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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cubicle dweller to seek first judicial review of government rent support

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 10:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to court today. A victory for Suen, 40, may mean a big difference for 11,800 households suffering the burden of high rents across the city. The recipient of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Tenant of 80 square foot cubicle goes to High Court to question why government assistance scheme does not take into account market rates Man seeks first ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Top court's CSSA ruling a sound defence of our constitution

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:57am by Cliff Buddle

    ... when the Court of Final Appeal ruled the policy of denying new migrants comprehensive social security allowance (CSSA) payments for seven years unconstitutional. The unanimous decision ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says ruling against denying new migrants social welfare payments upholds equality and our constitutional rights Court's courage One of the reasons ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Newcomer brings bid for social assistance to top court

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by JULIE CHU

    ... illness a day after she arrived in the city. In 2006, she applied for the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA), but her application was rejected because of a policy that disqualified ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com 'Unfair' benefits policy challenged A new immigrant who was denied her application for social assistance challenged the Social Welfare ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Social security for all Hong Kong residents is for the greater good

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:31am by LETTERS

    ... and not just permanent residents or those who have been here for an arbitrary seven years, can take advantage of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance benefits. The public will probably view ... SCMP Editorial Social security for all HK residents is for the greater good Finally Hong Kong's top court proves that there is one bastion of hope left in this city (" Judges ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OMBUDSMAN

    Confusion over social security means test

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Confusion over social security means test The Ombudsman has hit out at the Social Welfare Department for setting "contradictory criteria" that led to an elderly couple initially losing a month's payments in Comprehensive Social Security Assistance. The issue revolves around whether the CSSA asset means test should still be applicable ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US seeks resumed security assistance to Pakistan

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 10:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The US State Department has asked Congress to resume more than US$300 million in blocked security assistance to Pakistan, officials said on Sunday amid an upswing in relations and a visit by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “This is part of a long process of restarting security assistance cooperation after implementation was slowed during the bilateral ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruling on social security is fair

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:44am by SCMP Editorial

    ... In a landmark ruling on Tuesday, the Court of Final Appeal struck down the seven-year residency rule for immigrants to qualify for comprehensive social-security payments. If the initial reaction ... SCMP Editorial Social security ruling is fair Hong Kong courts rule according to law rather than government's preference or public opinion. From time to time, our judges overturn ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Ex-social welfare chief says residency rule for claims was never justifiable

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Former social welfare chief welcomes court decision to allow newcomers to claim benefits, and says claimant should not have had to sue Residency rule 'was to keep poor out' The decision to refuse Comprehensive Social Security Assistance to a new immigrant who went on to successfully challenge government welfare rules in court ...

  9. CCIS offers comprehensive business solutions under one roof

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 02:06pm by Reports by Emmanuelle Stahler, Krystin Chu and Stacey Johnson

    ... the highest-quality result. For overseas companies looking for strategic partners in Asia, CCIS offers the latest industry information to assist clients in understanding the mainland's consumer market ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Security officials aim to protect schoolchildren from knifings

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Teachers encouraged to hire a security guard after attacks on children at school Officials aim to protect pupils Mainland security officials have called for better protection of the nation's schoolchildren, after a violent knife attack at a primary school in central China last month. Officials from the Central Comprehensive Social Management ...




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