Vale: Tan Sri Dr. Frank Tsao Wen King

Low-key shipping legend Frank Tsao Wen King died last weekend in Singapore aged 95. He had been ill for some years.

He was a leader of the hugely successful group of Shanghai ship owners who, based in Hong Kong, dominated Asian shipping for the seventy-five years since the Second World War. He was a founding member and later chairman of the powerful and forward thinking Hong Kong Shipowners Association.

FEATURE | Hong Kong’s evolving PLA Navy flotilla

The early hours of July 1, 1997 saw a flotilla of PLA Navy warships enter the waters, of what had just become the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of China, and make their way to the Ngong Shuen Chau naval base, a facility which had recently been constructed by the departing British Administration.

HK court orders Brightoil to sell three more tankers

The High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) has ordered Brightoil Petroleum to sell three more of its oil tankers that have been arrested by creditors on the ground that the company has become insolvent and unable to pay its debts.

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