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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Paul Chan row should not overshadow needed housing project

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Don't let Chan row scuttle plan Dogged by controversy, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po must be relieved to find himself still in the job. Weeks into a fresh conflict-of-interest furore, the pressure on Chan to step down appears to have eased, at least for now. He conceded he was "clumsy" when explaining whether he and his family had benefited from owning ...

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    Reclamation a last resort to ease land supply

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... more land and generating revenue, is controversial. When he recently released the details of six reclamation sites for public discussion, Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po stressed ... strategy. About 27 per cent of housing and 70 per cent of office space is on reclaimed land, yet it only represents six per cent of the city's total area. Chan said problems with land supply ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Best course is full disclosure in agricultural land row

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Best course is full disclosure Perception is everything in politics, the maxim goes. Development Minister Paul Chan Mo-po should have learned that lesson after the first ... he is overseeing. To quell the claims of collusion, he has to be as open and honest as possible. It would have been better for Chan to have revealed all about the 20,000 square feet ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong's housing policy needs vigorous debate

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was a challenge. In a bid to test public response, development minister Paul Chan Mo-po said there were suggestions that part of the city's 44,239 hectares of protected country park could be released ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Keep exploring Lee Shau-kee's offer of land for homes

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... for non-profit-making organisations to take over. It is good that Lee's generosity has been well received and is being explored further. Without being specific, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po said ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong needs to speed up land supply mechanism

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to stabilise the red-hot property market is a case in point. In the latest move, which surprised many, development chief Paul Chan Mo-po announced that a 14-year-old land sale system would be replaced ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Sale of hotel units another housing headache for Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... tourism is booming. Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po has warned buyers to beware of land-lease violations that could jeopardise possession of their units. Indeed, some law firms have declined ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ice Bucket Challenge is for charity... and politicking

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

    ... Commons. Civic Party lawmaker Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok has challenged Beijing's liaison office chief, Zhang Xiaoming, and pro-establishment march organiser Robert Chow Yung to take up the exercise. Meanwhile, Beijing-loyalist Leticia Lee See-yin called out media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang and the Civic Party's Claudia Mo Man-ching ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Fame is no excuse for taking drugs

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by SCMP Editorial

    ... is why stars of stage, screen and the written word are being targeted in a nation-wide crackdown on abusers. Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan's son, Jaycee, and Taiwanese actor Ko Chen-tung ... Celebrities, as role models, can help curb drug use. Ko was involved in an anti-drug campaign in 2012. But too often, the pressure of their jobs can also lead to abuse and addiction. Jaycee Chan ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

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

    ... Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan Tak-lam may therefore seem overly pessimistic. Three times this week, finance officials have called for caution. Chan has ... restrictions, a lack of knowledge about the companies being invested in and a gap in understanding of the scheme could lead to a sluggish, rather than meteoric, start. Tsang and Chan are right ...




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