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Thomas Lau

Heavy purchases by Lifestyle director Thomas Lau lead buying spree

Buying by directors rose for a second week, based on filings on the exchange in the first week of December, with 27 companies that recorded 129 purchases worth HK$319.3 million.

Monday, 10 December, 2012, 7:18am

Holders of Chinese Estates stock left none the wiser

Even as the stock market hammered its shares, Chinese Estates Holdings' annual shareholders' meeting yesterday took only 15 minutes and never addressed the cloud hanging over the firm.

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

The rise of a billionaire

Following the media frenzy triggered by the news that Joseph Lau Luen-hung faced bribery and money laundering charges in Macau, the 60-year-old property tycoon was, perhaps understandably, not available for comment yesterday.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Tycoon denies charges in macau

Hong Kong tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung faces trial for bribery and money laundering that could see him end up in jail for more than a decade.

But late last night his company, Chinese Estates Holdings, issued a statement saying 'Mr Lau strenuously denies the allegations levelled against him', adding he would continue as executive director.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

The name's Tsang, Donald Tsang

The luxury HK$152 million super-yacht on which Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen and his wife Selina sailed back to Hong Kong at the end of their controversial private visit to Macau last weekend is owned by a secretive company linked to billionaire tycoon Thomas Lau Luen-hung.

23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Tycoon's son gives GBP6m to UK university

A Hong Kong businessman has made a record donation of GBP6 million (HK$73.7 million) to King's College London to foster research into Chinese affairs.

Dr Lau Ming-wai, eldest son of property tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung, made the donation to fund the appointment of senior academic staff members at the China Institute, which will be renamed the Lau China Institute.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

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26 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Thomas Lau's leave to appeal rejected again

Thomas Lau Luen-hung of property developer Chinese Estates Holdings was yesterday barred by the Court of Appeal from seeking leave to appeal to quash his HK$15 million penalty for insider dealing.

10 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Lifestyle set to bail out jeweller EganaGoldpfeil

Laus propose equity involvement

Lifestyle International Holdings, the retail flagship of brothers Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Thomas Lau Luen-hung, has proposed acting as white knight to bail out EganaGoldpfeil Holdings, a troubled Hong Kong-listed jewellery and watch manufacturer, according to sources.

25 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Chinese Estates ends buyout discussions over price concerns

Chinese Estates Holdings has halted negotiations with hedge funds and private equity groups over a possible acquisition after failing to agree on the price.

The mid-tier property developer said last night that talks with all parties were ended because 'terms of potential transaction resulting from expressions of interest were not deemed suitable for further consideration'.

2 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Joseph Lau replaces his brother as chairman

Chinese Estates reshuffles board after ban on Thomas Lau for insider dealing

Joseph Lau Luen-hung has been appointed chairman of his family-controlled Chinese Estates Holdings, replacing his younger brother, Thomas Lau Luen-hung, who was banned by the Insider Dealing Tribunal from directorships in the company for one year.

19 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Insider trader keeps Sogo post, to pay HK$34m fine

The Insider Dealings Tribunal yesterday ordered Thomas Lau Luen-hung, managing director of Lifestyle International Holdings, to pay HK$34.16 million in penalties for insider trading seven years ago.

However, he was allowed to keep his directorship of Lifestyle International Holdings, a listed company that operates the Sogo department stores in Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui.

16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Lai See

tycoon puts chinese mantra 'lose a little to win a lot' to the test

Call it the Chinese tycoon's game theory: A famous Chinese saying says one needs to lose small money before one can win big bucks.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Get Nice approved to buy securities group

Brokerage trading firm Get Nice Holdings yesterday secured shareholders' approval to acquire a financial securities group from Thomas Lau Luen-hung, chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings, for $262 million.

12 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Le French flair

In typical French fashion, bubbly, pomp and ceremony were overflowing for more than 460 guests at the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry's annual gala dinner, themed Off Beat, at the Grand Hyatt.

11 Jun 2004 - 12:00am