Dorothy Ma

Hong Kong

Dorothy Ma

Dorothy Ma is a cadet at South China Morning Post

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Hong Kong’s third-richest man, Lui Che-woo, joins chorus of warnings about property market

Lui tells buyers to get something to live in, not for speculation, which ‘is just like gambling’

Lui tells buyers to get something to live in, not for speculation, which ‘is just like gambling’

23 Aug 2018 - 3:37PM
Sun Hung Kai cuts new flat prices again as Hong Kong developers face headwinds

The company is offering the latest batch of units at its Cullinan West II development in Kowloon at 10 per cent below the price of the previous sale.

The company is offering the latest batch of units at its Cullinan West II development in Kowloon at 10 per cent below the price of the previous sale.

16 Aug 2018 - 10:59AM
Annuity plan not enough to sustain Hongkongers after retirement: Allianz survey

AllianzGI survey finds Hongkongers will need HK$5 million as the ideal amount of savings to sustain 14 years of retired life, but expects it to fall short by HK$1.83 million

AllianzGI survey finds Hongkongers will need HK$5 million as the ideal amount of savings to sustain 14 years of retired life, but expects it to fall short by HK$1.83 million

15 Aug 2018 - 6:54AM
Property agent Ricacorp removes 9,000 fake listings as it takes aim at rampant industry practice

Other rivals however deny that they engage in such behaviour, saying they abide by rules set by the industry watchdog

Other rivals however deny that they engage in such behaviour, saying they abide by rules set by the industry watchdog

14 Aug 2018 - 11:05PM
Mainland China’s after-school tutoring industry ripe for consolidation amid tougher government oversight

Stricter oversight by Ministry of Education could lead to shakeup in industry that provides after-school teaching to help Chinese students get into the top universities

Stricter oversight by Ministry of Education could lead to shakeup in industry that provides after-school teaching to help Chinese students get into the top universities

12 Aug 2018 - 11:45AM
Few takers for US$1.27 billion annuity plan as Hong Kong retirees complain returns don’t justify investment

Gripes range from ‘returns are too low’ to ‘I’ll have to live until I’m 100 to benefit the from scheme’, while some would rather keep their money in the pocket

Gripes range from ‘returns are too low’ to ‘I’ll have to live until I’m 100 to benefit the from scheme’, while some would rather keep their money in the pocket

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21 Jun 2018 - 10:48PM
Can Hong Kong's elderly afford quality lifetime rental flats?

As Hong Kong faces an ageing population, the government has launched the Joyous Living project, which aims to provide the elderly with quality lifetime rental apartments.
79-year-old retired businessman Wilson Yue moved into The Tanner Hill, the first elderly home with convenient facilities. But he is not happy about the high price, which cannot be afforded by ordinary citizens.
(Photo: SCMP’s K. Y. Cheng)

As Hong Kong faces an ageing population, the government has launched the Joyous Living project, which aims to provide the elderly with quality lifetime rental apartments.
79-year-old retired businessman Wilson Yue moved into The Tanner Hill, the first elderly home with convenient facilities. But he is not happy about the high price, which cannot be afforded by ordinary citizens.
(Photo: SCMP’s K. Y. Cheng)

20 Jun 2018 - 8:00AM
Hong Kong’s first private auction of farmland flops, in a setback to plan to bolster housing supply

The asking price of HK$370 million, or HK$3,100 per square foot before adding the conversion premium, was much higher than any comparable price in surrounding areas

The asking price of HK$370 million, or HK$3,100 per square foot before adding the conversion premium, was much higher than any comparable price in surrounding areas

11 Jun 2018 - 11:00PM
Gen-Zs in their 20s are fastest-growing group of loan borrowers, spurred by cheap and easy money

Gen-Z and the Millennials have turned into the biggest borrowers of the economy, spurred by the proliferation of smartphone-enabled credit facilities and low interest rates

Gen-Z and the Millennials have turned into the biggest borrowers of the economy, spurred by the proliferation of smartphone-enabled credit facilities and low interest rates

10 Jun 2018 - 10:53PM