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  1. Business - Economy - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    Re-exports disguise Hong Kong's gloomy outlook

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... to its exports had little impact on the city's real economy, except to inflate property prices at the more ostentatious end of the market. If weakening demand for China's exports now ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 5, 2013

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... repeatedly that an increase in the minimum wage or the setting of standard working hours will kill businesses in Hong Kong. This is shouted loudest by people with big property investments. And what ... Crazy rents and property prices are killing businesses and we should fight them rather than a small increase in the minimum wage. Jeffry Kuperus, Clear Water Bay   Get tougher with drivers who ...

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    Letters to the Editor, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... have been involved in speculation, property prices have soared. Some people, especially in health care, have expressed concerns about Hong Kong services being overstretched. Conflicts have also ...

  4. Mixed fortunes in 2011 for HK's property market

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com This year was one of mixed fortunes for Hong Kong's property market and analysts predict all real estate- except retail properties in prime locations- ... the market. Increased land supply, tightened lending on the mainland, the euro-zone debt crisis and global slowdown all helped to end the property market's bull run. 'Without substantial ...

  5. Volume slump foreshadows slide in HK property prices

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's property market is remarkable. As recently as March activity was frantic, with more than 10,000 apartments a month changing hands. Since then, however, sentiment has taken a nosedive. ... are still some 15 per cent higher than they were 12 months ago. A glance at the chart above suggests this resilience is unlikely to last. Every time in Hong Kong's recent history that property ...

  6. No sign builders' cost rises will slow

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... to nearly HK$1,500 by 2013. 'Starting from last month, all bar benders received a daily wage increase,' Yau said. Under an agreement announced in March between the Hong Kong Construction Industry Bar Bending Workers' Union and the Hong Kong Bar-Bending Contractors Association, daily wages rose from HK$1,100 to HK$1,230 from August. By 2013 the daily wage will rise to HK$1,490. ...

  7. To buy or not to buy? The fickle promise of property

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... likes to see it as a technical rebound and says the outlook remains uncertain. 'I can't foresee what the property price trend will be by the end of this year. But generally I believe ... Yvonne Liu Is it the right time to get back into the property market? Mr Mak has been asking himself that for quite some time now, avidly following the unexpected rise in property prices ...

  8. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 27, 2013

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Domestic agenda comes first for China China's new leadership will focus on modernising the country before it increases Beijing's role in international affairs, a top official told the Davos forum yesterday. Zhang Xiaoqiang, a deputy director of ...

  9. Events

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'RMB business in Hong Kong: review and outlook'. Hong Kong Club. ...

  10. News - China

    Briefs, January 11, 2013

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... KFC parent 'regrets' handling of food scare Fast-food chain KFC's parent Yum Brands apologised to customers over its handling of a recent food scare that has hit sales in its biggest market. "We regret shortcomings in our self-checking ...




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