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It is disappointing that ... we have the trainer of a horse making very public complaints about a jockey's ride

Jockey Club official Kim Kelly responds to the spat between Tony Millard and Douglas Whyte

Tuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am

REDA's moaning betrays its arrogance

When you are a billionaire, it is understandable you may have your head stuck in the clouds. That may explain the absurd objections presented by REDA - a lobby group whose key members consist of developers controlled by our ageing tycoons - as part of its submission to the government's consultation on reforming home sales practices.

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Developers turn against law to regulate flat sales

Hong Kong's big developers are toughening their position against a government plan to regulate the sale of new flats. The Real Estate Developers Association (REDA) now says some of the government's key proposals are unconstitutional, warning that the proposed law would not survive a legal challenge.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Gross floor area still needed for a fair comparison of old and new properties

I refer to your editorial ('Developers can't have it both ways', December 31).

I commend you for managing to see most of the issues at stake and recognising that public interest and transparency must be the main focus of any proposed legislation to regulate the sale of properties.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Stanley Ho to step down as Reda president

Octogenarian casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun will retire this week as the president of the Real Estate Developers Association after more than 20 years in the position.

Stewart Leung Chi-kin, who recently retired as an executive director of New World Development, is expected to replace him.

4 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Strong secondary sales all about choices for homebuyers

Vice-chairman of the [Real Estate Developers' Association's] executive committee Stewart Leung said a new law would lead to further chaos.

'We have already plugged the loopholes and increased transparency,' he said. 'If things are working, why do you want legislation? If there are developers not following the rules, you can sue them.'

SCMP, July 18

19 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Developers oppose law to define flat size

Real estate developers and the government have rejected calls for legislation to standardise the definition of saleable areas of flats to curb misleading sales practices, despite mounting pressure for such a law.

18 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Government has no plans to regulate residential property sales: Suen

Updated at 6.19pm: The government has no plans introduce legislation to regulate sales of residential flats, Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands, Michael Suen Ming-yeun said on Wednesday.

1 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Official policy waits to see what develops

WE ARE IN a fine fix indeed when questions about stability in supply of public land are left to developers who can hardly agree among themselves and cannot seem to agree with what they said yesterday.

13 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Ho U-turns on list land-sale issue

Updated at 7.52pm: Real Estate Developers' Association (Reda) president Stanley Ho Hung-sun has stepped back from his negative stance towards the application list land-sale system in an apparent bid to avoid a split among developers.

Mr Ho said in a statement prepared by Reda that he was happy with the system.

23 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Developers divided over application list land sales

Updated at 7.14pm: Three major developers have backed the application list land sales system in a stark contrast to a fellow developer's proposal to stop applying for sites on the government's land sale list.

21 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Beijing's the big property player

I HOPE the Finacial Secretary, Mr Hamish Macleod will demonstrate that in some situations bureaucratic resistance can work to the community's advantage.

9 Feb 1993 - 12:00am