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 WhyteTuesday, 8 May, 2012, 12:00am
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
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
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
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
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 1819 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
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
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
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
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
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
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