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  1. New flats supply forecast lowered

    Posted Mar 14th 2008, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... earlier prediction of 16,000 units and just 510 more than last year's decade-low supply of 10,470 units. The tight supply has helped residential prices in the secondary market to leap 21 per cent last year from 2006, while rents rose 15 per cent. Although the government agency predicted that supply of completed units would increase to 12,670 next year, that level still would ...

  2. Revenue soars after integration

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Hembly's supply chain service consists of outsourcing and in-house production. The company co-operates with more than 20 subcontractors in the mainland and Vietnam. Outsourcing accounts for more ... through an integration of luxury fashion supply chain services with brand retailing and distribution. Revenue totalled HK$1.04billion, a 69.5per cent increase compared with 2006. Profits ...

  3. Poultry traders rail at lack of live chickens

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Central yesterday in protest against curbs on the supply of chickens. About 40 wholesalers and retailers took part in the demonstration outside the Murray Building, which houses the office of health minister York Chow Yat-ngok, during which some of them clashed with police. The traders remaining after the government buyout of licences are angered by the reduction in the supply of live ...

  4. Tents, supplies arrive from HK, Macau, Israel

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... supplies from domestic and overseas donors, the government said. Macau delivered its second batch of supplies, 40 tonnes of medical supplies and other goods, by chartered plane. The Israel Defence Forces sent more than US$500,000 worth of relief supplies, including tents and blankets. The previous two shipments, valued at a total of US$1.5 million, included medical equipment and other ...

  5. Panel urges restart of housing schemes

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in implementing the public housing programme,' he said. 'The Housing Authority should concentrate on supplying public housing flats for grass-roots families and satisfy their basic needs ... housing to tenants. The motion was passed, with nine votes in support and three against, in the Legislative Council housing panel meeting. The HOS was suspended in 2002 to stabilise the ailing ...

  6. CLP confident of power supplies in extreme weather

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So CLP Power says contingency plans are in place to maintain power supplies to Tai O when extreme weather strikes. It said power supplies to the Lantau Island village were not cut when it was swamped with waist-deep water last Thursday. But regional manager Chow Lap-man said some houses suffered blackouts when flooding affected fuse boxes and electrical appliances. Mr ...

  7. Big rise in supply halts rent surge

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu A big rise in the supply of homes for lease last month brought the surge in residential rents to a temporary end- but for tenants the respite is likely to be brief as rents go back on the march later in the year, analysts say. Average rents in the 60 major housing estates in Hong Kong rose 22.2 per cent in the past 12 months, according to data collated by estate ...

  8. Record-low new home supply helps support market amid slowdown

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu New home supply in Hong Kong fell to a record low in the first half, which analysts said could help shield the property market from the global economic slowdown. According to Transport and Housing Bureau figures, construction was started on 1,100 units in the first six months, 39 per cent lower than the 1,800 units in the same period last year. In the second quarter, 600 ...

  9. Huge supply of new flats hints at deep discounts nationwide

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Fears of deeper property price adjustments across the mainland have increased as the market is set to absorb a big increase in the supply of new flats. Shenzhen, which had ... (China). An inventory level of 3.8 million square metres and potential new supply of 3.3 million sq metres in the second half of this year will translate into a total supply of 7.1 million square ...

  10. Age of globalisation brings added risks

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... A focus on the latest trends in manufacturing, merchandising and purchasing with John Cremer Supply chain management is now far more complex and buyers need to co-operate with suppliers every step of the way The era of globalisation has brought major changes in sourcing patterns and supply lines in virtually every industry, prompting the need for companies to assess ...




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