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Pacific Century Group

Richard Li said to be eyeing ING Asia units

Telecom tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai may bid for ING Group's Asia insurance and asset management businesses, according to sources.

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 12:00am

Disliked headcount rule to be replaced

The government has decided to abolish the unpopular 'headcount rule' governing the process of taking a company private.

It will replace it with a new requirement that will safeguard the interests of small shareholders, a government official told the South China Morning Post yesterday.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

Sliced cables leave PCCW users offline

More than 10,000 users of Netvigator, PCCW's internet service provider, were denied access to the web yesterday when road construction workers accidentally cut three fibre optic cables in Causeway Bay.

The underground cables were damaged by a roadwork contractor for the Highways Department during work on the Central-Wan Chai Bypass, PCCW said.

14 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

CVC to buy City Telecom assets

City Telecom, with its focus fixed on entering Hong Kong's free-to-air television market, has agreed to sell its telecommunications assets for HK$5.01 billion to a company backed by British buyout firm CVC Capital Partners.

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

PCCW sets up pay-TV push as its profits slip

PCCW, the media and information- technology services giant controlled by Richard Li Tzar-kai, plans to boost investment in its pay-television business and expand support for corporate data centres on the mainland this year.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

HKT seeks to launch 4G services by July

HKT Trust and HKT, which owns the largest fixed-line network operator in the city, plans to launch high-speed 4G services before July after posting solid earnings for last year.

'It is our intention to develop our mobile business substantially in 2012,' HKT group managing director Alex Arena said yesterday.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Tsang's planned move to Shenzhen pad has everyone guessing

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Questions for candidates on gay rights

Peter Stigant's letter ('Candidates, reveal your view on gays', November 28) is timely.

5 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

HKT Trust makes dull start amid market worries

HKT Trust and HKT, the first business trust to list in Hong Kong, had a lacklustre debut yesterday amid concerns over the European debt crisis and tougher competition in the telecommunications sector.

The share stapled units of the telecommunications assets of PCCW, controlled by Richard Li Tzar-kai, closed at HK$4.55, against their issue price of HK$4.53.

30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Local firms failing to exploit social media

What if you need to vent your frustration over PCCW's customer service but cannot get somebody directly on the phone?

Facebook and Twitter could be a faster alternative - except that the telecoms giant has no active account on these two social media websites.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am