hong Chi-yat, Fopo Wong Fung-po, Alice Chan ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sing-fat conducts the orchestra performing works including Law Wai-lun's Seagulls Flying Above the Foaming Waves and Ma Shenglong and Gu Guanren's Song of Fishermen in the East Sea; Tang ... Archive, 50 Lei King Rd, Sai Wan Ho, HK$20 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2739 2139 Dragnet The debut instalment of the Dial 999 crime series sees a journalist (Patrick Tse Yin) coming across a young woman ...




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