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  1. Lang Lang

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... The New York-based pianist talks to Yvonne Lai about how time in the US has changed his life, given him a greater appreciation of his Chinese roots and fired a desire to build bridges between the two cultures. WHERE HOME IS I'm a resident of Hong Kong but it takes seven years to get permanent status, and unfortunately there's no 'backdoor' way in. Beijing ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn When you're in a hole, Henry, stop digging We see that Henry Tang has changed his modus operandus: 'nice, polite Henry' has adopted a more aggressive mode and come out swinging against his opponent in the election contest, C. Y. ...

  3. 11/2 year wait for return of fugitive banker from Canada: ex-official

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is said to have transferred large sums of money overseas. Mr Zhu said it would be easier to get Gao back than smuggling kingpin Lai Changxing because the fugitive banker had lied to Canadian authorities. 'The Canadian government will strip him of citizenship because he provided false information to them,' he said. Mr Zhu was also optimistic about the eventual return of Lai ...

  4. Much hangs on a fair trial for Lai

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and fought hardest and longest to bring home. Lai Changxing has finally been deported by Canada to answer charges arising from an alleged US$6.4 billion smuggling operation in Xiamen during the 1990s that corrupted hundreds of officials. Lai had avoided deportation for more than a decade on the grounds that if he was returned to China he faced execution, despite assurances from Beijing ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 1,500 staff in the Henderson group of companies are to share the joy of the occasion in the form of a HK$10,000 lai see bonus each at the end of the month. Lee senior has been generous with lai see on the occasion of the birth of his previous grandchildren. He gave out lai see last year when his unmarried eldest son, Peter, presented him with three grandsons all at once after using ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn When strange tales of copper to cash merge into investing in property We hear of a curious tale involving copper and China's property market. Rich Chinese looking to invest in domestic property run up against banks which are under governm ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In response to Lai See's queries the FSTB intoned: 'The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau is working out the details of the proposal. When the details are finalised, we will present ...

  8. Running out of options

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Borders and immigration officials have been a bit of an issue for China's arch-fugitive Lai Changxing, ever since the early days of a career in which he built up the biggest smuggling empire in the history of the People's Republic. Lai, 53, who was born to a poor family in Jinjiang, Fujian province, entered Hong Kong illegally in the 1970s, ...

  9. Tycoon's nemesis to launch book

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Few shoppers at Shen Ting's boutique in Lam Tin realise they are buying clothes from the woman who played a role in the downfall of Shanghai property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai. The 41-year-old is launching a book on Thursday telling how her fight to prevent her parents' eviction from their family home in Shanghai sparked off a legal battle against Chau, who was jailed ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok State firms ready to take on world-class teams, says coach Li Rongrong's a good sport. How do we know? The chairman of the State Asset Supervision and Administration Commission spent the first 20 minutes of a two-and-a-half-hour internet cha ...




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