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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... was another sign of political suppression of the pan-democrats, questioning why two of the co-owners were being "so generous" as to fund the action themselves. He said he had been unable ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online contest gives social workers chance to win HK$200,000 in funding

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 03:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Social workers vie for project funding An online contest is allowing social workers and the public to decide which innovative community work projects will win hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding. "The March of Social Engineers" initiative received 360 proposals from social workers, which were put online for the public ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Beloved North Point beef offal stall calls it a day

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Amy Nip

    ... revenue earned for the day would be donated to the Yan Chai Emergency Assistance Relief Fund. Some paid as much as HK$1,000 for the beef stew, made from the stomach, intestines, heart, liver ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Funds for social needs bleeding cash

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Funds for social needs bleeding cash Several government funds that target specific social needs have not generated sufficient investment returns to stay afloat, official papers have revealed. Of the 14 funds outside government accounts that were set up or topped up in the past five years, only four managed to cover their expenses ...

  5. Business - Money - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong has more millionaires than ever – but one in 10 are considering leaving the city

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:57pm by KANIS LI

    ... and mutual fund investments, stocks and bonds- reached a record 732,000 last year, up 22 per cent from the previous year. However, the average size of liquid asset holdings shrank 30 per cent ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women still on outer edges in key industries

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:59am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... are women, while women traders make up just 16 per cent of the nine trading and hedge-fund dealing rooms surveyed by the Economist Intelligence Unit, on behalf of the Women's Foundation. Only 4 per cent of hedge funds in the city are headed by a woman, researchers found. "The problem is in recruitment," said Camille Fabre, a JP Morgan trader, adding that most women did ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... by laying off more than 21 million people from 1998 to 2000. About 13 million were re-employed, more than a million retired, and the government said it spent 420 billion yuan of endowment funds ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    15pc of mainland Chinese now over age of 60, official says

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 04:35am by Angela Meng

    ... special funds allocated for this purpose, the vice-minister added. To prevent fraud, a system to verify applicants' economic status would be set up in 70 per cent of the cities by the end ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Charity man's friends help raise funds for his cancer treatment

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

    ... He used to help the needy, now his friends are raising funds for his cancer treatment Kindness begets kindness, as the saying goes. Mac McGolpin has been one of the organisers of a charity ... cannot make it to the game tonight have pitched in with funds. "I'm proud and touched that people are helping me raise money, but it should be more than just about me so that more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Speech therapy centre welcomes Belgian queen

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 03:52am by Candy Chan

    ... business that also operates factories on the mainland. As entrepreneurs, they realised the speech centre needed sustained funding, so they began selling chocolates as part of their food business, ...




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