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  1. Tackling urban decay

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the Concrete Analysis column headlined 'Paper on building maintenance ducks issue' (January 28). This constructs a correct conclusion to a problem that came into sharp focus with the Sars outbreak last year. The Housing, Planning and Lands Bureau's continual fudging will lead to further urban decay. The problem is exacerbated by banks' frugal ...

  2. Crack House

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Crack House by Harry Keeble with Kris Hollington Audible (audiobook) Crack houses are just like fast-food franchises, with one major player, K, paying a senior gang member for the right to sell drugs in the area that the group controls. K e ...

  3. Change to land charges can fight urban blight

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... deficit, which was $500 million last year,' Mr Lau said. He said the Sars outbreak had highlighted the need to address the urban decay problem. Alexander Lam, chairman of the institute's ... since it discourages redevelopment of urban blight, according to an action plan proposed by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. The government should stop trying to capture the full rise ...

  4. London's Olympic planner states formula for success

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Successful urban regeneration is aimed at bringing social and economic benefits to those affected, the planner behind London's winning 2012 Olympics bid said yesterday. ... with at least half affordable to low-income families- and around 7,000 new jobs. There will also be a new park, the largest to be built in urban Europe in the past 150 years. All the buildings ...

  5. Housing starts show decline to 10-year low

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Home completions and new construction in Hong Kong last year touched a 10-year low as developers held on to limited land inventories to pace their projects. Housing Authority figures released yesterday showed about 10,500 private residential un ...

  6. Police bust drug gang linked to triad society

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Police officers have smashed a drug syndicate linked to a triad society in Yuen Long and arrested 19 people, including the gang's alleged ringleader. During the two-day operation, police found a small amount of drugs including a pack o ...

  7. More flats to cater for needs of elderly

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Research shows a growing need for above-average housing for the aged The Housing Society will provide more quality flats for the elderly after a study highlighted a strong demand for such accommodation. The University of Hong Kong study, which t ...

  8. Public housing tenants protest for immediate rent cut

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... About 300 people marched to the government headquarters in Central and the Housing Authority in Ho Man Tin yesterday to demand an immediate rent reduction after two public housing tenants won a landmark court case that may force the government to slash th ...

  9. Eviction fears behind rogue laundry

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Tenants dry clothes outside estates rather than risk demerit points, say councillors Fear of earning demerit marks- and ultimate eviction- is forcing public housing residents to dry their clothes on streets outside their estates, councillors sa ...

  10. Lease is the word

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... Clifford Coonan Rents are holding firm thanks to rising expatriate numbers, but concerns are also growing about whether expectations are realistic Despite the economic boom and rising prices for new homes, Beijing?s rental market is not yet taking off. Th ...




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