Property 

New ‘tiny home’ benchmark for Kowloon as developer rolls out Sham Shui Po project in layouts beginning at 129 sq ft

Hong Kong’s Kowloon district is about to realise a new benchmark for tiny home sizes that will test the market’s tolerance for what’s considered liveable space, with one developer set to launch a project in Sham Shui Po featuring layouts starting at 129 square feet, the smallest on record for the area. The 22-storey residential block named AVA 228 will feature 160 units with sizes ranging from 129 sq ft to 249 sq ft, according to the website of Magic Sight Holdings, a privately held developer owned by property investor…

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Vietnam 

HCM City traditional markets report beginning of Tết sales – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY  —  With the Lunar New Year approaching, demand for dried foods and confectionary is surging in HCM City’s traditional markets. Dried foods such as shrimp, cuttlefish, cat’s ear and thin-top mushroom, and vermicelli (made of cassava) are sold at markets like Bà Chiểu (in Bình Thạnh District), Phạm Văn Hai (Tân Bình District) and Thanh Đa (Bình Thạnh District). New products here include dried beef, cuttlefish, chicken, and anchovy, which are traditionally served to guests during the Tết holidays. According to…

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The Beginning of a New Start

[Sponsored article] To HKUST, 2018 is a new beginning of many changes.  Over the past 27 years, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has broken new ground in research and education, allowing it to ascend in the international arena, standing among peers with much longer history and standing.  As the world moves towards a new era where continued growth and development rely on science, innovation and technology, HKUST is well-placed to make its biggest contribution with what it is best at – innovation, adaptation and making changes.…

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Global 

Kwok family co-develops Ballymore studio flats in London beginning at US$500,000, while buyers in Hong Kong have to pay more for less

The controlling family behind Sun Hung Kai Properties has managed to offer starter homes in East London in the form of 400 square foot studio flats beginning for as little as HK$4 million (US$509,606), or roughly a 37.5 per cent discount to similar properties on offer in urban districts of Hong Kong. Kwok Family Interests holds a 50 per cent stake in the residential development Goodluck Hope, which is set for the sales launch of its second phase in Hong Kong and London on Friday. Prices in the project, which…

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