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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Hongkongers left flat by ever-rising apartment prices, survey says

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the people polled felt current apartment prices were too high, compared to 6.6 per cent who saw the level as right and 0.4 per cent who said property was cheap. The study found that 37.3 per cent ... as 10 to 20 per cent, while 2.2 per cent predicted that the rise could be 30 per cent or even higher. For those who believed property prices would fall, 48.1 per cent expected the drop would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unpaid property taxes piling up in law firms a risk as Legco delays stamp duty bill, John Tsang claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Patsy Moy, Emily Tsang

    ... of non-residential properties. "The legal sector has repeatedly expressed to us their worries about the risk of keeping the money," Tsang wrote, without elaborating on the nature of the risk. ... Patsy Moy and Emily Tsang Finance chief says property levies piling up at law firms while lawmakers are filibustering Tsang frets over delay to stamp duty bill's passage Law firms ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... to be the "inside man" of property tycoons Thomas and Raymond Kwok. Prosecutor David Perry QC also laid bare yesterday the painstaking methods allegedly used to conceal those payments. Rafael Hui Si-yan, 66, faces eight charges related to bribery and misconduct in public office. Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, 62, faces one charge of conspiracy to offer ...

  4. Trend getters

    Posted Jan 01st 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan, Kevin Kwong, Patsy Moy, Suzanne Harrison

    ... but the poor are staying poor, Wong says. The phenomenon is most evident in the property market, where luxury flat prices are rocketing, but other categories are stagnating. The social commentator says ... in luxury, but with an edge. As more experimental brands open outlets as a stepping stone to the mainland, emporiums such as Lane Crawford and Joyce continue to introduce new designers. A buzz word ...

  5. Tenancy law unfair to landlords, property owners tell housing panel

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Kong Owners' Club chairman Shea Hing-wan told the housing panel that the law was not tough enough to get compensation from unscrupulous tenants who damaged the property or moved out ... 'By the same logic, then, should tenants also share the debts shouldered by their landlords whose properties have fallen into deficit equity? 'Even if the law has given landlords more ...


    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of Centaline Property. 'Owners of top-grade offices want big-name companies, and many don't bother to entertain small businesses even if they can afford it,' he says. The rent crunch has been a boon for serviced offices. Servcorp, a provider of top-grade serviced space, reports that its average occupancy rate has almost doubled, from less than 50 per cent during the property ...

  7. Incentives urged for emerging industries

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... 'Even though those industries are developing in our neighbouring countries, Hong Kong still has the edge such as our legal system and protection of intellectual property rights,' he said. ... duty for properties under $6 million. Mr Wong said that the move would help to relieve the financial burden on low- and medium-income families as well as boost the property market. 'Those ...


    Posted Oct 12th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... is different from Asian customers,' Lo says. Property managers say there's no helping the exclusion of small players from principal retail hubs. With premier shopping centres in Central, ... spaces in less prominent arcades. Some landlords even subject tenants to leases that give them a share of the profits, says Stanley Poon Chi-ming, general manager of retail at Centaline Property ...

  9. Street smart

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to be messy and congested, and no one would want to linger,' she says. But the scene began to change after the completion of the StarCrest residential complex and, later, Three Pacific Place, Tse says. To complement its properties, the developer, Swire, had cleaned up the surrounding grounds and introduced garden features, including a pergola for shade, bamboo and other greenery, ...

  10. Future blight

    Posted Oct 24th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong people, he was also mistrustful of the property market and continues to stay in public housing to conserve his funds. This approach is only slightly more sophisticated than hiding money in a cookie jar as bank interest can't keep up with inflation, experts say. More aggressive investments such as stocks or property are useful instruments to compensate ...




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