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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981253/plan-limit-cash-held-subsidised-schools
  2. Piggery brings an air of discontent

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... farm is on the other side of the border. If it was in Shenzhen we would have asked the authorities to shut it down,' Mr Deng said. The school was founded and operated by property developer Shenzhen Pengji Holdings, which also built luxury residential estates in the area. It is believed that the developer held discussions with the Hong Kong authorities on ways of getting rid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/451035/piggery-brings-air-discontent
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718141/redevelopment-pok-fu-lam-school-delayed
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1095207/letters-editor-december-2-2012
  5. School could raise HK$585m from site sale

    Posted Jul 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A leading special school is planning to sell its prime site for luxury housing development to bankroll construction of a state-of-the-art education centre for the blind. The Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired has struck a deal with Hang Lung Properties to buy its 6,500 sq metre site in Pok Fu Lam- worth an estimated HK$585 million. Estate agents said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600626/school-could-raise-hk585m-site-sale
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984110/education-relative-values
  7. Where To Live: Kowloon Tong

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... according to Centaline Property Agency (Kowloon luxury) senior district manager Sebastian Leung Wai-lun. Another option for large-scale development is One Beacon Hill (right), a Cheung Kong ... Compiled by Ren Publishing Overview Kowloon Tong has been the heartland of luxurious living at the foot of the Lion Rock since the 1920s, when the area was turned into an English-style ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/593902/where-live-kowloon-tong
  8. Cultural heritage at risk as cash trumps conservation

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Song and Yuan dynasties (960-1368) have been badly damaged by a municipal-government-owned developer building a luxury residential and commercial complex. The grain stores were recognised ... poverty-stricken Sixian county, a 900-year-old temple was dismantled after the land it occupied was sold to a developer planning to put up luxury flats. The developer paid top dollar for the site, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724460/cultural-heritage-risk-cash-trumps-conservation
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976986/40pc-sites-residential-area-non-residential
  10. Talkback

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the power of property developers, it matters a lot. As a private residential development, the owner HKR International can do whatever it wants. As residents we note the following: ... of these flats have not been sold and so HKRI is renting them out. The financial crisis has exacerbated the situation; and HKRI is building a luxury hotel at Chianti, an unlikely success given the world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656092/talkback

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