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Cheng Yu

'Convert factories into flats for poor'

Property tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun - the only business representative on a new poverty task force - says developers could help solve housing problems by converting disused factory buildings into interim homes for people on the long waiting list for public housing.

Tuesday, 26 June, 2012, 12:00am

Zen and the art of the shopping mall

It was 2002 and Adrian Cheng Chi-kong was in Kyoto studying Japanese art and culture as part of a Stanford University overseas studies programme.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Cheng Yu

THE BREAD LINE My childhood was a mixture of sweet, sour and bitter experiences. I was barely five years old when I was sent from Beijing with my parents and sister to Gansu province during the Cultural Revolution. We all lived in one room with no electricity or heating and in the winter temperatures were as low as minus 20 degrees [Celsius].

16 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Adrian Cheng masters art of business early

New World's point man on mainland brings creative touch

Third-generation entrepreneur Adrian Cheng Chi-kong is not a frivolous playboy whiling away his time in nightclubs. In fact, he is a serious young man.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

New World chairman mystified by attacks

Tycoon says he has no fears for personal safety

New World Development chairman Cheng Yu-tung broke his silence yesterday on the spate of attacks targeting his group's properties, saying he is not worried about his personal safety.

'I haven't offended anyone,' he said at his Repulse Bay home. 'I am not worried.'

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Tycoon's grandson fined

The grandson of renowned businessman Cheng Yu-tung was yesterday fined $5,500 and suspended from driving for 12 months after pleading guilty to careless driving and failing to provide a blood specimen for a laboratory test.

25 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

New World sees luxury units leading the way

NEW World Development chairman Cheng Yu-tung expects luxury homes to continue to dominate growth in the residential market next year.

Speaking after the group's annual general meeting yesterday, Mr Cheng said the residential market would move up steadily, rather than have a drastic rise.

22 Dec 1993 - 12:00am