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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Hung Hom hotel project by Li Ka-shing firm runs into opposition

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... the spotlight after a fire broke out at Continental Mansions in North Point on December 29. Residents said the building contained several guest houses that were given licences although they were ...

  2. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Shanghai's new zone to herald hotel boom

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Sandy Li

    ... includes Yangshan Bonded Port Area, Wai Gao Qiao Bonded Area (containing Wai Gao Qiao Bonded Logistical Park Area) and Pudong Airport Comprehensive Bonded Area. Rosewood Hotel Group believes ...

  3. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    New Territories on a roll for day shoppers

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... or stay overnight. "It's only a two-hour bus ride, so we're not wasting our money on hotels," said Hu, 30, hauling around a suitcase stuffed with pharmaceuticals and snacks she ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Gangs encroaching across the New Territories

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... up against, but believed their problem with illegal occupation and waste disposal was just the tip of an iceberg plaguing many residents of the New Territories. In February, Leung, under ... the New Territories West lawmaker. Meanwhile, the issue of illegal dumping has prompted the Environmental Protection Department to set up a system for discarding construction waste on private ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Yuen Long landlords barred from their own property

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Yuen Long landlords lament being held liable for waste dumped on their property by gangster-like intruders who squat and build on the plots Land ... than a blessing. Her ordeal began in March last year, when a group of gangster-like men showed up and dumped waste on the farmland, then poured what looked like asphalt on the trash. ...

  6. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Chongqing presses on with cheap housing

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... they build affordable housing. This creates incentives for speculation. It's not surprising you get irrational and wasteful outcomes," Chovanec said. Chongqing presses on with cheap housing ...

  7. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Beijing readies more curbs as prices resist policies

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Beijing readies more curbs as prices resist policies Beijing, which already has the mainland's strictest property curbs, is being forced to take additional steps to contain surging home prices as demands for record-high deposits fail to deter buyers. The capital has enforced citywide price caps since March by withholding presale permits for any new project ...

  8. News - China - PROPERTY

    Flat owners reject official test results on suspected substandard concrete

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... for durability design of concrete structures, which the ministry of housing and urban-rural development introduced in 2008. It said the Ping An samples contained 0.064 per cent chloride ions while Jiayu ... they used." According to another concrete standard introduced last year, sand used in reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete must contain less than 0.06 and 0.02 per cent chloride ions ...

  9. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Guangzhou developers must submit new home prices to city for approval

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... month. To try to contain the fast growth in home prices, Guangzhou's Municipal Land Resources and Housing Administrative Bureau ordered developers and property agents to submit pricing ... of tougher rules to be introduced to contain price growth. "We will have a clearer picture of developers' pricing strategies next month, as many projects will come on the market ...

  10. News - China - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong concrete test result shocks Jiayu Garden flat owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... The sample, provided by a flat owner at Block 8B, contained 0.34 per cent chloride ions, just below the maximum limit of 0.35 per cent, according to a laboratory test that The South China Morning Post ... for untreated sea sand after a national television expose triggered concerns over building safety. Sea sand contains high levels of salt and chloride that can corrode steel reinforcement bars, weakening ...




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