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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    New 'East Lantau Metropolis' set to become a core business area

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Sandy Li and Olga Wong

    ... He said: "It will become a core business district in addition to Central and Kowloon East for promoting economic development and providing job opportunities." A government source ... Territories such as Tuen Mun. The source said the Development Bureau would start a feasibility study by June, to be completed by 2017. To prepare an economic and social development strategy ...

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    CY Leung's building bonanza 'could cost Hongkongers' quality of life'

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu

    ... university and hospital, respectively. All should be ready for development within five years. The Development Bureau will also seek to speed up developments by introducing a pilot arbitration scheme to ease lengthy negotiations over land premiums- the sum a developer must pay to the government to change the land lease when developing a site. Negotiations can take months or years, but under ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Plan for first traditional Chinese medicine hospital unveiled

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 08:05pm

    ... will be launched in three months. to help a TCM development panel to formulate such regulations. “The purpose is to give TCM and Western medicine doctors a chance to work out the details on how they can ... while the service for musculoskeletal pain patients will be in Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital and Kwong Wah. A member of the government’s Chinese medicine development committee Dr ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    'Little done to encourage Hong Kong's young to be upwardly mobile'

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Critics of the government say it lacks long-term plan for social policies and still leans towards actions that favour the rich and developers Housing, ... for public housing. "Some of the government's actions this year have shown that they are still leaning towards policies which favour the rich and the developers," said Chow. He gave ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... could slip if development was opposed by residents or district councils. A construction industry manpower shortage could also delay work. Leung said sustained economic growth was needed ... HK$800 million in residential care service vouchers for elderly Chinese language help for ethnic minority students and school leavers Set up an innovation and technology bureau Allow development ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Environment Secretary offers few details on long-term waste plans

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... park were approved by lawmakers in 2009 and 2006 respectively, the rest of the facilities were proposed and developed in the 1990s. "The proposals to build an incinerator [for solid waste] ... in landfills each year, the only disposal option for household and commercial waste. More than a third is food waste. In March, lawmakers will visit Europe to learn more about the development ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Policy address revives plan for technology bureau

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Staff Reporters

    ... the city's struggling small and medium-sized enterprises. "We want to see the government follow the US in offering tax deductions to companies that do research and development," Institute ... capture opportunities arising from the mainland's rapid development.   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Low-income family supplement a step forward but more needs to be done

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by HO HEI-WAH

    ... growth. It is therefore essential that the government improves the primary wealth distribution mechanism by developing a rounded and multidimensional economic policy to increase working opportunities and improve the remuneration of the low-skilled labour force. But, in view of globalisation and the rapid development of labour-intensive industries on the mainland, the future direction ...

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    CY Leung to unveil HK$3b boost for poor families in policy address

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Gary Cheung

    ... and economic development. A source with knowledge of the scheme said working poor families whose monthly household income was below 60 per cent of median household income- which stood at HK$22,500 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Middle-class feel Leung Chun-ying's policy address neglected their needs

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 10:57am by Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... and assets tests would ensure that resources were directed only to those in need. He said the government would help the middle-class in a different way: by boosting economic development to improve ...




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