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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Buffalo and the fight over prime rural land in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:09am by Bloomberg

    ... an independent research institute. The government has no estimate for how many people are eligible for land. The Heung Yee Kuk said in 2003 that there were about 240,000 eligible men. One person, Lau ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Country park plan may face judicial review

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Rural body says it was ignored as it prepares to fight inclusion of village in rural reserve Country park plan may face judicial review A Heung Yee Kuk ... country park. The rural advisory body said the government has broken a promise made by its colonial predecessor in 1979 not to include private land in country parks. The move comes as the kuk has ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Sun Hung Kai Properties at forefront of push for tiny Hong Kong homes

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:03am by Sandy Li

    ... it applied to increase the number of units at the proposed project at Heung Fan Liu from 816 to 1,326. The company also wants to convert the 241-unit Avignon phase two development in Tuen Mun ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sai Wan villagers dig in to oppose incorporation into Sai Kung East Country Park

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Their statement was made in a Heung Yee Kuk meeting yesterday, at which rural representatives expressed their anger at the decision. More than 300 people attended the session, and three representatives ... also said the government was not keeping a promise made in the 1970s that private land would not be included in country parks. In minutes supplied by the kuk, the then assistant director ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New Territories residents rush to declare illegal structures

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of the roof. Despite the late surge, the number falls far short of rural authority the Heung Yee Kuk's earlier estimate that 35,000 village houses have illegal structures. This suggests many ... may deter some villagers, who would be displaced if their homes were pulled down. Lawyer Lam Kwok-cheong said the kuk, which represents the interests of indigenous New Territories residents ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Homes sweet homes for rich who beat duty slug

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:48am by Sandy Li

    ... they would need to pay much more in stamp duty than rich investors without property who buy five or more flats in one go. Land Registry data shows Sharon Lam Suet-yee bought five flats at yoo ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - PROPERTY

    Banks fighting back against luxury shops for prime space

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li, George Chen

    ... the lease for its branch in Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay for a monthly rent of HK$1 million, say people familiar with the deal. Still, banks continue to compete with luxury brands. More recently, ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Shop operators take the stairs to avoid high rents

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li, RACHEL BUTT

    ... streets, Gaffney added. Shanghai restaurant Yat Pang Heung, which opened in 1987 in a side street, is struggling to cope with a monthly rental rate that is now 20 times higher. "It's very ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Rent of first McDonald's small fraction of today's

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... on Paterson Street can still get their McDonald's fix at the chain's Yee Wo Street outlet, just across the road from the original restaurant. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Gangs encroaching across the New Territories

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Gangs of land grabbers are everywhere in New Territories villages, occupying other people's property by taking advantage of ambiguous boundaries, a rural strongman in Yuen Long says. Leung Fuk-yuen, chairman of the Shap Pat Heung rural committee, said although he sympathised with property owners in Shek Tong village, where the land situation was seemingly slipping ...




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