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  1. How land policies entrench urban blight and blinkered thinking

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake Van der Kamp LET ME SET it straight first of all that I think the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has done something commendable by helping arrange better mortgage terms for owners of old buildings who spruce up those buildings. Seven banks have joined this URA-sponsored scheme and it will do a little to cure the urban blight of mouldering old apartment blocks whose owners ...

  2. Plan for old factories faces hurdles

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Disputes over the valuations placed on old industrial buildings are likely to prove an obstruction to attempts by the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) to redevelop them, analysts say. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah, announced last week that the government would invite the URA to redevelop industrial buildings under a pilot scheme. ...

  3. Save street markets, party urges

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... issued. The party is campaigning to save the Graham Street market in Central, which is to be removed under an Urban Renewal Authority plan. A spokesman for the Development Bureau said ...

  4. Evicted landlords demand fair compensation

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A handful of landlords of shops due for demolition in Tai Kok Tsui remain at loggerheads with the government over compensation that they say falls short of private valuations by $2 million or more. More than 90 per cent of people affected by an Urban Renewal Authority project in the area have accepted the compensation offers, but 16 are holding out for more. They say ...

  5. Banks warm to aged buildings

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... money to buy aged properties,' said Liu Chong Hing Bank senior manager Brian Cheung Nam-chung. He said banks preferred to give mortgages for properties identified by the Urban Renewal Authority, but they would widen their scope as efforts by the government to upgrade aged districts got under way. Liu Chong Hing Bank is one of 13 financial institutions to join an Urban Renewal ...

  6. Business - Companies - STOCK EXCHANGE

    HKEx chief executive Charles Li has his contract renewed for three years

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Charles Li's base salary will rise to HK$8m, but the next term will bring many challenges HKEx chief has contract renewed for three years Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has renewed the contract of its chief executive, Charles Li Xiaojia, for three years until October 2015. His base salary will rise to HK$8 million a year. This is a 6.38 per ...

  7. SFC, HKEx renew bid for scripless trading

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu More than two decades after the idea was first proposed, Hong Kong's stock market may in 2012 finally adopt so-called scripless shares, abandoning physical certificates in favour of electronic recording of shareholdings. Although the Hong K ...

  8. CSRC nabs 3 'rat traders' in renewed crackdown

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai The mainland's securities regulator yesterday said it had uncovered three fund managers who it alleged had conducted insider trading, in a renewed bid to weed out illegal practices in China's volatile stock market. Three Shenzhen-based money managers- Tu Qiang of Invesco Great Wall Fund Management, and Han Gang and Liu Hai of Great Wall Fund ...

  9. Renewed confidence

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... Richard Watt Strong gains in the Singapore stock market in the first half of this year have generated a resurgence of confidence in the property market. Prices for private homes are now about 10 to 20 per cent higher than at the beginning of the first qua ...

  10. HKEx renews trading hall lease for three years

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu An almost threefold rise in rent will keep the Hong Kong stock market's trading hall open for the next three years- despite only 0.5 per cent of all trades being conducted on the floor. Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEx), the listed holding company that operates the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, agreed last week to renew its three-year lease on the 45,000 square foot ...




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