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Michael Chan

Firms shouldn't look down on Hong Kong consumers

Despite the dreary weather, dozens of local citizens gathered on Sunday outside a Dolce & Gabbana store in Tsim Sha Tsui for the third time, protesting against the Italian clothing shop's alleged discrimination against Hongkongers.

Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00am

Bank staff wait in ambush as sandwich-class flats go on sale

Fancy a HK$150 supermarket voucher or a free lunch? Just walk past the Housing Society's Tai Hang office, where hundreds of applicants to the Sandwich Class Housing Scheme chose their flats yesterday.

22 May 2010 - 12:00am

Contributing to the community helps lift job satisfaction

Michael Chan believes the opportunity to serve others is more important than merely making money.

As the vice-president of distribution in Hong Kong for Manulife (International), Mr Chan finds that he is able to contribute to the community by providing financial planning assistance to help customers fulfil their financial needs.

2 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Cafe looks to profit in mainland fast lane

Fast food is not a good fit with the culture of China, a nation known for its love of good food and slow cooking. But Cafe de Coral chairman Michael Chan Yue-kwong believes the Chinese market is the future of his fast-food chain.

5 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Easier site-coverage rules will promote innovative designs

The relaxation of site-coverage controls on residential buildings is expected to promote more innovative and environmentally friendly designs in Hong Kong.

The Town Planning Board announced the adjustment in controls on Friday. It affects low to medium-density residential sites in Residential (Group B) and Residential (Group C) zones throughout the territory.

29 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Mainland demand drives boom

Investors and speculators bought $60.15 billion worth of properties during the first half of this year - surpassing the amount recorded for the whole of 1996, according to figures released by Jones Lang Wootton (JLW).

13 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Changing identity too much trouble

REID said he rejected the offer of a new identity and security in New Zealand's police witness protection programme because a new life would have been too much trouble.

'The most practical effect was that my family would have to move to an area where they are not known and where I knew nobody.

2 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Tendered sales may undergo slump in popularity

THE sale of properties by tender is likely to fall in the near term as landlords became more cautious about the method of disposal, said Michael Chan, Pacific director of Jones Lang Wootton (JLW).

10 Aug 1994 - 12:00am