Charles Yeung

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Charles Yeung
楊釗

GBS, JP
Member of the Provisional Legislative Council
In office
21 December 1996 – 30 June 1998
Personal details
Born February 1947 (age 69)
Huiyang, Guangdong, China
Political party Progressive Alliance
Alma mater China Textile University
Occupation Entrepreneur
Religion Buddhism

Charles Yeung Chun-kam, GBS, JP (born February 1947 in Huiyang, China) is a Hong Kong billionaire entrepreneur and academic. A Hakka, Yeung was a member of the Provisional Legislative Council which existed from 1996 to 1998 and councillor and the member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee.[1] He was the advisory professor of the China Textile University,[2] director of the Seng Heng Bank and adviser of the One Country Two Systems Research Institute.

Yeung is the Founder and Chairman of Glorious Sun Enterprises Limited (SEHK0393), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.[3]

Yeung is the real estate developer of One Peking, a landmark skyscraper located at the cross-section of Peking Road and Canton Road in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, across the street from Harbour City. Yeung acquired the site from the Hong Kong Government in auction in 1998 for $1.24 billion and invested more than $2 billion in developing the site.[4]

Yeung is currently the chairman of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.

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Legislative Council of Hong Kong
New parliament Member of Provisional Legislative Council
1997–1998
Replaced by Legislative Council