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Nan Fung family embroiled in lawsuit over billion-dollar inheritance

Vivien Chen Wai-wai. Photo: Dickson Lee

The former wife of Chen Din-hwa, late founder of the Nan Fung Group, has sued her daughter over properties worth "substantially" more than HK$1.5 billion, court papers show.

Saturday, 9 March, 2013, 5:03am

Nan Fung mulls options after Sanko debacle

Nan Fung Shipping is mulling its options over two massive oil tankers it owns and has on charter to Sanko Steamship, Japan's fourth-largest shipping company which filed for bankruptcy protection on July 2.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Last line of defence

Security guards keep the public at bay at the private funeral service for Chen Din-hwa, founder of the Nan Fung Group, at the Hong Kong Funeral Home in Quarry Bay yesterday.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Family fraying at the edges

Before the Chen family feud erupted onto the front pages of Hong Kong's newspapers two years ago, patriarch Chen Din-hwa and his kin were best known for being little known.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Driven to succeed: tycoon's daughter has big ambitions

In 2009 Vivien Chen Wai-wai took over the reins at the Nan Fung Group in an impatient mood. She wanted to maintain the expansion pace set by her father, Chen Din-hwa, who founded the now-unlisted Nan Fung business empire in 1954.

'Previously, our marketing was not good enough. We should put more effort into that,' Chen told the South China Morning Post in June last year.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

New in the valley

Nan Fung and Kerry Properties both plan to launch top-end properties in Happy Valley. Nan Fung will be launching Winfield Building in Ventris Road. The twin-tower project offers 84 units starting from 2,000 sqft. The project is a refurbishment of two 21-storeys of former senior civil servants' quarters.

16 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Nan Fung buys back unsold flats

Developer Nan Fung reached an agreement to buy the Urban Renewal Authority's share in the remaining 87 units of their Queen's Cube project after failing to sell the flats.

The price at which Nan Fung is buying the flats is based on the price offered to the public last year.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Nan Fung estate may set price records

Nan Fung Development will launch a luxury residential project in Happy Valley for sale as early as this month, with rental and selling prices expected to set new highs for the area.

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Cool minimalist living ... includes free satire

A YouTube video depicting the cramped conditions of subdivided flats in Sham Shui Po and parodying a high-end development has gone viral in Hong Kong, attracting more than 170,000 views in a fortnight.

The satirical six-minute video called King's Cube was produced and directed by Chinese University of Hong Kong graduate Joe Yiu as part of her final fine arts masters project.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

A father who had the faith to pass the baton

Among Vivien Chen Wai-wai's treasured possessions is a photo of herself and her father, Chen Din-hwa, taken by the South China Morning Post 20 years ago. The photo shows the two smiling at each other during bidding for a site at a government land auction.

The moment was one of the happiest in her 29-year working relationship with her father, Vivien Chen says.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Holding the reins of a dynasty

Over three decades, Nan Fung Group founder Chen Din-hwa successfully transformed the former textile company into a major property developer in Hong Kong.

Now, his daughter Vivien Chen Wai-wai is at the helm and, in her two years as chairman, has worked to keep up the momentum by pursuing high-quality projects and aggressive expansion on the mainland.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am


Canadian, Bulgarians in court over bank theft

20 May 2011 - 12:00am

Developer keeps an eye on quality as more homebuyers go upmarket

Demand for higher-quality homes is on the rise and has driven prices of luxury properties to their highest levels in history.

It's a trend correctly called by Nan Fung Development managing director Donald Choi Wun-hing, who positioned his company to ride the wave of upmarket demand.

4 May 2011 - 12:00am

High-rise protests disrupt land sale

Protesters failed to ruin the bidding at yesterday's government land auction, with a Hung Hom site sold at the upper end of market forecasts.

The auction at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium was disrupted several times by demonstrators lobbying against a high-rise New World Development project at Mei Foo Sun Chuen.

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Nan Fung founder divorces wife

Nan Fung Group founder Chen Din-hwa, 88 (pictured), one of the wealthiest men in Hong Kong, and his wife reached an agreement yesterday on their divorce.

Judge Wong King-wah approved the couple's application for divorce by consent a few hours after an hour-long closed door hearing in the Family Court.

20 Apr 2011 - 12:00am