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  1. Chongqing launches huge public housing programme

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... by public transport from Dazhulin (one of the housing locations) to my office. If I'm late it will affect my working performance. 'Where I live now, my share of the monthly rent is 600 ... income for a university graduate is 2,000 yuan a month and the public rental housing units, each of about 50 square metres, will rent for about 500 yuan a month. Chongqing's plan ...

  2. Luxury projects push rents to new high

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Bowen's Lookout to vie for top dollar with Branksome Crest Head-to-head competition in the luxury leasing market is likely when Sino Group, a private unit controlled by the family of Hong Kong-listed Sino Land chairman Robert Ng Chee Siong, launches its residential project Bowen's Lookout, in Mid-Levels in the next two weeks. Asking rents for the 25 apartments, ...

  3. Ex-housing chief asked for vague job outline

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Former housing director Leung Chin-man suggested to his post- retirement employer New World China Land that it be vague in public about his job description to provide 'flexibility', a Legislative Council panel investigating his appointment heard yesterday. There was a public outcry when the government approved Mr Leung's job with New World China Land, ...

  4. Ex-housing chief shocked officials didn't consider Hung Hom deal

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Former buildings and housing chief Leung Chin-man expressed shock early today that the government had not considered his role in the controversial sale of a Hung Hom housing ... the position. The estate, built for sale to the public but never occupied, was sold in 2004 to a consortium including NWS Holdings, a subsidiary of New World Development, for barely half the asking ...

  5. Lydia Dunn gives up seat in House of Lords

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amsterdam to Tokyo. She made headlines when she broke into tears at a House of Commons debate on Hong Kong after the June 4 crackdown. A row has blown up in Britain because the peers can keep ... their titles.' Dunn has in recent years adopted a retiring public image and has lived in London with her husband Michael Thomas, a former attorney general of Hong Kong, since the mid-1990s. Turning 70 ...

  6. Higher prices slow luxury sales

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Marketing strategies of developers in less prestigious locations to blame as owners ask for more Owners of prestigious residential properties are raising their asking prices- ... near Kowloon station, for tender in the hope of getting $20,000 per sq ft. Cheung Kong (Holdings) also recently put on sale a 3,000 sq ft penthouse in a mass residential project in Tseung Kwan ...

  7. Housing estate cleanups ruffle some feathers

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Cheung Kong group, said it was the company's policy to remove birds' nests from its housing estates. However, bird lovers are worried about the measures. 'The public might ... Cheung Chi-fai Property management firms in Hong Kong have stepped up efforts to clear birds' nests from trees but bird lovers say an unnecessary purge is being launched against ...

  8. The rise of a street-side electronics shop into Hong Kong-listed giant Gome- and Wong's fall from grace

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or 'beautiful country' 2004 Gome lists on the Hong Kong stock market November 2008 Gome, which by now operates over 1,000 stores in more than 200 cities, announces Wong is under investigation by Beijing police, and later says he is under house arrest. Chen Xiao is appointed acting chairman of company December Wong's wife, Du Juan, resigns as a director of Hong Kong-listed Gome ...

  9. Hong Kong Air plans to raise HK$5b in IPO

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Hong Kong Airlines, controlled by the mainland's fourth-largest airline Hainan Airlines, is planning to raise HK$5 billion with a share flotation in Hong Kong. The move is aimed at funding aircraft acquisition that will increase its fleet beyond 40 aircraft by 2012, Yang Jianhong, president of Hong Kong Airlines said. The carrier, which operates more than 30 ...

  10. High-fliers flee Hong Kong to breathe freely

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Ip Annemarie de Villiers arrived in Hong Kong in July 2009 with her husband, Daniel, and two boys, Bailey and Ethan, and immediately fell in love with the city. The native South ... in Hong Kong. Doctors said the air pollution was affecting his health and the asthma could become permanent. Annemarie too had bronchitis and chronic migraines. 'It was absolutely ...




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