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  1. Beware bad property loans, bank warns

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... at increasing the supply of housing for low-income residents. Some analysts have raised concerns over Shanghai's dependence on property and exports as its main sources of economic growth. The city ...

  2. Soaring Shanghai 'must slow down'

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... outright for prices to come down, saying that Shanghai would try to increase the supply of housing, especially for those in lower-income groups. The mayor also took pains to highlight friction caused by evictions, saying the city would try to make the process more transparent. Shanghai is facing the relocation of residents from old housing because of plans to clear an area for the 2010 ...

  3. Attempt to cool rampant investment in property

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Minister of Construction Wang Guangtao said the government would control the supply of land, halt approvals and institute stricter sales requirements for luxury housing. Joseph Zimny, director ... National leaders want to curb luxury projects and boost low-cost housing National leaders have raised the alarm about overheating in the property market, calling for a more healthy pace ...

  4. Haitang sows chaos in Zhejiang and Fujian

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Zhejiang, low-lying areas flooded and houses collapsed. Both provinces reported blackouts after strong winds blew down power lines. Water supplies were also cut in some areas. Airports in Fuzhou, ... by fallen cables. The storms, which began on Friday, toppled 1,500 houses and caused 130 million yuan in damage. More than 380,000 people in 16 cities and counties in Hubei province were affected. ...

  5. Property market digests new government controls

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... of low-income housing and a 'chaotic' market. Investment in property surged more than 21 per cent in the January-April period to 413 billion yuan, up from 20.2 per cent in the first quarter, official data released yesterday showed. The six measures to promote healthy development of the market outlined broad directives: providing lower-cost housing and using tax, credit and land ...

  6. Cool-off moves hit Shanghai market

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... down or limit new supply. 'The bottom line is that the new property measures are not a signal for housing prices to fall, nor do they presage a further slowdown in construction activity ... of April, up 34 per cent from the same time last year but down from a 40 per cent rise at the end of March, figures released yesterday showed. Trading in the city's second-hand housing market ...

  7. Controls have little effect on surging property prices

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and a possible increase in the limit on borrowing from the public housing fund are all good news for the market,' said Sun Jianping, an analyst at Guotai Junan Securities. 'The Shanghai market ... like relocation to make way for projects associated with the Beijing Olympics in 2008 are supporting the rise. But developers are also holding back flats to limit supply in hopes of reaping ...

  8. Villagers face a bleak future after flooding

    Posted Jul 31st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... lake in eastern Jiangsu province. Jiangsu and neighbouring Anhui province were the hardest hit by the most severe flooding in the area since 1991. On July 11, officials went from house to house ... in knee-deep water surveying his submerged house. Dead shrimp, the remains of his livelihood, floated in the water around him. After three years, he had hoped his fledgling business venture would pay ...

  9. Shanghai property market on rebound

    Posted Oct 25th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... a capital gains tax and limiting foreign investment in the sector. But the long-running campaign has placed more emphasis on residential housing and analysts say some funds have switched ... it said. Colliers International said demand for luxury residential property remained 'stable' in the third quarter because of limits on supply. Shui On Land said it expected stronger ...

  10. Shanghai braces for powerful typhoon

    Posted Aug 06th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... boats ordered back to port as heavy rains and strong winds began to hit the region. Some houses around Taizhou city reported flooding up to the first floor. Weather officials warned the typhoon ... night, Shanghai TV reported that the red typhoon signal had been hoisted, as residents cancelled weekend plans and stocked up on supplies. Frank Zhao, a consultant for an advertising company, ...




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