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  1. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong's public housing policy a homewrecker for poor couples

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:15am by Richard Wong

    ... supply. It is notable that the number of divorced people in private rental housing has risen even more rapidly than that in public rental housing. Meanwhile, the opportunity for low-income ... Richard Wong Hong Kong's public flat policy rewards divorce among the poor, and helps perpetuate inequality Housing homewrecker Hong Kong’s divorce rate in 2011 was 2.9 per 1,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544154/housing-policy-heartache
  2. Comment - Letters

    Risks to supply if Hong Kong depends too much on imported electricity

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... Risks to supply if HK depends too much on imported electricity I fully support the views of C. T. Wan, managing director of HK Electric (" Importing electricity could adversely affect cost and supply ", May 12), and share his concern regarding the adverse implications of full reliance on imported electricity in Hong Kong. Our demanding community will never tolerate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1517468/risks-supply-if-hong-kong-depends-too-much-imported-electricity
  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. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    China Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Aluminium maker seeks to lock up raw material for up to 20 years as Indonesia cuts off exports Hongqiao eyes African bauxite to secure supplies China Hongqiao Group, ... sure we have the offtake for more than 20 to 30 years." Hongqiao is seeking bauxite supplies after Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy, banned exports of unprocessed ore ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1512958/china-hongqiao-eyes-african-bauxite-secure-supplies
  5. 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
  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 - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS &A MORTAR

    Flip-flopping policies sow confusion in Hong Kong housing market

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:58am by Peggy Sito

    ... prices as it seeks to increase housing supply. It seemed to send a signal to the market that the policy of high land prices, which had been blamed for years as a major reason for the city's ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Government sells cheap land on the one hand and relaxes stamp duty measure on the other Flip-flopping policies sow confusion in housing market Home seekers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1539212/flip-flopping-policies-sow-confusion-hong-kong-housing
  8. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Health officials meet with fastfood chain over supply of ‘rotten meat’ to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:26pm by Ernest Kao, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Ernest Kao and Shirley Zhao Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety confirms records of exports by Husi Food Company, whose Shanghai plant is under investigation Hong Kong imported food from company at centre of ‘rotten meat’ scandal: watchdog The city’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557475/hebei-factory-run-rotten-meat-firm-husi-exported-hong-kong-watchdog
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Growing land supply likely to cool home market in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 01:22am by Yvonne Liu

    ... prices to drop when the new housing supply increases significantly," said Chau Kwong-wing, a professor at the department of real estate and construction at the University of Hong Kong. ... for residential use. If it is unable to replenish the land bank, it will be difficult to maintain the current high levels of housing and land supply, and property prices won't drop," Chau said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1497264/growing-land-supply-likely-cool-home-market-hong-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    'Rotten meat' firm licensed to supply to Hong Kong; lawmakers call for tests on mainland imports

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 02:42pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Shanghai Husi Food Company, shut down after allegations it reused rotten meat and falsified expiry labels, said it was licensed to supply to Hong Kong ... that the company had sourced about a fifth of its Chicken McNuggets from Shanghai Husi and that it had halted sales of the product on Monday. Alternative supplies of chicken have been found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557164/food-safety-watchdog-not-sure-if-rotten-meat-firm-exported-hong-kong

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