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  1. Bird garden bears brunt of flu 'panic'

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... here... But the rental is so expensive that it is impossible for me to move my stall elsewhere,' Mr Yeung said. An alliance of bird owners plans to lead a rally at the Central Government ...

  2. Greening grows on Hong Kong as some cool ideas take root

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... commonplace.' The problem is that green-panel technology is expensive to implement and maintain. A green wall that Strongly developed for Sau Mau Ping Estate in Kwun Tong cost HK$6,000 per square metre to build. Annual maintenance can cost 3 to 8 per cent of the wall's initial construction cost. For the Housing Authority, which draws most of its revenue from rental income, the expense ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SURVEYS

    Why so glum? Hongkongers need to savour city's success

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by MICHALE AU, LILLY ZHANG

    ... A grades this year by the Economic Intelligence Unit for its low-risk economic and political environment. It also ranked us the most liveable city last month- liveable, but expensive. As stated by the latest Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey, it has the world's priciest offices. Residential rental is equally high, with the global consultancy ECA International calculating ...

  4. Research debunks claims clean building methods will cut returns

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... energy in Asia which indirectly promotes ineffective energy use makes the situation worse, as do misperceptions that high-performance buildings are expensive and offer a low return on investment. ... occupancy rates, rentals and capital values, with lower operating and refurbishment costs. A study analysing 33 green buildings across the United States concluded that a 2 per cent outlay would ...

  5. Solar power trial reduces carbon footprint

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the Housing Department has found. The project at Lam Tin Estate, the first to be carried out in public rental housing, achieved a total reduction of 22,610kg last year. Photovoltaic panels were ... grid in government buildings, schools and the offices of non-governmental organisations. The price of photovoltaic panels has fallen in recent years, but they are still expensive. 'The ...

  6. Free car charge-up next after 'green roof' success

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Canon Hong Kong, the building's biggest tenant, occupies 46,151 square feet and accounts for 18.9 per cent gross rental income. 'These were some of the suggestions from our clients ... Tower, for example, could save 15 per cent in energy expenses as the ambient temperature on the floor was two degrees Celsius lower than on other floors. In a highly competitive leasing market, ...

  7. After felling crime figures, Bo Xilai turns to planting trees

    Posted Mar 19th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... catch-all slogan. So tree-planting has topped the list of the municipality's four priorities this year, which also include increasing farmers' income, building cheap rental houses ... to bring in expensive trees from other provinces that could not survive in the region. ...



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