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  1. How dairy firm's empire dream turned sour

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... British territory, owing creditors 2.7 billion yuan (HK$3.1 billion). But back in January 2007, the company and its founder, Li Tuchun, were the stuff of private equity managers' dreams. Li ... the forward-looking step of spending 89 million yuan advertising Taizinai's health drinks on CCTV. The campaign won the firm 800 million yuan worth of orders that year, the Deloitte report said. Taizinai ...

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    Lai vows to keep Taiwan print empire

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 08:50pm by Lawrence Chung, Sophie Yu

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Sophie Yu Lai decides to keep the Taiwanese print business for good but still plans to sell the money-losing TV operation on the island Hong Kong media magnate Jimmy Lai Chee-ying yesterday said he would continue to run his print empire in Taiwan now that a NT$17.5 billion (HK$4.55 billion) deal to sell Next Media's combined print and TV assets ...

  3. British bathtubs adopt Chinese characteristics

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... One retailer is ahead of the game as the mainland opens up, writes Mark O'Neill When British people buy bathtubs, seeing is believing. So when British retailer B&Q opened its ... at the same time.' The next piece of the jigsaw was to adapt a model honed in Britain for Chinese consumers. Chinese live in homes much smaller than those of British people and have no tradition ...

  4. Divisions in the empire that Stanley built

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Stanley Ho Hung-sun landed in Macau in 1941 with only HK$10 in his pocket, as Hong Kong business lore has it. In the 70 years since, he has built a corporate empire as sprawling ... of his empire have been carved up- with him out of the picture. Ho's accusation that family members have been 'fraudulently misappropriating' his shares in the private Hong Kong ...

  5. Carpenter Tan sets sights on building global empire

    Posted Dec 15th 2009, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Carpenter Tan Holdings may be a small firm making wooden combs, but it aspires to be the world's largest in its field. It plans to use part of the proceeds from its initial public offering to open shops in Asia, Europe and the United State ...

  6. Yung strikes out to build his own business empire

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Former Citic Pacific chairman Larry Yung Chi-kin yesterday revealed plans to set up a new property and finance empire after his career at the red chip ended in controversy earlier this year. A company under his name would be formed by the end of this year at the earliest, Yung said on the sidelines of a trade fair to promote the city of Wuxi. It is the first time ...

  7. Hotelier keen to expand empire despite slump

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Amanda Lee Hari Naroomal Harilela was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's DHL/SCMP Business Awards. Probably among the most prominent families in Hong Kong, Dr Harilela said that one of his biggest achievements was the building of t ...

  8. Facilitator of history

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in building ships and the operation of his mega fleet. The late tycoon, who enjoyed access to both British and Chinese leaders, helped grease the wheels for early negotiations between China ... about Pao's role as a facilitator of Sino-British talks on the future of Hong Kong are revealed in Pao Yue-kong: My Father, a new book by Pao's eldest daughter, Anna Sohmen. In 1982, ...

  9. Succession leaves Wang empire in limbo

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill, Wang Jun

    ... Survival of Wang Junyao's vast business remains in doubt, writes Mark O'Neill As tributes poured in for Wenzhou's most famous entrepreneur, who died last week in Shanghai, the question on everyone's lips is whether the company he found ...

  10. Nina Wang loses latest fight for control of $27b empire

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Peggy Sito Asia's richest woman, Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, yesterday lost the latest battle with her father-in-law for control of the $27 billion Chinachem empire when the Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that her husband's will leaving her the company was forged. Mrs Wang now looks likely to take the civil probate hearing to the Court of Final Appeal- Hong ...




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