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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Conductor Lio Kuok-man takes baton for first time since his appointment to Philadelphia Orchestra

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:48am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Under Lio Kuok-man's baton, Mao-era music will have its world premiere tonight before his historic role at the Philadelphia Orchestra begins Talented conductor never far from making history Local hero Lio Kuok-man, clearly the busiest musician in town this week, will be conducting a very special piece of music tonight that was rescued from Mao ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - THE ARTS

    Hong Kong conductor Lio Kuok-man joins Philadelphia Orchestra

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Hong Kong conductor takes his baton to America A Hong Kong conductor has been snapped up from under the noses of the city's Philharmonic to join a world-famous orchestra in America. Lio Kuok-man, 32, a graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts (APA), is joining the Philadelphia Orchestra as assistant conductor for the 2014-2015 ...

  3. Business - Companies - TYCOON

    Kuok says with right heir his empire can last 'four generations’

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 11:26pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Billionaire Robert Kuok says that with the right heir, his extensive network of businesses can continue well beyond him into the future 'Empire can last generations' When billionaire Robert Kuok introduced a luxury hotel brand in 1971, he named it Shangri-La, after the fictional utopia in which inhabitants enjoy unheard-of longevity. Ensconced in his ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEWS

    Reviews: Lio Kuok-wai Plays Mozart, Contemporary Dance Series, Drama: Dance

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai, Natasha Rogai and Sam Olluver

    ... Natasha Rogai, Natasha Rogai and Sam Olluver Reviews Lio Kuok-wai Plays Mozart Hong Kong Sinfonietta City Hall Concert Hall Reviewed: March 27 The poster for this concert in the Sinfonietta's Great Piano Concertos series put the young Macau-born soloist Lio Kuok-wai at the centre and conductor Li Xincao in a subsidiary corner. In terms of dominance in the actual performance, ...

  5. News - China - MACAU

    Gangster 'Broken Tooth' Wan Kuok-koi wants quiet post-prison life

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Tooth" Wan Kuok-koi was jailed for a string of gangland offences in a casino-linked crime wave that gripped Macau in the run-up to its handover in 1999. The 14K triad boss has been held ...

  6. Li, Kuok firms in mainland port deal

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Companies controlled by Li Ka-shing and Robert Kuok have formed a joint venture with Hong Kong-listed Beijing Properties (Holdings) to develop a port ... company wholly owned by Kerry Properties, a Hong Kong-listed property firm controlled by Kuok. HPH is a port conglomerate controlled by Li. In 2009, Beijing Properties received investments from ...

  7. Playing out your dreams

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... KUOK MENG-JUN What better way to get your thoughts and ideas out to the world than through writing songs and music? I am one of the many aspiring teenage musicians in Hong Kong who has long dreamed of this, and this is how I set out to turn my dream into reality. Last summer, I decided to set myself a goal; it was to bring four teenagers (including myself) together from Hong ...

  8. Rusal adds Robert Kuok as cornerstone investor

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Robert Kuok as a cornerstone investor, according to people connected to the deal. Rusal was close to securing sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp as a long-term backer. However, this fell through because CIC did not want to be locked into Rusal for the six months required of cornerstone investors in Hong Kong, people involved in the deal said. A spokesman for Kuok ...

  9. Kuok Khoon Ho Chairman PPB Oil Palms

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mr Kuok began his career with the Kuok Group in 1976 and has extensive experience in hotel management, property development and corporate management. Formerly a director of South China Morning Post Group, he is currently a director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) and Transmile Group. ...

  10. Kuok firms team up for Nanjing project

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Kerry Properties, controlled by the Kuok Group, has teamed with sister companies Shangri-La Asia and Allgreen Properties to develop a multi-purpose project in Nanjing for 1.5 billion yuan (HK$1.7 billion). The project, which comprises a hotel, offices and shops, will be built in Nanjing's Gulou district. The companies bought the site in a public land auction ...




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