Chen arrived in the Sichuan province county just hours after the quake struck, with “300,000 yuan (HK$377,000) cash stored in a bag”, mainland media reported earlier this week.Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 11:37pm
Chainrai in London court over soccer battle31 Jan 2013 - 2:27am
Marc Faber, the Swiss investor known as Dr Doom, was the star turn of RTHK's Money For Nothing finance programme yesterday morning. This was a special show in that it was a winning item from an auction for Operation Santa Claus, which raises money for charity.31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am 1 comment
Jiangsu billionaire Chen Guangbiao, who made a fortune by recycling construction materials and is famous for his flashy philanthropy, has made headlines again by calling on the authorities to publish details of rich mainlanders' assets and what passports they hold.26 Jan 2013 - 5:06am 2 comments
A Chinese philanthropist known for his populist gestures has pledged to give domestically-made cars to more than 40 people whose vehicles were damaged in widespread anti-Japan protests last month.
The protests erupted in cities across China over a dispute involving islets in the East China Sea, and saw some demonstrators targeting Japanese-brand cars.12 Oct 2012 - 4:39am
Headline-grabbing billionaire Chen Guangbiao appeared on mainland television at the weekend with a sledgehammer and a new business plan: selling air.
Wearing a white sleeveless shirt, the eccentric chief executive of a recycling company swung the hammer and smashed about a dozen electric bicycles powered by batteries containing lead.13 Aug 2012 - 9:00am
Maverick mainland philanthropist Chen Guangbiao is back in the headlines after proposing that public morale could be improved by the introduction of new banknotes bearing famous quotes from ancient philosophers such as Confucius.10 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
A former champion gymnast who went from begging to working for one of the mainland's richest men has resigned, saying he was insulted by two scholars and his boss' secretary.23 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
It was meant to inspire interest in an environmental campaign, but eccentric tycoon Chen Guangbiao's destruction of his beloved Mercedes last week triggered an online backlash from the mainland's growing pool of motorists.18 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Former gymnastic champion Zhang Shangwu will bid farewell to poverty tomorrow when he flies to Nanjing in Jiangsu province to start work with one of the country's richest men.27 Jul 2011 - 12:00am