• Tuesday
  • September 16, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:13pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 14173 for hong kong property

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung tells forum that Hong Kong must unite to overcome obstacles

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Chanting slogans wont' solve anything, C.Y. says Hong Kong's problems need to be solved through uniting people and not by chanting slogans, ... and education. Several asked Leung how he would mend rifts in society and end his integrity crisis. "Hong Kong needs to be united, in order to solve the problems that have arisen in society. ...

  2. Hong Kong's system is running on empty

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is either greater authoritarianism or full democracy. Hong Kong people must choose. Our hybrid governing system is not without political genius. It is an amalgamation of British colonialism ... a Hong Kong citizen today- barring the lack of his right to vote- is as free as anyone living in a full democracy. As the city's mayor, the chief executive leads a government that can ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong chief Leung Chun-ying faces challenges with a house divided

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... of the curriculum its highest priority. The Beijing-loyalist Federation of Trade Unions and the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong have made it clear they are against any ... structures discovered at his Peak home and the illegal subdivisions exposed at properties linked to his Development Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po. With the new Legislative Council expanded from 60 to 70, ...

  4. Top officials rely on the property market

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung With land prices high in Hong Kong, investing in property appears to be a popular way for top civil servants to store wealth. A search of the latest declarations ... Ying Yiu-hong, of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau. He owns a flat on Hong Kong Island and two in the New Territories for self-use, and two others on Hong Kong Island for lease. ...

  5. Should Hong Kong introduce rent control?

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... overlooked some of the following facts and consequences. Firstly, Hong Kong is renowned for its free market economy. It has been ranked the world's freest economy by US conservative think thank the Heritage Foundation for 17 consecutive years since the Index of Economic Freedom was first published. Hong Kong takes advantage of this rating to attract investors from around the globe to inject ...

  6. Chief pins recovery hopes on revival of the property market

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... 'In the interests of Hong Kong as a whole, we have to use all our energy and try our best to stabilise the property market, to let it have a chance to go up.' He acknowledged the Housing ... legislators the city's economy was gradually picking up, mainly because of the implementation of individual travel for mainland visitors to Hong Kong and the signing of the Closer Economic ...

  7. DAB panders to rental vote on property

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... for the Betterment of Hong Kong IT WOULD NOT be fair to pick on the Democratic Party alone for fuzzy thinking on property matters and so today it is time for a go at the DAB. I shall have to spare ... that the government's own figures show roadways occupying almost as much public land as all urban residential developments in Hong Kong? But to make a statement like this on specific land-use policies would ...

  8. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    A house is not a home until it becomes affordable

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... it becomes affordable Property prices are one of the hottest topics in Hong Kong these days. Everyone seems to have a strong opinion, although many have lost sight of the real issue. There is nothing wrong with the real estate industry growing in an international city like Hong Kong. And there should also be nothing wrong with the level of property prices- whether in the current uptrend ...

  9. Hong Kong's officials must inhabit a parallel universe

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... government ministers actually have to stand for popular election and where civil servants are routinely held to public account, then Hong Kong must be in a really desperate plight. Our government ... imperatives of a paper-shuffling bureaucracy. If you don't believe it's a problem, just consider a small selection of the minor lunacies Hong Kong's government officials have inflicted ...

  10. Activists to take property protest lying down

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng Young activists are preparing another rally against property developers, this time at the headquarters of property giant Cheung Kong Holdings. Members of the youth branch ... to single out any one developer but to protest against the government's high land price policy and the overwhelming power large developers wielded in Hong Kong. 'The system has made life ...




SCMP.com Account