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  1. Property developers brace for more woe

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a slide in the share prices of property developers, warned a fund manager. Tsang's admission in a radio programme on Saturday, in which he also acknowledged that the mistakes had fuelled ... the U-turn in the housing market would pull down the stock values of Hong Kong property developers. ...

  2. 36pc absentee rate at Tsang's strategic development talks

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Once described by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen as the government's 'most important advisory body', the Commission on Strategic Development has an average absentee ... public consultation on subsidising home ownership. The commission was established by then chief executive Tung Chee-hwa in 1998 to explore long-term development strategies for Hong Kong. ...

  3. Property developers having a field day at the expense of homebuyers

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Homebuyers in Hong Kong have been exploited by property developers for decades. In recent years, the situation has got rapidly worse, with the percentage of genuine living space gradually shrinking. As a result of a high land-pricing policy, property developers are given a great deal of leeway when it comes to including uninhabitable spaces in the floor area. There can also ...

  4. John Tsang hits out at developers' sales practices

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Gary Cheung The financial secretary yesterday expressed concerns over confusing property sale prices and practices, and urged developers not to give out misleading information. 'Property developers should not mislead the market or deceive the public,' John Tsang Chun-wah said on the second day of the Legislative Council debate on the policy address. ...

  5. Developments raise questions over Tung's abilities

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... James Tien Pei-chun's shock resignation deepened the political crisis that erupted over the decision to bulldoze through the anti-subversion legislation on Wednesday. His move was a vote of disapproval after the government decided on Saturday to push ...


    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today Tung Chee-hwa is expected to give an official response to Tuesday's march NPC deputy Sit Fung-shuen asks the central government to shelve the national security legislation Police Commissioner Tsang Yam-pui warns against next Wednesday's pr ...

  7. Site still to be developed...

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yam-kuen Sep 2003 Government invites tenders Nov 2004 Exco approves shortlisting of three tenders Jan 5, 2005 Legco passes motion asking for scrapping of single-developer approach and setting up of statutory body to develop and run cultural facilities Oct 7, 2005 Chief Secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan announces winning bidder must share project with other developers and fund $30 billion trust ...

  8. Single-developer plan for culture hub to be dumped

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The controversial single-developer approach for the West Kowloon cultural district looks set to be scrapped, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said last night. 'Ordinary people would ... drawn into a protracted debate, also admonished critics who continue to hammer away at the government's handling of controversial developments. He said the government had invested ...

  9. Focus on more land supply

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on increasing land supply to keep prices under control. Most developers and property agents said they were generally satisfied with the budget. However, some observers doubted that controlling land ... 'Despite the recent stabilisation of the property market, the low-interest environment persists, and the developed countries may again resort to quantitative easing policies to boost their sluggish ...

  10. Jack So to head TDC and lead expo fight

    Posted Sep 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business as chairman of the Trade Development Council. His appointment, to a two-year term, was announced yesterday. He takes over from Peter Woo Kwong-ching on October 1. 'At a time when Hong ... an excellent record of trade promotion and public service, having served as the council's executive director from 1985 to 1992. Mr So is the chairman of the Film Development Council ...




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