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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law to affirm double stamp duty passed, 17 months after levy came in

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by PHILE SIU, Ada Lee

    ... this to a year, saying it would allow more people to move from small flats to bigger flats. "If they don't sell their flats, where do we get all these small flats for the first-time ... Of the lawmakers present, 49 voted for the bill while seven voted against it. Under the measure, which is designed to help cool the property market, buyers of all properties valued at HK$2 million or more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555049/law-affirm-double-stamp-duty-passed-17-months-after-levy-came
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Education crisis forces Leung to axe Apec summit trip

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... It is the first time a chief executive has not attended the summit since the handover. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah will take his place. A government source said Leung decided to stay ... doorstep. Leung must defuse the turmoil over national education, as well as decide on a scheme to restrict sales of new homes to Hong Kong buyers. He also has to deal with the issue of the influx ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1030346/education-crisis-forces-leung-axe-apec-summit-trip
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... a Recycling Fund to promote the sustainable development of the recycling industry. Promulgating “A Food Waste & Yard Waste Plan for Hong Kong 2014- 2022” in February 2014. For the first time ... of the Current-term Government in its First Year, highlighting our work and achievements. Similarly, this year’s report outlines the progress made by the current-term Government on various fronts in its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539724/full-text-cy-leungs-2014-annual-report
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    ICAC probe urged into sale of flats by Exco member Franklin Lam

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Yvonne Liu

    ...'s approval first before letting the agent pocket the difference like a rebate. A failure to get a buyer's approval can constitute an illegal rebate, for which the offender can face up to seven ... million, respectively, on the market now. He said he needed to sell the two remaining flats because the Exco appointment was his only full-time job. He had been donating his monthly pay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074072/icac-probe-urged-sale-flats-exco-member-franklin-lam
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Franklin Lam takes leave of absence from Exco amid flat sales row

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... said, and the council would also stop sending him relevant documents. Leung said he approved the request because Lam needed time to handle the queries over his property sales. "Exco has ... with him at any time. Alan Leong Kah-kit, leader of the Civic Party, described Lam's leave-taking as "a compromise arrangement". He said government leaders were finding it harder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1074999/franklin-lam-takes-leave-absence-exco-amid-flat-sales-row

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