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  1. Families need to feel at home in HK

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chun-ying's government offers hope and has to make the matter a priority, but it can only do so by listening to the voices of the community. The outgoing administration did not do that carefully ... The surest sign of the health and well-being of a city lies in whether couples want to raise a family there. Hong Kong's extremely low fertility rate has seemed confirmation that we ...

  2. Higher retirement age proposed

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the first government report on population policy in nine years, just one month before Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's government leaves office to make way for Leung Chun-ying's team. The committee's former head, defeated chief executive candidate and former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen, had promised to report every two years when the steering committee ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LIVING STANDARDS

    Poverty level in Hong Kong to be defined

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... earners, a government-appointed working group says. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's administration accepted the need to revive the Commission on Poverty, which his predecessor Donald Tsang Yam-kuen scrapped in 2007, the seven-member task force said. Tsang's government had effectively turned a blind eye to the state of the poor, by refusing to recognise or adopt any quantitative ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C.Y. Leung unveils plan for 230 lifts to improve access for city's elderly

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HK$1 billion a year will be spent on removing barriers for elderly but critics say scheme is another bid to boost chief';s flagging popularity LEUNG UNVEILS PLANS FOR A 'CITY OF LIFTS' Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the government will spend HK$1 billion a year turning Hong Kong into a "city of lifts" to remove ...

  5. Protesters want Li death inquiry

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau, Colleen Lee, Johnny Tam and Shi Jiangtao About 25,000 protesters demanding an inquiry into the death of activist Li Wangyang marched to the central government';s liaison office on Sunday. Organisers urged chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying to 'express Hongkongers' anger' to mainland authorities. Li had recently been released from 21 years ...

  6. Housing crunch 'could have been averted'

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ...-elect Leung Chun-ying. During his tenure, Lau has been accused of being out of touch with public sentiment, but yesterday he suggested the government offered only lukewarm support for his efforts ... ;s execution,'; Lau said, noting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's decision to include only Beijing loyalists in his cabinet. 'People think the government was not being fair in picking ...

  7. Population ageing faster, panel says

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ...-elect Leung Chun-ying's decision to cut to zero next year the quota for mainland mothers giving birth in the city. 'They seem to have missed a positive opportunity to slow down the ageing ... set by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen several years ago. 'An ageing population will lead to a shrinking labour force and present serious challenges to the productive capacity ...

  8. Unison pins reform hope on city's next chief

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... chief executive to respond to its demands. Unison representatives recently met chief executive hopeful Henry Tang Ying-yen and are due to speak to rival candidate Leung Chun-ying next month. ... chief executive. Unison, which demanded that the government provide Chinese-language training to minority students, said it would hold off legal action as it waited for the city's next ...

  9. Care fund due for spending review

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... lunches, appear to be worth extending. Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has said he will revive the poverty commission scrapped by the current government. It makes sense to first review ... the fund has since rolled out more than a dozen housing, medical, welfare and education programmes. With an envious HK$6.8 billion in the coffers, the group's advisers are not short of ideas ...

  10. Let mainland parents of HK babies stay, expert says

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the Central Policy Unit, the government think tank, directly contradicts chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's pledge to introduce a blanket ban on mainland mothers giving birth in the city next year. While Leung';s initiative has won applause from people who feel local hospitals were being overwhelmed by mainland mothers, Yip warned it was not the right direction for the city ...




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