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  1. China's new era may be no golden age for stock investors

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... similar problems to the US at the end of the 19th century: massive income inequality, widespread corruption, deepening concerns over food and product safety, the growing power of business ... deal' and 'new freedom' policy agendas of presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. During this Progressive Era, the tax system was overhauled and a federal income tax ...

  2. Smell the revolution

    Posted Nov 08th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Too often, we tell ourselves we're different, that Hong Kong people will never behave in the radical way we see elsewhere. We are convinced that the kind of street violence we saw recently in France over pension reforms just won' ...

  3. HK income gap 'widest among rich economies'

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Singapore, at 42.5, the US, at 40.8, and South Korea, at 39.2. The Gini coefficient is a widely used indicator of income inequality. The lower the measurement, the more equal the wealth distribution ... Daniel Sin The income gap between the rich and poor in Hong Kong is the widest among the world's wealthiest economies, according to a UN report. The report also shows that the richest ...

  4. 'People's premier' shows he still has the common touch

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reporters asked eight questions on the economy and four on diplomacy. There was only one on social equality, to which Wen replied: 'There is still a lot of unfairness in our society, income ...

  5. Broken dream

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... For Hong Kong's poor, the prospects of a better tomorrow are more elusive than ever, writes Michael Chugani Tycoons in flashy cars that honk past homeless people huddled on dusty street corners is something you see in movies or in real-life third wor ...

  6. News - China - ECONOMY

    Wage increases part of approved income distribution plan

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan victoria.ruan@scmp.com Wage rise part ofreform guidelines The State Council on Tuesday approved long-delayed guidelines to reform the mainland's income distribution ... urban and rural per capita individual income by 2020 from 2010, and make more rural migrant workers city dwellers, according to the guidelines. "Reasonable wage rises" have been ...

  7. News - China - WEALTH GAP

    Li Shi, 'Mr China Income Distribution', battles inequality

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing Victoria.ruan@scmp.com Cultural Revolution posting guided thinking of professor who has fought to close wealth gap Farm experience shaped Mr Income Distribution It's not exactly catchy, but the name Mr China Income Distribution has become well known to those involved in the battle to close the country's wealth gap. His real name is Professor Li ...

  8. Long live the wealth revolution; now it's time for some parity

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and medical care, the plan has a key provision that aims to transform national income distribution. The measures include raising salaries of workers and incomes of farmers, curtailing salary growth ... to continue doing so annually over the next few years. The powerful National Development and Reform Commission is drafting rules on national income distribution to be released towards the end ...

  9. Growing gripes over inflation, wealth gap

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... Centre, said that growing income discrepancy reflected a widening gap between urban and rural incomes. On the positive side, the researchers reported that rural incomes had risen faster than urban incomes this year in overall terms. In the first nine months of the year, urban per capita disposable income was up 7.5 per cent year on year after price rises were factored out, while the figure ...

  10. letters

    Posted Nov 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Simon Ko Chin-hung, Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School Minimum wages will hurt lowest earners The hourly minimum-wage rate of $28-$30 can lead to a comfortable monthly income for low-income ... rich and poor by raising the bottom line for the low-income group. However, unskilled workers are bound to suffer because companies may be less willing to hire them at all for higher salaries. ...




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