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    Letters to the Editor, February 9, 2013

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Mortgage squeeze hits wrong target Runaway prices of Hong Kong properties are making things increasingly difficult for people living and working in the city. However, it is not just prices ... with this money. A high capital gains tax on short-term property flipping should be the target of any controls, not long-term mortgages. The government's policy is affecting the very people who need ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 5, 2013

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and it can help to improve your mental outlook. Also people can do their yoga exercises accompanied by music and this makes it even more relaxing. It is the perfect form of exercise for people who feel tense and dissatisfied with their lives. Through regularly practising yoga, they can improve their mental outlook and also enjoy yoga sessions with family and friends. Lina Lai, Sheung ...

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    Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2013

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... property tycoons and the landlords who raise rents to ridiculous levels with a take-it-or-leave-it attitude. They are the people who are damaging Hong Kong and its citizens. We pride ourselves ... to unaffordable property prices which are manipulated by tycoons like Mr Li. A harmonious community can be created only if there is a bit more equality and a better chance of living a decent life. ...

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    Letters to the Editor, May 21, 2013

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... not be an admirer of the property tycoons in this city, and the collective harm that I believe they have done, I think on this occasion the SFC is wrong. While regulation is seen as a good thing to help ...

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    Letters to the Editor, May 27, 2013

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... efficiency. The administration has shown that hygiene problems on tycoon-controlled properties are not being followed up with the same diligence as that shown towards places such as wet markets. ...

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    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 22, 2013

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... is encouragingly active. This compares positively with the Tsang administration's timid inertia, where nothing appeared to get done without the full backing of the property tycoons. For example, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, February 18, 2013

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to be proved, by evidence or inference, is that a defendant has reasonable grounds to believe that the property represents any person's proceeds of an indictable offence. The law, and the courts, ...

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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 ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 4, 2013

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Very proud of collective memories I was born and bred in Hong Kong and, like most people living all over the world, I have great affection for my home, its people and culture. I do not see it as wrong to defend our culture, history and heritage and, as Ho ...




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