• Saturday
  • August 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:13am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 2817 for new world

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. C.Y.'s brave new world

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... secretary, two new ministers, two undersecretaries and various aides. On top of that, more political assistants may be hired to assist ministers. Each minister will be given a budget of HK$1.2 ... it will have to wait until it wins favour with the new Legco formed after the September election. Law says the shake-up would free up ministers for more district visits so they can better gauge ...

  2. New World pair to be recalled by panel to give testimony

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Property developer Henry Cheng Kar-shun and his top lieutenant at New World China Land will be summoned to testify again to a Legislative Council select committee on November ... decided that Cheng and New World China executive director Stewart Leung Chi-kin would be asked to testify again. 'We have given them enough time to get prepared and Legco always uses its ...

  3. Judge grants New World pair review of Legco powers

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leave for a judicial review of its powers to summons witnesses and demand documents. The review was sought by the chairman and an executive director of property developer New World China Land, ... contention that the inquiry violated their rights to privacy, legal professional privilege and to have their grievances resolved in a court of law. The select committee that summonsed New World ...

  4. Police may force New World pair to appear, inquiry chairman warns

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chairman of the inquiry into former buildings chief Leung Chin-man's accepting a job with developer New World China Land after his retirement, issued that warning amid the continuing ... for barely half of its original asking price to a consortium which included a New World Development subsidiary. The two executives were originally due to make their third appearance before ...

  5. Government combs business world for new political talent

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung The government is looking to the world of business for new political talent. A government source said the administration had written to Hong Kong's chambers of business and commerce inviting them to recommend candidates for seats on advisory bodies, which have served as cradles for nurturing political talent. Some advisers go on to play other roles ...

  6. Ex-housing chief backed lower price in estate sell-off

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... last year. He was testifying in a Legislative Council inquiry into the controversy over his employment with New World China Land, a subsidiary of one of the developers that was involved ... including Mr Suen, oversaw the talks. The never-occupied, subsidised housing estate, Hunghom Peninsula, was sold to Sun Hung Kai Properties and a New World Development subsidiary in 2004 for HK$864 ...

  7. Brave new world

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... on June 4, 1989. The world looked on in horror back then, as camouflage-painted tanks and armoured cars rolled in, crushing civilians and students as gunshots echoed across Tiananmen Square. ... lesson drawn from the real world'. 'It's a democracy education, which ultimately can be a force for democracy,' he said. The rights protection movement on the mainland ...

  8. Thousands join rope-skipping event to set new world record

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI A TOTAL of 2,007 young people, including local athletes and Canto-pop stars, broke the Guinness world record last Saturday for the most people to skip rope simultaneously. The attempt was made on World Children's Day at Victoria Park to raise funds for charities supported by the fast-food chain McDonald's and other children's causes. The event aimed ...

  9. Juniors secure world's fifth-best spot

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Hong Kong men's junior squash team finished fifth- their best-ever result- at last month's World Men's Junior Team Championship held in Doha, in Qatar. Hong ... Kong's coach, said he was more than satisfied with their final position at these world championships. 'Some outstanding junior players in the top teams at the championships have already ...

  10. Leung sits well with Tang backer

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... popularity and integrity as the key factors influencing his vote. Dr Henry Cheng Kar-shun, chairman of 'big four' real estate conglomerate New World Development, said he believed neither ... arriving at the venue towards the end of the dinner. Law said she was there to understand the problem of illegal structures in the New Territories. But she denied the appearance ...




SCMP.com Account