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  1. The public versus privatisation

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Philip Leung

    ... at the University of Hong Kong. 'Rather than listening to opinions from a wide variety of shareholders, it gives authority only to management heads of the company. Not to mention that a lot of time is saved when making executive decisions. 'As a management professor,' continues Dr Xu, 'I would love to see this scenario. He [Mr Li] has a strategic vision that the public ...

  2. Public to be consulted on plan for car park in historic garden

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A plan to build a car park in a World Heritage-listed garden will not go ahead without consideration of public opinion, according to Macau's Civic and Municipal Affairs ... streets and building public toilets, the spokeswoman said. 'The car park plan in the proposal is still at a planning stage,' she said, adding that the bureau would study the views ...

  3. Message hits home with difference of opinions

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sprite and One2Free both strike gold at advertisers' Oscars, but the grand prize proves elusive. Sidney Luk reports For six-year-old Lavender Yip, Sprite's new super-lemon line is the flavour of the season. 'It is bitter but exciting- and t ...

  4. Fuelling suspicions

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for their release. But this has been rejected by Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie, who said: 'Legal opinions are always confidential. If we reveal them, it would be tantamount to a public ... portions of legal opinions and still argue that 'legal opinions are always confidential'. This inevitably raises doubts in the public's mind as to why the entire text has not been ...

  5. Talking shop

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Unfortunately, biased media coverage swung public opinion in support of the IPO exercise. Most of my apprehensions about the privatisation have since turned out to be true. The Link Reit has made many ... Albert Cheng In 2004, when I challenged the Housing Authority's proposal to sell off its assets at cut-rate prices, I was prompted by a sense of justice to protect the wider public ...

  6. Tenants seek to halt Link sale

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Two public housing estate residents yesterday applied to the High Court for a judicial review, in an attempt to halt the government's privatisation of shops and parking ... the authority from proceeding with its planned listing of Link assets next Thursday. The public offer of shares in the reit closes at noon today. The authority is selling housing estate shopping malls ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    CNOOC will face serious challenges managing Nexen

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by G. BIN ZHAO

    ... but also from the Chinese authorities. Furthermore, public opinion and the attitude of the media are also crucial. Third, CNOOC needs to properly integrate Chinese culture with corporate culture ...

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    Nexen deal shows how Chinese firms can do business in US

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by John Gong

    ... way of doing business is usually under the table. In the US, you need to do it in full public view. That should involve hiring a public relations company to communicate why the acquisition ...

  9. Exco's Lau tells public to be fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Executive Councillor Lau Wong-fat yesterday called on the public to be fair to him and stop 'trampling' on his reputation. He was speaking after being accused ... he would explain whether he failed to make a declaration or whether the delay was an oversight once he returns to his office today and checks the details. 'I will give the public ...

  10. A dangerous- and pointless- speculation with public money

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland If recent reports are to be believed- and they certainly carry the odour of truth- the Hong Kong Monetary Authority intends to start speculating with public money. ... is not a sovereign entity, let's call it our public wealth fund instead. In recent years the HKMA has come under criticism for the investment portfolio's lacklustre returns. In response, it appears ...




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