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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London's Soho is gentrified as seediness is swept away

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:30am by Bloomberg

    ... century, it stretches from Oxford Street to Shaftesbury Avenue. By the 1800s, it was known for its poverty after the affluent moved to neighbourhoods like Mayfair. In the 1960s, it became part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1539692/londons-soho-gentrified-seediness-swept-away
  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - SUBDIVIDED FLATS

    Cubicle living grim reality for poor

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... to be, said Wong Hung, an associate professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong who specialises in urban poverty and employment. Hong Kong's economy underwent a major change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1322271/cubicle-living-grim-reality-poor
  3. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Nigeria property boom offers rewards if you know what you're doing

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... in poverty in shanty towns or in basic concrete block and iron-roofed houses they have built themselves, but building mass housing for the poor is not a popular investment. "If you know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1311718/nigeria-property-boom-offers-rewards-if-you-know-what-youre
  4. Business - Economy

    California city becomes first to adopt eminent domain plan

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 02:56pm

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles The city of Richmond, California, said on Tuesday it will use its power of eminent domain, if necessary, to seize “underwater” mortgage loans to keep its residents in their homes, becoming the first US municipality to adopt such an approach. The northern California city, long plagued by poverty and crime, sent notice to the holders of more than 620 underwater home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1293327/california-city-becomes-first-adopt-eminent-domain-plan
  5. Business - Economy

    California city becomes first to adopt eminent domain plan

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 02:55pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles The city of Richmond, California, said on Tuesday it will use its power of eminent domain, if necessary, to seize “underwater” mortgage loans to keep its residents in their homes, becoming the first US municipality to adopt such an approach. The northern California city, long plagued by poverty and crime, sent notice to the holders of more than 620 underwater home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1293326/california-city-becomes-first-adopt-eminent-domain-plan
  6. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Wharf aims for higher sales amid record profits

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... as tackling housing and poverty were the administration's top priorities. Wharf's pay TV and internet services arm, i-Cable Communications' subsidiary Fantastic Television; HKTV; ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1200619/wharf-aims-higher-sales-amid-record-profits
  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Billionaire Henry Cheng warns new duty could rock normal property sales

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... It is exempt for permanent residents. Cheng, who is a member of the government's preparatory task force on the Commission on Poverty, also yesterday urged lawmakers to approve the controversial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1078249/billionaire-henry-cheng-warns-new-duty-could-rock-normal-property
  8. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Jakarta leads Asia's charge

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... action. Nice to visit, but perhaps not to live, one might think. Jakarta, it has been said, is a place for hard-core expats- a city troubled by violence, pollution, political unrest and poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1086745/jakarta-leads-asias-charge

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