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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Solution to affordable housing lies in increasing supply

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:38am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of stamp duty. Even so, home prices are still out of reach for many prospective buyers. The ultimate solution lies in a steady supply of new housing in the short and longer term. The chief ... SCMP Editorial Solution lies in more supply When the government sought to rein in the runaway property market with a controversial doubling of stamp duty last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1513898/solution-affordable-housing-lies-increasing-supply
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Prices rise amid tight supply of flats as sales decrease

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 02:56pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sales down, prices up in tight market for flats Tight housing supply led to a decrease in secondary home sales in Hong Kong last week, but prices continue to rise. Data from Ricacorp Properties showed that for the week to Sunday, 166 second-hand flats were sold in the 50 largest private housing estates it monitors, the fewest in 15 weeks and down 17 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1557160/prices-rise-amid-tight-supply-flats-sales-decrease
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Government should not forget Hong Kong’s middle class when increasing supply of flats

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:48am by Yvonne Liu

    ... it is relying on releasing more land and increasing new housing supply. In recent years, the government introduced restrictions on flat sizes when it auctioned off residential sites. The usable area ... even if new housing supply increases significantly from next year. The increase in supply won't help the sandwich class. The government should also address the housing problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1439186/government-should-not-forget-hong-kongs-middle-class-when
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Alarm grows over housing supply glut in inner mainland China cities

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:34am by SANDY LI AND LANGI CHIANG

    ... Vice-Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Qi Ji said earlier this month. For major cities that had seen strong price increases, more supply would be encouraged, especially that of small ... and Longfor. We didn't even know how a villa looks like. But now we have high-rises, low-rises, housing estates and nice landscaped villas," he said. There are more than 10 such large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1456567/alarm-grows-over-housing-supply-glut-inner-mainland-china
  5. Comment - Letters

    Arbitration can lead to significant new housing supply

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:18am by LETTERS

    ... Arbitration process can lead to significant new housing supply I refer to Allan Hay's letter ("Arbitration is not the answer to assess value of land premiums", February 20). ... expertise; let's now use it, and significant new housing supply should be the most welcome result. Ian Cullen, Ian Cullen & Associates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1438913/arbitration-can-lead-significant-new-housing-supply
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    China to boost land supply for housing in mega cities

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Land supply for housing set for boost in mega cities The mainland will increase land supply for property development in mega cities this year, the land ministry said on Sunday, as the country's frothy housing market showed some initial signs of cooling down. The prospect of increased land supply is at odds with the interpretation placed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1435066/china-boost-land-supply-housing-mega-cities
  7. Business - Commodities - COMMENT

    Closures of China's iron ore mines won't offset global supply increases

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by Reuters

    ... output will open the door to increased imports, thus absorbing the extra supply being brought online by the major mining houses. This view is bolstered by the improving outlook for steel demand ... Clyde Russell Rising supply to dash hopes of iron ore bulls Iron ore prices increased the most in 10 months last week, but hopes that this marks the start of a new bullish phase are likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1545149/closures-chinas-iron-ore-mines-wont-offset-global-supply
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Control of water supplies seen as seen as key to Iraq and Syria conflicts

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:50pm by GDN

    ... on who controls the region's dwindling water supplies, say security analysts in London and Baghdad. Rivers, canals, dams, sewage and desalination plants are now all military targets in the semi-arid region, which regularly experiences extreme water shortages, says Michael Stephen, of the Royal United Services Institute think tank in Qatar. "Control of water supplies gives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545993/control-water-supplies-seen-seen-key-iraq-and-syria-conflicts
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong chief executive urged do more on land supply and ease building costs

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:41am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The chief executive is urged to draft a more comprehensive land supply programme and look at ways to control construction costs Supply seen as key for HK's housing fix It turns out that introducing cooling measures was the easy part of the government's ambition to tackle the city's housing problem. At the end of his second year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1543252/hong-kong-chief-executive-urged-do-more-land-supply-and
  10. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    Police firing range targeted for possible housing near Kwu Tung new town

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong

    ... is targeted for housing Development officials are considering relocating several police facilities, including a large firing range, to make space for more housing close to a proposed new town in North ... into a housing development, citing the difficulty of relocating a tiny firing range nearby. While the uses of the sites, if vacated, are yet to be decided, a government source said housing would be one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559399/police-firing-range-targeted-possible-housing-near-kwu-tung-new-town

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