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  1. Proposed waste levy will not bother rich but will hurt families on low incomes

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... they are having a meal. It is unfair to impose an even greater financial burden on citizens on low incomes for the sake of the environment. Another obstacle regarding the proposed charge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997221/proposed-waste-levy-will-not-bother-rich-will-hurt-families-low-incomes
  2. Officials should stop saying that subsidy will help low-income families

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will help low-income families. Poverty cannot be alleviated by allowing low-income families to keep the TV on all day and setting their aircons at freezing temperatures. If the intention is to help low-income families, then measures should be targeted for their benefit alone. Laura Ruggeri, chairperson, Living Lamma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740802/officials-should-stop-saying-subsidy-will-help-low-income-families
  3. Solar wafer income to power GCL

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, the world's third-largest producer of polysilicon, the raw material used to make solar cells, may see income from the sale of solar wafers outstrip ... price of US$45 per kilogram projected by Citigroup for this year, GCL's wafer revenues could hit US$910 million this year and polysilicon income could reach US$709 million, assuming sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719527/solar-wafer-income-power-gcl
  4. Pledge to raise farmers' incomes boost for struggling rural sector

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing and Choi Chi-yuk Premier Wen Jiabao's promise yesterday to raise farmers' incomes was music to the ears of Guangdong peasant Huang Zhanghua . The 44-year-old rice farmer from Lianzhou's Xijiang township - about 230km from Guangzhou - has just survived a severe winter and drought, which saw his family's income shrink dramatically. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628772/pledge-raise-farmers-incomes-boost-struggling-rural-sector
  5. CR Power ready for buying spree after income increases 36.2pc

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Resources Power Holdings, the fastest-growing Hong Kong-listed mainland power producer in terms of earnings, is ready to open its HK$4 billion war chest to acquire power assets this year, according to chief executive Wang Shuaiting. Yesterda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632122/cr-power-ready-buying-spree-after-income-increases-362pc
  6. Beijing pledges to help farmers cut wealth gap

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The Ministry of Agriculture has promised to issue more favourable policies to farmers and help them get jobs in the mainland's cities to slow a surging income gap ... counterparts. The ministry also pledged to modernise agriculture so that farmers would enjoy rapid and sustainable income growth. The mainland's rural residents have seen their annual per capita ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607824/beijing-pledges-help-farmers-cut-wealth-gap
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Updated water quality standards needed for Hong Kong's beaches, says DAB

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 07:59pm by CHARMINE CHE

    ... and offering discount packages for public swimming pools in consideration of low-income families.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1297843/updated-water-quality-standards-needed-hong-kongs-beaches-says-dab
  8. Sea change

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A government committee wants fish trawling outlawed in Hong Kong waters. Will this be enough to save our fragile marine ecosystem and how should we help fishermen deal with the loss of income? Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651417/sea-change
  9. Food stability key to inflation control

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com The Ministry of Agriculture expects grain output to decline this year and rural incomes to grow more slowly. Agriculture Minister Han Changfu said yesterday that it would strive to keep grain output above 525 million tonnes and growth in rural incomes above 7.5 per cent. The mainland produced 570 million tonnes of grain last year and rural incomes grew ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995004/food-stability-key-inflation-control
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    WWF ends development partnership with Cheung Kong

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... had promised to contribute seed money to create a trust that would generate income to run a wetland reserve built on 95 per cent of the 80-hectare site. But the arrangement has increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1241380/wwf-ends-development-partnership-cheung-kong

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