Cayman Islands

Francois Hollande faces pressure over pal's Caymans investment

Augier yesterday

Francois Hollande faced more pressure after it emerged that a close friend and treasurer for his presidential election campaign invested in offshore businesses in the Cayman Islands.

Friday, 5 April, 2013, 3:52am

Within days, leaders of two Caribbean islands held for graft, misuse of power

McKeeva Bush had previously said he had done nothing wrong. Photo: Reuters

Just days after the former premier of one idyllic British-dependent territory was arrested on corruption allegations, another island leader is accused of theft, breaching the public's trust and misusing his office.

13 Dec 2012 - 5:42am

Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

Bermuda is stepping up its efforts to attract Chinese and Hong Kong companies to use the territory as their base of incorporation, in the face of intense competition from other low-tax jurisdiction rivals such as the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Cayman a local favourite

Porsche usually identifies its sportiest cars with the initial 'R', for racing, as in the rare 210 horsepower 911 R of 1967 and the current 911 GT3 'R' track star. So local fans were rapt when the German marque unveiled its Cayman R at Pacific Place.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Quiet debuts for duo

World Wide Touch Technology (Holdings) and Yusei Holdings made modest debuts on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

World Wide Touch closed at 96 Hong Kong cents after debuting at 95 Hong Kong cents and hitting a high of HK$1.04. It saw 522 million shares change hands, with the trading value put at HK$517.52 million.

16 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Company profile - Tingyi

The core business at Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding includes the manufacturing, distributing and selling of instant noodles, bakery products and beverages on the mainland.

2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Suspensions of senior police rock Caymans

Britain's tiny Caribbean territory of the Cayman Islands has been rocked by the suspension of its most senior police officials, including the commissioner, while British Metropolitan Police officers investigate the local force.

6 Apr 2008 - 12:00am


Name: Dillon Ace Travers

Age: 16

City/Country: West Bay/ Grand Cayman

Star sign: Pisces

If you've never been to Grand Cayman, you're missing out. I love living here because it's like being permanently based in a holiday resort.

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Cleaner, greener pastures

For two decades, until last year, Tad Stoner and his family called Hong Kong home. With local air quality increasingly interfering with the health of his wife, Iris, and their children, however, they decided to leave the SAR in search of a cleaner environment.

22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am


Tomorrow, HK: The Asia Society presents, 'Investing in Infrastructure in Asia: The Potential for Public Private Partnerships', at the American Club. Call Frances Chim on 2103 9508.

22 Mar 2004 - 12:00am


Tuesday, March 23, HK: The Asia Society presents, 'Investing in Infrastructure in Asia: The Potential for Public Private Partnerships', at the American Club. Call Frances Chim on 2103 9508.

20 Mar 2004 - 12:00am


Hong Kong rallied from a one-point deficit in the first quarter to lift themselves off the bottom rung of the Netball World Championship ladder with a 39-36 victory over the Cayman Islands in Kingston, Jamaica. The win in their final game of the tournament saw them finish in 23rd position out of 24.

20 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Tingyi earnings expand

Instant-noodle producer Tingyi (Cayman Islands) has reported a 47.94 per cent increase in profit to an unaudited US$27.5 million for the three months to September 30. That brings to US$47.76 million the profit in the first nine months, a gain of 33.6 per cent. Earnings per share were 0.49 cent in the three months. Turnover rose 40.43 per cent to US$285.06 million in the latest quarter.

14 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

New units at Cayman Rise

Hong Kong Housing Society will release a further 112 flats at Cayman Rise in Kennedy Town, raising the number of units on sale to 312. The developer said the additional units were priced at an average of HK$3,695 per square foot, compared with HK$3,392 per square foot for the first batch of units. The official sale will take place on Saturday. Buyer registration ends today.

28 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Loan move set to lift transparency

The stock exchange has proposed that all listed companies must announce any loan or guarantee made that amounts to more than 15 per cent of a company's assets.

The move is aimed at increasing the transparency of listed companies' indebtedness and will help reveal if they have lent funds to substantial shareholders or subsidiaries without informing minority shareholders.

10 Jul 1998 - 12:00am