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  1. Tsang predicts soft landing for housing market

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Global uncertainties and slower economic growth locally, combined with government measures, would mean a soft landing for Hong Kong's housing market, ... at the moment, particularly in Europe and the US,' Tsang said. 'We are in a long haul of slow growth. Hopefully this will give us breathing space.' Tsang said a soft landing would ...

  2. Former teacher helped with land issues pre-1997

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com When she was asked to meet the chief Chinese representative to the Sino-British Land Commission, Sun Yanxing, in September 1985, Melinda Ko Shuen-hing had ... Hongkongers to take part in negotiations between Beijing and London over leases of Hong Kong land in the run-up to the handover. The commission was needed because a provision in the Sino-British Joint ...

  3. Green activists fight to break business hold

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong Three supporters of sustainable development are setting out to break the hold of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce on the Election Committee to decide on the next chief executive. Markus Shaw, Stephen Wong and Dr George Cautherley, running on a platform of sustainable development and environmental protection, will submit their nomination forms ...

  4. There's no need for land reclamation

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A government's job is as much to look to the future as the present. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's outgoing administration is doing that with its consultation on land supply. But the options put forward- reclaiming land beyond Victoria Harbour, including building artificial islands and use of rock caverns- should be last resorts. While the latter could prove an innovative way ...

  5. Providing land to build 40,000 flats a year offers would-be buyers hope

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito Peggy.sito@scmp.com The chief executive unveiled long-term measures to increase the land supply for new homes in a bid to allow more a foothold on the increasingly unattainable property ladder. Property analysts said that while the land policy would limit developers' profits in the long run, it would have no significant impact on the property market in the short ...

  6. Out of the bag

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... the ammunition of protective consumer law enjoyed there. Meanwhile, shareholders in Hong Kong are only just beginning to appreciate their power to hold public companies to account. And they have to do so ... by organising land sales to ensure the continued dominance of the big property cartels, and, of course, by ensuring that the growing army of very poorly paid people remain in poverty. However, Hong Kong ...

  7. History of post-retirement work

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai Former housing chief Leung Chin-man's appointment as deputy managing director of New World China Land in 2008 after retirement triggered heated controversy. Leung, who ... and before his appointment to New World China Land, Leung was heavily criticised by the Audit Commissioner for granting Henderson Land extra gross floor area for its Grand Promenade project. Leung ...

  8. Time for Some Home truths

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that today's policy address will contain radical measures to increase land supply. 'Read between the lines. Tsang has admitted the government has made mistakes which have resulted in today's high home prices,' said Koh Keng-shing, head of Landscope Surveyors. 'That implies he will do something to push prices down. Increasing land supply is the solution.' Echoing ...

  9. Tsang's term chimes with strong housing market

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... economic outlook. Midland Realty estimates that Land Registry data due out this week could show that the total number of property transactions dropped by some 31 per cent to 7,897 in June. Buggle ... developers launched new projects last month. Among the new releases was The Beaumont in Tseung Kwan O, developed by Cheung Kong (Holdings), where 360 units were sold as of Saturday. 0.44% ...

  10. Leung's audit chief seen as a minus

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... between Ernst & Young and Akai Holdings was a civil matter which was ended in 2009. He said his professional conduct was never questioned. Civil servants have long emphasised the importance ... Cheung Ping-leung, the next minster for transport and housing, said the major decision on lands policy would be decided by the whole cabinet. 'I will not fight alone in implementing ...




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