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  1. Property surge won't last, tycoon warns

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Quinton Chan

    ... HK must focus on economic fundamentals to stay competitive, says Vincent Lo A tycoon has warned that the 'feel-good factor' caused by Hong Kong's surge in property prices will not last long as the fundamentals of the city's economy have not improved. Vincent Lo Hong-sui also said Hong Kong would lose its competitive edge with cities on the mainland if the economy ...

  2. HK tycoons named in latest Macau bribes case

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Macau's top court has named two Hong Kong business tycoons for the first time in a high-profile corruption case involving jailed former secretary for transport and public works Ao ... according to the indictment. Entertainment tycoon Lo, who is chairman of BMA Investment and convenor of Hong Kong football team South China, denied having breached any Macau law. He said ...

  3. Monuments to ego can create a lasting legacy

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Markus Shaw

    ... or Suzhou. We invest very little aesthetic care in our churches (speaking as a Catholic, I make no comment on other religious buildings). The chief executive last year announced the creation ... of the latter, all the while reinforcing the public perception of the nexus between government and big business. I think there are better ways for tycoons to demonstrate their civic pride. Our tycoons ...

  4. The tycoons' confidant

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the power that Hong Kong tycoons have is now on the wane, and that the watershed was the last chief executive election. 'Henry Tang [Ying-yen] was their hope for continuity,' he said. ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com The dictionary definition of the word 'tycoon', which reads 'a person who is successful in business and so has become rich ...

  5. Saving tycoon's empire just the latest adventure for busy lawyer

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Child Welfare Scheme (Hong Kong), a charity that mainly supports health and education of children in Nepal and on the mainland. Last September Oldham was interviewed on CNN on his plan ...

  6. Hu's meeting with tycoon positive for foreign firms

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Tycoon Li Ka-shing's stature and influence in Hong Kong can be vividly captured in a long-running pun on his name, which sounds like the words 'Li Family's ... have looked at it from all angles- why Li alone and not a group meeting, as there are other Hong Kong tycoons who have made a bigger contribution to Shenzhen? Is there a hidden political ...

  7. HK woman given life for swindling tycoon

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A Hong Kong businesswoman has been jailed for life for swindling millions of US dollars out of Hong Kong tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun's New World group. Wen Ruifen, also ... Wen denied the swindling charges last year but admitted entering the mainland illegally in 2006, using a Hong Kong home-return permit under the name Wen Ruiping. She was born in Guangdong ...

  8. Incinerator project may be Johnston's last hurrah

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Green Island Cement director braces for political headwinds Green Island Cement executive director Don Johnston is undertaking the last big assignment of his two-decade career ... with one of the city's top tycoons is conspiring to make the job a difficult one. Green Island Cement, a unit of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings and ultimately controlled by Li Ka-shing, ...

  9. Tycoon's concerns all a bit rich when his reality gap is widening

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... sort we talk only of cuts. Do you have any more servings for us, Mr Lo? Rather tasty, that last lot. ...

  10. Tycoon tells tour firms not to run down hotels

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Niki Law

    ... He says operators have been telling clients that Hong Kong overcharges A business tycoon and hotel owner yesterday asked tour operators to stop 'bad-mouthing Hong Kong' by saying ... room prices he had to pay in Beijing and Qingdao during a visit last week, Mr Liu said Hong Kong hotels were not overpriced. 'They are more expensive than us,' he said. He also ...




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