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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - military budget

    Military transparency and Asian security

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:31pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... including official development assistance, capacity building by the Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF), and provision of defence equipment and technology. No country can secure its own peace alone ... Japan. Three months ago, in March, the two sides finally reached a comprehensive peace agreement. When the new Bangsamoro local government assumes power two years from now, Japanese assistance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1539000/military-transparency-and-asian-security
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong families need more help to cope with the trauma of divorce

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Paul Yip, MELISSA CHAN

    ... for example, by adjusting the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and single-parent allowance- to bolster financial and housing support for divorced families. Moreover, authorities should consider ... already dealing with unresolved issues such as domestic violence and even the threat of homicide and suicide. Those who don't qualify for any social assistance are even more vulnerable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556192/hong-kong-families-need-more-help-cope-trauma-divorce
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Man loses case in judicial review to raise rent subsidy

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by JULIE CHU

    ... paid to Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients renting private flats would be enough to cover the level of rent paid by 90 per cent of recipients. Suen lived in an 80 sq ft space ... that only partially offset the cost of what it termed deplorable housing in the private market. Under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance plan, a single, able-bodied person aged under 60 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530327/man-loses-case-judicial-review-raise-rent-subsidy
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1385336/hong-kong-court-final-appeal-ruling-social-security-fair
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL SECURITY

    Immigrant welfare claim totals uncover 'shocking' bias: lawmaker

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the pre-2004 criterion of one year would trigger a flood of Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) applications, the Legislative Council's subcommittee on poverty heard yesterday. ... then, the Social Welfare Department has received 5,567 CSSA applications from people who have lived in Hong Kong for two to seven years. About 15 groups and individuals spoke at the meeting, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549163/immigrant-welfare-claim-totals-uncover-shocking-bias-lawmaker
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco security beefed up to stop protesters after building is stormed

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... was considered beyond the control of Legco security guards, he said, as activists continued to swarm in following calls on social media, and the crowd exceeded the foyer's safety capacity of 358 ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Library will be closed to public during meetings on new towns; Jasper Tsang accuses lawmakers’ assistants of helping activists enter complex Tighter Legco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529597/part-hong-kongs-legislative-council-complex-close-friday-following
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1388441/ex-social-welfare-chief-says-residency-rule-claims-was-never
  8. News - World - FINANCE

    No revenue, no assets, yet worth US$billions: stock regulators pull plug on social networking firm

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by GUARDIAN, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... to create a social-network business. After the company's shares skyrocketed in value for no apparent reason, the US Securities and Exchange Commission and Financial Industry Regulation ... Agencies in New York No revenue, no assets, yet worth US$ billion for no apparent reason- US authorities pull the plug on penny-stock social-networking company Trading halted on mystery ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552863/no-revenue-no-assets-yet-worth-usb-stock-regulators-pull-plug-social
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - OS X Yosemite

    First look: Apple's new OS X Yosemite offers sleek new styling, privacy and security

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:49pm

    ... and links to a user’s social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. A bonus here is easy customisation by adding widgets, such as ESPN SportsCentre, which can be found on the Mac App ... dragged the attachment into the app’s compose window and Mail handled the rest. Users will also find that Mail transmits an attachment securely to iCloud, where it is stored encrypted. Attachments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1558149/apples-yosemite-mac-operating-system-offers-sleek-look-privacy
  10. Comment - Letters

    Set up community service teams to help high-risk families

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... and provide them with mutual support groups. The teams should also collaborate with officers in the Housing, Home Affairs and Social Welfare departments, those responsible for Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and family support networking teams of NGOs. All service providers must step up their levels of awareness. If more money is needed for these measures, could it be provided ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1532137/set-community-service-teams-help-high-risk-families

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