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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... District. The administrative officers and chief treasury accountant will have monthly salaries of HK$97,000 to HK$142,000. Payouts for welfare recipients The Social Welfare Department will, on Monday, pay recipients of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, the disabled on welfare and the elderly money promised by the government in the budget. Rights debate blocked in Legco ...

  2. Towngas to halve prices for poor; it's 'not political'

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Comprehensive Social Security Assistance- currently nearly 480,000 people. A company spokeswoman denied that the proposal was politically motivated. 'The concession scheme has nothing to do ... Ng Kang-chung Needy families living on public assistance can expect to pay less for gas from next year. Monopoly piped-gas supplier Towngas is considering giving them the same 50 per cent ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... household spending survey The government will carry out a household spending survey on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients from October this year to September next year. The survey is carried out every five years to update the weighting system of the Social Security Assistance Index of Prices, which reflects the impact of price changes on welfare recipients. ...

  4. Caution necessary amid the relief measures

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the School Textbook Assistance Scheme, a waiver of one month's rent for public flats and provision of an extra month of the Comprehensive Social Security Allowance. He has also foreshadowed ... already recognised Hong Kong's moral obligation to assist compatriots with reconstruction of the Sichuan earthquake disaster zone. But it cannot afford to be seen to help others while ...

  5. Remember the needy on our doorstep

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Indeed, some business leaders refuse to believe that there is even a significant problem, pointing out that able-bodied people are on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance. The truth ... in the Indian Ocean could make it harder for social workers and care-givers to address this problem so close to home. Perhaps there could be a good side to this. Although the local social service groups ...

  6. Tsang vows full efforts for Games, quake aid

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with spectators before the ceremony, during which the chief executive received a petition from an elderly woman, who said: 'Please raise the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance amount. We ... felt honoured to attend the celebration as a government official for the first time. About 10 members of the League of Social Democrats and April Fifth Action groups protested in Wan Chai ...

  7. 18pc of budget for farming to ensure food security

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in his annual work report yesterday. 'We will make safeguarding food security our primary goal... ensuring adequate food for 1.3 billion Chinese people is always a top priority,' he ... generally too low, while the cost of agricultural inputs was high. Professor Li Guoxiang, from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences- the government's top think tank, said: 'Water ...

  8. Bank's helping hand for needy children

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... According to the staff, a small fee will be charged for joining some activities, while those receiving Comprehensive Social Security Assistance will pay less or enjoy services free of charge. ...

  9. Security top priority ahead of Asian Games

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... as it prepares to stage the 16th Asian Games. Guangdong governor Huang Huahua is expected to highlight the importance of public security and social stability when he addresses the opening session ... proximity to Hong Kong and its extended coastline, which made the implementation of stringent security measures to limit access by outsiders extremely difficult, the person said. Maintaining social ...

  10. Security tightens for quake's first anniversary

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... social stability. Official surveillance was also ordered on them in accordance with information in a database. 'Those who have been deemed to undermine social stability or are identified ...




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