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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - DEVELOPMENT

    Competing interests between BRICS nations could lead to challenges for new bank: analysts

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Daniel Ren, Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... leaders from five emerging economies celebrated the birth of a new bank on the block. The New Development Bank is intended to rival Western-led financial institutions and become a more sympathetic ... outside the BRICS grouping, at least initially. In either case, the bank's capitalisation will limit the reach of the institution. Zhu Jiejin, a researcher with the Centre for BRICS Studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Speed of construction is draw of the mainland for Hong Kong architects

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... training, business consultations and other forms of financial support. The centre will feature three "incubator buildings" for entrepreneurial companies, a convention and exhibition ... Qianhai special economic zone. Barrie Ho Chow-lai's company received an offer from Qianhai officials in February to design a centre for start-up businesses. He expects the 580,000 sq ft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545080/speed-construction-draw-mainland-hong-kong-architects
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tai O's stilt houses safe despite new zoning, say planning officials

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... for conventional dwellings. Under an outline plan for the Tai O Town Centre, six hectares of land on the banks of Tai O Creek and along Shek Tsai Po Street- mainly occupied by wooden stilt houses built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546785/tai-os-stilt-houses-safe-despite-new-zoning-say-planning-officials
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Policy slant towards housing 'infringing the rights of developers'

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Policy slant 'infringing the rights of developers' Private property rights are being infringed by the government's planning skewed towards housing, property analysts say. The concerns centre on the Town Planning Board's track record over the past 12 months in decisions that fuel perceptions that housing policy is given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544390/policy-slant-towards-housing-infringing-rights-developers
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEVELOPMENT

    Leung Chun-ying's housing push puts industrial sector out

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... suitable accommodation, he said. A car importer has been looking for a site that is between 40,000 and 50,000 sq ft to build a multiservice centre for parking and car servicing. The company has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1544393/leung-chun-yings-housing-push-puts-industrial-sector-out
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers to government

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Government urged to financially support URA's loss-making projects Urban renewal needs more funding: lawmakers Lawmakers have urged the government to give more financial support to the Urban Renewal Authority, which may have to forgo small redevelopment projects that generate larger losses. But Development Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po sidestepped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539816/urban-renewal-needs-more-funding-lawmakers-government
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Finance chief urges lawmakers to back funding for new towns, despite protests

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Financial chief urges lawmakers to back funding for plan despite protests New-town consensus impossible: John Tsang Garnering support from all seven million Hongkongers for controversial plans to build two new towns in the northeastern New Territories would be impossible, the financial chief said as he urged lawmakers to approve preliminary funding for the scheme. John ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538466/new-town-consensus-impossible-john-tsang
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    URA set to think big after rare deficit

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Authority lost HK$2.3b for the last financial year- and sources say a focus on large-scale redevelopments may help it fight back URA set to think big after ... for the last financial year. The URA said the deficit was mainly due to the delay in tendering for four projects amid resistance from property owners, and provisions for losses on five projects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535148/ura-set-think-big-after-rare-deficit
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    West Kowloon arts hub operational plan for venues revealed

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:19am by Vivienne Chow

    ... with the arts community and we still have time to decide," Yu said. He said the Xiqu Centre, Freespace and Lyric Theatre would be among the performing arts venues ready for use. While the Xiqu Centre and Freespace would seek associate partners, Lyric Theatre would involve both associate and resident partners. Freespace, the first venue ready in 2016, would play the role as a cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520096/west-kowloon-arts-hub-operational-plan-venues-revealed
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No U-turn on Kowloon Cultural District basement plans despite spiralling HK$23b cost

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:48pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... thought that the railway delay would affect only phase-two facilities. But yesterday Lam said the Xiqu Centre for Chinese opera and the Lyric Theatre in phase one were also jeopardised. Railway construction works involve the location of an exit of the Xiqu centre- which had been due for completion by 2017- while an area on the waterfront where barges will store construction sand is located ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520371/arts-hub-changes-not-possible-despite-growing-costs-says-carrie-lam

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