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The Wharf

Poor terms

The new lease for Ocean Terminal was signed this week. Before the old lease was up, the government announced last week that it would extend it for another 21 years and Wharf Holdings would need to pay a land premium of HK$7.9billion.

Saturday, 16 June, 2012, 12:00am

Lawmakers call for details on terminal lease

Lawmakers have criticised a land premium deal with Wharf Holdings and Wheelock for Ocean Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui for being too low. The deal with the Lands Department came as Wharf's subsidiary, i-Cable Communications, is struggling to get a free-to-air television licence.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Give C.Y. Leung a chance, Wharf chairman says

Peter Woo Kwong-ching, chairman of investment firm The Wharf (Holdings), yesterday urged people to be more supportive of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying and his aides.

Speaking after the company's annual general meeting, Woo said Leung's manifesto had medium- to long-term policies aimed at further developing Hong Kong.

31 May 2012 - 12:00am

Patience pays off after a long wait for BLT Steak boss

Better late than never is Dining Concepts' boss Sandeep Sekhri's opinion about last Thursday' long-awaited grand opening party for his latest venture BLT Steak at Harbour City. 'We were going to have the opening last month but Laurent was busy and couldn't come so we decided to wait for him,' he said.

2 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Appointments

Sara Yang Bosco

President, Asia-Pacific

Emerson

Ms Bosco is responsible for corporate activities in the firm's second biggest market outside the US, Asia-Pacific. She drives strategic development to further strengthen the firm's market-leading position in the region.

Justin Wilson

Partner

Norton Rose

28 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

I-Cable bags 2010 World Cup in race for quality sport content

I-Cable, the city's first pay-television provider, has been competing fiercely to gain quality sports content in the face of a challenge by PCCW's upstart NOW TV, which snatched the Hong Kong broadcasting rights for the popular English Premier League football matches.

7 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Legislators criticise ferry firm for flying its flag

Flagpoles at Tsim Sha Tsui's Star Ferry terminal should be flying the national or Hong Kong flag instead of those of the Wharf group, which owns and manages the Star Ferry and nearby Ocean Terminal, several lawmakers say.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Investor attacks developer over Peak 'lies'

A property investor who claims a listed developer lied to entice him to buy two flats at The Peak worth $84.3 million took his complaint to the Consumer Council, government and legislature yesterday.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Property developers report large profit rises

Updated at 6.54pm: Two of Hong Kong's major property developers, New World Development and Wharf Holdings, on Wednesday reported impressive profit gains during 2005.

New World Development's interim profit rose to $2.1 billion in the sixth months ending December 31, 2005, up 101 per cent from $1 billion during the previous corresponding period in 2004.

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Wheelock plans to divest its retail portfolio

Conglomerate Wheelock & Co has proposed divesting its entire retail portfolio including Lane Crawford and City Super department stores and Joyce Boutique in a $589.8 million reorganisation.

Lane Crawford and Joyce will be sold to a trust related to Wheelock chairman Peter Woo Kwong-ching's family for $422.8 million.

17 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

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