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  1. Shake-up needed over valuations, rate collection

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... report on the Rating and Valuation Department. The report, which criticised the department for slow collection, undervaluation and a backlog of assessment, said outstanding rates and government ... Commissioner of Rating and Valuation Mimi Brown Tsang Mui-fan agreed, saying the department recognised that valuation accuracy was crucial. For a new property or a newly granted land lease, ...

  2. Another long catalogue of waste - Valuations

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... The Inland Revenue Department has come under fire from the Director of Audit for delays of up to 39 months in providing information about property transactions to the Rating and Valuation ... four months to complete, higher than the Rating and Valuation Department target. Some 300 valuation cases took the department more than one year to complete. A delay in valuations ...

  3. Business - Economy - US ECONOMY

    US commerce department revises first-quarter GDP decline to 2.9pc

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... performance in five years, but there are indications growth has since rebounded strongly. The Department of Commerce said yesterday that gross domestic product fell at a 2.9 per cent annual rate ... the economy expanding at a 0.1 per cent rate. The difference between the second and third estimates was the largest on records going back to 1976. US stock index futures fell on the data, while prices ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rent for Mak's flat met with approval

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Court hears Rating and Valuation Department gave nod to rate for flat leased from ex-minister Rent for Mak's flat met with approval The monthly rent of a flat at the centre of a fraud case involving former development minister Mak Chai-kwong and assistant highways director Tsang King-man was approved by the Rating and Valuation Department ...

  5. HK's hot market drops to freezing point

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... attitude evident among buyers to continue at least until after the Lunar New Year, and prices to fall by between 5 per cent and 10 per cent in the short term as deals dry up. But low interest rates ... Kong Monetary Authority also lowered the maximum loan-to-valuation ratios on properties worth HK$8 million or more, and property under company names. Craig Shute, a senior managing director ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    Hoteliers' anger at steep rises in property rates

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... of Hong Kong Hotel Owners has demanded an explanation from the Rating and Valuation Department, saying the rises will add to pressure on the industry, especially after a sluggish "golden ... The Rating and Valuation Department said a ratepayer could object to their assessment and a review would be conducted if necessary. ...

  7. On the market

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Rating and Valuation Department). Asking price is HK$47 million. Sole agent: Angel Law of Savills (9464 1993) Lai Shing Building On offer is a 527 sq ft flat in a single-block residential ...

  8. News - China - POPULATION

    Birth rate holds steady after one-child policy eased, but there won't be further easing

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A broader relaxation of the one-child policy would trigger a baby boom and introduce pressure on resources, family planners say Birth rate steady but easing rule any further unlikely The birth rate has remained stable following the mainland's easing of the one-child policy, a senior official in charge family planning has said. ...

  9. News - China - ECONOMY

    Xi Jinping departs for South America tour

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 11:15am by AFP, Reuters

    ... Agencies in Beijing and Brasilia President to meet friends old and new for BRICS talks and to keep the resources pipeline flowing Xi off to do business in America's backyard President Xi Jinping has departed for a visit to four South American countries, including Brazil, to build ties in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States. Xi ...

  10. News - China - POLLUTION

    Make 30pc of vehicles 'new energy' models by 2016, Chinese cities and government departments told

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Cities given 30pc quota for 'new energy' vehicles At least 30 per cent of annual vehicle purchases must be of "new energy" models by 2016, all central government departments and mainland city administrations have been told. The move is part of efforts to combat air pollution. A circular issued yesterday by the ministries ...




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