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  1. Lifestyle - Books - HONG KONG

    Book review: Funtastic Festivities, by Kit Lau

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell Funtastic Festivities by Kit Lau Joint Publishing (HK) Thick though it may be, this book is certainly no door stop. Funtastic Festivities by Kit Lau is light, engaging, ... a book that stands out. Lau offers a personal foreword and keeps the content Hong-Kong specific, while elaborating on Chinese traditions more generally, including how celebrations may differ ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Developers looking to cash in on non-core assets

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... International property analyst Alfred Lau. Lee Wee Liat, regional head of property research at BNP Paribas, said sales were poor as a result of the cooling measures taken by the government. The measures ... for construction costs," he said. The disposal of non-core assets would not generate sufficient cash flows to cover the fall in revenues from residential sales, said Lau, but developers were unlikely ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong's property curbs likely to stay until prices fall further

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... these views, Bocom International property analyst Alfred Lau said increased housing supply and rising interest rates could combine to bring house prices down by as much 20 per cent over the next three ... and 2017, said Lau. Every one percentage point rise in mortgage rates could translate into a fall in home prices of up to 6 per cent, he added, and mortgage rates could more than double from ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    June a Hong Kong market test as developers release flood of flats under new rules

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... strong buying interest. But a property analyst at brokerage Bocom International, Alfred Lau, disagreed and said land prices had not declined significantly and there were no incentives ...

  5. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    Less pessimism as hopes grow for a rebound

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... index shows. Growth in the city's gross domestic product will rebound significantly next year, Standard Chartered senior economist Kelvin Lau predicted. The SME leading business index, ... don't want to paint a rosy picture, but it's not as bad as the third quarter," Lau said. "It's a stabilisation in the fourth quarter, and we're not expecting further ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong home sellers begin to drop prices to lure buyers in depressed market

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Realty chief analyst Buggle Lau Ka-fai noted that sellers had begun to leave more room for price negotiation since the end of the Easter holiday. In the new-homes market, 33 flats sold on April ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong flat sales take hit from cooling measures

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... zero transactions," said Midland Realty chief analyst Buggle Lau Ka-fai. The estates included some of those popular with buyers, such as South Horizons in Ap Lei Chau, Chi Fu Garden in Pok ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Few flats available for HK$2m or less, except in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... flat in 21-year-old Siu Hin Court that is on offer at HK$1.8 million. Bill Lau, a sales executive at property agent Yearsfull, which focuses on the Yuen Long home market, said most flats priced ... priced at about HK$1.5 million," he said. Flats in the area were popular among investors who could rent out a one-bedroom flat for HK$6,000 a month, Lau said. Patrick Chow, head of research ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Home prices in HK record slight increase in first three weeks of August

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Paggie Leung

    ... to boost private supply. Alfred Lau, property analyst at Bocom International, the investment banking unit of the Bank of Communications. We're positive on the property market outlook ...



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