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  1. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Lesson No 1 in the school of hard knocks

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 02:52am by Michael Chugani

    ... to live here do not want their Hong Kong-born children to travel long distances, they can rent flats and hire nannies to look after them. Local parents live here, pay taxes and contribute ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Tiananmen Square: is it any of our business?

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 03:36am by Michael Chugani

    ... dollars and cents- lower profits for retailers, lost jobs and a blow to the tourism industry. What about the human cost- crowded MTR trains, rising inflation, infant formula shortages ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Some advice for the censors: lighten up, fellas

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by Michael Chugani

    ... that he kicks out a kindergarten whose offer to double the rent still wasn't good enough. That happened in Tin Shui Wai last week. What should parents tell their children whose young lives ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Spare us the amateur psychology, please

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Michael Chugani

    ... for anti-racism laws to safeguard their rights and dignity. Tales abounded of cabbies refusing to pick up ethnic minorities, landlords refusing to rent to them and employers refusing to hire them. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Torture scars are invisible on dark skin

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:04am by Michael Chugani

    ... had tamed the property market. What planet is he living on? Ask ordinary Hongkongers if they can afford to buy a home, Mr Cheung. Ask renters if landlords are still raising rents. The only ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PUBLIC EYE

    If Beijing blocked Ricky Wong then we would know all about it

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:21am by Michael Chugani

    ... Not polluted air that experts now agree causes lung cancer. Not growing poverty, high rents, high home prices, the deteriorating standards of English or our declining competitiveness. The topic was our ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Loyalty to mainland is loyalty to one's country

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... and living area in that space, calling it a "suite" and renting it out for more than HK$1,500 a month. Super-rich Hong Kong has tens of thousands of people housed ... the government an annual market rent of HK$1.9 million. That is less than what a small mom-and-pop store in Causeway Bay pays. But forget about that. What Williams does not say is that the club pays just ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Take a closer look at the true face of our 'glitzy' city

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Forget about the glitzy brand-name stores in Central and Causeway Bay that pay outrageous rents to vulture landlords. Yes, the upscale stores and sky-high rents give the impression the city exudes wealth. But it's just the fake facade of Hong Kong; the true face of the city has nothing glitzy about it. Think of the rich guys who moan about how long they have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Legislators can solve the problem of poverty

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... But there have already been reports of unscrupulous suppliers and retailers stocking up to pass the stress test so officials will scrap the rule. Go ahead, scrap it. We guarantee this: once it is gone, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    CY is right - ICAC is being used as a political tool

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... the measures. Prices will go crazy within weeks. Ordinary families will be hit hard. Even rents in subdivided flats will soar. Legislators who want this will have to live with their consciences. Michael ...




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