Tom Delay

Sinolink delays $400m listing

Listing candidate Sinolink Worldwide Development will postpone by two weeks its $400 million public offer scheduled for next week, saying the delay would give European funds time to study the company.

Saturday, 16 May, 1998, 12:00am

Airport delay is scandalous

The railway is opening on June 22 or so, therefore why can the airport not open on June 22, or June 29 at the latest? No proper answer has been given by the Government.

16 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Pam & Frank to delay circular

Pam & Frank International said it would further delay the despatch of its proposed restructuring circular from yesterday's deadline to on or before January 31. The delay is due to the limited human resources of the company and additional time needed to finalise the financial information of the company to be contained in the circular.

16 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Officials urged to quit over delay

Airport Authority officials were yesterday urged to resign over the two-month delay in the opening of the new airport.

Airport Consultative Committee members demanded to know why an announcement of the delay had not been made sooner, saying the holdup had cost taxpayers millions.

15 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Swank delays trading report

Troubled eyeglass-maker Swank International says there will be a further delay in the completion of a report by KPMG Peat Marwick into the group's lens trading business and its transactions with Hanmy (Holding) and its related companies.

28 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Star outraged at Future TV tactics

Star Interactive Television says it is 'disappointed' with the government decision to delay the granting of a second video-on-demand (VOD) licence.

The Government announced on Wednesday it was giving one of two available licences to Hongkong Telecom but would delay considering Star's application for the remaining franchise because of legal action initiated against the company.

7 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Delay for rights issue

Tai Ping Carpets International says it will delay posting a rights issue circular from today to November 3 after winning more time for obtaining a waiver from a general offer by the Securities and Futures Commission. In August, the company said it wanted to raise $96.6 million by a rights issue of 38.65 million new shares at $2.50 each.

13 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Pam & Frank delays results

Pam & Frank International Holdings will delay its year-end result again to October 24. The company, whose shares have been suspended since last year, said the delay was due to the closure of the group's distribution centres in the United States.

25 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Swank reports delay

Swank International Manufacturing Co says it will delay its 1996 annual report following a delay in receiving valuation reports from mainland factories.

It said its annual audit would be completed by July 21 and the annual report should be available by the end of the month.

20 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Refund delayed after meter could not be found

I refer to the letter from Father P. Masschelein complaining about the delay in refunding a water deposit (South China Morning Post, March 23).

Father Masschelein wrote to us on December 12, 1996, complaining that the water account of the Catholic Mission of Rennie's Mill Village should have been closed on September 15, and he had not yet received the refund of deposit.

3 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Delay urged

A LEADING educationalist has urged the delay of the introduction of 'mother tongue' teaching until after the turn of the century. Mervyn Cheung Man-ping said there were too few trained teachers and textbooks to meet the deadline for implementation next year.

30 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Ip delays Black Point decision

The Government says it now hopes to be able to make a decision on deferral of the second half of China Light & Power's (CLP) $24 billion Black Point power station in two or three weeks.

Secretary for Economic Services Stephen Ip had previously indicated he would give the Government's final view on the subject at a Legislative Council meeting yesterday.

11 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

A legal responsibility

Any postcard of a Hong Kong street scene demonstrates what residents know only too well; that the architecture of the territory is a haphazard amalgam of crumbling concrete illegal structures and rusting signboards, defying gravity and endangering the lives of those who walk beneath.

12 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Talks on 'delay' at airport

The Airport Authority is holding discussions with contractors to solve the problems over the construction of the airport passenger terminal amid fears of a delay, sources said yesterday.

An informed source admitted there was 'a little bit of delay', but did not elaborate.

21 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Delay could wreck lives

It is difficult to know who is more to blame for putting the lives of up to 20,000 Hong Kong users of liquefied petroleum gas at risk, by the deliberate delay in revealing the existence of a defective regulator that could cause such cylinders to leak and explode.

15 Aug 1996 - 12:00am