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  1. News - China - PROFILE

    How 'general manager killer' made it to the top of China Resources

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by DARREN WEE

    ... course in Cantonese, Hong Kong village politics and the then colony's archaic indigenous land policies, Song's assignment also introduced him to the rougher elements of his new home. "I drove around Yuen Long and Sheung Shui to bargain with indigenous residents and deal with the triads," he recalled. "The triads were so ferocious that one time we ended up ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    How ex-Observatory chief Lam Chiu-ying has become an unlikely scourge of the establishment

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:53am by Tony Cheung

    ... He also said the government should review the small-house policy, which allows male indigenous villagers in the New Territories to apply to build three-storey homes on ancestral land ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... battling to improve. Born in a village on the outskirts of the city of Blitar, East Java, she was the youngest of six siblings. When she was six years old, most of her family moved some 1,800 ... "In Indonesia, it is very hard to find good income, especially for women who live in villages and have no education." She left home at age 21, and worked for seven months as a maid ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Toy story: how tycoon Lam Leung-tim built his empire

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Christy Choi

    ... invaded, he and his family fled to the mainland. For years he was a farmer, selling vegetables at a village, where he met the daughter of a wealthy landowner. He married her and returned to Hong ...

  5. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Chopping Block

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... misappropriated "most to all" of the US$31.5 million it had raised, overstated revenue by 40 times in 2009 and was "the factory equivalent of a Potemkin village," the report said. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Playing a game of give and take: Lau Wong-fat

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... was selected as the youngest ever village head in 1960. In 1970, he became chairman of the Tuen Mun Rural committee, a role he held until 2011. He became leader of the Heung Yee Kuk in 1980 and still ... it was no surprise he was directly involved in mediating in the recent row which arose among villagers displaced after the resumption of land in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen to build the cross-border rail project. Lau ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Shih Wing-ching: From real estate to the fourth estate

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... villagers on the mainland. Shih says his charity drive is part of a lifetime goal to correct one of the world's biggest problems - wealth inequality. In 2011, he set up the am730 Startup Fund ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Deep-sea researcher lives the life aquatic

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... entered the field. "I didn't know what I would do in the future, but I have always liked living creatures. When I was in the village in my childhood, I was always in touch with nature, ...

  9. Business - Companies - PROFILE

    A female edge for the future of car design

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... global car industry. Raised in a small village on Lantau, and a graduate of a local design institute, Lau, the chief designer of Ford's strategic concepts group, was seen as the odd one out ...

  10. Magazines - Style - PROFILE

    Head for heights

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to interesting places including the Song Zhuang artist village in Beijing, where he spent two months living with famous contemporary Chinese artists including Wu Zhenhuan, Zhang Donghong and Yuan Guolei, ...



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