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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Income and gender equality can boost Hong Kong's economic growth, says IMF's Lagarde

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm

    ... of inequalities and greener growth, I am personally passionate, yes.” Governments in Hong Kong and elsewhere should remember, she says, that all the evidence suggests that greater income equality, gender ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When an investment fund goes bad

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:10pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... Mortgage Income Fund, after seeking advice from expatriate financial advisory firm Global Wealth Management (GWM). The fund invested in Australian mortgages. Two years later, during the global ... the arithmetic … the cash [coming in] was being used just to pay two things- fees and income distribution- and that is the classic Ponzi scheme," says Rodger Bacon, chairman of Australian fund group ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Tempting fate

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Jason Wordie

    ... post-retirement income, have been assured. Other allowances have included overseas education provision. Nevertheless, human nature being what it is, some officials still hanker after the expensive toys ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - ASIAN MEGACITIES PART I

    The rise and rise of the Asian megacity (and why 'metacities' are the next big thing)

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:58pm by Vanessa Collingridge

    ... million." So what's pushing- or pulling- people into these behemoths? "It's more or less purely economic, in terms of higher incomes," says Dent. "If you're working ... lucrative. Some local governments have generated more than 50 per cent of their income from land sales- so land sales can be considered a prime driver for this change but, on the other hand, some ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: are high education fees a harsh lesson in exodus policy?

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Mark Footer

    ... of international-style education in Hong Kong is part of a deliberate government policy to rid the city of bolshie, lower-income expatriates". He or she claimed to have been "told this by someone ... "lower-income expats" (defined as those with household incomes of less than HK$100,000 a month, by XYZ) are being prodded out of Hong Kong with an economic stick? In the run-up to the handover, ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: sex symbols

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and Yao (then the majority), who were progressively forced out into marginal areas. Gradually they were assimilated, culturally and ethnically, by generations of incoming Han Chinese colonists, ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Afro-Chinese marriages boom in Guangzhou: but will it be 'til death do us part'?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... the African bachelors in Guangzhou are not desperate asylum seekers: they are highly eligible businessmen. Like Ousagna and Issa, they often own a car, have a stable income and speak Putonghua. Forty ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    It's a small world: the Kingdom of the Little People

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry The Kingdom of the Little People stands accused of exploiting its workers, many of whom the Yunnan theme park has given an income and independence that were denied them elsewhere, writes Simon Parry It's a small world Far, far away, there is a magical land where little people laugh and play all day long. It's a place where no one ever grows up, where ...

  9. Magazines - Style - DIVERSIONS

    Game's afoot

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:47pm by Daniel Allen

    ... ways to preserve and protect biodiversity while creating much-needed jobs and income for local communities. Camps and reserves, such as Mombo and Sabi Sand, may be unaffordable for many ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Once an icon of low-cost living, Wah Fu Estate is finally getting the redevelopment residents hoped for

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... for a holiday resort or luxury villa, but those were the words chosen by the South China Morning Post in 1973 to describe Wah Fu Estate, a public-housing development built for low-income families ...




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