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  1. Demons beware

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Claudine Kolle

    ... successful will be held in Hong Kong this week. Launched in 1991, Landmark Education's self-development courses aim to help attendees be more positive and effective in their approach to personal ... the most from the tools used.' Lee, who has undertaken several self-development courses in the past 10 years, says after the Landmark event she was able to resolve her difficult relationship ...

  2. Trade, not aid

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... and David Dollar, who concluded: 'We find that aid has a positive impact on growth in developing countries with good fiscal, monetary and trade policies, but has little effect in the presence ... and concluded that using 'selective' aid to reward developing countries with good policies may actually reduce growth rather than simply have no impact. Aid has perpetuated poverty in Africa, ...

  3. Council for suspect developments

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Mei Ng

    ... Mei Ng To reclaim or to save the harbour, to develop or conserve our countryside, to landfill or to recycle, to demolish or to renovate historic buildings... the public has been asked to ponder these billion-dollar questions. The deadline for the sustainable development consultation ended two weeks ago, with topics including solid waste, renewable energy and urban living space. ...

  4. Professional development scheme key to excellence

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL development (CPD) is one of the latest hot topics in accountancy, with each professional governing body offering a different framework to define its CPD ... part of any professional's career development as it ensures they have the best technical ability and the latest industry knowledge,' said Victor Ng, president of the Hong Kong ...

  5. Developers to flatten Hunghom Peninsula

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in a harbour-front Hunghom housing estate has been decided- they will be torn down for redevelopment into luxury flats that are likely to bring a windfall of nearly $6 billion for the developers. New World Development and Sun Hung Kai Properties announced yesterday that Hunghom Peninsula would be demolished- using environmentally friendly methods that they claim will see up to 95 per cent of the 190,000 ...

  6. Developers flex market muscle

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong developers have signalled their strengthening market muscle from a recovering property sector by slashing fees paid to sales agents by up to 55 per cent. The move shows developers are confident they can sell new flats without relying on real estate agencies, and could refocus agents' attention on the secondary market. Full report- B1 ...

  7. On the road towards sustainable development

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The public consultation on sustainable development asks Hong Kong people to make crucial choices about the future of their city. The responses received so far are uplifting- and a little surprising. They suggest there has been a welcome sea change in public opinion. Consider the picture that is emerging as a result of this innovative bid by the Council for Sustainable Development ...

  8. Joint development?

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the West Kowloon cultural project be awarded to a single developer? The chief secretary says yes, but some tycoons indicate that joint development is an option. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. Local developers spread wings to hinterland

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Hong Kong developers have been accelerating their investments on the mainland, prompted by the market's vast potential, a more transparent land-sale system and a better regulatory framework. Developers big and small are extending their foothold to the hinterland such as Chengdu, Chongqing and Wuhan, after a rash of investments in coastal cities in the 1990s, ...

  10. Development must not clog HK's green lung

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expanses of land have long made Lantau an obvious target for development. Over the years, parts of it have been transformed. Tung Chung has gone swiftly from being a village with a historic fort ... included in a 'concept plan' developed by the government's top-level Lantau Development Taskforce. Public consultation on the blueprint ends in February. The taskforce, chaired ...




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