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  1. 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

    ... industrial sector out The government's bias towards housing development in planning policy has left business owners crying out for industrial space. As Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ... priority of boosting housing supply had come at the expense of other land-use needs, in particular, crimping the stock of industrial land. "If all this land is changed to residential, where do ...

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

    Official in lands row to get new posting

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Olga Wong, FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... months after Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah announced in his budget that the government would study the potential for developing the area. And it came two months before she was promoted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568719/official-lands-row-get-new-posting
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Declaration of interest row after Lands Department official bought 13 plots

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by FANNY FUNG, Olga Wong

    ... months after Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said the government would invite the MTR Corporation to study development opportunities in southern Kam Tin. In May this year, the couple ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567858/row-over-officials-property-deal
  4. 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 ... at Fudan University in Shanghai, said the bank's financial size would not be enough to make a big impact on the five emerging economies. "It might take 20 years before the real impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556937/new-brics-bank-face-tough-challenges-analysts-say
  5. 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
  6. 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

    ... and cultural and creative industries. Run by the Qianhai authorities, the Shenzhen Youth Federation and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, it will also provide the companies with seed money, training, business consultations and other forms of financial support. The centre will feature three "incubator buildings" for entrepreneurial companies, a convention and exhibition ...

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

    New town in northeast New Territories threatens businesses and jobs

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... the northeastern New Territories and Tung Chung- including sites to be rezoned in the next few years. That area would be 30 times the size of Taikoo Shing, and provide industrial space 73 times the size ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548174/new-town-northeast-new-territories-threatens-businesses-and-jobs
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong facing shortage of 10,000 construction workers- and MTR is suffering

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:32pm

    ... and the prevailing labour shortage is common to the construction industry," an MTR spokesman said. "The corporation has been working with the government and the industry to address the labour ... far to find enough workers locally, except for some aspects of the bridge that require specialist skills. The Construction Industry Council says there are about 320,000 registered construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519855/hong-kong-facing-shortage-10000-construction-workers

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