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Kadoorie Family

CLP chief Andrew Brandler to resign, join Kadoorie family's private office

Andrew Brandler, the chief executive of CLP for over 13 years, will step down in the third quarter of this year to join the private office of its largest shareholder, the Kadoorie family.

Thursday, 4 April, 2013, 5:09am

Endangered reptiles to be returned to Philippines

More than 100 endangered reptiles from the Philippines that were smuggled into Hong Kong will be 'repatriated' to their home country today, officials say.

The animals - including pond turtles and water lizards that are unique to the Philippines - will enter a government rescue centre on their return, where they will be considered for future release into the wild.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:42pm

Letters

Paying for what you want to hear

I refer to the letter by Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos ('Prosecution processes accountable', May 9), in reply to the article by Grenville Cross ('Too hot to handle', May 4).

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

Need for transparency apparent

Last week may have spelled the end of Hong Kong's traditional 'behind-the-scenes' deals between business and government.

15 May 2012 - 12:00am

CLP puts Leung on the spot over energy

Just months after the painful wrangling with the government over the new electricity tariffs, CLP appears to be in a warring mood again. The power company warns that energy bills will be 'materially' higher by 2015 due to a 40 per cent increase in fuel costs.

10 May 2012 - 12:00am

'Clean energy means higher power bills'

The government's 'clean energy' policy will mean higher power bills for consumers, the chief of Hong Kong's biggest power company, Michael Kadoorie, said yesterday.

9 May 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

How Kadoorie must wish he had a property developer's power

Read the statement by the chairman of CLP Holdings and you get the impression that Michael Kadoorie is more than a little teed off with the government following his company's recent spat over tariff increases. CLP wanted to raise tariffs by 9.2 per cent but, following government pressure, accepted 4.9 per cent.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Power bills will soar for years

Regular and substantial electricity-tariff increases will be needed for the rest of this decade to pay for higher fuel costs as a result of a new gas supply from the mainland and measures to tackle climate change, CLP Holdings boss Michael Kadoorie says.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Hong Kong for kids

Three years ago, I was apprehensive about moving to Hong Kong. I had always taken pride in the fact that we were an 'outdoorsy' family, most of our weekends spent exploring the natural wonders of the San Francisco Bay area.

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong

The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong by Gloria Barretto, Phillip Cribb and Stephan Gale HKU Press

Half a century of persistent original scholarship, intensive research, and sheer love of place and subject illuminate this magnificent book. Few works on Hong Kong subjects can be considered definitive, but The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong is one of them.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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