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Alex Frew McMillan

Insight: HK's Victor Li, son of "Superman", has hard act to follow

15 Oct 2012

HONG KONG Back in the days before e-mail, Victor Li, the heir to Asia's largest family fortune, used to sleep with a fax machine by his bed, ready for his famously restless father, Li Ka-shing, to send through instructions at any time of night.

Insight - HK's Victor Li, son of "Superman", has hard act to follow

14 Oct 2012

HONG KONG Back in the days before e-mail, Victor Li, the heir to Asia's largest family fortune, used to sleep with a fax machine by his bed, ready for his famously restless father, Li Ka-shing, to send through instructions at any time of night.

Graft trial adjourned for Hong Kong's billionaire Kwok brothers

12 Oct 2012

HONG KONG The billionaire Kwok brothers' corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong's highest-profile graft case in decades.

Graft trial adjourned for Hong Kong's billionaire Kwok brothers

12 Oct 2012

HONG KONG The billionaire Kwok brothers' corruption trial was adjourned on Friday until January to allow the prosecution more time to gather evidence in Hong Kong's highest-profile graft case in decades.

Hong Kong's billionaire Kwok brothers face court on graft charges

11 Oct 2012

HONG KONG, Oct 12 Hong Kong's billionaire Kwok brothers appear in court on Friday on bribery charges at the helm of property giant Sun Hung Kai as formal proceedings in the city's highest-profile corruption trial in decades begin.

Big money bets on China growing old, and rich

01 Oct 2012

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE At the Happy Community housing development in Beijing, China's largest property developer is setting aside 24,000 square meters (258,000 sq ft) for active seniors to test whether this rapidly ageing nation will pay for Western-style retirement living.

Big money bets on China growing old, and rich

30 Sep 2012

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE At the Happy Community housing development in Beijing, China's largest property developer is setting aside 24,000 square metres (258,000 sq ft) for active seniors to test whether this rapidly ageing nation will pay for Western-style retirement living.

Big money bets on China growing old, and rich

30 Sep 2012

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE At the Happy Community housing development in Beijing, China's largest property developer is setting aside 24,000 square meters (258,000 sq ft) for active seniors to test whether this rapidly ageing nation will pay for Western-style retirement living.

HK curbs home loans to prevent bubble after Fed stimulus

14 Sep 2012

HONG KONG Hong Kong's de facto central bank has ordered banks to curb home loans to borrowers with more than one mortgage to prevent the city being flooded with hot money after the United States announced an aggressive new stimulus plan to spur growth.

Sun Hung Kai Properties posts record profit despite scandal

13 Sep 2012

HONG KONG Hong Kong's Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world's second-largest real estate developer, posted earnings that narrowly beat expectations on Thursday, building on last year's impressive performance thanks to strong property prices and low interest rates.

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