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  1. News - Asia - FOOD SECURITY

    Japan imports emergency supplies of butter and powdered milk

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japan forced to import emergency supplies of butter, powdered milk Japan has announced plans for emergency imports of 3,000 tonnes of butter and 10,000 tonnes ... That position would become even more perilous should global unrest or conflict threaten the nation's supply lines. Japan ranks 124th in global food security and that situation is expected to worsen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1626091/japan-imports-emergency-supplies-butter-and-powdered-milk
  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's housing prices stagnate

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... Economists polled by Reuters had expected annual growth of 9.9 per cent. "There are some signs of an improvement in housing supply, both in terms of more second-hand properties coming ... with the same period last year, Halifax said, citing industry data. But it also noted signs of shortages of supplies and skilled labour which could hold back the pace of house-building. The Bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1588770/britains-housing-prices-stagnate
  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. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola-hit Liberia fears starvation as quarantine blocks food supplies

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Monrovia Food supplies stop as Liberian army restricts travel from the country's badly affected north to try to halt the spread of deadly epidemic Ebola-hit ... I have 25 people to feed in my house.” Miatta Sharif, also from Bopolu, said: “We agree measures have to be put in place to contain the virus, but at the same time we don’t have to die from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570771/ebola-hit-liberia-fears-starvation-quarantine-blocks-food-supplies
  5. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Australia's housing bubble is at risk from Chinese crash

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 05:18am by Bloomberg

    ... there's a bit of a housing bubble emerging in Australia'," Hockey retorted. "That is a rather lazy analysis because fundamentally we don't have enough supply to meet ... William Pesek The nation needs to work much harder to diversify growth engines that seem to become more China-centric with each passing year Australia's housing bubble is at risk from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1598275/australias-housing-bubble-risk-chinese-crash
  6. 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
  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Sales of new homes in US jump 0.2pc to 6-year high

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 05:28am by Reuters

    ... to clear the supply of houses on the market, unchanged from August. Six months' supply is normally considered a healthy balance between supply and demand. The median new home price fell 4 per ... to August's sales pace indicated the housing recovery remains tentative. The Department of Commerce said sales rose 0.2 per cent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 467,000 units, the highest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1626840/sales-new-homes-us-jump-02pc-6-year-high
  8. 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
  9. Business - Commodities - MINING

    China's grip on rare earths supply loosens as more overseas mines start

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:45am by Eric Ng

    ... The mainland's share of global rare earths supply could fall to as low as 65 per cent next year from 90 per cent in 2011 as more overseas projects come on stream and domestic illegal mining is tackled, ... the mainland's supply was increasingly constrained by tighter enforcement of illegal mining. "In recent years, legal output volumes have grown modestly … but with strengthened control on illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1622372/chinas-grip-rare-earths-supply-loosens-more-overseas-mines
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... temporary accommodation or commercial activities. The operators say the ban would be a big blow to the guest-house industry. It would also affect the supply of accommodation for tourists, they say, ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Guest house operators attack proposal to ban them from offering rooms in residential blocks, but flat owners welcome the plan Tighter hostel rules 'may hit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them

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