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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and Shanghai. Home owners could never have been happier; housing prices hit record highs in June. Continuing low interest rates make loans affordable. The warnings of rough times ahead by Financial ... stressed that the "through train" has risks and the economy could come under pressure, particularly the property market, should the US raise interest rates. Share prices have been lifted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposals a welcome step to closing illegal guest houses

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Illegal hotels must be closed The influx of visitors continues to put Hong Kong's tourism capacity to the test. With only 1,629 registered hotels and guest houses ... unlicensed guest houses will be raised from HK$200,000 to HK$500,000 and from two years' imprisonment to three. The law will also be revised to make it easier to haul offenders to court. Instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555506/proposals-welcome-step-closing-illegal-guest-houses
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ferguson exposes US policy fail

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Ferguson exposes US policy failings The force used by US police to quell riots in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson creates eye-catching images. But the story is less about an oversized hammer being used against a nail than that five decades after the civil rights movement triumphed and with a black man in the White House, much still needs to change in America. Racial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577264/killing-michael-brown-ferguson-exposes-us-policy-failings
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    It's the spirit of the rules that civil servants must adhere to

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... She later sought approval from a Town Planning Board committee to build four houses there. She is a member of that committee but did not take part in meetings that discussed her application. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572412/its-spirit-rules-civil-servants-must-adhere
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing should resist pressure to turn on the fiscal tap

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with the risk that cooling housing starts or export weakness could drive renewed growth deceleration. This sets the stage for the annual conclave of current and retired senior Communist Party officials ... by official data for new home prices last month. They showed that a record of nearly 80 per cent of the 70 major cities monitored by the National Bureau of Statistics suffered a month-on-month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556616/beijing-should-resist-pressure-turn-fiscal-tap
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Deliver flats at affordable prices

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Deliver flats at affordable prices There is no magic solution to the housing shortage in Hong Kong. Yet expectations have been raised ever since Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying pledged in his manifesto to provide more affordable housing. The stakes were raised even higher when the government committed to deliver 470,000 flats over the next decade, 40 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1438911/deliver-flats-affordable-prices
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A new chapter for the Hang Seng Index

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... This will consolidate Hong Kong's status as an international market. It will also lead to a range of new Hang Seng indices, which may include one to track price differences between stocks listed in both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567928/new-chapter-hang-seng-index
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    There's a silver lining even as retail sales take a downturn

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and a factor in high prices. Counter intuitively, local diners rescued the restaurant trade from the downturn by increasing their spending on meals by 3.6 per cent in the first half, compensating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567221/theres-silver-lining-even-retail-sales-take-downturn
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sinners and saints in Wenzhou church row

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... regulations. But they insist that their designs are common practice in Wenzhou, known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship. This goes to the heart of the conflict over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565058/both-sinners-and-saints-wenzhou-church-row
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pragmatic and focused housing policies deserve our full support

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:41am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Building on a commitment Land supply and housing may not have been the focus of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address, but they are just as important ... to attain the goal and there are already objectors and sceptics. The plans are pragmatic and focused, and deserving of our every support. High property prices and rents have become a source ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1407203/pragmatic-and-focused-housing-policies-deserve-our-full

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