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New World Development's Henry Cheng willing to donate land for flats

A day after Henderson Land Development chairman Lee Shau-kee confirmed he was in talks with the government about donating land for cheap homes, New World Development chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun said his company was willing to consider doing the same.

Sunday, 24 February, 2013, 5:02am

Students fight against housing plans

More than 500 Baptist University students protested outside a meeting of the Town Planning Board yesterday to try to stop housing being built on neighbouring land previously reserved for education.

The demonstration came as the board launched a two-month public consultation over the future of the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education's vacated site in Kowloon Tong.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:30am

Developer should foot the bill: Urban Renewal Authority

A Cheung Kong unit agreed to pay for the resumption of land on which The Center was built, and the agreement is still in force, lawyers for the Urban Renewal Authority told a court yesterday.

9 Jan 2013 - 5:17am

Leung's housing policies won't bring down prices

Since taking office in July, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has been plagued by scandals involving either him or his senior officials. He was found to have illegal building works at his Peak home while calling for an end to illegal structures everywhere else. Then the newly appointed secretary for development, Paul Chan Mo-po, and his wife were found to have owned illegally subdivided flats.

7 Sep 2012 - 2:25am 3 comments

HK developers retain appetite for land banks

Sixteen developers yesterday expressed interest in a residential site on the north side of Yuen Long's Long Ping MTR Station, suggesting that cooling measures were not affecting their appetite for land.

6 Sep 2012 - 3:59am

Letters to the Editor, September 03, 2012

Land exchange is definitely best option

Society for Protection of the Harbour is in complete agreement with the article by Roger Nissim ("Land exchange the fairest route", August 29). He believes that a workable solution must be found to increase the land supply by making use of the vast land resources in the New Territories.

3 Sep 2012 - 1:44am

Finally, HK acts to mend broken housing policy

The new housing measures announced by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying last week, together with some announced earlier, are welcome. They make a start on addressing the three key failings of the previous administration.

3 Sep 2012 - 1:44am


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17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Agencies also labouring under new regulations

Agencies that make arrangements for pregnant mainlanders to have their babies in Hong Kong say the business is harder than ever.

Ms Xu of E-baby Land, a Guangzhou-based birth tour agency, said they had been extremely nervous since Hong Kong launched a series of measures to curb the influx.

'The situation is like the stock market. It changes every day,' she said.

2 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong, are you out there?

'SOMETIMES I FEEL the audiences are rather conservative,' says Elaine Yeung, senior manager of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

5 Nov 2004 - 12:00am