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Indians fear property bubble burst back home, find Dubai safe

A few years ago buying a property in Dubai was a sign of affluence for Indians back home, but that’s not the case anymore.

Ireland Bulldozes Ghost Estate in Life After Real Estate Bubble

Ireland is opting for bulldozers rather than bankers as it starts to clear the legacy of the housing boom whose collapse brought the economy to its knees.

Hong Kong prepares for bubble

Property Report 22.06.2011

The Great Property Bubble of China May Be Popping

The Wall Street Journal 11.06.2011
Hong Kong prepares for bubble

Hong Kong’s financial secretary John Tsang warned the government could introduce further drastic measures to avoid the ever-increasing risk of a property market burst, reported the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

The Great Property Bubble of China May Be Popping

BEIJING—After years of housing prices gone wild, China's property bubble is starting to deflate. Residential prices are heading downward in some major cities, damping some undesired real-estate speculation but raising the prospect that the Chinese economy may slow more rapidly than anticipated with profound consequences for global growth.

Taiwan Wrestles With Burgeoning Housing Bubble

The Wall Street Journal 18.12.2010
Prohibitive property prices may cause realty bubble: expert

Taipei, Dec. 23 (CNA) Prohibitive property prices in major cities, which have continued to skyrocket despite a wage stagnation, will eventually lead to a bubble in Taiwan's real estate sector, a pundit warned Thursday.

Taiwan Wrestles With Burgeoning Housing Bubble

Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong aren’t the only cities in the greater China region contending with politically problematic property bubbles. Housing prices are becoming a headache for authorities in Taipei, as well.

Taiwan fears property bubble

Property Report 17.12.2010

CASS report attempts to pop property bubble

Tu Lei Global Times 10.12.2010
Taiwan fears property bubble

At US$4,614 US dollars per square metre in Taipei, a 15 percent rise year-on-year, fears are that average property pries in Taiwan will soon be out of reach of the average buyer.

CASS report attempts to pop property bubble

A new report revealing the potential size of China's housing market bubbles, coupled with price control measures announced by the national regulatory body, sent share prices for key property developers tumbling Thursday.

Singapore: More Steps Required for Prevention of Property Market Bubble

The Ministry of Finance warned that Singapore will need to be “vigilant about the possibility of a property market bubble and take further measures where necessary”.

Economist Stiglitz says U.S. stimulus could fuel Asian bubbles

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s plan to expand stimulus by buying an additional US$600 billion of Treasuries will fuel potential asset bubbles in emerging countries with strong growth that don’t have capital control measures, Nobel Laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz said recently at the MIPIM Asia Conference in Hong Kong.

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