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  1. Words of advice for a first-time femme fiscale

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for the first time, although it applies equally to men. She counsels, for example, that individuals bring the same kind of scrutiny to investments as they would with any major expenditure. Financial ... of healthily sceptical questions. For female investors perhaps approaching investing for the first time, Ching has some practical tips. She advises, for example, that investors should ascertain whether ...

  2. Asian buyers see big returns in European assets

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Twenty-nine per cent of respondents from the rest of the region also picked Western Europe as their top investment destination. While China's FDI outflow fell for the first time in nine years ...

  3. HK buyers ease up on Chinese real estate

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for prices to rise by between 8 and 10 per cent this year. In January, the central government unveiled a package of eight austerity measures to curb rising property prices. For the first time, local ... in the same period last year. In Shenzhen, formerly the most popular location for Hong Kong investors, between 1,800 and 2,000 properties were sold to Hong Kong buyers, down 10 per cent from the same ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Two Kai Tak sites chosen for HK-only buyers in pilot property scheme

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Sandy Li, Paggie Leung

    ...'s economic status, whether he or she is a first-time buyer and whether the home is for the owner to live in. Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, said he did ... Kai Tak sites chosen for HK-only buyers Two sites at the former Kai Tak airport have been selected for a pilot scheme in which homes will be sold only to Hong Kong permanent residents for 30 ...

  5. Buyer beware is a phrase made for these tourists

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the first time, mainland punters can try their luck in a market still being seen as offering relatively attractive valuations. Tours are being organised by China Travel Service to take would-be ... to jewellery shops, buyers should think carefully before parting with their money. ...

  6. Innovative products sit well with buyers

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... which specialises in cookware, metalware, dinnerware and kitchenware made of silicon, is another first-time exhibitor. 'I am both an importer and an exporter, so joining the fair has dual ... time and feels this year could be the big one. 'Buyers have a habit of just looking around and checking you out for a few years, keeping in touch with you and getting information before ...

  7. Exports of consumer goods set to decline, warns trade official

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang The Trade Development Council could slip into the red next year, when it expects the city's exports of consumer goods to decline for the first time in eight years. ... for Hong Kong goods- Mr Lam said exports of consumer goods such as electronic appliances, apparel, toys, watches and jewellery would decline next year for the first time since 2001. He also warned ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not learned anything from the 2008 downturn, or do we need another crisis to realise there is a case for the SFC to be revamped? Rishi Teckchandani, Mid-Levels First-time flat buyers do need help ... by the adoption of a policy of assisting first-time buyers of property. Officials can aid prospective first-time flat buyers without interfering in free market forces. This would improve the image of Hong ...

  9. HK$283m buys Asia's most expensive flat

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... comprises 64 flats, most of which are leased. It is not the first time the residential tower, built in 2004, has attracted record-high property prices. In 2004, casino magnate Stanley Ho ... Property agents said the penthouse, on the 52nd and 53rd floor of the Branksome Crest tower, sold for a record HK$40,000 per square foot. The buyer has not been identified and Kerry Properties ...

  10. Improve this city to encourage births

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Chinese Foundation Secondary School From the Editor Home ownership is so good for a society that many countries help first-time buyers with a subsidy. In developed places, like Australia, ...




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