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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing and Langi Chiang The city's latest affordable housing scheme leaves more than 140,000 applicants vying for just 2,000 homes in an outer district Buying ... are permanent residents of Beijing without a flat and those already enrolled for a unit in other government-subsidised affordable housing. The project, called Royal Scenery, is part of a broad plan ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... not promoted affordable housing to the public sufficiently. "There is also a lack of transparency in selling the flats. And they have failed to attract the target group," he said. Most ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Big-city affordable-housing sales weak Sales of government-subsidised housing in Shanghai and Beijing have been disappointing because those who qualify ...

  3. Capital moves to boost low-cost housing supply

    Posted Dec 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is graduation from the home-ownership scheme to the private market in Hong Kong,' said the analyst from Colliers International. Under the new policy, the size of economic housing units is limited ... in the public housing sector. Analysts have applauded the measures and said they would help low-income earners without having an adverse effect on the overall market. On Friday last week, the National ...

  4. The media and people of Hong Kong must frame debate for its next leader

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... take a leading role- with the aid of the Hong Kong public- in shaping the debate to ensure that the next chief executive meets the test of public approval. A paper like the South China Morning ... reporting covering the widest range of issues important to Hong Kong, from the price of vegetables and the cost of living to the quality of housing, education, the growing income gap, relations ...

  5. Public Eye

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the selection to be fair. They want Tang and Leung to campaign as if it were a real election. They want the committee to vote according to public opinion, not based on Beijing's wishes. ... no mandate to rule. So here's Public Eye's plea to Beijing: stay out of it. No time for Fan dance, Regina Run, Regina, run! Or, don't! But please spare us the guessing game. We've ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong journalists, activist beaten outside home of wife of dissident Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu, Dennis Chong

    ... Verna Yu in Beijing Campaigner also attacked and taken away after trying to visit wife of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo HK journalists beaten while filming activist Two Hong Kong journalists were beaten by unidentified men in Beijing yesterday while filming Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang's attempt to visit Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's wife, who has been under extralegal ...

  7. Kevin Sinclair's Hong Kong

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opinion in Beijing under the newly empowered Ming was rather mute.) In contrast, let's take a look at Hong Kong. Stroll over the 40 hectares of West Kowloon. No visionary buildings are about ... as a 'scrap-iron monstrosity'. Similarly in the 1960s, as the Sydney Opera House was taking its glorious form, the city was torn by controversy over what one critic called a 'portable typewriter ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong's legal profession has undeserved monopoly

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Legal profession is impeding city's holistic development Hong Kong's two legal practitioners' guilds have each issued a press release in response to former justice minister ... neither guild managed to follow this sensible counsel. Ms Leung observed that legal practitioners' misapprehension of Hong Kong's relationship with Beijing had resulted in the top ...

  9. House scandal hits C.Y. ratings

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Leung's integrity, according to the latest poll, commissioned by The South China Morning Post. The poll, Conducted by the University of Hong Kong, found 51.8 per cent of interviewees said the saga ... commemorating the 15th anniversary of Hong Kong's change of sovereignty. 'The central government will fully support the new chief executive Leung Chun-ying and the new SAR government to govern ...

  10. housing on the mainland

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mainland cities? Follow-up activities 1 Think about what problems young people in major mainland cities are facing. Discuss possible solutions with your classmates. 2 In recent years, many Hong Kong people have moved to Shenzhen because of the cheaper flats. Look for their stories on the internet or public libraries' news archives. Are they staying in Shenzhen for good? Answers: ...




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