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  1. Middle class rages over rising super-rich class

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cleaners pay 20 per cent and the middle class pay 40 per cent on earnings over #30,000. Parliamentarians grilled three such private equity bosses, who conceded that tax breaks seemed unfair ...

  2. Middle-class reform support grows

    Posted Oct 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Middle-class support for universal suffrage has increased in the past six months, according to a survey by lobby group Middle Class Force. The survey found that 58 per cent ... income ranged from HK$25,000 to HK$120,000, from late August to mid-September. Middle Class Force chairman Andrew Fung Wai-kwong said the survey had found a growing segment in favour of universal ...

  3. Middle-class housing sales brighten sentiment

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Homebuyers are regaining their confidence in the housing market following a rebound in transaction volumes in middle-class housing estates in the secondary market, according ... middle-class housing estates, while property prices remained flat. Transactions in middle-class housing estates rebounded last week. Taikoo Shing in Quarry Bay is one of the major middle-class housing ...

  4. The anxiety of the middle class

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... by the middle class in ensuring a society's stability and progress. To borrow the wise words of Aristotle, she said: 'The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class ... Ip- founder of the Savantas Institute think-tank- is adamant that his ideas on middle-class politics remain relevant in our time. Hong Kong is no exception, she said. 'In order to achieve ...

  5. 23pc of delta people now in middle class

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Almost one quarter of the Pearl River Delta's registered population is considered to have reached middle-class living standards based on their annual disposable income, ... middle class would have an annual disposable income of between 16,000 yuan and 170,000 yuan, have a certain level of education and probably be a civil servant, professional or company manager, ...

  6. Middle-class mission puts Tang under fire

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Joshua But and Jimmy Cheung The financial secretary was yesterday criticised for ignoring the poor after staging his first post-budget walkabout in a middle-class district. But Henry Tang Ying-yen insisted his budget could help the needy while benefiting the middle class, adding that he had previously visited grass-roots districts. Instead of seeing for himself how the needy ...

  7. Decline of the middle class

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... the interests of big business and neglected the middle class. Similar situations are reported from Japan and Taiwan. Kenichi Ohmae's book, The Impact of Rising Lower-Middle Class Population ... into the lower-middle class socio-economic group because globalisation will lead to further widening of the gap between rich and poor, and exacerbate social polarisation. Perhaps Hong Kong's new graduates ...

  8. Fast-moving Convoy grabs attention of the middle class

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... category, is the biggest independent consultancy in Hong Kong and is expanding at a staggering pace. It has unlocked a niche with personalised plans for the middle class who suffered most from ...

  9. Emerging middle class develops a sweet tooth for luxury goods

    Posted Jul 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... was No302,' Ms Cai said. 'I felt I belonged to a very special club and had a great sense of satisfaction.' Ms Cai offers a glimpse of the mainland's emerging middle-class, which ... their parents' generation, in which consumer choices are guided by practicality, the new middle-class urbanites are more concerned about the invisible values their purchases represent. 'A lot ...

  10. A HK$40,000 gift for a middle-class family

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Godwin Hung Fan-kwong had been watching the news all week, hoping for signs that the financial secretary would offer a treat of tax concessions for middle-class families like his. The gift ... for relieving pressure on the middle class, Mr Hung said that the budget lacked long-term measures to help develop the economy and create future opportunities. 'Unlike 20 years ago, when people ...




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