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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Randy Yu: man of discretion with the heart of a villager

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Councillor Randy Yu may be better known to some for his family connections, but his calm approach to work belies opponents' criticism Man of discretion with the heart of a villager He is most frequently referred to in newspapers as "Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat's son-in-law". Photos and reports on him appear from ...

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    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... into his background and that of his employer; insights some media have used to portray the American as a "man of mystery" with ties to the US Central Intelligence Agency. Simon, 50, ... "Jimmy Lai's close aide is ex-spy." Simon shrugs off any such insinuation. "[I am a] man of mystery to anyone who doesn't read my columns in Next [Magazine], the WSJ [Wall ...

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    Li Fei's tough talk on reform: speaking his mind or toeing the line?

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... or toeing the line? In the week since Beijing set down strict restrictions on electoral reform in Hong Kong, one man's stern defence of the central government's ruling has made him ... would only be allowed at the 2017 chief executive election if limits were set on who could run. "He is a no-nonsense man. He speaks directly, often cutting straight to the point," said ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... how to play the game if you want to do business in China." When Tsoi joined cultural critic Leung Man-tao, former adviser to the Central Policy Unit Lau Sai-leung and columnist Gregory ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Exco member who was derided and forced to say sorry for MTR gaffe rarely concedes a point Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Government ... to win [an argument]," Sung said. "He is a talkative man. He likes to talk a lot and get his point across. "I would say that he has grown much more reserved. He used to be more ...

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    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Boss of Popular empire calls himself an idiot for throwing cash at a loss-making industry but he says books are too important to give up on Reading between the lines on the book-selling business Chou Cheng-ngok is a man of contradictions. He is no bookworm, yet pours money into the "loss-making business" of bookselling- and calls himself ...

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    Jay Walder: the man who set in train the high-speed rail link fiasco

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com MTR boss Jay Walder is known both for his innovative policies and autocratic leadership style The man who set in train high-speed rail link fiasco When Jay ... and "flail his arms like a wild man", he says. Samuelsen is more supportive of the incumbent MTA chief Thomas Prendergast, despite "never seeing eye-to-eye" with him. He says ...

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    Barry Cheung: the man behind the failed HKMEx

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to US$10.3 billion at the 103-year-old Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange. Ben Kwong Man-bun, a director and head of research at KGI Asia, one of the 37 members of HKMEx, said a lack of liquidity ... credit to his former boss. "Cheung was a hardworking man," he said. "He was always the first to be in the office and he cared about staff training. He wanted to recruit talent ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... course I don't mean I am a king. But it may be time for me to stand down soon," he said.   Jasper Tsang Age: 67 Married to: Ng Kar-man Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Hong ...

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    Antony Leung: a man of faith ready for a big comeback?

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Antony Leung is being tipped to run for chief executive after a 'lesson in humility' from God A man of faith ready for a big comeback? March 2002 ... criticism of the Professional Teachers' Union and the Education Department for "obstructing" educational reforms. Then again, Leung could have become a changed man. In a speech ...




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