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  1. More cash for low-income housing

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ed Zhang in Beijing ed.zhang@scmp.com The Ministry of Finance has pledged more funding this year to build homes for low-income households. The ministry has recommended a variety ... and corruption in the distribution of subsidised apartments. 'Fair distribution is key to the success of low-income housing and is the lifeline of its sustainability. It is also an important test ...

  2. Government income jumps 34pc to 755b yuan

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in economic growth in the face of an escalating European debt crisis and a possible double-dip US recession. The income of the central and local governments swelled in August to 754.6 billion yuan ... revenue growth would slow in the coming few months, 'because the domestic economy is expected to slightly decelerate and fewer people will have to pay income tax from September'. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. Families struggle as price rises outstrip income

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

    ... Jane Cai The sharp rise in food prices has left medium- and low-income families, like that of Beijing native Shen Yaoqiu, struggling to cover basic living costs as rises in income fail to keep pace. Mr Shen, 65, lives in a 60-square-metre inner-city courtyard home with his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson. The family's annual per capita disposable income, after tax, ...

  5. Wumart income soars 47pc on higher sales

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Wumart Stores, Beijing's biggest supermarket chain, said first-half profit rose 47 per cent on higher sales and an accounting gain. Net income for Growth Enterprise Market-listed Wumart rose to 160.3 million yuan, 13 fen a share, from 108.9 million yuan, nine fen a share, a year earlier. Revenue rose 43.6 per cent to 3.76 billion yuan on the back of a 10.6 per cent ...

  6. Jingkelong earmarks 230m yuan for expansion as income rises 33pc

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... with Wumart Stores, the biggest supermarket chain in Beijing, and fend off competition from foreign retailers. The firm's bottom line last year was boosted by a surge in interest income to 37.4 ...

  7. Beijing targets developers in amended tax measures

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Beijing will continue to fine-tune property market regulations this year, with the State Administration of Taxation's amendment note on developers' provisional income tax payments providing the latest evidence of the current focus of policymakers, analyst say. Under the arrangements unveiled on Wednesday last week, developers are required to prepay income ...

  8. 84pc think wealth gap is a concern, survey finds

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng More than 84 per cent of respondents to an online survey believe the wealth gap on the mainland is unacceptable and almost all say the income gap has widened over the past ... believed the income gap had widened over the past decade, while about 75 per cent said the best way to reduce the inequality was to increase incomes for the low-paid rather than impose more taxes ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... home programme, Beijing has other subsidised affordable housing schemes- launched in the past few years- that sell or rent homes to local low-income families or migrant workers at prices much ...

  10. development

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3 Lu Yilong, a social scientist in Beijing, is worried that... a. rural income is growing faster than urban income. b. rural income is growing too slowly. c. rural income is being spent on building roads. d. rural income will suffer if there is a drop in urban income. 4 Which of the following is not true about rural villagers? a. They depend on family members who work in the cities. ...




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