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  1. Lifestyle - Books - HONG KONG

    Affable history of the district at Hong Kong's heart

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by FELIPE FAZENDA

    ... Hong Kong Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid Self-publishing 3.5 stars Felipe Fazenda Wan Chai Past, Wan Chai Future? by Harry Reid (self-published)   Felipe Fazenda Ad man and author Harry Reid has lived, on and off, for more than 20 years in Hong Kong. He first stumbled upon Wan Chai as an impressionable youth: "I was 22 and a bachelor, and frankly ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - HONG KONG

    Investment banker jumps to death from JP Morgan’s headquarters in Central

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 04:49pm by George Chen

    ... to Ruttonjee Hospital in Wan Chai, where he was declared dead at 2.31pm. According to several JP Morgan employees, the man worked for the firm's investment-banking business in Hong Kong. ... to the roof of the 30-storey Chater House in the heart of Hong Kong's central business district and, despite attempts to talk him down, jumped to his death. Out of respect for those involved, we ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Expatriates seek cheaper and bigger flats in Hong Kong's Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Sandy Li

    ... I was renting a 500-square-foot unit in Sai Wan Ho. Now I have a 700 sq ft home in Lohas Park but pay 30 per cent less than what I was paying in Sai Wan Ho," he said. Since the estate in which he ... and renters, Tam said. Average rents per month in the estates ranged from HK$21 to HK$30 per sq ft. Tseung Kwan O district is served by the five MTR stations of Tiu Keng Leng, Tseung Kwan O, Hang Hau, ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    No price war for Swire at Mount Parker Residences

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:00pm by Sandy Li

    ... could set a record in the district. The first batch of 30 units at the 92-unit development have been priced between HK$21,244 and HK$28,311 per square foot. At present, the record for the most ... Last month, an 862 sq ft unit at the 12-year-old Les Saisons, also a Swire project, in Sai Wan Ho was sold for HK$14.1 million, or HK$16,357 per sq ft, according to Centaline Property ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    June a Hong Kong market test as developers release flood of flats under new rules

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... could be released next month. Due for release are Cheung Kong's 402-flat The Rise in Kwai Chung; The Avenue, comprising 1,275 flats in Wan Chai, by Sino Land, Hopewell and the Urban Renewal ... Properties' 161-flat Imperial Kennedy in Western District. An associate director of Sino Land, Victor Tin Sio-un, expected The Graces to be the first fresh release of a previously unlaunched ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Man survives 60 metre suicide leap from Tsing Ma Bridge

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 10:28am by Ernest Kao

    ... and hit the water from more than 20 stories high. He was sent immediately to Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan. Police have contacted his family.  According to reports, he is the first person to have ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Secondary-market sales in Hong Kong rise as some owners cut prices

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... potential buyers were attracted by new residential projects released recently. The market was also affected by the poor weather, and so sales rebounded only slightly," he added. By district ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Few flats available for HK$2m or less, except in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... at Ricacorp Properties, said only a handful of flats priced for sale at HK$2 million or below were available, mainly in older buildings in districts such as Shau Kei Wan, To Kwa Wan and Sham Shui Po. ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Second-hand home transactions hit historic lows

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... market is entering a turbulent period," said Chiu. Besides a landslide in sales of luxury homes, districts like Tin Shiu Wai where average transaction prices were HK$4,400 per sq ft ... at Ricacorp Properties Tin Shui Wai branch, said five flats changed hands in the district last week versus seven transactions per week in a normal period, despite discounting by sellers. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong's hollow leadership

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 02:43pm by SIN-MING SHAW

    ... in their indifferent attitude toward public appointments. The anti-corruption police arrested Mak Chai-kwong, Leung’s first Secretary of Development, only 12 days after he was appointed. His successor, Paul ...




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