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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Pension scheme within three years, says Matthew Cheung

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Pension scheme within three years, says Cheung The government should be able to come up with a clear direction for retirement protection within three years but standard working hours would be more complicated, the labour and welfare chief said yesterday. Calling the two issues "the tough nuts" in welfare administration, Matthew ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Fresh aid for the needy to be put to the test, Matthew Cheung says

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the Community Care Fund, the secretary for labour and welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said. The efforts reflected an open attitude adopted by the government in introducing innovative measures on social ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Court's landmark benefits ruling could cost taxpayers an extra HK$197m a year

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... is based on Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung's first estimate of migrant applicant numbers since the top court's landmark ruling in favour of new immigrants ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Old-age allowance will be inflation-adjusted, says welfare chief

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 01:34pm by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The monthly payment and means test for a new old age allowance will be adjusted for inflation as early as February, the welfare chief said on Wednesday morning. Speaking on a radio programme, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung defended the widely criticised means test for the new HK$2,200 old-age allowance. To qualify for the plan, a single ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    New Legco hearing for old-age benefit

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... allowed maximum flexibility and there is no room for changes," Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said yesterday. Cheung reiterated the firm stance as the Business ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    DAB hints it could back means-tested new old-age allowance

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... whether to vote in favour of the request on Friday or to abstain. "Secretary [for Labour and Welfare] Matthew Cheung Kin-chung has suggested we vote to pass first and then they will hold ... "No means test should be imposed on those aged 70 or above." The Liberal Party's acting chairman, Vincent Fang Kang, said its lawmakers would probably abstain. Matthew Cheung ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Assets test for old-age cash will be adjusted for inflation, says minister

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Stuart Lau

    ... the welfare minister said yesterday. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung appealed to lawmakers to approve the proposed subsidy, which would replace the current old age allowance ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Welfare minister broke deadlock over funding for new old age allowance

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung Idea of including funds for new old age benefit in budget is attributed to the welfare chief Minister broke allowance deadlock The man 300,000 needy old people have to thank for overcoming a block by lawmakers on a new HK$2,200-a-month allowance is Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, says a government source. It was Cheung who ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Fruit-money frustration for cross-border retirees

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... months for an interview. "I have not got one cent from the government," said Chan, who moved to Guangdong when he retired in 2009. Welfare secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung announced ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Confiscated milk powder to be given to the poor

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to emergency food-bank networks across the city. "We believe it won't be a small amount," said Labour and Welfare Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, although there were no figures ...




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