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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Texan oil tycoon who fell foul of Gaddafi dies at 88

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Texan oil tycoon who fell foul of Gaddafi Nelson Bunker Hunt 1926-2014 Nelson Bunker Hunt, the Texas oilman once considered the world's richest man before his fortunes were undone by Muammar Gaddafi and his own epic overreaching in the silver market, has died at age 88. The Dallas Morning News reported that Hunt died at an assisted-living centre in Dallas suffering ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's elitist election system plays right into hands of tycoons

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 02:42pm by MICHAEL PASKEWITZ

    ... Michael Paskewitz Michael Paskewitz says Beijing's proposal would only increase inequality Elitist election system plays into the hands of tycoons The central government's ... Wong-fat. The fact that businesses and tycoons have such a powerful say in who leads the city, rather than the general public, is very worrying. In order to be put forward to contest the election, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Father and son property tycoons block key evidence in criminal probe

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Prudential Enterprise chief and son persuade court to disallow documents from son's ex-wife Property tycoons block key evidence in criminal probe ... against property tycoon Samuel Tak Lee and his son Samathur Li Kin-kan. That privilege protects communication between a legal adviser and his client. The Court of Final Appeal also noted ...

  4. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    Occupy vs tycoons may be up next

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:13am by Peter Guy

    ... Peter Guy Confronting the tycoons and their monopolies would revive and sustain Occupy, and introduce an indefinite discount into Hong Kong stocks Occupy vs tycoons may be up next Until ... of the organisation, rather than its success. So it needs a tangible and immediate adversary to sustain the cause. And nothing represents economic oppression in Hong Kong like our tycoons. Hong Kong's ...

  5. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Umbrella Movement allows tycoons to occupy Central

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:10am by Howard Winn

    ... it with impunity. So you can imagine our disappointment at being informed by a reader that even though Chater Road is supposed to be blocked to traffic, the tycoons have managed to weedle their way in. We're told that the area around Prince's Building has somehow become a private car park for the tycoons, and Mercedes, Rolls-Royces, Bentleys and Alphards with exclusive licence plate ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Cheuk Nang tycoon Cecil Chao latest celebrity victim of burglary

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Thief escapes with antiques and other items worth HK$10 million taken from bathroom safe Tycoon Cecil Chao the latest burglary victim Flamboyant tycoon Cecil Chao Sze-tsung became the latest victim in a string of celebrity burglaries when antiques and other items valued at about HK$10 million were stolen from a safe in a bathroom at his 20,000 ...

  7. News - World - MEDIA

    US media tycoon Michael Bloomberg given British knighthood

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in New York Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and philanthropist, strengthened countries' ties US news tycoon given British knighthood Former New York mayor and philanthropist billionaire Michael Bloomberg has been granted an honorary knighthood from Britain. The 72-year-old media tycoon is one of the richest men in America and was honoured on Monday for his ...

  8. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    Beijing's closed door meeting with Hong Kong tycoons erodes trust

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Closed-door session with city's tycoons just another example of misstep in Hong Kong policy Beijing's meeting of tycoons erodes trust We all know how busy Chinese president Xi Jinping can be, so when he calls for a meeting, it must be top priority. For the richest Hong Kong tycoons, it is unusual to meet Xi in a group meeting, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Getting the tycoons onside is important business for Beijing

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Visit to capital was all about shoring up support for its Hong Kong plans Getting the tycoons onside is important business for Beijing When 70 business heavyweights met top ... in the country's long-term development, and what the city's tycoons could do. The media focused heavily on the Xi meeting. But an hour-long briefing by the head of the National Development and Reform ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Tycoon's killing epitomises dark side of modern India

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Chatarpur Family jealousy, power, a rags-to-riches story, a religious leader on the make, guns and political ambitions- millionaire's death has everything Tycoon's killing a mirror of India It is a very discreet neighbourhood. High walls mask lawns and villas and guards stand before polished steel gates. Swimming pools can only be seen from ...




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