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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Fiscal report based on lunatic projection of capital spending

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 05:09am by Tom Holland

    ... at today's prices, public spending on healthcare and welfare for the elderly will more than double, from HK$69 billion this year to HK$143 billion in 2041. Meanwhile, as Hong Kong's workforce ...

  2. Business - Economy - MONITOR

    CY's policies will exacerbate city's coming down-cycle

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:36am by Tom Holland

    ... of poor families are both good ideas. So is doubling the amount of healthcare vouchers given to old folk, although at HK$2,000 each, the value is still nugatory. But whether CY's HK$3 billion ...

  3. Business - Companies - MONITOR

    Nothing uniquely Chinese about Glaxo bribery case

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for prescribing drugs. The second is the patient. And footing the bill, the third is either the patient's insurance company or the state health-care system, depending on the country. In reality, drug ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Two steps that would prove Beijing is serious about reform

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... little job security. They are refused access to public housing. And they are denied pension and health-care benefits. Their children are often turned down by local schools, which means they score ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    If demography is destiny, HK's home prices foretell an evil fate

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Cleaner water supplies and the provision of basic healthcare meant far more babies survived to reach adulthood. At the same time, better schooling meant more children- and many more girls- ...



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