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  1. MPF told to pay for universal pension

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Comprehensive Social Security Assistance had risen from 61,026 in 1994 to 150,652 in April this year. 'The lack of a basic retirement protection system in Hong Kong and the limitations ... Security Assistance and the Social Security Allowance schemes, would pay a pension of $2,500 a month to all permanent residents over 65. The group did not specify how much the government would ...

  2. Not a manifesto

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the right direction and we need to give them time. Social welfare There is a need to improve social services. Our Comprehensive Social Security Assistance cannot adequately care for those who need ...

  3. Insurance scheme urged to aid disabled

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... members yesterday unanimously passed a motion to call on the government to immediately create a safety net for paraplegics not on Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA). People ...

  4. Legco passes pension scheme motion but government says no

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA). But the government said it had no plan to launch such a scheme. Introduced by unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan at the welfare services panel meeting, ... in the areas of social security, services and health care, including some $12.6 billion on CSSA, old-age allowance and disability allowance. ...

  5. For the man who missed the speech, it doesn't add up

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to do the calculations.' His main source of income is the $3,300 comprehensive social security assistance he receives each month from the Social Welfare Department, which has dropped ...

  6. Banks to discuss possible role for post offices

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... association will continue to examine the possibility of having Hongkong Post provide simple banking services, such as allowing Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients to collect ... business opportunities that the present law allows. The association still has not approached us, though.' Banks have been criticised for not taking their social responsibilities seriously ...

  7. Reformed and means-tested CSSA can support elderly who truly need help

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for retirement. We need a main supporting pillar- a reformed, means-tested Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) for the elderly. We should try to remove the perceived stigma of receiving social assistance and think of it as providing a reasonable basic income to those who truly need help. This will involve rebranding it as a means-tested individual retirement income benefit, taking ...

  8. Banks under fire for closing branches

    Posted Jun 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients want to withdraw their entire monthly allowance to avoid travelling so many times, but they are worried that they might be robbed on their way ... Staff Reporter Legislators and social workers have accused the banking industry of shirking its social responsibility following the closure of more than 200 bank branches across the city ...

  9. Criticism of cuts to social welfare scheme 'unfair'

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Quinton Chan

    ... of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) was to provide only the most basic protection. 'I feel it is not right or fair to say that our social security scheme is not doing enough to help ... Quinton Chan and Polly Hui Minister sees CSSA as safety net, not the best way to lift people out of poverty Lawmakers and social activists should not look for increases in welfare payments ...

  10. Reinvest the record surplus for a more secure future

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... gifts. They will probably include an extra month of Old Age Allowance, or an additional payment of HK$1,000 to HK$2,000 each; an extra monthly payment of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance ... (MPF) scheme, in general, is far from adequate to provide for a decent retirement. A pension scheme that pays little more than social security is obviously unsatisfactory. But a plan to raise ...




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