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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rise in interest rates is something to welcome, not worry about

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 04:05am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is looking at the wrong danger. It is not that home prices will fall and grumbling homeowners will join the Occupy Central movement. It is rather that home prices will continue to rise and deprive even more people of the prospect of homeownership. What the good professor is looking at here is the most powerful membership drive anyone could ever muster for Occupy Central. Now let me set ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road in Central, where one of the marshals said that was enough. Was it worth it? Did I accomplish anything? The trainer at the gym would certainly say I did. Seven ... the Canadian Chamber of Commerce for "regrettably" not giving notice of signing an anti-Occupy advertisement. If government does not rule with the consent of the governed, by what authority ...

  3. Two land-use cases, different outcomes, and both of them right

    Posted Mar 01st 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to rehabilitate rather than redevelop the buildings along a bustling shopping district at Fa Yuen Street in Mongkok. It is never pleasant to see tenants evicted from premises they have long occupied, even ... retail rents for its core Central portfolio of less than $120 a square foot. Just think of that. Big fashion houses like Gucci and Harvey Nichols, with enormous retail mark-ups, must be enjoying ...

  4. Waterfront waste will do little but feed Tsang's edifice complex

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... site? Then he argued that the site is 'consistent with the development of Central district and accords with the long-term public interest'. No, it does not. It entails yet more destruction of the waterfront for roadways to serve an overcrowded Central while the great majority of the public is clearly in favour of a green waterfront with more open-air leisure facilities. ...

  5. With overcapacity and plunging prices, someone else picks up the tab

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and raw materials.' SCMP, May 12 'China's central bank said a report by accounting firm Ernst & Young which claimed that the mainland's bad loan ratio was almost six times ... this is fairyland. 'It is a fairyland defined by hundreds of patently ridiculous apartment blocks, vacant shopping malls, and never to be occupied factories lining a road, with overpasses to nowhere, ...



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