Land Commission

Property prospects

The final act of the Sino-British Land Commission was the granting of 98.76 hectares of building land, the greater part of which is acreage delayed because of the long wrangle over Container Terminal 9.

Thursday, 17 April, 1997, 12:00am

Finance chief attack on Land Commission

Financial Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says the Government will publicise details of long-term flat supply after the handover to help curb speculation.

But he warned the shortage of land resources meant property prices would not go down.

24 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Boost for housing land

THE Sino-British Land Commission is poised to give a big boost to land supply this year with an additional allocation of 15 hectares for 10,000 public housing flats.

17 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

One step forward

The announcement yesterday that the Land Commission would release 127.8 hectares of land for development is a welcome confirmation that Beijing has at last begun to recognise the pointlessness of damaging its own and Hongkong's economic interests to score points in its political row with the Governor.

12 May 1993 - 12:00am

Land Commission

THE Sino-British Land Commission has yet to decide on the date of its next meeting, despite the resumption of talks on political reform.

14 Apr 1993 - 12:00am