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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Glitch delays old-age allowance payments to elderly

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jolie Ho and Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jolie Ho and Jennifer Ngo Some recipients of ‘fruit money’, who are eligible for the higher old-age allowance, have received a letter asking them to declare assets again Glitch delays money to elderly A problem in government computer records may mean some elderly residents eligible for the new old-age allowance will not receive the money next week as promised. Meanwhile, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Elderly in march for universal pension

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, JOLIE HO

    ... Johnny Tam and Jolie Ho Wheelchair-bound protesters call for scrapping of means tests on old age living allowance as stepping stone to retirement scheme for all March againstmeans tests An angry crowd of more than 1,000 people, including the elderly and their families, marked Senior Citizens Day yesterday by accusing the government of failing to give a commitment ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Sales tax mooted to fund pension for all

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... to broaden the tax base and reduce dependence on fluctuating revenue from land sales. Paul Ho Yiu-po, deputy chairman of the taxation committee at accounting body CPA Australia, agreed ... the pension pool; the government could also used the extra revenue on other services". Luxury goods could be taxed first, to get the public used to indirect taxation, Ho added. According ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Leung 'betrayed' my support, says veteran social worker Ho Hei-wah

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... betrayed by C.Y., says Soco director Social work veteran Ho Hei-wah, who backed Leung Chun-ying to be chief executive, says the city's leader "betrayed" his support by breaking his ... campaign- though neither did he have a "crystal ball". Ho said Leung's maiden policy address last week contained minimal measures to ease poverty and level the playing field ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Judge orders shelter for pregnant asylum seeker living on streets

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Christy Choi

    ... or fresh drinking water. "If successful, this [writ] would force the ISS to be more proactive in finding suitable accommodation," said Patricia Ho, of Daly and Associates, a law firm which has represented asylum seekers in Hong Kong for over a decade. Ho said the writ highlighted some of the gaps in the system, but added that since last month, when adjustments mandated ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Damage-control bid after storm over Sham Shui Po homeless

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on the streets," Ng said. Benson Tsang Chi-ho helps to organise a monthly gathering where close to 600 Hongkongers provide hot meals and friendly conversation to the poor in Sham Shui Po. He said: "We ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Leung needs long-term poverty goals, say experts

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... for approval. Ho Hei-wah, director of the Society for Community Organisation and a Leung supporter during the election in March, agreed Leung had fulfilled his pledges. He gave his efforts a score of 90 out of 100. "He sees the problems the city is facing and is doing his best to deal with them." Ho said Leung had done a better job than his predecessor because former chief executive ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Coldest Christmas Eve in 12 years to bring hardship to Hongkongers in poverty

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Jennifer Ngo

    ... to deliver "gifts"- including daily necessities such as shampoo and toothpaste- for the second year running to families in the city's poorer districts. Andy Ho Wing-cheong, ...



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