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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Old trucks face scrapheap to curb air pollution

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai, Keith Wallis

    ... the Euro IV emission standard introduced in the city in 2006 would be removed from the streets in phases. These vehicles account for about half of all nitrogen oxides emissions and 88 per cent of particles at the roadside. From 2016, no new licences would be allowed for vehicles that pre-date the Euro and Euro I emissions standards. Pre-Euro II vehicles will not be licensed from 2017, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Plan for first traditional Chinese medicine hospital unveiled

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 08:05pm

    ... But before that, the government will have to formulate a set of standards and regulations for the new hospital. A pilot scheme on the integrated therapy of TCM and Western medicine treatment ...

  3. 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

    ... also has to look after its children. Simply put, low-income workers cannot enjoy a basic standard of living even if they work hard. Worse still, about 1.8 million people have seen ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    5,000 more subsidised elderly-care places to be provided by 2017

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:21pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... with issues like long-term planning and approach to elderly care, service standards, performance pledges, and optimum waiting times [for different services]," he said. But social work sector ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    More questions than answers in CY Leung’s policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 02:11pm by Staff Reporter

    ... emission reduction targets, I propose setting aside $10 billion as subsidies to owners of over 80 000 heavily polluting pre-Euro and Euro I to III diesel commercial vehicles in order to progressively phase out these vehicles having regard to their pollution level. The scheme will significantly reduce the overall emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides by 80% and 30% respectively. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Hong Kong may have to import workers to build homes, Leung says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Dennis Chong

    ... was backtracking on his election promise of laws for standard working hours. "Have you stepped back under business pressure, and don't care about workers' lives?" She said that Leung had pledged before his election to create a committee to examine standard hours laws, but said in the policy speech that the committee would only "identify the way forward". "It ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Policy address crucially overlooks plight of the middle class

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 06:44pm by Alex Lo

    ... are increasingly dissatisfied with rising medical costs, falling education standards and rising costs of living “We recognise that problems stemming from property prices and rental, cage homes, cubicle ... and elderly. It has no real appeal to the middle class, a crucial base of support, as many of its families are increasingly dissatisfied with rising medical costs, falling education standards ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Lawmakers grill CY Leung over policy address

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 06:08pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... expressed dismay at Leung’s failure to commit himself to start work on sensitive issues such as political reforms to implement universal suffrage, standard work hours and legislation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Chief executive declares his priorities for helping an overcrowded city

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Abolish HK$400 monthly levy on employers of foreign domestic helpers. Explore feasibility of incorporating nursing homes for elderly into redevelopment projects Set up committee on standard ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Leung Chun-ying's concrete action plan for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by REPORTERS

    ... places LABOUR Officially scrap the monthly HK$400 levy on employers of foreign domestic helpers Set up a special committee on standard working hours in the first quarter HEALTH CARE Redevelop ...



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