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  1. The souring of a good relationship

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... The conflict went public in May when Wong used his right of veto over the re-election of three Bain directors to the Gome board. Despite the veto they were reappointed hours later in a board meeting ... behind bars. In August, Shinning Crown Holding, wholly controlled by Wong, urged the Gome board to hold a shareholders' meeting to remove Chen and revoke a mandate to issue new shares. Gome ...

  2. Gome gets 2 board members with ties to jailed founder

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... representatives were appointed as board directors yesterday. Shareholders elected Zou Xiaochun, Wong's corporate lawyer, and Huang Yanhong, Wong's sister, as an executive director and a non-executive director, respectively, at a special general meeting in Hong Kong yesterday. This will enlarge the board from 11 to 13 members. That outcome is in line with market expectations since ...

  3. Wong stays on Gome board amid power tussle

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing Wong Kwong-yu, the jailed founder of the mainland's second-biggest appliances retailer Gome Electrical, remains on the company's board despite losing his ... retail outlets since he has a voice on the board, according to a person close to Wong. Gome shareholders voted down Wong's proposals to replace Chen and another executive with his nominees ...

  4. Wong fails to win back control of Gome board

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... voted down by shareholders of the nation's second-largest electrical appliance retailer. The failure by Wong to get his nominees on the board is seen as a victory for US private equity fund Bain Capital, the second-largest shareholder of the company, which supported the board. The resolution to remove Chen was rejected by 51.89 per cent of shareholders in a Hong Kong meeting. ...

  5. Labourer jailed three months for pricking women's buttocks

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A construction worker who said he pricked two women with a toothpick and piece of wire because he could not resist their 'big buttocks' gave other explanations for his behaviour yesterday. Pham Van Diep, 43, a Vietnamese resident of Tu ...

  6. Labourer admits pricking women's 'big buttocks'

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A construction worker who pricked women with toothpicks and wire in Tuen Mun said he did so because he could not resist their 'big buttocks'. Pham Van Diep, 43, a Vietnamese resident of Tuen Mun, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault ...

  7. Protester sentenced to 're-education through labour', US human rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem A petitioner in Shandong has been sentenced to 21 months of 're-education through labour' for taking part in a peaceful demonstration, a rights group claims. Zhang ... 'Several others were also detained but released shortly afterwards. Zhang was the only person sentenced to [re-education through labour],' it said. Police twice searched the home that Zhang ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man jailed for three months for indecent assault on plane A man who molested a woman on board a plane flying from the United States to Hong Kong was yesterday sentenced to three months ... International Airport. Australian woman sought after failing to appear in court Police are searching for a woman who allegedly attacked a man on board a flight from Australia to Hong Kong after she ...

  9. Slice of Life

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... to four years' hard labour'. He pleaded not guilty to being one of an armed gang who robbed a man of goods and money value at $126. Wong tried to change his plea to guilty 'if ... was sentenced by the same judge to six months' hard labour for robbing a taxi driver at Repulse Bay. 'The accused... pleaded guilty. The sentence took into account a previous conviction ...

  10. Quality counts

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... the pro-democracy camp in his appointment of members to sit on the boards of statutory bodies and advisory committees. Meanwhile, Mr Tung has often appeared ill at ease in his encounters with the media. ...




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