Bi-weekly report on billionaires: Cosco sale
Tung Chee Hwa
The NationalBi-weekly report on billionaires: Cosco sale makes Tung Chee-hwa ...The NationalWhile Tung Chee-hwa is topping up his billions, Africa's richest man has invested $4.6bn in Nigerian farming and the Jets owner tapped by Trump as the UK ...and more »
Posted on 15 July 2017 | 3:26 am
An illustrious Hong Kong container firm
The EconomistAn illustrious Hong Kong container firm sells to China - The EconomistThe EconomistSTONECUTTERS ISLAND in Hong Kong used to be a favoured habitat for poisonous snakes and eye-catching birds such as the white-bellied sea eagle.Cosco's $6bn takeover of OOCL is potent symbol of China's powerTradeWinds (subscription)all 8 news articles »
Posted on 13 July 2017 | 8:32 am
Cosco set to become third largest shipping
Hong Kong Standard (press release)Cosco set to become third largest shipping operator after deal to acquire Orient OverseasSouth China Morning Post... billion (US$6.3 billion) acquisition would bring the curtain down on a Hong Kong family dynasty. The deal would see the family of former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa relinquish control of the shipping and logistics firm they founded in 1969.Cosco Deal to Make Ex-Hong Kong Chief, Family $1 Billion RicherBloombergTung family sells shipping firm for $34bHong Kong Standard (press release)Analysts Split on China's Shipping Mega-MergerBarron'sNew York Times -THE BUSINESS TIMESall 119 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 5:34 am
Tung Chee-hwa secures a 'Godfather' deal
Asia TimesTung Chee-hwa secures a 'Godfather' deal from BeijingAsia TimesThat appears to be the case with the HK$49.2 billion (US$6.3 billion) blockbuster merger between Chinese state-owned Cosco Shipping and Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL), owned by the family of former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa ...Cosco deal will make ex-HK chief and family $1.4b richerThe Straits TimesCosco takeover to swell Tung family coffersTradeWinds (subscription)Cosco takeover of Orient Overseas fits a patternEJ InsightBloomberg -New Jersey Herald -Arkansas Onlineall 56 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 12:01 am
Beijing refused to step in during 1998 Hong
South China Morning PostBeijing refused to step in during 1998 Hong Kong financial crisis, former city chief revealsSouth China Morning PostTung Chee-hwa, who made the appeal for intervention to Beijing in 1998, shared the story from his tenure as the first post-handover chief executive on Friday as he spoke about his experience with the political model at a conference held by the Asian ...
Posted on 7 July 2017 | 7:07 am
Angels feed the SAR's hungry
Tung Chee Hwa
Debbie Chang Pui-vee has joined veteran singer Sally Yeh to turn surplus food into delicious meals for the elderly in Sham Shui Po.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 1:34 pm
World leaders gathering for Lee Kuan
Singapore, March 28 (IANS): A host of world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US president Bill Clinton, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, have confirmed their presence on Sunday at the state funeral of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew, media reports said.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:39 am
Tung Chee Hwa mourns Lee Kuan Yew
Former Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa expressed in a statement his deep sadness at founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew's passing, and his belief that the leader's legacy and profound conviction in governance will persist. The statement noted that the two had known each other for decades, and that Mr Tung had learned much from Mr Lee’s wisdom and unique insights. He described Mr Lee as ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:14 am
Tung to represent HK at Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa will represent the Chief Executive and the government at state funeral of the late Lee Kuan Yew, the fo...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:51 am
CH Tung to attend Lee Kuan Yew funeral
Former Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa will represent the Chief Executive and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government to attend the state funeral service of the founding Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:59 am
Hong Kong ceded to the British
Tung Chee Hwa
The chief executive under the new Hong Kong government, Tung Chee Hwa, formulated a policy based upon the concept of “one country, two systems,” thus preserving Hong Kong’s role as a principal capitalist center in Asia.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Should the Hong Kong government shift
Political commentators believe Hongkongers remain cautious about the government's "visible hand" after the city's first chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa, controversially awarded development rights for the Cyberport hi-tech project to PCCW in 1999.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:42 am
Yuan's one-way ticket expires
Former chief executive Tung Chee- hwa has said what's good for the mainland is good for Hong Kong. But by the same token, what's bad for the mainland would be bad for the SAR. As the yuan diminishes in value, so does the wealth effect that has spurred so ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 9:55 pm
China can maintain 7% growth: Tung Chee Hwa
CHINA is treading a "new normal" of slower growth but maintaining that targeted 7 per cent GDP growth over the long term is attainable, said Tung Chee Hwa, vice-chairman of China's top political advisory body.
Posted on 20 July 2015 | 7:52 am
Former HK chief Tung Chee Hwa calls on PM
SINGAPORE - Former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee Hwa called on Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong at the Istana on Monday. Mr Tung, who is now vice chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative ...
Posted on 19 July 2015 | 11:45 pm
RotenbergBros: Google News: Bi-weekly report
Tung Chee Hwa
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Posted on 20 July 2017 | 9:48 am
Open Question: What's your opinion of these
Tung Chee Hwa
In your opinion, who’s considered the best Chief Executive in Hong Kong history Tung-Chee Hwa , Donald Tsang or CY Leung? Why do so many Hong Kong people dislike/hate Mr. Tung and Leung so much compared to Donald Tsang?
Posted on 20 May 2017 | 9:02 pm
Resolved Question: England loses ownership?
So I keep hearing about how england lost ownership of some countries, or something... and seeing memes about it too. But I can't find an article on it anywhere. Is it even true? Can you post a link of it? Or if you know anything about it, like what countries and why that'd be great
Posted on 5 August 2012 | 7:43 pm
Resolved Question: Why did Britain hand over
also, why did Margaret Thatcher go to China to discuss allowing Britain to keep it? how she thought this was possible?
and what would have happened differently there if Britain did keep it? how it changed after being handed over?
Posted on 30 December 2011 | 8:03 am
Resolved Question: Was Chief Secretary
What was his legacy to Hong Kong, do you think he will go down as the best leader for HK
Posted on 28 February 2011 | 11:37 pm
Resolved Question: Who is Tung-Chee-Hwa?
I used to keep on hearing about this guy on TVB HK and Chinese news until up until 2006. Who was he? Is he really well known in HK/China?
Posted on 16 July 2010 | 10:23 pm