DAB chief opts to stay to groom new generation

DAB chairman Tam Yiu-chung wants to stay for another term.

The leader of the pro-Beijing flagship has decided to stay on for another two years. Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, yesterday said he had signed up for the party's April 19 central committee election.

Wednesday, 6 March, 2013, 3:46am

Rusal hires ex-Stasi agent Warnig as new chairman

Matthias Warnig is Rusal's latest board chairman. Photo: AFP

Rusal, the world's largest aluminium producer, has appointed Matthias Warnig, a former East German secret agent and an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as chairman, replacing Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, who held the job for just over six months.

3 Oct 2012 - 1:23am

Democrats seek a younger chairman

The Democratic Party is encouraging younger members to run for chairman in elections in December in order to rejuvenate the party, its acting chairwoman says.

That was the consensus among some 60 party members at a brainstorming meeting yesterday, veteran lawmaker Emily Lau Wai-hing said.

3 Oct 2012 - 3:42am

Pep talk fails to reassure investors

Mainland investors rejected a pep talk last week from the chief securities regulator, sending the benchmark to a three-year low yesterday as concerns about the country's economy mounted.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Lighting firm urged to bring back boss

Internal conflict within NVC Lighting Holding, the mainland's largest maker of lighting products, escalated yesterday after the company's management, distributors and suppliers urged the board to reinstate Wu Changjiang, the founder and former chairman who resigned in May.

19 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

If mainstream opinion is that I should choose between the two, I will resign from Exco

Lam Woon-kwong, Exco convenor and chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission

It is no cause for criticism if the central government's institutions based in Hong Kong express care about the city's affairs

Chief Secretary Carrie Lam

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Government Hill zoning plan 'violates guideline'

An independent lobby group is accusing the government of violating a Town Planning Board guideline in pushing ahead with its demolition plan for Government Hill in Central.

11 Jun 2015 - 4:29pm

Turner undecided over HKCA chairman role

Tony Turner has emerged as a frontrunner and consensus candidate for the position of Hong Kong Cricket Association chairman.

However, the well-known stalwart of the local game says he hasn't decided whether to accept, considering the onerous responsibility of facing up to the many challenges confronting cricket in the city.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lawmakers deny HK$28m report was waste of money

The Legislative Council report on the Lehman Brothers fiasco cost taxpayers HK$28 million - the most expensive Legco investigation ever.

Lawmakers denied claims that they had wasted public money, but while some admitted the inquiry could have been more cost-effective, the chairman said it could have cost an extra HK$16 million.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Size matters in new code on flat sales

Advertisements for second-hand homes will have to show exactly how much space there is in each flat from next year, though estate agents will not be banned from using a controversial measure that can hugely inflate the quoted size of flats.

23 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tan quits as chairman of troubled Ports Design

The founding chairman of Ports Design, Edward Tan Han Kiat, resigned on May 18 from the troubled Hong Kong-listed company.

Ports admitted last night that it failed to disclose it made loans to him and hundreds of millions of yuan of loans to related firms.

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Many want Zeman to stay at Ocean Park; does C.Y.?

Allan Zeman's future as Ocean Park's chairman hangs on the decision of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying, since the city's outgoing leader is said to be fine with the businessman serving another term.

Zeman has presided over the theme park's board for nine years, three years beyond the usual six-year limit for heads of statutory bodies.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Who dares wins, or what inspired the City Telecom chairman

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

My job is not to solve the dispute among shareholders. My job is to ensure that Rusal adheres to the highest standard of corporate governance

Barry Cheung, chairman of the aluminium giant

We want our children to think of Hu Yaobang as the backbone of China when they grow up

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Glorious Days ready to handle mile test

The major racing focus of this weekend has been the Dubai World Cup meeting, but while the established stars were strutting their stuff at Meydan, Glorious Days will be representing the next generation in the Group Two Chairman's Trophy (1,600m) at Sha Tin this afternoon.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am