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  1. Results of quality migrant scheme please panel, despite quota shortfall

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Competition for talent is intense the world over and an uptake of less than a quarter of the annual quota of 1,000 admissions to a quality migrant scheme since June last year ... should be loosened. He reiterated the committee would consider various factors such as education background, professional training and contributions, but the most important one would be how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608703/results-quality-migrant-scheme-please-panel-despite-quota-shortfall
  2. Results of quality migrant scheme please panel, despite quota shortfall

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Competition for talent is intense the world over and an uptake of less than a quarter of the annual quota of 1,000 admissions to a quality migrant scheme since June last year ... should be loosened. He reiterated the committee would consider various factors such as educational background, professional training and contributions, but the most important one would be how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608705/results-quality-migrant-scheme-please-panel-despite-quota-shortfall
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Keep zero-birth quota on track

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial Keep zero-birth quota on track Tensions arising from an influx of mainland mothers giving birth in the city have apparently eased for the time being. Referring ... With the zero-birth quota for non-locals taking effect from January, more mothers-to-be may sneak in and show up for birth at the last minute. The concerns are shared by private hospitals, which have stepped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1077353/keep-zero-birth-quota-track
  4. One-child policy gives birth to a business idea

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the controversial one-child policy - why not trade the birth quota? Couples allowed to bear two children could pass their right for a second child to rich, well-educated people or civil servants in return ... also propose that poor people who cannot afford to get married give their 'quota' to the rich, who can then have a second wife?' online user Nihaolaoge wrote on a Sina microblog. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994403/one-child-policy-gives-birth-business-idea
  5. Hospital pension awaits QFII quota

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) to receive an expected US$100 million quota as part of the qualified foreign institutional investors (QFII) scheme to invest in mainland stock markets. It is now waiting for the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe), China's foreign currency regulator, to grant the quota. Foreign investors issued with QFII licences by the CSRC still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994480/hospital-pension-awaits-qfii-quota
  6. Job quotas for disabled can help change minds

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... equal opportunities. In many advanced economies, particularly in Western Europe, big employers give preference to job applicants with disabilities to help them meet an assigned quota of, say, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975427/job-quotas-disabled-can-help-change-minds
  7. Hope for baby quota outcasts

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... source said the government was thinking about a one-off arrangement to help the affected families. 'These women were already pregnant when the quota system was introduced, so most people ... to give birth this year still could not find a maternity bed. 'We hope that the government can relax the quota and help these families,' he said. About 6,000 mainland mothers married ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972051/hope-baby-quota-outcasts
  8. Anger over quota that helps civil servants beat queue for public flats

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung A lawmaker has branded a quota system that allows low-paid civil servants to get a head start in applying for public housing as an unfair historical leftover. His criticism ... tailored for civil servants, rather than allocating public rental flats to them, Wong said. The quota, which dates back to 1963, benefits civil servants who earn less than HK$28,065 a month. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965988/anger-over-quota-helps-civil-servants-beat-queue-public-flats
  9. Sorry, we've used up justice quota

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Yet another HIV carrier lodged an anti-discrimination lawsuit yesterday. The application was finally accepted after being almost rejected when the court said a year-end review was coming up so residents should come back afterwards. 'The ju ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728088/sorry-weve-used-justice-quota
  10. Birth control quota reached by paying prostitutes to abort

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Family planning authorities in Leiyang, Hunan province, offered money to pregnant prostitutes for abortions so they could meet family planning quotas. According to an official ... head of propaganda, admitted officials had forged data, but denied that all the women who had abortions were prostitutes. Asked why they had done this, Mr Tan said it was to meet quotas set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680424/birth-control-quota-reached-paying-prostitutes-abort

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