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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    US dollar peg to blame for high private rentals in Hong Kong

    Posted May 06th 2014, 12:32am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... dollar peg to blame for high private rentals [French economist Thomas] Piketty states that unrestrained capitalism and free markets have caused great inequality... In Hong Kong this can clearly be seen in rising property prices and rents- where property developers and landlords get rich at the expense of workers' stagnant wages. Letters to the editor, May 4 I suppose I shall have ...

  2. Airport returns just flights of fancy for taxpayers

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and other charges related to air travel but from retail licensing, property rentals and other unrelated sources. The airlines will, of course, say that these are actually air travel related ... and what not. My calculations are based on the airport's own income statement and assume that 30 per cent of the depreciation and of the interest charges are related to shops and rentals ...

  3. Public taken for a ride in hidden cost of noisy, polluting bus services

    Posted Jan 24th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... however, must bear the full cost of constructing their expensive railbeds while you get the roadways you use for free, courtesy of the public purse. This is why the public purse grants the rail ... based on the accommodation value of adjoining buildings or land. We shall then calculate how much revenue those roadways could generate if we charged a market rental rate for their land value. ...

  4. Time for public housing tenants to pay up

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... increase (births over deaths) is only 0.19 per cent annually of the size of our population and the squatter phenomenon is gone. Yet the third of our population that lives in public rental housing ... Thus, it should be no surprise to find expensive cars in Housing Authority car parks. Figures I have seen suggest that these beneficiaries of our largesse have a greater disposable income than ...



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