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  1. Lai See

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gives 3G a whirl. I BOUGHT THE SHERIFF Mike Brennan is the headhunter who kept a straight face while introducing himself to clients as 'the new sheriff in town' after arriving off ...

  2. Change of tone helps boost the image of New World Mobility

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mchael Taylor When Melanie Lee took up her post as vice-president of marketing at New World Mobility in 2001, the company was suffering from an image problem. Most people either were ... coverage. For non-users, we were faceless, meaning they didn't really know about New World Mobility at all. I think the reason is obvious. New World used to be perceived as a property ...

  3. Ex-police chief to join New World

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Former police commissioner Tsang Yam-pui has been appointed an executive director by NWS Holdings, the services flagship of New World Development. In an announcement published ... management skills would be helpful to us,' Mr Kwan said. Mr Tsang, who retired on December 9, is understood to be undergoing a six-month 'sanitisation period' before taking up his new ...

  4. Red Sox World Series heralds a brave new world

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Tim Noonan

    ... TIM NOONAN There is no one under the age of 86 who has lived in a world where the Boston Red Sox are World Series champions. And there is no one in the world under the age of 96 who remembers the Boston Red Sox as World Series champions. This world as most of us know it is now in uncharted territory and the United States as we know it is in uncharted territory. Man, do I love ...

  5. Acquisition signals New World unit's mainland thrust

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Infrastructure flagship buys into a former state construction venture NWS Holdings (NWSH), New World Development's infrastructure and services flagship, is poised to expand its contracting business on the mainland after acquiring a 10 per cent stake in China Construction Third Engineering Bureau for 56 million yuan. NWSH group director Stewart Cheng Kam-chiu ...

  6. Profits vital factor in Hunghom decision

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang, Gary Cheung

    ... with the justifications the two property giants issued last week. In announcing the decision, Stewart Leung Chi-kin, executive director of New World Development, which owns NWS Holdings, said the redevelopment ... yesterday that being able to earn bigger profits was a crucial factor in the decision to demolish the seven new housing blocks. Henry Cheng Kar-shun, chairman of NWS Holdings, said redeveloping ...

  7. China suffer World Cup heartbreak

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... to the football authorities not to undo all his work in the wake of the mainland's heartbreaking elimination from the preliminary round of Asia's World Cup qualifying competition. China were ... guessed correctly and dived low to his left to keep out Zheng Zhi's penalty kick. Suddenly word of Kuwait's resurrection seemed to seep through. A new-found urgency spread among ...

  8. Legal disputes in US to push New World into the red

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Property analysts expect New World Development to report a loss this year after the company announced it was setting aside funds to cover legal disputes in the United States. They also claimed the legal issue was causing investor concern about the group's management. New World Development and its 54 per cent-owned subsidiary New World TMT on Tuesday issued a profit ...

  9. Priority is placed on new Unesco agreement

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as unfairly limiting it to one new heritage application a year. Zhang Xinsheng, chairman of the 28th World Heritage Committee, said review and discussion of the agreement, known as the Cairns Decision, would be top on the session's agenda. The policy was first put forward in 2000 when the Unesco World Heritage Committee met in the Australian city of Cairns. It stipulates that each ...

  10. New World to be paid $1.4b in flats buy-back

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government will pay New World Development $1.4 billion to buy back 2,010 flats in a former subsidised housing development, after efforts to strike a deal to sell them ... was mothballed in 2002. The deal comes as a row continues to rage over the 'cut-price' sale of another former HOS project, the Hunghom Peninsula, to a consortium of New World and Sun Hung Kai ...




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