The latest policy measures aimed at curbing the rise in property prices will have little impact on the outcome of this week's sale of two residential sites at Tseung Kwan O and on Peng Chau, say surveyors.
The tender for the sites closes on Friday.Wednesday, 19 September, 2012, 3:17am
Two residential sites up for tender in Sha Tin and Peng Chau attracted strong interest from major developers yesterday, the latest affirmation of Hong Kong's buoyant property market.25 Aug 2012 - 2:10am
Two residential sites up for tender in Sha Tin and Peng Chau attracted strong interest from major developers yesterday, the latest affirmation of Hong Kong's buoyant real estate market.25 Aug 2012 - 8:12am
The article 'Ultimatum on Mui Wo ferries' on page C1 yesterday, incorrectly said that Peng Chau Kaito, which runs the ferry service between Discovery Bay and Mui Wo, will see its licence expire by August 9, 2012. The correct date is August 9, 2013. Until then, any plans to reduce or stop the service must be approved by the government.15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm
With its car-free streets, understated low-rise houses and plentiful greenery, Peng Chau looks very much like many of Hong Kong's outlying islands. It enjoys a reputation as a rural idyll cut off from the city's hustle and bustle.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College12 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
For the first time in more than a decade, a residential site on the island of Peng Chau off the northeastern coast of Lantau Island has been bought by a major developer.7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
The public needs more information if they are to be convinced of an urgent need for reclamation - an option that has proven to be a tough sell for planners and environmentalists, a university professor says.17 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The government is to sell five low-density residential sites by tender in the first quarter, providing 430 new homes. They are in Repulse Bay, Clearwater Bay, Peng Chau, Tuen Mun and Ap Lei Chau.6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Olympic gold medallist Lee Lai-shan is taking tourists back to the crescent of sand where it all began for her: Kwun Yam Wan beach on Cheung Chau.
It was there that the woman known to millions as San San honed the windsurfing skills that took her to glory at the 1996 Olympics and to other international titles.20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Outdoor education programmes provide opportunities for people to develop a range of personal skills and attitudes that can benefit them in all aspects of their lives.
By overcoming the physical and mental challenges, these programmes provide participants a chance to build a sense of independence and self-reliance.18 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Undercover police officers arrested ten suspected bookmakers and seized soccer betting slips worth HK$12.3 million in three operations against illegal soccer gambling.17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am
Cheung Chau and Lamma are just two examples of the fascinating outlying islands in Hong Kong waiting to be explored. Peng Chau is another top destination for travellers looking for a unique experience.5 Sep 2009 - 12:00am