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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing- not science- is the best use of land at Science Park's fourth phase

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp A successful Science Park requires us to be larger and more vertically integrated in technology Housing- not science- is the best use of phase 4 land Hi-tech ways ... away the site of the proposed Phase 4 of Science Park for housing and, right on schedule, Science Park launches a study to discover new uses for Phase 4. They will be fashionable ones, too, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1588170/housing-not-science-best-use-land-science-parks-fourth-phase
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong logistics sector doesn't need own ministry, despite whinge by lobbyists

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... & Housing Bureau (THB) structure with the THB's primary portfolio of public housing and mass transportation focusing on our local people, their livelihoods and community-centric ... industries". What a feat. Standing tall, this ostrich sees perfectly the extreme difficulties our government faces in providing housing and transportation in an overcrowded city, but then plunges its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1611012/hong-kong-logistics-sector-doesnt-need-own-ministry-despite-whinge
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    By delaying release of iPhone 6 in mainland China, Apple encourages fakes

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... I imagine the fakers are either selling iPhones that fell off the wagon and were given substitute pink covers or they are making promises to supply the genuine article at a later date. Let me say ... cru houses in which one vineyard owner described the drinking of his wine as a mystical experience of religious proportions and in the next breath railed against wine fakers in China. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591804/delaying-release-iphone-6-mainland-china-apple-encourages
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Housing Authority must raise public housing rents or run out of money

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 12:45am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Housing Authority will run out of money if it continues building flats without raising rents that are already among the lowest in urban world High time we stopped paying this rent Professor Raymond So Wai-man, who chairs the Housing Authority's finance committee, said it may need to ask for more funding as its coffers will have dwindled to HK$28.2 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1549258/housing-authority-must-raise-public-housing-rents-or-run-out-money
  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's new rail projects a case of city planners asleep at the wheel

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... planners who never leave their offices. And now we have to fix it. Yat Tung already has bus and minibus connections but the tenants still moan. Find me a public housing estate where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1599759/hong-kongs-new-rail-projects-case-city-planners-asleep-wheel
  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong's anti-money-laundering laws make a mockery out of justice

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:23am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... And wretches hang that jurymen may dine But one assumes that a pang of conscience must occasionally strike them. Among the jailed is a 62-year-old woman, a public housing tenant, serving a 10-year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1593408/hong-kongs-anti-money-laundering-laws-makes-mockery-out-justice
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Distant central bankers drive home prices up in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... interest rates. Housing costs for people who buy their own homes mostly come down to the size of the monthly mortgage payment relative to family income, and the biggest single variable in mortgage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586672/distant-central-bankers-drive-home-prices-hong-kong
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    The limitations of government may sell us a pup on housing

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp The limitations of government may sell us a pup on housing "Supply shortage lies at the heart of the prevailing housing problem … the public and private sectors ... when the two of them heartily endorsed measures started by former governor Chris Patten to bring about a massive increase in housing supply. It looked to be the way of beating down a property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1131759/limitations-government-may-sell-us-pup-housing
  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Public housing plan is a case of too much, too late

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... is not subject to such financial straits. However, we are now up in our ratio of public to private housing supply- from 50/50 to 60/40. Here we go again, with public rental housing at an average ... Public housing plan is a case of too much, too late "We have come to some consensus as to the future direction. Given the current demand, the government should take a more active role ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1293491/public-housing-plan-case-too-much-too-late
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... supply of the labour market. It is not only unfair but it freezes Hong Kong's economy at a more primitive stage of development, with wide income disparity and too heavy a reliance on menial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour

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