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  1. No more tilts at the top for Peter Woo

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Tycoon Peter Woo Kwong-ching yesterday ruled himself out of future chief executive elections, and said he would back a bid for re-election by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in 2007. Mr Woo, once tipped as a potential contender for the top job, said the reasons he took part in the first chief executive election in 1996 no longer existed as the uncertainties surrounding ...

  2. Astute Peter Woo keeps them guessing

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG Despite his repeated denials, the possibility of a second attempt by tycoon Peter Woo Kwong-ching for the post of chief executive has never been lightly dismissed by pundits. Rumour has it that the prominent businessman has quietly stepped up his preparation for the chief executive election in 2007 in the past few weeks. Eyebrows were raised last week when Mr Woo ...

  3. Accountant brings a 'fresh point of view'

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Anthony Wu Ting-yuk is not the first non-medical professional in recent years to take the helm of the Hospital Authority (HA). Two former chairmen, Leong Che-hung and Lo Ka-shui, are doctors, but another, Peter Woo Kwong-ching, is a businessman. 'As an accountant, I don't carry the same burden as a doctor, I can see things from a fresh point of view,' Mr Wu said. ...

  4. Hell of a plot

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze, Mathias Woo

    ... ZUNI ICOSAHEDRON'S Mathias Woo Yan-wai is getting repetitive in the green room of the Hong Kong Art Centre's Shouson Theatre. 'Hong Kong is so strange, and it's getting more like a prison cell,' the writer-director says - again. Woo presents such bizarre, property market-related phenomena in the theatre group's latest comedy, Strange Strange Hong ...

  5. Wheelock mulls launching of reit

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Wheelock and Co chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching says the company will consider launching a real estate investment trust. Before making the decision, Mr Woo said the company would decide which assets would be suitable for the portfolio. After the company's annual general meeting yesterday, Mr Woo also commented on a renewed call by some small developers for a restart ...

  6. Beijing Olympics Brief

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... THE GREEK'S FAT FINGERS Madrid has vowed to put in a successful bid for the 2016 Games after news reports indicated that a Greek official pressed the wrong button during the voting for the 2012 Olympics, a mistake that worked out in London's fav ...

  7. 2007: who will run?

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Woo Kwong-ching will not contest future chief executive elections, and says he will support Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's re-election bid. What does this portend for 2007? Share your views: write to us ...

  8. Big deal

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Cathay Pacific Holidays is selling a two-night package to Nagoya starting at $3,599 per person, twin-share, with departures available until December 11. Standard-room accommodation at this price is at the Nagoya Sakae Tokyu Inn, or you can stay at the Nag ...

  9. Big Deal

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Swire Travel's Singapore package, which is valid until the end of the month, comprises economy-class flights with Cathay Pacific and two nights' accommodation at some of the city's better hotels from $2,050. This price will set you up at th ...

  10. Travellers' Check

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... Coffee break Described in glowing prose by Irish author Dervla Murphy in her book On a Shoestring to Coorg: An Experience of Southern India (1976), the Indian district of Coorg is still almost the sole preserve of domestic tourists. Dubbed by the British ...




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