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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Caution about Hong Kong's economic outlook is warranted

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

    ... stressed that the "through train" has risks and the economy could come under pressure, particularly the property market, should the US raise interest rates. Share prices have been lifted by hot money from overseas to bet on the cross-border trading scheme; quick profit-taking could cause markets to plunge. Tsang has forecast a gloomy economic outlook that could be exacerbated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573098/caution-about-hong-kongs-economic-outlook-warranted
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trend towards building smaller flats is not a healthy sign

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Trend to smaller flats not healthy There is at least one important way in which the government's campaigns to increase flat supply and crack down on property speculation has succeeded. Developers who used to make a killing selling so-called luxury properties are switching to small flats since anti-speculation measures like the double stamp duty were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1592662/trend-towards-building-smaller-flats-not-healthy-sign
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Speeding up urban renewal is in the public interest

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in strategy, the Urban Renewal Authority two years ago began allowing property owners to initiate redevelopment proposals. While the support of owners of two-thirds of units in a building is required ... is part of any negotiation. Property owners have every right to maximise their gains. But they have to be realistic at the same time. If the majority is happy with the authority's offer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590468/speeding-urban-renewal-public-interest
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Relax labour laws to help city

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... developers and contractors have seized on it to renew calls to relax rules on importing labour, arguing that shortages were helping raise construction costs and property prices. A recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1589567/relaxing-labour-importation-laws-will-benefit-hong-kong
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    After easy re-election, Macau leader now faces many challenges

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 05:06am by SCMP Editorial

    ... revenues, he no longer enjoys the social harmony his predecessor did. Economic growth and speedy development have brought with them a host of problems. Property prices have rocketed fivefold since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1584012/after-easy-re-election-macau-leader-now-faces-many
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New Territories villagers must play by the rules

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as infringing on private property rights. In a protest against development restrictions in northern Lantau, angry villagers bulldozed an ecologically sensitive mangrove in front of media cameras ... been flattened. The row underlines the conflict between conservation and property rights. If the villagers think their rights are unreasonably restricted, they can make representations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580942/new-territories-villagers-must-play-rules
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong must remain alert to dangers posed by forces of nature

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

    ... a long way and the loss of life and property during typhoons is no longer as severe as it once was. This is partly the result of technological advances that enable more accurate weather forecasts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580139/hong-kong-must-remain-alert-dangers-posed-forces-nature
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Both sinners and saints in Wenzhou church row

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:25am by SCMP Editorial

    ... what the provincial government says is a campaign to promote economic development by removing older and illegal properties. Church leaders and overseas human rights groups say it is a crackdown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1565058/both-sinners-and-saints-wenzhou-church-row
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Battle over state-owned enterprises an issue of fair trade versus economic reality

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... with trade and profit as with economic ideology and fundamental outlooks about what constitute fair trade. Despite its latest WTO setback, Washington is certain to continue its fight against SOEs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556749/battle-over-state-owned-enterprises-issue-fair-trade-versus
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing should resist pressure to turn on the fiscal tap

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... mini-stimulus measures apparently stabilised growth and offset the drag of a weak property market. But economists were quick to characterise it as short-term relief from pain rather than long-term gain, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556616/beijing-should-resist-pressure-turn-fiscal-tap

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