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Gordon Wu

Hopewell Holdings' Gordon Wu still blazing new trails

Never really retiring: Gordon Wu, who has passed the reins to Thomas Wu, at the annual meeting last month. Photo: Edward Wong

At the age of 76, Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, is not too old to learn new ways to keep driving his flagship property and infrastructure companies forward, no matter how bumpy the road may become.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 4:27am

It's business as usual

The composition of the Hong Kong delegation to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) is by no means a microcosm of Hong Kong society.

The disproportionately high number of delegates from the business sector underlines the central government's 'united front' effort directed towards Hong Kong's business elite in the past two decades.

9 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Election hopeful Leung woos moguls

Outgoing Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying made a sales pitch to several tycoons last night to bolster his attempt to be the next chief executive.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Real Gold's Wu resigns over loan pledges

Wu Ruilin, the controlling shareholder of Inner Mongolia-based Real Gold Mining, has resigned as a director following revelations by the South China Morning Post that he inappropriately pledged the listed company's mines to obtain personal loans.

21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

HK 'should pay more for bridge'

Hong Kong should pay a larger share for the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge, a mainland official has said.

Zhu Yongling, director of the office co-ordinating the project, was quoted by Guangzhou Daily as saying the group would decide on final financing for the bridge at its eighth meeting, to be held this month.

24 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Nothing concrete on bridge except interests

Deal struck for bridge over delta, says Beijing

SCMP headline, February 17, 2008

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Tycoons tipped to bid over HK$1.6m for truffle

Hong Kong tycoons are expected to flock to Macau at the weekend for a charity auction of one of the largest truffles unearthed in half a century.

The white truffle weighs 1.5kg and was found in a Tuscan wood near Pisa, in central Italy, on Friday.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Hopewell delays pre-sales in Guangzhou on small-flat rules

Hopewell Holdings said pre-sales of its residential project in Guangzhou would be delayed as it had to resubmit development plans to comply with the government's move to increase the supply of small homes.

7 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

Corporate chiefs prepare for contest on bridge

At first glance, it looks rather like a corporate governance seminar lineup, with Securities and Futures Commission chief executive Martin Wheatley, China Resources (Holdings) chairman Song Lin, former PCCW deputy chairman Francis Yuen Tin-fan and other heavyweights.

23 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Home sales lift Hopewell profit 19pc

Group pins growth hopes on property as contribution from Guangzhou and Macau flats boosts gains to HK$1.34b

The partial sale of a residential development each in Macau and Guangzhou propelled Hopewell Holdings' first-half net profit 19 per cent.

The company expects property will continue to provide the engine for growth in the next few years.

2 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Kenneth Ko Man-on

Who is he? The 63-year-old architect/interior designer the Chinese press call 'Hong Kong's father of interior design'. Kenneth Ko Man-on has designed more than 1,000 commercial and residential projects in Hong Kong and the mainland since he set up his eponymous company in 1976. He is behind the show flats at South Bay Palace, Repulse Bay.

14 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Zhuhai airport deal targets budget travel

HK authority secures management rights under joint venture

The Hong Kong Airport Authority will manage Zhuhai's moribund international airport for the next 20 years under a joint-venture agreement that will aim to capitalise on the mainland's emerging demand for low-cost air travel.

3 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Vintage wine & dine

Tycoons and socialites welcomed Baroness Philippine de Rothschild to Hong Kong at a dinner at the Derby Restaurant of the Hong Kong Jockey Club's Happy Valley club house. Hosting the evening for the Chateau Mouton Rothschild winery owner was Jebsen & Co chairman Hans-Michael Jebsen.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Tycoon quits university post over key project

Tycoon Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung has submitted his resignation from the post of council chairman of City University in a bid to avoid a controversy over an appeal hearing on his Mega Tower project in Wan Chai.

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Revived Hopewell seeks $2.5b loan

Seven banks have verbal mandate to arrange the five-year deal for developer and toll-road operator

Property developer and toll-road operator Hopewell Holdings is seeking a $2.5 billion syndicated loan for general corporate purposes, according to people familiar with the situation.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am