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May 27, 2008

Yeung Kwok-Keung, chairman of property firm Country Garden and patriach of one of China’s richest families, has reportedly bought a stake in Television Broadcasts, one of the world’s largest producers of Chinese-language television programming.

Yeung Kwok-Keung, chairman of property firm Country Garden and patriach of one of China's richest families, has reportedly bought a stake in Television Broadcasts, one of the world's largest producers of Chinese-language television programming. Yeung (pictured) appears to have acquired a 26% stake for around $1.3 billion from Shaw Brothers' 100-year-old chairman Sir Run Run Shaw .

Founded in 1967, TVB was the first wireless free-to-air commercial television broadcaster in Hong Kong. It is believed Yeung was the only investor who met Shaw's criteria and price for the stake.

January 1, 2007

With India and China competing to become the world’s next major superpower – both economically and politically – it remains to be seen who will benefit the most from globalisation. John Adams asks which destination will reap bigger rewards for investors

John Adams is a freelance journalist based in the UK.

With India and China competing to become the world's next major superpower – both economically and politically – it remains to be seen who will benefit the most from globalisation. John Adams asks which destination will reap bigger rewards for investors

September 1, 2006

How do you inspire a generation with its own career aspirations and dreams to want to join and lead the family business? That’s the task for Chinese sauces giant Lee Kum Kee, as David Lee tells Melanie Stern

Melanie Stern is section editor of Families in Business.

How do you inspire a generation with its own career aspirations and dreams to want to join and lead the family business? That's the task for Chinese sauces giant Lee Kum Kee, as David Lee tells Melanie Stern

September 1, 2006

Singapore’s competitiveness as a nation will depend on the success of local Chinese family enterprises. Wee-Liang Tan discusses how their traditional outlook may well prove to be a hindrance to both their own long-term growth and the growth of the economy

Wee-Liang Tan is associate professor of entrepreneurship and law at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University.

Singapore's competitiveness as a nation will depend on the success of local Chinese family enterprises. Wee-Liang Tan discusses how their traditional outlook may well prove to be a hindrance to both their own long-term growth and the growth of the economy

March 1, 2006

France’s Darbonne family are seasoned players in their herb-growing niche. But China could pose a threat to the future of their business and 119 years’ dominance, chief executive Luc tells Melanie Stern

Melanie Stern is section editor of Families in Business.

France's Darbonne family are seasoned players in their herb-growing niche. But China could pose a threat to the future of their business and 119 years' dominance, chief executive Luc tells Melanie Stern

November 1, 2005

On November 29 Campden Publishing will host a group of 12 hedge fund managers and private investors at its Asian Hedge Fund and Boutique Managers conference. Jackson Chan of Sail Advisors, a key participant, reports on Asia’s hedge fund industry

Jackson Chan is with Sail Advisors Limited (Sail), a subsidiary of Search Investment Group, an alternative asset management firm based in Hong Kong.

On November 29 Campden Publishing will host a group of 12 hedge fund managers and private investors at its Asian Hedge Fund and Boutique Managers conference. Jackson Chan of Sail Advisors, a key participant, reports on Asia's hedge fund industry

September 1, 2004

The influence of China may be felt beyond the political sphere but that hasn’t stopped Hong Kong’s domestic economy from roaring ahead. Meanwhile, in Singapore it’s all change as the government bows to calls for economic reform. Hywel Lewis reviews the economic and political climate in both countries

Hywel Lewis is a freelance journalist specialising in family businesses.

The influence of China may be felt beyond the political sphere but that hasn't stopped Hong Kong's domestic economy from roaring ahead. Meanwhile, in Singapore it's all change as the government bows to calls for economic reform. Hywel Lewis reviews the economic and political climate in both countries

January 1, 2003

Many Chinese immigrants have set up family businesses in the UK and Malaysia. Despite their common ethnicity, they share few other traits

Edmund Terence Gomez is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Malaya, Malaysia. His published books include Chinese Business in Malaysia: Accumulation, Ascendance, Accommodation and Chinese Business in Southeast Asia: Contesting Essentialism, Understanding Entrepreneurship. He is currently co-authoring a book on the history of the Chinese in the UK.

Many Chinese immigrants have set up family businesses in the UK and Malaysia. Despite their common ethnicity, they share few other traits

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