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  1. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    China's property story still goes on despite easing of curbs

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by George Chen

    ... almost as an "evil" business by state media as social unrest was on the rise due partly to the widening income gap and complaints by people about how difficult it was to buy their dream ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - EARNINGS

    Hang Lung 'optimistic' as profit up 29pc to HK$2.48b in first half

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 02:59pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... protest movement may adversely affect property prices if the civil disobedience campaign gets going in the second half of the year. Hang Lung Properties underlying profit jumped due to growth ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

    Shanghai allows more luxury homes

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... levels, can be controversial. The central government prefers that local authorities help curb property speculation, because it fears unaffordable housing could cause social unrest. A project ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a danger to the Hong Kong property market, Barclays Bank warns

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:52pm by Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan

    ... the city's biggest bank, HSBC, issued a report that highlighted the risks posed to the stock market by the civil disobedience movement. HSBC later diluted the report after criticism online. But many ...

  5. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Thailand's property market hit by military coup

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... needed right now was a coup. Demand for real estate in the Thai capital had already softened during months of political unrest leading to the court-imposed removal of the caretaker Prime Minister ... to around 50 per cent during first-quarter political unrest, and retail sales slumped owing to lack of tourist spend. However, the office sector remained robust- vacancy rates have fallen ...

  6. Property - International

    Chinese overtake Russians as top foreign buyers of Manhattan homes

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:22am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York and Sydney Chinese beat Russians as top Manhattan homebuyers For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians, whose activity has dropped off since the unrest in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia by the United States. Wealthy Chinese ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Construction is developer Chun Wo’s bread and butter

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... So we will be more cautious in bidding for civil engineering business.   How serious is the increase in construction costs? Derrick: We won a contract for a civil engineering project ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Another wave of super-rich heading for London

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Reuters

    ... in inquiries came from Argentina, in the midst of a currency crisis, and Ukraine, which is reeling from a wave of political unrest. Inquiries from both countries were up 67 per cent. Other members ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Cooling measures fail to hold down home prices in top-tier cities

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:41am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Authorities face a balancing act in trying to keep a runaway market in check while not wanting to trigger a downturn that may cause unrest Cooling ... depreciation and even social unrest, Chen said. "There is no need to take such a risky action," he said. For the same reason, the central government has not expanded the trial of the property ...

  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Dismantling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would dent US housing recovery

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... said Lautaro Diaz, the vice-president for housing and community development at the National Council of La Raza, a Washington-based Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organisation. The Senate ...




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