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  1. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Water supply across Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung to be suspended for 'urgent' repair work

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 07:52pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Supply system fault blamed for disruption in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung Water cut off overnight at 14 housing estates The water was cut off at 14 housing estates and other buildings in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung last night, with residents given just four hours' notice. The Water Supplies Department said it expected service to resume after seven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1433748/water-supply-across-tsuen-wan-and-kwai-chung-be-suspended-urgent
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

    More housing projects to be launched to ride wave of demand

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:48pm by Sandy Li

    ... the looming rate increase in the US and a large supply of mass residential this year- landlords in the high-end sector … would have to be realistic in pricing should they need to sell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1468529/more-housing-projects-be-launched-ride-wave-demand
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must grapple with question of housing supply

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... trade-offs Supply chain This year marks the 60th anniversary of public housing in Hong Kong. It all started with a huge squatter fire in Shek Kip Mei on December 25, 1953. Then, in 1972, the colonial ... units have to be built. The government has to play a proactive role under a "supply-led strategy", especially in public housing, with an initial 60:40 public-private split in new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1304113/hong-kong-must-grapple-question-housing-supply
  4. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand housing prices hit new high on limited supply

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Values 8pc above 2007 peak thanks to markets in Auckland and Christchurch, despite curbs Home prices hit record onlimited supply in big cities New Zealand house ... months to August, and prices in Christchurch were up 11.4 per cent, because of limited supply. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has imposed limits on the amount of low deposit-high value house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1307755/new-zealand-housing-prices-hit-new-high-limited-supply
  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public housing to account for 60pc of new flat supply

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to account for 60pc of new flat supply Public housing will take up 60 per cent of new residential supply in the next decade, from the current 50-50 share with private flats. The marked change ... take a more active role and do more in providing public housing." Cheung said the ratio of public to private housing in new supply in the next 10 years would be 60 per cent to 40 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1290786/public-housing-account-60pc-new-flat-supply
  6. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's housing supply to soar just as mortgage rates double

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland And when currently unoccupied homes are put up for sale, prices can only fall. Then you will see just how unhappy property agents can get HK's housing supply to soar just ... they will not reverse their stamp duty rises and pledging to step up the construction of new housing projects. Last week, they announced the government will build more than 60,000 public housing flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1277488/hong-kongs-housing-supply-soar-just-mortgage-rates-double
  7. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Abe visits Anne Frank House before US, Korea meeting

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Amsterdam Abe visits Anne Frank House before crucial meeting Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has paid a visit to the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam, ... an official in Japan had said last week. Last week, Tokyo police arrested the 36-year-old man without supplying a motive for the crime or identifying the suspect, whom they said has admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1455842/abe-visits-anne-frank-house-us-korea-meeting
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Land application list scrapped in bid to control supply

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE LIU AND JOYCE NG

    ... Yvonne Liu and Joyce Ng Government takes over full control of city's land supply from developers by ditching the application system operated since 1999 Land application list scrapped The government has taken over total control of land supply from developers by scrapping the application list system. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po announced the end of the system, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163971/government-scraps-land-application-list-take-control-land-supply
  9. Business - Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Supply is the key to ending Hong Kong's housing problems, not policy change

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy sito Pre-sale period lengthening designed to create impression of more residential units Supply is key to ending housing problems, not policy tricks Is Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying successfully convincing the public that his administration can provide enough affordable housing? Over the past two weeks, the government has announced a series of policies including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1278164/supply-key-ending-hong-kongs-housing-problems-not-policy-change
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING POLICY

    Flats for Hongkongers scheme a failure

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:27am by Peggy Sito

    ... and frustrated with radical sentiment in Hong Kong after incidents including a rowdy anti-mainlander protest in February. A housing scheme designated for Hongkongers to the exclusion of outsiders could ... to help Hongkongers priced out of the property market. This is because it is too small when compared with the private housing stock in Hong Kong, which was about 1.45 million units last year. So ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1466880/flats-hongkongers-scheme-failure

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