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  1. Housing problem an issue of supply

    Posted Dec 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... But inadequate supply of public housing and rising rents mean demand for these dwellings will remain strong. Many in the queue for government-subsidised rental housing have little choice but to live ... public housing supply is the ultimate solution. ...

  2. A supply solution

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... of a supply-side strategy to provide an economic lever. A new long-term housing strategy should be formulated to address the housing needs of both grass-roots and middle-class families, through the supply ... Anthony Cheung At this time of spiralling housing prices, fuelling demand for expanding both rental and for-sale public housing, it is worth revisiting the history of public housing ...

  3. Rise in land supply won't drag prices down

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... sizes and numbers. He said the government was reducing the sites' plot ratios- the floor area of buildings erected on them- and housing supply was therefore unlikely to increase ... The government has released some sites with size restrictions attached and plans to release more in the current financial year to increase the supply of small and medium-sized flats and curb the rapid ...

  4. CLP's tariffs have always been set on principles of fairness

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... come from new infrastructure and the public service sector, including railways, hospitals, schools, universities, public housing estates, water supplies, drainage services and the airport. ... supplies. L. M. Chow, director of marketing and customer services, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited ...

  5. Bocom reins in lending amid tighter money supply

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... billion yuan. Last year's net profit beat a Bloomberg consensus estimate of 17 analysts of 38.05 billion yuan. 'We have studied the business environment for this year. Money supply ... to individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises, said Qian. 'We will strictly restrict loans to government infrastructure projects, except economic housing.' Bocom's loans ...

  6. Supply chain expert delivers

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and innovative in-house competencies, such as supply chain software suites such as CAST and Optimiza, and strategic industry solutions such as the Sea-Air model in Dubai and the sophisticated Transport ... Supply chain management major Barloworld Logistics celebrates a decade of supply chain management success and innovation this month, and is gearing up for continued growth. Since ...

  7. Boost in land supply to build 40,000 flats

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung, Sandy Li

    ... for the Greater Pearl River Delta at Jones Lang LaSalle, said the supply strategy to curb rising prices was 'a slow remedy that cannot meet the emergency' because the new supply would not be ready until 2015 or even later. 'Home prices will continue to increase for the next two years as there will be no improvement in the new supply at about 12,000 units a year.' ...

  8. Money supply and forex shoot up

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Growth of money supply on the mainland- or the total amount of cash in the economy- beat market expectations last month, and foreign exchange reserves ... domestic product growth was likely to slow to 8.5 to 8.95 per cent in the second half. He said infrastructure projects, public housing and robust consumer spending would support growth. Loans from ...

  9. Demand outstrips supply

    Posted Jul 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kenneth Ko Luxury residential leasing interest in central Mid-Levels continues to gain pace, with an increasing number of expatriates arriving in Hong Kong and a tight supply of available ... month.' Chong says luxury rents in the district have jumped by about 10 per cent in the first six months of this year and this trend is expected to continue, given the scarcity in supply. Brisk ...

  10. Land supply to speed up, says finance chief

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah says the government will speed up land supply by offering nine residential sites for sale between now and June. Tsang warned that the government would adopt further measures to reduce the risk of a property bubble and excessive curb price growth. The nine sites would provide a total supply of 2,650 flats, of which 70 per cent would ...




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