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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's building bonanza 'could cost Hongkongers' quality of life'

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Olga Wong and Yvonne Liu

    ... but it could also affect Hongkongers' quality of life. And despite claims by government sources, after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's policy address, that the administration had secured enough land to meet its goals, a professor of real estate warned that uncertainty could yet undermine the target of building 470,000 new flats in the next decade. A government source said 80 ...

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    The people speak: What Hongkongers think of CY Leung's policy address

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... is good.       Joe Ng, 50, clerk, Sham Shui Po: To use the land reserved for the My Home Purchase Scheme to build Home Ownership Scheme flats is a good way to provide more, cheaper choices for middle-class people. But we have to wait and see whether the policy of increasing land supply is effective in tackling the high property prices.   Peter Lai, 43, clerk, Wan Chai: It is disappointing ...

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    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... for poor in HK$10b spending spree Boosting land supply, helping the poor and enhancing Hong Kong's long-term economic competitiveness were at the core of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's ... up in 20 years. Ivan Choy Chi-keung, a political analyst at Chinese University, said he feared Leung's spending proposals would trigger conflict between poor and middle-class Hongkongers ...

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    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... it live.  CY kicks off with some of the issues the government is tackling. He says the government is doing its utmost to increase land supply, and in formulating a long-term housing strategy. It has ... scheme. At that time, the chief executive was announcing plans to commission a study on a retirement scheme, and to consider expanding the Old Age Living Allowance scheme to Hongkongers living ...

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    Leung ready to treat city to its first TCM hospital

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Emily Tsang

    ... with the pressure on health services caused by an ageing population- it is predicted that about a third of Hongkongers will be aged 65 or above by 2041. There have been calls for a traditional Chinese ... and a doubling in the value of a voucher scheme to help the over seventies pay for private health-care services. The first initiative targets one of the most common cancers among Hongkongers ...

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    Middle-class feel Leung Chun-ying's policy address neglected their needs

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 10:57am by Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong

    ... Jeffie Lam and Tanna Chong Middle-class feel C Y policy speech neglected them Middle-class Hongkongers turned up the heat on Leung Chun-ying yesterday, taking to the airwaves to berate the chief executive for neglecting their needs in his policy address. The state of the middle class was the main topic raised by callers who questioned Leung on a radio phone-in organised by RTHK, ...

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    Think tank's silence raises concern

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Tony Cheung

    ... tank's reaction should be alarming for them," Zheng said. A Chinese University poll last month found that 45 per cent of Hongkongers had "no expectations" for the policy address, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Live: CY Leung undergoes grilling by lawmakers on policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:09am

    ... election. The Labour Party's Cyd Ho Sau-lan echoed Wong’s views and said that Hongkongers had been “deceived” and “betrayed" by the central government and that they must fight ... questioned Leung’s newly-proposed scheme to subsidise young Hongkongers who wish to study at mainland universities. Civic Party lawmaker Claudia Mo asked: “Shouldn’t you encourage young people ...

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    New 'East Lantau Metropolis' set to become a core business area

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Sandy Li and Olga Wong

    ... Sandy Li and Olga Wong 'Metropolis' off Lantau envisioned as third CBD An "East Lantau Metropolis" could rise from the sea between Hong Kong and Lantau islands over the next 50 years, with the government looking at the possibility of reclaiming more than 1,000 hectares of land, government sources said. One said the new metropolis would be similar in size ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    'Little done to encourage Hong Kong's young to be upwardly mobile'

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 09:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the Land and Development Advisory Committee, agreed housing was a priority. "The government needs to make some big and drastic measures," Wong said. "In the past 10 years, the government stopped building [Home Ownership Scheme flats], and did not plan its land bank. Since then we've seen this turn into a huge problem." But Wong, who also heads the societal ...




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