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  1. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Prices of new flats rise on the mainland in October

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... tightening measures, particularly because Beijing wanted prices to be stable ahead of the 18th party congress next week. "The mainland home market was quieter than expected in September ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Beijing casts net far and wide in anti-graft push

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:56am by Langi Chiang

    ... that the anti-graft campaign is derailing the real estate market," Qi said. "If it does, the government may take appropriate measures." The Communist Party will hold its fourth plenum until Thursday to lay down key policies governing the country's economic and social development in the years ahead. "The party will take the chance to celebrate its success in its campaign ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    MTR Corp's Tai Wai project gets nine new bids after entry rules eased

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:48am by Sandy Li

    ... premium payable, to enable mid-sized developers and mainland players to join the party," said Vincent Cheung Kiu-cho, a director at Cushman & Wakefield. "With more participants, MTR ... In order to drum up interest and reduce developers' financial burdens, interested parties can opt to just develop the residential portion, comprising 2,900 units. In that case, the MTR Corp ...

  4. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Detention of chief at property firm Agile spooks market over debt

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:11am by Peggy Sito, Langi Chiang

    ... about 20 billion yuan (HK$25 billion). Hong Kong newspapers have also reported that Chen and related parties were selling two shops in the city with a combined asking price of more than HK$400 ...

  5. News - China - PROPERTY

    Developer Socam rejects Beijing Jingda's writ accusing it of document theft

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 03:04am by Sandy Li

    ... its legal rights over the 133 villas". The local authorities later mediated a deal between the two parties and on September 27, 2010, Socam and Jingda signed a resolution ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Legco unlikely to pass lawmaker's stamp duty refund plan

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by JEFFIE LAM, Yvonne Liu

    ... amendment won overwhelming support from functional-constituency lawmakers, including prominent pan-democratic parties and the pro-establishment Liberal Party and the Business and Professionals ... in the geographical constituencies- particularly lawmakers from People Power, the League of Social Democrats and the Labour Party- to block the amendment. Under Legco's split voting system, an amendment ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China's 'no-money-down' practice echoes US subprime loan risks

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Bloomberg

    ... "The risk is severe for developers and third parties because there is no commitment from homebuyers," said Ding Shuang, an economist at Citigroup. "Zero down payment has appeared ... to the build-up of risks in the mainland's US$7 trillion shadow banking industry, with developers or third parties arranging funding to cover down-payment requirements, said Shen Jianguang, the chief ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Legco gets more control over double stamp duty property-cooling measure

    Posted May 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Tanna Chong

    ... power, and the bureau needs their votes because some usually government-friendly pro-business lawmakers fiercely oppose the tax, which they say harms economic freedom. Democratic Party lawmaker ... the tax. To said his party’s six lawmakers would vote in favour of the double stamp duty but would continue to push for several amendments. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Property stamp duty concessions fail to impress lawmakers

    Posted May 13th 2014, 11:37pm by FANNY FUNG, Sandy Li, Tanna Chong

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Sandy Li and Tanna Chong Lawmakers from all parties say proposed concessions are inconsistent Stamp duty concessions fail to impress lawmakers Lawmakers were unimpressed by a government bid to appease them with concessions on a bill to affirm last year's doubling of stamp duty, introduced to cool the property market. The concessions, leaked on Monday, were put before ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... be something for Hongkongers to be proud of and I hope people can accept having it in their building," he added. Lee, who also chairs the Labour Party, refused to speculate on whether there could ...




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