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  1. 'Princeling' surprised by his broadcaster's 'scoop'

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Consultative Conference, the central government's top advisory body. He also comes from a so-called 'red princeling' family. Wang, who has lived in Hong Kong for about two decades, ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Why the children of many important people are in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Job offers at top US investment bank in the city hardly breaking news as workplace is safer and closer to their hometowns on the mainland Why the children of many important people are in HK The sons and daughters and even ...

  3. Widening the 'gene pool' of our advisers

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the appointment of the Hong Kong-equivalent of 'princelings' to the Central Policy Unit. Even though the government suffers poor approval ratings, there may be some truth in the claim that Lau ... (in the broad sense) or innovation policy. Legislators have hit the nail on the head in noting that during Lau's tenure, far more princelings- the offspring of Hong Kong's rich ...

  4. More liberal approach seen from new man for HK

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Wang (pictured), who is a deputy foreign minister, is the latest to join the team of Communist Party 'princelings' ruling Hong Kong from Beijing. And despite the apparent lack ... 'On the surface, Wang's succession will be positive because unlike Liao Hui, he has international perspective and has a relatively mild appearance of being a princeling.' Liao- son ...

  5. The son also rises

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Policy Unit, that the increasing number of princelings being appointed to this government think tank's advisory committees has nothing to do with family connections but is attributable to their increased participation in business and public affairs. So the circle has been squared. The princelings, drawn from influential business and political families, have risen on the back of nepotism ...

  6. English language education remains a vital investment for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an opportunity to meet student representatives and attend some school assemblies. I have yet to meet any 'princesses and princelings', but I have been highly impressed by the energy ...

  7. Beijing spotlight on HK tensions

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on February 6. But he hinted that Wang's downfall would not have any impact on the political future of his boss, Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai- a so-called princeling as the son ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... in 1898, the fairways stretch between jungly hillsides and sandy beach. Of further socio-anthropological interest, Deep Water Bay's tycoon-and-princeling transport convoys, accompanied ...

  9. Rise and fall of a scholar who left his stamp on HK

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... family. As a scion of important Communist officials, he probably belongs to an elite that is known today as the 'princelings'. His parents were among the young and educated who went ... Marshal Lin Biao, the handpicked successor of late leader Mao Zedong, during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76). Tsui was unlike most princelings who went on to do business and got rich quickly, ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... emerging-market telecoms play, Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited (HTIL), and China Power International, whose princeling chief executive Li Xiaolin is the daughter of former Chinese premier Li Peng. Another princeling play, China Netcom (thanks to the interest held in it by former Chinese president Jiang Zemin's son, Jiang Mianheng), delayed its IPO earlier this year. ...




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