Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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Illegal channels linked to stock boom
Hong Kong's booming stock market might have attracted mainland money, some of which might have flowed in through illegal channels, said JPMorgan Asset Management market strategist Grace Tam Wai-man yesterday.

Taiwanese tycoon signs out amid TVB shake-up
HTC chairwoman Cher Wang Hsiueh-hong has resigned as non- executive director of Television Broadcasts (0511) and will be succeeded by Gravity Corp executive Thomas Hui To.

Enjoy breathing space, says Lam
Chief Secretary for Administration Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says passage of the political reform proposals would provide "pause for breath" in Hong Kong's political bickering.

Pollsters chase the light
Pollsters involved in a joint university rolling survey on the 2017 chief executive election proposals started work last night.

CY urged to abort visits amid 'chaotic protests'
Critics say Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and his top aides should not visit districts during the government's propaganda campaign on the political reform package as it is likely to cause more chaos than unity.

Cheung jailed for six weeks
Fallen highflier Barry Cheung Chun-yuen was sentenced to six weeks in prison yesterday after admitting he had failed to pay an employee more than HK$300,000 in wages from his now-defunct Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.

Protesters face up to big sell
It's not an Occupy movement yet, but protesting Scholarism and pan-democratic party members were out in force at the government's first "Make it happen" promotion for its political reform package in Mei Foo last night.

Four decline to join Legco exit drama
One notable pro-democracy lawmaker who stood out amid the walkout of pan- democrats was the Civic Party's Ronny Tong Ka-wah.

From fashion reporter to media mogul
Li Ruigang, 46, is a Shanghai-based media magnate who holds many key positions.

'Chinese Murdoch' buys into TVB
Television Broadcasts (0511) said its controlling shareholder has introduced "China's Rupert Murdoch" Li Ruigang as its partner, marking a further dose of mainland capital for local media.



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