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  1. 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 ...

  2. Hong Kong can't afford to stand still

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Authority for enabling a small group of providers to benefit outrageously at public expense; James Tien Pei-chun, fellow Shanghainese textile princeling and fine wine connoisseur; David Li Kwok-po, ... a princeling, particularly one from a Shanghainese family. A China for whom the pursuit of wealth has become an end in itself, rather than a means to the greatest happiness of the greatest number, ...

  3. Two names we can do without

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the rise to prominence of both of them. They are the princeling offspring of important Shanghai businessmen who fled to Hong Kong in the late 1940s. Both owe their promotions more ... acquired through proximity to the areas of the economy heavily influenced by government decisions. A chief executive from a princeling background and with a political base either in business ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Plenty of horse trading on the way as race for chief heats up

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Leung Chun-ying, the convenor of the Executive Council, has some friends in Beijing's non-princeling camp but not many in Hong Kong. He is remembered in Hong Kong as the arrogant ...

  6. A man who sees it as his duty to serve

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... business background and his 'princeling' status. Known to his relatives in Thailand as Charnwut Sophonpanich, the Hong Kong-born and US-educated Chan is the grandson of Chin Sophonpanich, ...



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