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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's new disclosure rules on flats not enough

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... in the industry, leading to those incredibly shrinking shoeboxes whose living space is often much smaller than advertised. The Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance will ban the use of gross ... misleading information or withholding information is to give too much of it. This is the shape of things to come if the sale of the Riva luxury project by Sun Hung Kai Properties in Yuen Long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1203353/hong-kongs-new-disclosure-rules-flats-not-enough
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New Territories villagers must play by the rules

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as infringing on private property rights. In a protest against development restrictions in northern Lantau, angry villagers bulldozed an ecologically sensitive mangrove in front of media cameras ... been flattened. The row underlines the conflict between conservation and property rights. If the villagers think their rights are unreasonably restricted, they can make representations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580942/new-territories-villagers-must-play-rules
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a long way and the loss of life and property during typhoons is no longer as severe as it once was. This is partly the result of technological advances that enable more accurate weather forecasts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Guo Meimei scandal shows Chinese Red Cross must clean up its act

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... by images posted on Weibo in 2011 of Guo's lavish lifestyle, including driving luxury cars, as she falsely claimed to be an executive of a Red Cross subsidiary. These images, and evidence ... continued to share photos of herself at luxury resorts and restaurants and Macau's casino tables on Weibo. In the CCTV report she admitted to operating a gambling venture in Beijing and working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570876/guo-meimei-scandal-shows-chinese-red-cross-must-clean-its
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stressed that the "through train" has risks and the economy could come under pressure, particularly the property market, should the US raise interest rates. Share prices have been lifted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    There's a silver lining even as retail sales take a downturn

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for luxury goods. Sales of high-end jewellery, watches and valuable gifts fell more than 28 per cent year on year, following a 40 per cent plunge in April. In the first six months retail sales fell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567221/theres-silver-lining-even-retail-sales-take-downturn
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Dubious windows show flat buyers need better protection

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... bathrooms barely big enough for a sink. The latest oddity that has come to public attention is removable "fixed windows"- an increasingly common feature used by property developers to get around environmental and planning rules. Most buyers are not even aware of it until the flat is handed over. Tight building rules and limited living space mean residential projects are often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547455/dubious-windows-show-flat-buyers-need-better-protection
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sinners and saints in Wenzhou church row

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what the provincial government says is a campaign to promote economic development by removing older and illegal properties. Church leaders and overseas human rights groups say it is a crackdown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565058/both-sinners-and-saints-wenzhou-church-row
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Latest property market curbs welcome, but vigilance still needed

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Property market curbs welcome When Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah intervenes in the property market he leaves a calling card threatening to return. Once again an increasing flood of hot money has forced him to make good on his promise to do what it takes to head off a property bubble. His latest cooling measures are both necessary and appropriate. It is only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1157218/latest-property-market-curbs-welcome-vigilance-still-needed
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposals a welcome step to closing illegal guest houses

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... As the licensing regime only considers fire and building safety, some guest houses have been approved even though the buildings in which they are located are restricted to private residential use. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1555506/proposals-welcome-step-closing-illegal-guest-houses

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