The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York is famed for its collection of modern European art. The institution, founded in 1937 to collect non-objective art, has works by artists such as Russian abstractionist Wassily Kandinsky.Sunday, 24 June, 2012, 12:00am
HSBC moves court to occupy lost ground below its feet
As foretold in yesterday's Lai See, HSBC went to court yesterday and took out a summons for possession of the area under the bank, and named 'the occupiers of the ground floor of 1 Queens Road Central' and three defendants. The matter will be heard before Master K Lo on July 16 at the High Court.23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Monica Lee-Muller Managing director HK Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management)23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Beijing's pledge of a stimulus package for seven new industries on Wednesday failed to bolster the Hang Seng Index, which fell by 307 points at one point yesterday.
Even environmental stocks, which will be direct beneficiaries, remained flat.
However, investment bank UBS said it expected infrastructure investment would rebound in the coming months.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A judge yesterday referred Far East Holdings, the listed company backed by the family of tycoon Deacon Chiu Te-ken, to the securities watchdog over what he termed poor and sloppy governance after acquitting former managing director Duncan Chiu and two other senior staff of stealing HK$61 million from it.9 May 2012 - 12:00am
The mainland's history of philanthropy and donating is deep and long-ranging, but has traditionally been less formal than the more structured set-ups often seen in more mature countries. That is changing as the country's charity system is becoming gradually more transparent, making philanthropy potentially more popular.22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's family offices differ from those in the mature markets of Europe and the United States on several counts - including structure, family priorities and outsourcing.22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Size isn't everything in the world of private banking, a point the so-called boutique, or niche operators, are only too ready to emphasise.22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Times are tough all over. You know it and so do I. We get a whiff of an economic recovery in the United States only to have the head of the International Monetary Fund tell us the burden of household debt in that country will hold back any meaningful recovery.8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Jack Lin Head of Asia and Middle East Pioneer Investments
Based in Singapore, Lin joins from Janus Capital where he was head of Asia-Pacific from 2008. He started his career at Franklin Templeton Emerging Market Group. He later became chief executive of Franklin Templeton Sealand Fund Management and was subsequently head of institutional in Asia.4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am