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Chamber chief says supply behind lack of women on HK boards

Lo Ka-shui

When it comes to women board members, or rather the lack of them, it is more a supply-side problem than one caused by lax demand, says Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies chairman Lo Ka-shui.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 6:51am

How to make board diversity work for HK

Impressive - that's the first word that springs to mind when reading the Hong Kong stock exchange's consultation paper on board diversity. Then comes "thoughtful" and "smart". Why? The topic of board diversity is not new, and indeed one could say that the HKEx proposal is a little overdue.

28 Sep 2012 - 1:50am 1 comment

'Give arts hub Venetian touch'

A proposed monorail for the West Kowloon Cultural District could be replaced with more eco-friendly transport, the arts hub authority told Town Planning Board members when it introduced its master layout plan yesterday.

10 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Overseas arts hub director replaced

In a move that took some by surprise yesterday, the only overseas director of the West Kowloon arts hub project has been replaced.

Japanese museum curator Yuko Hasegawa was one of only a few board members not reappointed to new two-year terms. No reason was given for her departure.

16 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

URA chief set for another three years

Urban Renewal Authority chairman Barry Cheung Chun-yuen (pictured) is expected to stay on for another three years after his term ends today.

A person close to the authority's board said Cheung had accepted the government's reappointment. The Development Bureau is expected to announce the new terms of board members today, which will involve a small reshuffle.

30 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Developer wins bid to rezone Tai Po green belt, farmland for spa resort

The Town Planning Board yesterday approved a developer's proposal to rezone a Ting Kok site for a spa resort project, sparking concerns among environmentalists about further encroachment on rural Tai Po.

The 3.3-hectare site facing Plover Cove is the first area to be rezoned for a spa resort in the city.

28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

All the right moves on opening night

The opening night of Hong Kong Ballet's Romeo and Juliet was celebrated with a cocktail party hosted by new board member John Ying at the Shatin Town Hall Auditorium last month.

Ying praised the work of artistic director John Meehan and visiting Dutch choreographer Rudi van Dantzig's work. More than 100 dignitaries from the arts and government turned up for the event.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Choice of cost versus lives 'up to society'

Doctors should not be forced to choose between saving costs and saving lives, a Hospital Authority board member said yesterday after liver-transplant surgeons were asked to refuse patients.

The liver-transplant team at Queen Mary Hospital has complained that the authority is failing to give it reasonable resources and had suggested it consider rejecting patients.

18 May 1999 - 12:00am

Review urged on NT power monopoly after blackout

China Light & Power's (CLP) control over the New Territories' electricity supplies should be reviewed after its failure to compensate Tai Po consumers for last month's blackout, a district board member says.

Green groups have also called on the Government to review CLP activities.

25 Aug 1998 - 12:00am