David Li

David Li's cousin jailed for five years for HK$10m scam

A cousin of Bank of East Asia chairman David Li Kwok-po was jailed for five years and two months yesterday for scheming to get a former girlfriend and her mother to pump millions of dollars into a bogus investment firm.

Tuesday, 9 October, 2012, 3:18am

Exco's 30 members declare their 142 properties; no wonder it took a while

Professor Arthur Li Kwok-cheung is the executive councillor with the biggest real estate portfolio - 31 properties, eight car-parking spaces and two lots under development.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Out with the old, in with instability

Last month, David Li Kwok-po, a long-time representative of the banking industry on the Legislative Council, announced that he would not seek re-election. 'The past 27 years was a waste of time,' Li complained.

10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

David Li fails to demolish structure

Finance-sector lawmaker David Li Kwok-po could be prosecuted for not removing an illegal structure at a property he owns on The Peak.

The Buildings Department said yesterday that it had issued a demolition order for the rooftop structure in February last year but a recent inspection showed it was still there.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

David Li vows to remove structure if it's ruled illegal

Finance-sector lawmaker David Li Kwok-po has vowed to remove a rooftop structure on premises on The Peak should it prove to be illegal.

Li, who is also chairman and chief executive of the Bank of East Asia, said he had not noticed the structure previously as he had not lived in the penthouse - in Altadena House, 27 Barker Road - since it was bought a few years ago.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Old townhouses razed to clear site for apartments

Two decades-old Chinese-style townhouses in Mid-Levels, owned by banker David Li Kwok-po and his uncles, have been demolished despite their grade two historic listing.

27 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Does the HKEx have what it takes to stand up to the tycoons?

Investor protection is a key mission of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx). It seems to be working towards this end. Since 2006, it has launched more than 20 market consultations and made many amendments to the regulations to make Hong Kong safer for investors.

12 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Tang fails to close gap on C.Y. Leung

Chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen has failed to close the gap in popularity ratings with rival Leung Chun-ying, despite backing from political and business heavyweights, a survey commissioned by the South China Morning Post shows.

8 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Community service goes beyond the workplace

Believing the concepts and benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) radiate beyond the workplace, Bank of East Asia (BEA) chairman and chief executive David Li Kwok-po says the bank develops initiatives that benefit the wider community.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Two lawmakers thrown out of panel meeting

25 May 2011 - 12:00am

Owners free to build tower on site of historic homes

A prominent Hong Kong family has won approval from the Buildings Department to redevelop a pair of historic Chinese-style buildings in Mid-Levels.

The company Wonderful Path, owned by former stock exchange chairman Ronald Li Fook-shiu and his family, plans to build a 25-storey apartment block with recreational facilities on the site - 6 and 8 Kennedy Road.

29 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Lai See

Hardworking HSBC chief not really highest-paid

Some investors, notably activist fund Knight Vinke, may think HSBC Holdings chairman Stephen Green earned too much for what he delivered. But at least he was far from being the highest-paid executive in Hong Kong, on the mainland, or even Macau.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Unfair criticism

David Li Kwok-po, the chairman of the Bank of East Asia and representative of the banking functional constituency in the Legislative Council, is facing a barrage of calls for him to resign from all public offices.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Loose talk, 'stuff 'em in jail' culture bad mix for David Li

'Dear Sir,

I refer to David Li's recent settlement with the US SEC regarding Dow Jones insider trading and your opinions expressed in the press ...'

Best wishes,

A Strong Advocate for Good Corporate Governance

22 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

David Li not upset by calls to stand down

Top banker David Li Kwok-po, who resigned from the Executive Council last week, says he is not disappointed with remarks by Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun earlier this week urging him to give up his Legco seat when his term expires.

21 Feb 2008 - 12:00am