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  1. Flood of flats poses challenge to market

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... How buyers respond to the wide variety of homes on offer will be seen as a barometer for the sector The Hong Kong housing market is facing further challenges with almost 3,000 new flats going on sale within the next two weeks. At least six projects - rang ...

  2. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    When you wish upon a Death Star

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... flooding Twitter feeds with the hashtag " #DisneyStarWars ". Among the more amusing mixes: When You Wish Upon a Death Star Finding Greedo Song of the Sith Lando and the Tramp Snow White ...

  3. Rumours of big ICBC stake sale weigh on stock

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... lender's shares were about to flood the market. Six Hong Kong fund managers reported they were called by brokers claiming to have a large block of ICBC shares to sell. Strategic investors who ... declined to comment. Share flood Li Ka-shing among names mentioned as potential seller Fund manager said a big investor was trying to sell ICBC shares worth, in HK$: $1.6b ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Forum in Chengdu on July 25, leading a 100-strong business and official delegation. $1m in flood aid approved The government has approved a Disaster Relief Fund grant of $1 million for emergency relief to flood victims in Hunan and Guizhou provinces. ...

  5. ICBC joins the rush to raise new capital

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the largest lenders- ICBC, China Construction Bank, Bank of China and Bank of Communications- to as much as 287 billion yuan. The fund-raising flood comes on the heels of last year's lending ...

  6. The case for increasing the supply of land

    Posted Aug 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... low-interest environment, will help keep up demand, as will a flood of money from across the border. Much as people decry rising prices, a sharp fall in flat values would anger many, and could inflict ...

  7. Online broker shuts local business for second time

    Posted Jul 27th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... it was a 'corporate refocusing effort'. Because Hong Kong is flooded with stockbrokers and banks offering cheap online trading, charges have fallen through the floor since 2003, when ...

  8. take action

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were rejected by an insurer when a water pipe in her toilet burst in May, flooding her flat and damaging the furniture. 'We didn't tamper with the pipes. When the water flooded, it took building management a long time to turn off the water supply, so everything in my flat was flooded and damaged,' she said, estimating the cost of damage at between $30,000 ...

  9. Single serviced apartments on sale for first time in HK

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... of investors since demand for flats was high, the market was flooded with capital and the interest rate was low. Around 10 serviced apartment blocks have been sold in each of the past two years, Fung ...

  10. Hang Lung's HarbourSide sales undercut partner

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... sales signalled money was flooding into luxury homes. 'We have lost count of how much hot money has come into the luxury residential market. But some are definitely mainland buyers,' ...




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