Jailed for bribery and corruption but still “most highly reputable”

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Thomas Chan, and Thomas Kwok, right, sit in a prison van as they leave the High Court in Hong Kong

In December 2014, Thomas Kwok, Joint Chairman of Sun Hung Kai and Thomas Chan, Executive Director of Sun Hung Kai, were found guilty of corruption for bribing a public official in Hong Kong with £3 million.

The court case was Hong Kong’s largest ever corruption trial and resulted in the conviction of the second most senior official in the Government. Sun Hung Kai is Hong Kong’s largest property developer, and the payments were for the official to be its ‘eyes and ears’ in government. Thomas Kwok was jailed for five years and Thomas Chan for six years.

Thomas Chan, who was right hand man to the Kwok brothers, was also a Director of Lillie Square GP Limited. The other two Hong Kong Directors, one of whom is Raymond Kwok who…

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WELCOME TO 2015….#EarlsCourt Demolition starts in earnest from February.

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WELCOME TO 2015….#EarlsCourt Demolition starts in earnest from February. Meanwhile IT STILL STANDS. Bombard

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Skype interview for Joan Quinn Captured at Brand Centre, Glendale

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I LOVE EARLS COURT DAY – on it’s way…………..

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JOAN QUINN PROFILES……..ADAM SCHOENBERG – DUGGIE FIELDS ….., Hollywood Museum, Los Angeles May 2013

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JOAN QUINN PROFILES……..ADAM SCHOENBERG – DUGGIE FIELDS ….., Hollywood Museum, Los Angeles May 2013  

(DUGGIE FIELDS starts at  approx 13:40)

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S.O.S.EARLS COURT……………….SAVEEARLSCOURT.COM

This has been a busy week for the Save Earl’s Court campaign. 

We will soon have dates for your diary of events which the Save Earl’s Court campaign is organising up to Xmas. If you have any suggestions for events or know of events already organised which we can participate in, please email our ECAAG Chair, Linda Wade on earlscourtareaactiongroup@gmail.com

Charity Music Heritage UK has come out in support of our campaign

This charity is run by musicians and music fans and aims to preserve our musical heritage as well as to promote new music.  They have chosen our campaign as one which they will publicise and help.

Please see the link below.

http://www.musicheritageuk.org/campaigns.html

West London Peace Market today

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We had a stall at the West London Peace Market today which was well attended.
Members of the public were surprised that Capco's development site is a huge 77 acres Save Earl's Court supporters signing our SOS Earl's Court postcards[1] SaveEarlsCourt stall at West London Peace market today[1] Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 09.58.25This has been a busy week for the Save Earl’s Court campaign.

Robyn Hitchcock and “The Beauty of Earl’s Court”

A supporter on Twitter informed us of the above song and we are hoping to contact the artist and ask his permission for us
to put together a campaign You Tube video with this song as a backing track.

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STUDY FOR AN INSTALLATION………….

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