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  1. 40pc of sites in residential area non-residential

    Posted Aug 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com The government has been urged to review its town planning policy after a property consultancy found nearly 40 per cent of plots in Kowloon Tong- primarily zoned for residential use- have been used for educational or commercial purposes. Knight Frank found 91 of 227 plots around Waterloo Road and the area's MTR lines have been used ...

  2. Blind school's plan for luxury estate rejected

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong The Town Planning Board yesterday rejected an initial application by the city's only school for the blind to turn its campus in Pok Fu Lam into a low-rise luxury residential ... impaired. The joint proposal put forward by the school and developers Hang Lung Group involves a plan to build either six six-storey residential blocks or three 14-storey blocks of flats. ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, December 2, 2012

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... houses I agree with Trevor Yeung about the problems connected with the government's measures to mitigate the property market ("We need more reclamation projects", November 27). ... for housing. I believe the government should meet the housing demand converting all unused land into public residential use. The government hoards and then sells at the best time to private developers ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 26, 2012

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... converting empty industrial buildings into hostels for university students ("Sensible way to ease hostel shortage", November 19). Even if converting buildings designed for non-residential purposes is workable, money would still be needed to get them up to the standards required for residential premises. There is a far more sensible solution to deal with the accommodation shortage; ...

  5. Plan to limit cash held by subsidised schools

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... money on stocks and properties, in some cases on luxury residential homes for senior staff. Under the new proposal, school heads must notify authorities if their reserve exceeds the 12-month ... six-month cash buffer was too stringent, warning it could affect liquidity and make property purchases difficult. Tougher guidelines on the types of investment a school can make are also ...

  6. An education in relative values

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be high-fiving themselves. In May, the government sold the site to Sun Hung Kai Properties for HK$4.49 billion, or HK$24,829 per buildable square foot, making it the third most expensive residential site ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Should we build more schools or luxury flats? For the government, the question is usually a no-brainer. Take, for example, the former Lingnan College site ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted May 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... clause in today's residential leases is a complete joke. What, I wonder, would a landlord actually have to do to constitute breaking this clause? Our 'peace and quiet enjoyment' ... 'luxury rental' each month- they should be ashamed! Several avenues have been pursued to uphold the terms of this special clause, and all say the landlord is perfectly within their rights ...

  8. Redevelopment of Pok Fu Lam school delayed

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... a decision on the school's application to turn its waterfront Pok Fu Lam campus into top-end residential blocks. The Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired has a redevelopment agreement with developer Hang Lung Properties to turn the site into luxury flats and has repeatedly applied to the board to change the zoning of the land from 'government, institution ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 28, 2012

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... drove a Mercedes-Benz and wore luxury watches. HENAN Mentally disabled get help Provincial health authorities have received 7 million yuan from the central government to help about a million ...

  10. Lawmakers slam 'discriminatory' policy on residential hall places

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Lawmakers this week poured scorn on education officials' attempts to meet a shortfall in university residential halls, saying the policy discriminated against local students in favour of those from outside Hong Kong. 'Your solutions are not working,' Democratic Party legislator Yeung Sum said in a meeting of the Legislative Council education panel on Thursday. ...




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