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  1. Activists collect 8,000 signatures against CLP's gas terminal plan

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Environmentalists opposed to CLP Power's plans to build a gas terminal on South Soko Island have collected more than 8,000 signatures for their petition against ... signatures and we are encouraged by the public's response,' said Alan Leung Sze-lun, from WWF, adding that the petition would be sent to the EPD as a submission for the consultation ...

  2. Poor tender results dim hopes for housing sector

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Poor tender results for three residential sites in Tsuen Wan and Tseung Kwan O have underscored the growing pessimism of developers about the outlook for the property market. MTR Corp said yesterday the offers for the Baysid ...

  3. Niche markets lure smaller houses to HK

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... house, which now has seven Hong Kong-based staff, opened in the first week of November. It is the first North Asian office for the Perth-based integrated advisory, stock broking and investment house that focuses on the natural resources sector. The Hong Kong office targets companies in the metals, mining, and energy sectors listed on the Australian and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges ...

  4. WhiteCat to get extra 1b yuan capital

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Hutchison Whampoa announced yesterday it had secured approval from the Ministry of Commerce to add 1 billion yuan (HK$1.11 billion) of capital to Shanghai Hutchison WhiteCat- a joint venture between Hutchison Whampoa (China) and Shanghai WhiteCat. Hutchison acquired an 80 per cent stake in Shanghai WhiteCat, a well-known brand of detergent on the mainland, for 150 ...

  5. Housing sales hit by falling stock market

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Home sales in the secondary market dropped 23 per cent on the weekend as market sentiment was hit by tumbling stock prices around the globe and the announcement that the United States had lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's for the first time. A total of 24 transactions were recorded at 10 major housing estates on Saturday ...

  6. Housing chill hurting developer

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Regulatory and credit-tightening measures targeting the mainland's property market have taken a toll on Coastal Greenland, pushing its net profit down by 29 per cent to HK$149 million last year and raising its net debt-eq ...

  7. Peak house sells for record HK$800m

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com A house on The Peak has sold for HK$800 million, or HK$96,362 per square foot, creating a city record. The 8,302 square foot house- No 10 Pollock's Path- was built by Ryoden Development and film star Stephen Chow Sing-chi along with three similar houses on the site of the former 'Skyhigh' development. Skyhigh used ...

  8. Some 'gifts' only give so much and come once a bigwig visits

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... them 'gifts', saying they are measures intended to help Hong Kong and the mainland. But White Collar has a question: if these measures are purely designed to develop the market, why ... to buy Hong Kong stocks through index funds. The scheme was announced in 2009 but only implemented now, with two mainland fund houses approved to introduce two ETFs- one listed in Shanghai ...

  9. Housing development could set NT records

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito In the midst of the government's efforts to cool rising home prices, Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday said it would build a housing development that could set ... and semi-detached houses ranging from 2,600 to 4,500 square feet, the cheapest unit would cost about HK$30 million, said Victor Lui Ting, an executive director at Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency. The most ...

  10. Henderson sets another record with house sale

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Henderson Land Development said yesterday that a house at its new luxury residential project in Chung Hom Kok sold for HK$50,640 per square foot, setting yet another record ... The website said Henderson had sold a 13,033 sq ft house at 11 Headland Road for HK$660 million on Monday. That would make it the most expensive house in Island South in terms of price per square ...




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