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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    No plans to scrap MPF 'offsetting' mechanism, says Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:52pm by Tony Cheung and Jennifer Ngo

    ... and the public for pushing up the city's property prices. "Constitutionally the question of one-way permits is in the hands of the central authorities," Leung said. "If you look ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    VOXPOP: What do they say about CY Leung's latest blueprint?

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:06pm

    ... promises. Property prices are still very high." Yeung On, 65, retiree "I hope the government can hand out rent subsidies, and increase the old-age allowance. My retirement fund ... of private properties haven’t dropped. Also there is a town planning imbalance, with new and high-end boutique apartments being built in old districts. Subsequently they attract the rich and bring up ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    HK$1 billion each for funds to boost recycling and reuse of old landfill sites

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Cheung Chi Fai, FANNY FUNG

    ... "It might even boost property prices." But Gary Fan Kwok-wai, a Sai Kung district councillor and lawmaker, was unimpressed. "It will take years or even decades before any ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Live: CY Leung undergoes grilling by lawmakers on policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:09am

    ... and the grassroots have very different needs,” Leung responded. “The middle class is concerned about property prices and children’s education needs … for the grassroots it may be about more fundamental ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    The people speak: What Hongkongers think of CY Leung's policy address

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... for middle-class people. But we have to wait and see whether the policy of increasing land supply is effective in tackling the high property prices.   Peter Lai, 43, clerk, Wan Chai: It is disappointing ... to be as many as 150,000 to meet the demand.     Serena Law, 40, property agent, Wan Chai: There's no tax rebate. The household income cap for buying a Home Ownership Scheme flat is only HK$40,000. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Leung endorses proactive approach to boosting growth

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Enoch Yiu

    ... small government" policy. Leung said the administration had acted "in a proactive manner" in the past six months, citing the policy of "Hong Kong property for Hong Kong ... of the local public. When strong interest in local property from overseas buyers is affecting local buyers, the government has to intervene," Chow said. He said the Cepa working group was a good ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Policy address crucially overlooks plight of the middle class

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 06:44pm by Alex Lo

    ... are increasingly dissatisfied with rising medical costs, falling education standards and rising costs of living “We recognise that problems stemming from property prices and rental, cage homes, cubicle ... until the time is right to maximise their profits. That simply runs counter to Leung’s goal of bringing down flat prices and stabilising the property market. Leung may have his heart ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Lawmakers grill CY Leung over policy address

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 06:08pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... with restrictions on development and raising the plot ratios for certain projects. Commerce sector legislator Martin Liao Cheung-kong said Leung spent much ink on the residential property market but did ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Leung Chun-ying's concrete action plan for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by REPORTERS

    ... Education Voucher Scheme will receive an extra grant in 2013-14 for minor improvement works ENVIRONMENT Set aside HK$10 billion as subsidies for owners of more than 80,000 heavily polluting ... that problems stemming from property prices and rental, cage homes, cubicle apartments and subdivided units cannot be solved overnight. But we must acknowledge these problems, understand the gravity ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chief executive declares his priorities for helping an overcrowded city

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... government is to tackle the housing problem," the 58-year-old chief executive told the Legislative Council, acknowledging the sharp rise in property prices and an outcry over the cramped living conditions of tens of thousands of people. "We recognise that problems stemming from property prices and rental, cage homes, cubicle apartments and subdivided units cannot be solved overnight. ...




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