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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Council of Social Service chief Christine Fang considers next role

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... in the three governments she has worked with. Tung Chee-hwa showed that he cared, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen focused on economic development while Leung Chun-ying, an initial disappointment, was now willing ... between Tsang's government and the welfare sector in his five years as chief. "They saw money spent on social welfare as an expense. We kept telling them that it's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Waiting list for subsidised elderly homes may last 50 years

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Emily Tsang

    ... subsidised places announced by Leung had been pledged by his predecessor, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Leung said on Wednesday the government would explore incorporating homes for the elderly ... Colleen Lee and Emily Tsang As thousands queue for subsidised homes, the 1,700 places pledged by chief executive in his policy address are likely to have little impact Waiting list ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Leung needs long-term poverty goals, say experts

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

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen only devised short-term policies to tackle poverty. In contrast, the task force chaired by Leung planned to define a poverty line to facilitate the drafting of long-term ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Asylum seekers 'forced to live in pigeon farm'

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... of such land for housing was illegal. ISS-HK chief executive Stephen Yau How-boa, a member of the Central Policy Unit during the Donald Tsang Yam-kuen administration and a veteran of a host ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    HK$4.3b health insurance plan to help patients with long-term illnesses qualify for private care

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Thousands of patients to qualify for HK$7,200 government subsidy towards health insurance in scheme to ease burden on public services HK$4.3b plan to help long-term sick go private Health bosses are planning a HK$4.3 billion scheme to revol-utionise the care of patients with long-term illnesses. It is proposed that they will receive an annual ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Mainland Chinese to test seven-year rule on qualification for Hong Kong housing

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 11:32pm by Danny Mok, Emily Tsang, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Danny Mok, Emily Tsang and Jennifer Ngo Denial of flat to mainlander who's lived in HK for 5 years to be challenged First it was social security, now it's housing The government's welfare policies will face a new legal challenge when a mainland immigrant seeks a judicial review of a decision to deny her public housing because she has not lived in Hong Kong for seven ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

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

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

    ... that he betrayed [my support]," said Ho. Leung had previously explained there were no immediate "sweeteners" to the community but said Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah would ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    DAB hints it could back means-tested new old-age allowance

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... to 69 but payable to all over-70s. Of the DAB's 13 lawmakers, Legco president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing will, as usual, be absent from the finance committee meeting. If the remaining 12 all ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Support grows for Leung's old age allowance scheme

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... needed more time to discuss the scheme. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah urged lawmakers to pass the government proposal first before studying further measures, as they could be more ...




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