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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. 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
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cut in minimum working hours to give more families low-income benefits

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com More families to qualify for low-income benefits The minimum working hours to qualify for a low-income family subsidy are to be lowered by 16 hours ... the latest proposal, 60 per cent of about 204,000 families set to benefit will now qualify for the full HK$1,000. Herrick Lee Yen-hao, of the pressure group Concerning CSSA and Low Income Alliance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519091/cut-minimum-working-hours-give-more-families-low-income-benefits
  5. News - China - SUICIDE

    Anti-graft scholar calls for closing of suicide ‘loophole’ used by corrupt officials

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 01:36pm by James Griffiths

    ... the material gains they have made for their families, since their illegal income will no longer be confiscated.” Paul Yip, director of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University ... income will they give up on the idea,” Lin concludes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1597920/anti-graft-scholar-calls-closing-suicide-loophole-used-corrupt-officials
  6. News - World - FINANCE

    Global tax reform plan to crack down on tax avoidance is 'biggest in a century', OECD says

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 02:45pm by AFP

    ... for the automatic exchange of information between countries on tax issues today. "This will allow us to identify offshore income of multinationals and high wealth individuals, so there will be nowhere ... and Profit Shifting Project has seven goals that would help to ensure companies pay tax in the countries where they generate income. They include proposals on closing loopholes that allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1596776/g20-set-back-oecd-plan-tackle-global-tax-avoidance
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US officials say 100,000 immigrants face losing health-care insurance

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:45pm by WASHPOST

    ... divorced or losing a job which carried health insurance. Separately, about 363,000 consumers could lose premium subsidies unless they clarified information about incomes that differed from tax ... with citizenship or immigration issues and by Monday, that number had been reduced to 115,000, they said. In situations involving income data discrepancies, officials said they had closed the cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593997/us-officials-say-100000-immigrants-face-losing-health-care-insurance
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui admits in corruption trial that he evaded taxes on 'fees'

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by Stuart Lau

    ... admitted in court yesterday that he had evaded taxes on income totalling HK$21.8 million, earned from Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong of Sun Hung Kai Properties, in the years before and during his term ... you decided to conceal your real income from the government?" Hui answered: "Correct." In the next set of tax returns, Hui, by then chief secretary, omitted another sum from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596408/rafael-hui-admits-corruption-trial-he-evaded-taxes-bribes
  9. News - China - China Economy

    China leads region in financial well-being- but wealth divide remains: survey

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 05:54pm by James Griffiths

    ... and 16 per cent respectively. “[This speaks] to China’s ongoing struggle with income inequality that has resulted from its rapid growth,” the report said. “The government is currently focused ... are the least likely (9 per cent) compared to 14 per cent of Asian residents. “Measurements of national performance have for too long focused on income – gross domestic product (GDP) and its components ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593854/china-leads-region-financial-well-being-wealth-divide-remains-survey
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghanistan poll rivals seal power-sharing deal

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:09am by AP

    ... the withdrawal of US and foreign troops. The incoming president- Ashraf Ghani- and Abdullah Abdullah signed the national unity government deal as President Hamid Karzai- in power since the 2001 US-led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597476/afghanistan-poll-rivals-seal-power-sharing-deal

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