Kerry Group

SCMP mulls choices to restore float

SCMP mulls choices to restore float

SCMP Group said it had shortlisted a handful of measures including a bonus share scheme to restore its public float.

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 4:13am

career tracker

Josephine Chan, managing director - SCMP Magazines, SCMP Group

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

SCMP Group gets new chief executive

SCMP Group yesterday announced the appointment of Robin Hu as chief executive officer of the group, effective from June 25.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

34pc rise in profit for SCMP Group

SCMP Group, which publishes the South China Morning Post, said normal operating profit rose 34 per cent last year, but it warned of economic uncertainties ahead.

28 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

New Post editor-in-chief

The South China Morning Post yesterday appointed Wang Xiangwei as editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Wang, 46, was promoted from deputy editor. He joined the newspaper in 1996 and built up the paper's China coverage.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Personal approach has benefits

While large 5-star hotels have been the mainstay of the executive business traveller, 'boutique' hotels are also an option. Tiring of sprawling, busy lobbies and dining rooms, the frequent traveller might opt for these.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Storage boom as stores rush in

The accelerating march of international retailers into Hong Kong is sparking strong demand for warehousing space, pushing occupancy rates at logistics centres to record levels, and rents almost back to the peaks of 2008.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Kerry land bank set to keep growing on mainland

Kerry Properties said yesterday it would continue to boost its land bank for high-end developments in the mainland's top-tier cities after the launch next year of its mega project in Shanghai's Jingan Temple area.

8 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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Opening statement

28 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Real estate prices add to SCMP windfall

SCMP Group posted a more than 325 per cent jump in net interim profit to HK$223.7 million, including a paper gain on its investment properties as a result of soaring real estate prices in Hong Kong.

26 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Kerry eyes more land purchases after gain

Kerry Properties said yesterday it had amassed a war chest of more than HK$29 billion for land purchases as it announced a 52 per cent jump in underlying profit for the first half.

The Hong Kong-based builder reported core earnings of HK$2.76 billion between January and June, compared to HK$1.81 billion during the same period last year.

25 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Li, Kuok firms in mainland port deal

Companies controlled by Li Ka-shing and Robert Kuok have formed a joint venture with Hong Kong-listed Beijing Properties (Holdings) to develop a port on the mainland.

14 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Expanding frontiers

From Abu Dhabi to Muscat, Cairo to Tamuda Bay in Morocco, Asia's leading hospitality groups are making a foray into the Middle East and Africa in a bid to hone their brand name abroad and optimise the opportunities emerging from these fast developing regions.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Artist gets to work raising an eyebrow

Renowned Korean sculptor Yi Hwan-kwon has flown in to repair a damaged artwork.

The piece, entitled Jangdokdae, has been on display in the lobby of the Kerry Centre in Quarry Bay for the past six months.

An unknown visitor to the lobby is believed to have damaged the artwork, which was subsequently removed from display.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

Hotels tickle guests' taste buds

Although rising costs may be curbing the opening of restaurants at luxury hotels in Asia, the region offers a broader range of dining options than the global average.

When the three-hotel Galaxy Macau opens this month, it will not only boast some 2,200 rooms and the expected swimming pools, spas and casinos, but also some 50 restaurants.

4 May 2011 - 12:00am