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UNITE HERE has released a new report calling on the Chinese government to extend its investigation of former China Huarong Asset Management chairman Lai Xiaomin to include real estate company Fantasia Holdings.
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UNITE HERE has sent a letter to Spanish regulators raising concerns about the reported interest by Kam Fung, a Chinese property developer, in acquiring Spanish meat processor Incarlopsa. The concerns center on Kam Fung’s relationship with troubled state-owned distressed asset manager China Huarong Asset Management, and the Chinese government’s encouragement of purchases of international agricultural assets.
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Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHKP), the sole owner of the Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, is controlled by the Kwok family. A member of the Kwok family, who formerly served as a co-chairman, was convicted in a Hong Kong court in 2014 of bribery of a senior Hong Kong official; another SHKP executive director was convicted for the same offense.
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UNITE HERE has sent a letter to the China Securities Regulatory Commission to bring attention to activities by companies partially owned by Zijiang Group and its chairman, Shen Wen. These activities were uncovered during research on Zijiang Group’s hotel, the Marriott Shanghai Hotel Hongqiao.
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Continuing our series looking at the ownership of Marriott properties in Shanghai, we turn to Marriott’s ‘Distinctive Premium’ brands – Renaissance, Le Meridien, Tribute Portfolio, and Design Hotels.
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