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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rising US income inequality hits state tax revenue and threatens budgets

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Richest 1 per cent are thriving, but they often shield much of their income from taxes Rising US wealth gap hits state revenue Income inequality is taking ... yesterday by Standard & Poor's. Even as income for the affluent has accelerated, it has barely kept pace with inflation for most other people. That trend can cause two problems for states: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593297/rising-us-income-inequality-hits-state-tax-revenue-and-threatens-budgets
  2. News - World - EDUCATION

    Free music programme gives academic boost to low-income children in Los Angeles

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Free programme in Los Angeles gives academic boost to low-income children from rough areas Music helps make good students The founder of a Los Angeles-based non-profit organisation which provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighbourhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: children were graduating from high ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584564/free-music-programme-gives-academic-boost-low-income-children-los-angeles
  3. Business - Economy

    Productivity slumps as China slips towards middle-income trap

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by Reuters

    ... the global financial crisis- a classic sign of the "middle-income trap" many other emerging economies, such as Brazil or Malaysia, have found themselves stuck in after promising starts. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1581847/productivity-slumps-china-slips-towards-middle-income-trap
  4. News - Hong Kong - WAGES

    Household incomes decline in second quarter

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Household incomes decline in second quarter Hongkongers are getting poorer, government figures show, with median household monthly income falling HK$200 on the previous quarter to HK$22,900 per month for the period from April to June. Analysts say declining retail sales amid a drop-off in tourist spending due to crackdowns on lavish government expenditure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581621/household-incomes-decline-second-quarter
  5. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Net income triples at Alibaba as revenue jumps 46pc

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 01:53pm by Reuters

    ... cent growth posted in the first quarter. Net income attributable to ordinary shareholders nearly tripled to US$1.99 billion, or 84 US cents per share, in the second quarter. [It] seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1581422/net-income-triples-alibaba-revenue-jumps-46pc
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Authorities would be wise to mind the income gap

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Please mind the income gap According to a study on minimum wage and purchasing power in this newspaper last Wednesday, Hong Kong's HK$30-per-hour rate is enough to buy ... are put together, however, they may give some insights on income distribution in our society. While an hour's wage for the 98,000 lowest paid workers cannot even buy two Big Macs, thousands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1571512/authorities-would-be-wise-mind-income-gap
  7. Business - Money - EARNINGS

    Melco net income falls 20pc; Macau stocks hammered

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:28am by Sophie Yu, Bloomberg

    ... Sophie Yu and Bloomberg sophie.yu@scmp.com Slower-than-expected growth in mass market gaming revenues for July sparks sell-off in sector Macau stocks take hit as Melco's net profit drops 20pc Casino and entertainment resort operator Melco Crown Entertainment said yesterday its second-quarter unaudited net income fell over 20 per cent to US$143.6 million from a year ago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1568704/melco-net-income-falls-20pc-macau-stocks-hammered
  8. 200 security guards fired, rehired ahead of pay law

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A property management company has sacked around 200 security guards in what a trade union says is an attempt to cut its wage costs ahead of the minimum wage law. They were sacked by New City Property Management and rehired yesterday by Lion Se ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739520/200-security-guards-fired-rehired-ahead-pay-law
  9. Modest increases on the way

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer After two years of cost cuts and austerity, better economic times mean that Hong Kong employers can loosen the purse strings a little, as they finalise salary adjustments for this year. Several surveys confirm that companies plan to reward sta ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734463/modest-increases-way
  10. Why tipping in Britain is leaving a bad taste

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Restaurants are using gratuities to lift wages to the legal minimum, writes Jane Moir Tipping in British restaurants has become as much a moral process as a financial one, with the plight of the country's most poorly paid workers at stake. Few topics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665074/why-tipping-britain-leaving-bad-taste

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