Chan Wing-Kee

Beijing 'did not want precedent'

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen

Beijing's unwillingness to set a precedent to have every former SAR chief executive take up the vice-chairmanship of the nation's top advisory body could be the reason Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was denied the post, insiders said.

Thursday, 31 January, 2013, 4:53am

CPPCC members to have office in HK

Delegates to the mainland's top advisory body will have an office in Hong Kong by early next year to expand the network in the city and strengthen ties with overseas organisations and ambassadors.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Sales impost seen as harmful

Industry leaders have warned that a sales tax will hinder Hong Kong's economic recovery and damage the taxation system.

Chan Wing-kee, president of the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, said business leaders and scholars at an economic seminar yesterday had expressed concern over the proposed tax.

19 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Sales tax proposal seen as brake on recovery

Business leaders have lashed out at the prospect of a sales tax, describing it as impractical and bad for the economy.

Chan Wing-kee, president of the Chinese Manufacturer's Association of Hong Kong, said a sales tax was against Hong Kong's simple and low tax financial philosophy.

13 Jan 2000 - 12:00am

IT centre annex boosts facilities

CMA Secondary School celebrated the opening of its new $13 million wing. Guest-of-honour Chan Wing-kee, president of the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, officiated at the opening ceremony.

The annex houses an information technology (IT) centre for teachers, a staff common room, a students' union and seven classrooms.

29 Nov 1999 - 12:00am

Imported workers 'no threat to local wages'

Textile workers would not face pay cuts under a controversial plan to import up to 10,000 foreign staff, the Textile Council chairman said yesterday.

Imported workers would be paid what local workers were earning, Chan Wing-kee said.

Mr Chan denied the industry was seeking cheap labour, which he said would breach international covenants.

4 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Gate charge condemned by shippers

THE Hong Kong Shippers' Council (HKSC) has again condemned the introduction of a terminal gate charge (TGC) by mid-stream container handling companies.

The charge came into effect on November 1 and was implemented by eight major operators, representing 80 per cent of the mid-stream handling capacity.

20 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

HKSC in call for mainland ports action

SHENZHEN ports need unified control to improve operational efficiencies, according to the Hong Kong Shippers Council (HKSC).

There are five departments involved with different responsibilities - Customs, Frontier Inspection, Quarantine Inspection, Animal and Plant Inspection and Commercial Inspection, an official said. All are responsible to their own headquarters only.

3 Aug 1994 - 12:00am