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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Occupy Central a danger to the Hong Kong property market, Barclays Bank warns

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:52pm by Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan

    ... Joyce Ng, Jeanny Yu and Ray Chan Barclays Bank says 'shocks' like Central protest could cause a slump from which it will take the city longer to recover than in 2003 and 2008 Occupy 'a danger to property market' "Unexpected shocks" like the planned Occupy Central protest could trigger a property market slump, leading international bank Barclays ...

  2. Property - International - TAIWAN

    Taipei home prices rise beyond the reach of young people

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

    ... policies and lobbies lawmakers and government officials. In October, it plans to stage an overnight sleep-in next to a luxury development to protest against rising property prices. ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Mainland China property market cooling down fast

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Langi Chiang

    ... protested, Huizhou's city government stepped in, and new buyers shunned its projects on sale. "It's not certain how long it will take the company to fix its problem and get new ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Link Reit's sale of shopping centres will leave poorer residents worse off

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 03:42am by Albert Cheng

    ... media. A protest march was organised against me on New Year's Day, in which participants threatened to resort to violence to silence me. I was portrayed as a public enemy, seeking to block ...

  5. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Thailand's property market hit by military coup

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... of Colliers International Thailand, and one which reflected a dampened mood among buyers. Protests and blockades of city streets had left all Thais "very concerned about what would happen ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOURISM

    Plateauing of mainland China visitor numbers hits Hong Kong hotels

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:28pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... as the mainland economy is still affected by a credit squeeze and the yuan's recent depreciation," Cheng said. "The anti-corruption campaign and the recent protests in Hong Kong against ...

  7. Property - International - DEVELOPMENT

    China's Fosun joins bid for €915m Greek privatisation project

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:41am by AP

    ... "permanent and sustainable". Protests, meanwhile, continued against a new austerity deal reached this month between Greece and lenders from euro-zone countries and the International Monetary Fund. Pharmacies around most of the country closed in protest at new licensing rules. In central Athens, riot police forcibly removed protesting cleaning staff affected by recent state job cuts ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Little public sympathy for Hong Kong's protesting property agents

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Soaring prices generated big salaries for agents while ordinary families suffered Little public sympathy for property agents There are more than 1,000 demonstrations in Hong Kong every year and many attract considerable public support. Recently ...

  9. Business - Companies

    Link defends rent increase at malls after protest

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Link defends rent increase at malls after protest The Link Reit yesterday defended the rising rents at its shopping centres, saying the magnitude of the increase would not exceed the growth in tenants' turnover. Dozens of protestors yesterday demonstrated against Link for raising retail rents too sharply and forcing small tenants to move out ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese wait for price cuts as property slowdown accelerates

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:58am by Langi Chiang and Celine Sun

    ... gathered at Wharf's sales office to protest against a steep price cut by the Hong Kong developer in a local project. The price cut erased almost a third of the value of homes these people had ...




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