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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong’s middle class priced out of the housing market

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 08:13pm by LINA VYAS

    ... is being overlooked. The supply of housing is on the rise, but it caters mainly to the high- and low-income citizens: the focus has been on public rental housing and high-end accommodation, and the government has been rightly criticised for favouring property tycoons. There is a gap in the supply of middle-class housing. Housing is an important government policy area, comparable with education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1523911/hong-kongs-middle-class-priced-out-housing-market
  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... on a spillage of raw sewage into a dam that supplies water, resulting in more than 100 people having to be treated for diarrhoea. "Everybody recognises that our infrastructure is old. As a small ... in an impoverished township northwest of the capital, Pretoria. Taps in Mothutlung had been dry for days, forcing residents to rely on intermittent supplies from water tankers. People became ill, leading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556640/babies-deaths-underscore-south-african-water-supply-problems
  3. Property - International

    South Korean housing market hindered by traditional system

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:13am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... cocktail of measures" is needed to remedy the housing market failure: steady, though not rapid, economic growth; supply-side interventions that support more conventional rental models; ... to rent rather than buy. As homes languished on the market and the rental sector tightened, a loss of faith in the housing market seemed the only explanation. The depth of the dip was underscored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1524552/south-korean-housing-market-hindered-traditional-system
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Lee Shau-kee proposes donating Shek Kip Mei site for low-cost housing

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:41pm by Sandy Li

    ... years. According to industry insiders, the site is now occupied by the 50-year-old Tai Hang Sai Estate, which is owned and managed by the Hong Kong Settlers Housing Corporation (HKSHC). "The ... companies yesterday. "It will help to increase flat supply once the proposal materialises," he said, and pointed out the site could be used to build 4,000 to 5,000 Home Ownership Scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1528958/lee-shau-kee-proposes-donating-shek-kip-mei-site-low-cost
  5. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: Do you think CY Leung's measures to boost housing supply will be effective?

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Do you think Leung Chun-ying’s measures to boost land and housing supply will be effective? How can the government convince the public that it is not bowing to pressure from property ... and long-term measures to boost land supply for housing. Some short- to medium-term measures are more certain and effective, such as increasing development density at unleased or unallocated residential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142621/scmp-debate-do-you-think-cy-leungs-measures-boost-housing-supply-will
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's housing will require focus on land supply, backer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by OLGA WONG AND JOYCE NG

    ... the supply of public housing." There are expectations that removing the controls will make possible the long-awaited redevelopment of the 45-year-old Wah Fu Estate in Pok Fu Lam, as the Housing ... TO HIT HOUSING TARGET? Leung Chun-ying's ambitious housing targets risk being missed if the government does not prioritise building up land reserves, a key supporter of the chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1130497/cy-leungs-housing-will-require-focus-land-supply-backer-says
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    CY's well-intentioned housing supply policy likely to backfire

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... at tackling the crippling supply shortage Leung blames for pushing housing prices and rents up to unaffordable levels. Unfortunately, his new policy is likely to backfire spectacularly. "Supply ... and immigration, the number of households living in the city has grown at an average rate of around 28,500 a year. The result of this under-supply, says Leung, is an acute housing shortage that has pushed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1129746/cys-well-intentioned-housing-supply-policy-likely-backfire
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    CY urged to show caution in race to boost housing supply

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... in the wake of his policy address, which put housing at the top of his administration's agenda. One of the short-term measures to increase land supply involves the rezoning of at least 36 ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Leung is urged not to sacrifice community facilities or quality urban living Warning over rush to boost housing Warning over rush to boost housing Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142795/chief-executive-urged-show-caution-race-boost-housing-supply
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales of hotel rooms will choke housing supply, tourism

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Joyce Man

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Man Sales will choke supply of rooms Sales of hotel rooms as residential flats will cut the city's supply of accommodation and harm tourism, the Tourism Board has ... director of the Federation of Hotel Owners, said there were enough hotel rooms. "Except for maybe the Lunar New Year when hotels are more in demand, we have an abundant supply of rooms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1154119/sales-will-choke-supply-rooms
  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    US accuses Russia of ‘coercion’ after Putin warns over gas supplies to Europe

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:22am by Reuters in Washington and Moscow

    ... Reuters in Washington and Moscow Obama and Merkel underscore need for West to be ready to apply further sanctions as Putin threatens to cut gas supplies to Europe if they pass through Ukraine President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a US accusation that he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1475644/us-accuses-russia-coercion-after-putin-issues-warning-gas-supplies-europe

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