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  1. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Reform of CSSA welfare payments urged to bring people out of poverty

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the government had identified several areas within the CSSA system that needed serious examination and it would look at what measures to put ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Carrie Lam proposes one-stop agency to take stigma out of claiming benefits

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Jennifer Ngo

    ... Phila Siu and Jennifer Ngo Carrie Lam's idea intended to end shame many people feel when applying for CSSA payments One-stop agency proposed to end stigma of benefits The government is studying how people can overcome the stigma they experience by claiming social security allowances, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday. A day after the government announced ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Commission on Poverty unveiled with call for concrete action

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... is Henry Cheng Kar-shun, son of property mogul Cheng Yu-tung and chairman of New World Development. Also included are social welfare figures Rosanna Wong Yick-ming, director of the Hong Kong ... was also appointed. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the commission's chairwoman, said it would handle both policy-making as well as practical and immediate poverty-alleviation ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Tenants in factory buildings to get subsidies

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 08:20pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... or living in public rental housing. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who chairs the commission, maintained there was no question of an amnesty. "Fund officers will advise those ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Companies join forces to fight poverty

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:44pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to support and help youths catch the labour market train which is moving faster and faster by the day." Clement Chen Cheng-jen, chairman of the Vocational Training Institute and head ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Relief measures for the poor after poverty line established: Carrie Lam

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LAUREN HO, Phila Siu

    ... Lauren Ho and Phila Siu Poverty line in sight for long-term poor relief More long-term relief measures for the poor will be rolled out in the next policy address after a poverty line is established later this year, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has said. "A poverty line will be set up in October to help quantify the poverty-stricken population for a focused ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Community Care Fund expands poverty giveaways

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... living in subsidised flats. But the fund will not help people living in subdivided industrial buildings as these are "definitely illegal", Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    More Hong Kong elderly live in poverty, study says

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, LO WEI

    ... of those aged 65 or older, from 32.5 per cent in 2010. This meant nearly 290,000 elderly people were in financial hardship. Responding to the report yesterday, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng ...



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