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Phuket Still Good Investment Place CB RICHARD ELLIS Thailand said that Phuket’s property boom over the past five years had started to decline from the fourth quarter of 2008 due to the current global recession. Th…
Investors Leap Out from Thailand CULTURAL RICHES, picturesque tropical beaches and the hospitality of the Thai people have turned out to be insufficient for foreign investors to stay any longer in that country. Th…
Tax cuts to boost property market Some countries in Asia have cut property taxes so as to boost their domestic property market that has become slow due to the global financial crisis. Again, property has proven to …
US crisis causes downfall in world property market The US financial crisis has posed a very heavy blow to the world property market. The recession has caused a drop in property industrial growth in almost all countries around the w…
Testing the endurance of Asian property market NOBODY HAD EXPECTED that property credits not carefully channeled could paralyze a large economy like the United States. Those who had invested their funds in subprime mortgage bon…
Hiramsyah S. Thaib: “Bakrieland Always Wishes to Remain a Trendsetter” PT BAKRIELAND DEVELOPMENT TBK—a subsidiary of Bakrie Group—is quite a prominent player in the Indonesian property sector. Since the 1997 economic crisis, the company has contin…
Asian Investors Willing to Spend More on Branded Condotels ASIAN INVESTORS ARE willing to spend more on branded condotels. Beside getting star-hotel facilities, the potentials of generating income from branded condotels are more promising …
Office Market to Flourish Again COMPARED WITH residential property, condominiums, and retail property, Jakarta’s office market has achieved its best performance judging from its market absorption and developmen…
Inflation Will Hit Asian Housing Market SLOWLY BUT SURE Asian housing market has now entered its gloomy days. Although it has not been affected by the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the United States, inflation, rising int…
Beijing Olympics Accelerates City Development THE 2008 BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES will be opened on August 8, 2008. Since the city won the Olympic Games bid in 2001, approximately US$41 billion has been budgeted for its transformat…
Senin, 05/05/2008

BG Lee and Bang Ali

BG Lee and Bang Ali GAMBLING IS SAID to be the same age as prostitution, which is alleged to have been practiced from pre-historic times, or around 3000 BC when not a single religion came into existen…
Lombok Has Great Potentials in Resort Property THE BEAUTY OF LOMBOK is comparable to Bali. It has enthralling beaches with their sand looking like ground pepper. Several property companies from United Arab Emirates are ready to…
Oversupply Causes Property Bad Credit PROPERTY GROWTH in 2008 will certainly hike along with credit growth in the banking sector that is estimated at Rp 210 trillion. Regardless of whether bank credit growth can be boo…
Secondary Mortgage Market Development: Initiatives to be Taken FOR LONG TIME mortgage lenders (banks) in Indonesia do not have access to raise long-terms funds from capital market due to the lack of secondary mortgage market infrastructures. B…
Shanghai Tops, Jakarta at Bottom A SURVEY CONDUCTED by Urban Land Institute and PricewaterhouseCoopers entitled “Emerging Trend in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2008”, which was published at the end of 2007, put Sh…
Global Recession & Asia’s Resurgence THE SUBPRIME MORTGAGE CRISIS crisis that led to the meltdown of the US economy, whose impact is still felt at this time, has corroborated the fact that the property industry is the…