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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Keep it in the family: the fast track to leadership

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... called 'princelings', dabble in politics; presumably, their business involvement is far too lucrative to make it attractive. Yet, somehow in Hong Kong, it has been deemed ...



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