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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    What can the government really do about home prices in Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:07am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu With new towns crucial for boosting supply, Hongkongers must learn to strike a balance More can be done to cool home prices, but solution involves us Hong Kong property prices ... towns would be likely to provoke protests for environmental reasons. Hongkongers, not just the government, have to figure out how to strike a balance between development and protecting ...

  2. Business - Property - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong needs to think out of the box on rents

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Peter Guy

    ... called on the government to introduce dynamic and flexible wealth redistribution policies to strike a balance between promoting equality and economic objectives. Sadly, on the other hand, Cheung ... breeze pumped out by store refrigerators, with the entertainment provided by people standing next to you striking all manner of deals on their phones. Before critics point out that rent controls ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - AWARDS

    Post property team wins consumer reporting award

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 02:39pm by Sandy Li

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post ’s Property desk won a merit award in the features category at the 14th Consumer Rights Reporting Awards on Friday. Property reporter Yvonne Liu, deputy property editor Sandy Li and property editor Peggy Sito won for the two-part series Putting an end to gross abuses and Realty strikes in July last year. The articles dealt ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Chinese developer Landsea targets high-end upgraders with green homes

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Langi Chiang

    ... for the green technologies it builds into its homes, with a further 40 per cent to first-home buyers. The remainder will target people buying modest second homes and senior residents. The mix strikes ...

  5. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    Architect Ken Shuttleworth was born to design beautiful buildings

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by ADELE BRUNNER

    ... 2012 Olympic Games; the Cube in Birmingham, a striking, mixed-use development; the St Paul's Information Centre, a kiosk next to St Paul's Cathedral in London, which Shuttleworth says ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Building owners need to pay attention to Hong Kong’s long-term energy plans

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 02:36pm by ROBERT ALLENDER

    ... They are similar in the proportion of natural gas, nuclear and coal to be used. They are also very similar on matters of safety, reliability and affordability. They are even not that different in terms ... low carbon? Energy efficiency? Less nuclear? How might stakeholder desires change over the next 40 years? The 50-60 per cent carbon intensity reduction is highly commendable in today's ...

  7. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    S. Korea tops list of global investors

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... on the peninsula reached their peak in February when North Korea threatened nuclear and missile strikes against South Korea and the US after UN-imposed sanctions for a nuclear weapons test. Though the fiery rhetoric has eased, tensions are still running high as North Korea resists international pressure to abandon its nuclear weapons and missile testing programme. Asian investors have parked ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Midland chairman spends HK$330m to raise his stake to 28pc

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 12:59am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Paying almost a 30pc premium to market price, Freddie Wong buys back HK$330m in shares Midland's chairman strikes again Shares in real estate broker Midland jumped to a 13-month high yesterday after chairman Freddie Wong Kin-yip announced he bought shares worth HK$330 million to raise his stake to 28.25 per cent in the company. The stock at one point ...

  9. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Roll out welcome mat

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... nuclear accidents, which are harming the environment and the health of populations, so this is also a big factor for immigration to our country." There are practical factors as well. While ...

  10. Business - Property - JAKE'S VIEW

    Trigger-happy SFC's nuclear option

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... nuclear option leaves fallout Cheung Kong (Holdings) will refund deposits and cancel the sales of its hotel suites after a securities watchdog probe found the deals breached the law ... place to answer them is in a court of law. But now they won't be. The SFC decided to go nuclear and haul out its ultimate weapon, Section 213, which allows it unilaterally to unwind ...




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