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    Escalating rents pose greater threat to small businesses than minimum wage rise

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:41am by LETTERS

    ... economy, keeping the multiplier effect healthy, whereas a property owner often invests a chunk of profits overseas. Likewise, the luxury brand tenants, mainly foreign, take their high profits home. ... caused another cha chaan teng to close? The owner never had the luxury of dealing with the minimum-wage-rise issue. A HK$10 increase would have cost him an extra HK$17,000 a month. ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 17, 2014

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... is known around the world as a major tourist attraction. But the current huge influx of tourists has helped to spark the opening of many illegal guest houses in residential properties, which has ... of the public is most important; the majority of these unregistered guest houses are inside residential buildings, so it may be difficult for officials to discover them. It is very important to deal ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 20, 2014

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... developers are not renowned for having a give-and-take attitude." Leopards do not change their spots, and property tycoons' cravings for more gross floor area and planning concessions ... The Reach, Double Cove, Green Code and now Metro 6. The vehicles idle all day in front of restaurants, small shops and numerous residential units. Not only are the idling engines affecting air ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 14, 2014

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... be made clear that civil disobedience which is illegitimate, such as harming private property and violating the freedom of citizens, cannot be tolerated. Of course, only cases where prosecutors ... Tam   Police ignore illegal racing on highway At 8am on the morning of July 27, like every Sunday for the past 10 months or so, about 30 luxury sports cars were racing on the North Lantau ...

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    Government can offer small landowners better financial deal

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by LETTERS

    ... property exceeds 4,000 square metres are eligible to apply for "in-situ land exchange", which would enable them to modify the land lease for private development. However, most landowners with large enough contiguous plots are wealthy developers. Those with smaller plots or scattered properties have no choice but to settle for meagre compensation for land resumption. In effect, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 31, 2014

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by LETTERS

    ... purchasing them. With this right removed at the Mont Vert residential project, Cheung Kong was being unfair to its potential customers. It should be their right to see the property before they make ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2014

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by LETTERS

    ... oasis for locals and visitors. But some developers kept lobbying for a residential/office complex on the 42 hectares, in contrast to open parkland. They appear to have benefited from the fact ... Alternatives, a citizen advocacy group, has worked tirelessly for a "property development free" cultural district as a pure cultural green park. This new plan is totally unacceptable, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 15, 2014

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:09am by LETTERS

    ... Indeed, the Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance, which came into force in April last year, imposes stringent sales practice requirements on property developers, including ... note promulgated by the Sales of First-hand Residential Properties Authority, one example of "relevant information" is that windows of certain flats must be closed for noise ...

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    Kwun Tong land-use changes will have negative impact on local residents

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:10am by LETTERS

    ... the sites were identified for residential development, such as one at Wai Lok Street. It was originally designated in the outline zoning plan as "specified land use" for a sewage treatment plant with a landscaped rooftop and statutory height limit of 15 metres. However, it is proposed this will be changed into medium-to-low residential land use of 20 storeys. The planning U-turn ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 7, 2014

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by LETTERS

    ... luxury cars continue to illegally occupy the main roads of Central, causing both danger and inconvenience to countless pedestrians. When will our police force treat these daily violators in ways ... that Japan's claims lack credibility. Emily Lee Tan-ting, Kwai Chung   Seeking clear explanation over school In Hong Kong, property development is a very important part of the economy, so I am ...




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