Mark Sharp

Ghost rolls into Luxury Car Street

Hong Kong is known for its clusters of like-minded vendors along 'Wedding Card Street', 'Bird Street' and Lockhart Road's promenade of porcelain, to name just a few.

Friday, 11 November, 2011, 12:00am

Going up Two IFC (the hard way)

It was only six hours into a charity challenge to climb Two IFC in Central 23 times - at 8,850 metres the equivalent of Mount Everest - that the Hong Kong police force's fitness guru realised all the training in the world was not going to get him through.

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Bear pit traps property stocks

ANALYSTS and fund managers are advising their clients to steer clear of property stocks in the first half of 1998 as competition is expected to bite harder into the property sector.

Land Registry figures, provided by Centaline Property Agency, show the number of property transactions has dropped to levels not seen since November 1995.

28 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Cadres hold all the cards

MAINLAND-controlled companies listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange have aroused much interest in recent years and have shown great ability in raising cash and expanding their diverse business interests.

21 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Big land banks being left idle

NAGGING reminders about the overheating property market raised their ugly head again last week, with parties on all sides pitching in to have their say.

The Government said on Monday it would consider placing further restrictions on residential mortgage lending after the biggest monthly jump to date in new loans in March - a rise of 35.2 per cent.

1 Jun 1997 - 12:00am