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  1. Li Ka-shing: freedom better than before 1997

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Li Ka-shing said yesterday freedom of speech and politics in Hong Kong were better now than before the handover and anyone who thought otherwise was being too sensitive. Speaking ... 'At least now [in Hong Kong] you can criticise whatever you like. But, of course, if people do not agree with you, they do not have to,' he said. Mr Li said the radio hosts may have been ...

  2. Li Ka-shing is a patriot and a philanthropist

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-shing Foundation DR FRIEDA LAW, consultant, Shantou University Medical College Canopy vs Dome I refer to the letter from R. E. J. Bunker (November 26) in which he compares the failed London Dome ... criticism, particularly directed towards Li Ka-shing, the philanthropist who has made these opportunities and millions just like them possible in the lives of people throughout the world. Mr Chugani ...

  3. Li Ka-shing should say why he wants to destroy historic house

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's richest person Li Ka-shing is now worth US$24 billion, up from US$21.3 billion in 2010 ('The rich just get richer- up by 21% on last year', January 7). So one ... an important heritage site, a green lung, with solid links to the very beginning of Hong Kong's development into the financial powerhouse it is today. The Li Ka-shing Foundation recently launched ...

  4. Politics for the people

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's most influential businessman, said this week that he is worried because the special administrative region is becoming politicised. The term ... these challenges as confrontational. Anyway, the genie is now out of the bottle and no amount of hand-wringing, even by someone as powerful as Li Ka-shing, is going to put it back. Once the heady taste ...

  5. Border zone plan

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tycoon Li Ka-shing has submitted a plan to the central government for a special tax-free industrial zone on the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border. Combining Hong Kong's cutting edge with the mainland's advantages of low costs, the zone would relieve unemployment in Hong Kong, says Mr Li. What do you think of the plan? Write to us. ...

  6. Then And Now

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... August 2003 'My feeling [about the march] is very good. Half a million people marched with good order and without causing any problems. Hong Kong should be very proud' Li Ka-shing on his pride in the July 1 demonstration March 2004 'If there was any instability in Hong Kong, no one could bear the consequences. Most Hong Kong people would like stability... Being ...

  7. Li voices against building terminal

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Hutchison chairman Li Ka-shing added his voice to those questioning Hong Kong's future as a shipping hub yesterday, saying it did not need to build Container Terminal 10 when 30 to 40 per cent of existing port capacity was not being used. 'All the factories and cargo are on the mainland. Why should the cargo be moved to Hong Kong?' he asked. 'Does it mean ...

  8. Wynn's HK$1b donation puts a dent in earnings

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to date, with such gifts tending to be made by tycoons, such as Li Ka-shing and Stanley Ho Hung-sun, personally or through their charitable foundations. Denway Motors drew flak after its 2009 ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong has urged the government to increase the ratio of mainland students at local universities from 8 per cent to 20 per cent. funds for Bird-flu studies The Li Ka-shing Foundation has donated $30 million to finance bird-flu research by the French Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, the Joint Influenza Research Centre of Shantou University Medical College, ...

  10. Fears over Zhuhai port are dismissed

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... agreement last month to build two 50,000-tonne terminals in Gaolan, with plans to build three to four 100,000-tonne terminals. 'Li Ka-shing is a shrewd investor, so if he is going ahead ... An analyst says the market was growing and there would soon be enough business for all ports. Investment in terminal construction in Gaolan port, undertaken largely with Li Ka-shing's Hutchison ...




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