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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com June 4 museum in legal threat ahead of opening The group behind the world's first museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square crackdown- due to open ... to take legal action. Alliance chairman Lee Cheuk-yan said they would be sending representatives. "The museum could only cater to tens of visitors at a time and we believe it would not cause ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Ningbo developer fails under weight of HK$4.4b debt

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:13am by BLOOM

    ... to the officials, who asked not to be named. The company's majority shareholder and his son, its legal representative, have been detained and face charges of illegal fundraising, the officials said. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Outdated licensing law 'behind New Territories land disputes'

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 02:49am by Ernest Kao

    ... spend lots of money on refurbishing and maintaining a property only to be kicked out because they have no legal ownership rights." Last month, a Canadian-Chinese man told the South China ... property and he could legally make a claim of adverse possession after 12 years. "He may have been living there, but once the original licensee dies, anyone can come and claim adverse ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New battle looms on property duty rises

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the pledge regarding adjustments to the buyers' stamp duty was "not just a verbal commitment", as some lawmakers claimed. While reiterating that he would consider making it a legal ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Higher stamp duties approved by Legco 16 months after being imposed

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:11am by Tony Cheung

    ... in the past 16 months. The measures have wide public support, but their approval was held up as lawmakers sought a legally binding say in future stamp duty decisions. In the end, just after 4.30pm, 23 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Legco set to vote for year-old stamp duty rise

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 05:11am by TANNA CHONG AND OLGA WONG

    ... of the bill," To said. "What are the grounds for the change? What is the legality of making the policy change through a policy commitment?" he asked. Under the bill, foreign and corporate ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Developer poses legal challenge to Building Authority

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Long Winner Development calls for a judicial review of decisions made by Building Authority Developer challenges watchdog over dispute A developer linked to Henderson Land Development is seeking what it calls an "unpr ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Apex Horizon hotel use under scrutiny

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Stuart Lau and Paggie Leung

    ... to check on hotel use The Lands Department has threatened to take legal action if it finds buyers of Cheung Kong's controversial hotel project living in the units. The warning came as 95 per ... Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po told a Legislative Council panel yesterday that his team was seeking legal advice. "The matter at hand is not the sale of hotel room units per se ...

  9. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Apex Horizon compensation hopes dashed

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... a project involving a group of small investors. To do this legally, Cheung Kong must seek approval for promotional documents and ensure they disclose all investment features and risks before any ... It will offer buyers HK$10,000 in legal and other expenses. However, more than 27 buyers who resold their properties to a third party through confirmor transactions might suffer more losses than other ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sai Wan villagers dig in to oppose incorporation into Sai Kung East Country Park

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... who applied for legal aid for a judicial review. Lai Yan said if the government did not respond to their request in a month, the villagers would protest at its headquarters in Tamar. Thomas Lai said the application for legal aid was in its final stages and said he expected it to be approved soon. Up to 30 people live in the village, and they complained that the government had ...




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