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Lam Kin Ngok of Media Asia

Media Asia Group Holdings Limited (the Company) is one of the most diversified leading Chinese-language entertainment providers in Asia. The Company’s principal activities include film production and distribution; organisation, management and production of concerts and live performances; artiste management; production and distribution of television programs; music production and publishing; licensing of media contents; provision of consultancy services in planning and management of cultural, entertainment and live performance projects.

Dr. Lam Kin Ngok, Peter, GBS, was appointed an executive director and the Chairman of the Company with effect from 16 June 2011. Dr. Lam is also the deputy chairman and executive director of LSG, the chairman and executive director of LSD and an executive director of Crocodile Garments Limited, the shares of which are listed and traded on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Dr. Lam was an executive director of eSun from 15 October 1996 to 13 February 2014 and the chairman and executive director of Lai Fung from 25 November 1993 to 31 October 2012. Dr. Lam has extensive experience in the property development and investment, hospitality, media and entertainment businesses. Dr. Lam holds an Honorary Doctorate from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Continue reading

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Chen Chu

In the November of 2015, the incumbent Kaohsiung Mayor Chu Chen easily won re-election in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s southern municipality. Chen’s victory means she will be mayor for a third time. The following is her sketchy bio. Continue reading

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SAIC Motor

SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor) is the largest auto company on China’s A-share market (Stock Code: 600104), and has a total equity of 11 billion shares. Continue reading

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Wang Jianlin ranks 1st on the Hollywood Reporter’s China Power List

Hollywood’s most prestigious magazine the Hollywood Reporter published its inaugural China Power List on November 2, 2016. Wanda Group Chairman Wang Jianlin ranks first on the list, followed by Alibaba’s Jack Ma, Tencent’s Ma Huateng and China Media Capital’s Li Ruigang. Continue reading

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Li Ka-shing

Mr. Li Ka-shing is the Chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong Property Holdings Limited.

Mr. Li was born in 1928 in Chiu Chow, a coastal city in the southeastern part of China. Mr. Li was forced to quit school when he was 12 and fled to Hong Kong with his family to avoid the perils of war. Shortly thereafter, his father suffered from tuberculosis and passed away in Hong Kong. Before he was 15, Mr. Li had to shoulder the responsibility of providing for his family and found a job in a plastics trading company where he labored 16 hours a day. By 1950, his hard work, prudence and his pursuit of excellence had enabled him to start his own company, Cheung Kong Industries. From manufacturing plastics, Mr. Li led and developed his company into a leading real estate investment company in Hong Kong that was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972. Cheung Kong continued to expand by acquiring Hutchison Whampoa and Hongkong Electric Holdings Limited (renamed Power Assets Holdings Limited) in 1979 and 1985 respectively. Continue reading

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