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  1. Middle class more vocal in calls for political change

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau's professionals, artists unite ahead of key elections An increasingly vocal middle class is changing Macau's political landscape ahead of two elections next year. ... at the end of September, said Macau had come to a point where its middle class felt obliged to speak up. 'Businesspeople used to dominate the public sphere of Macau, but their views often differ ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659215/middle-class-more-vocal-calls-political-change
  2. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578096/23pc-delta-people-now-middle-class
  3. HK middle class are a target for Beijing

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... to lobby and court the support of institutions and groups representing the city's middle class and professionals. The move is part of its efforts to reach out to more people. The central ... Holdings, a major mainland investment firm, before being transferred to the liaison office. The objective of the new department will be to try to lobby support from Hong Kong's middle class ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483695/hk-middle-class-are-target-beijing
  4. We'll heed middle class, says Tsang

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The remark is believed to be a last-minute attempt to appease the middle class- many of whom were among the 500,000 who took their grievances to the streets last year. Beijing, meanwhile, was also ... on the march from The Frontier legislator Cyd Ho Sau-lan, Mr Tsang said the government would attach more importance to views from the middle class. 'We pay special attention to two areas: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461551/well-heed-middle-class-says-tsang
  5. A hole in the middle

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of noise, which maintains the focus on their interests. But in the middle, apart from some weasel words by officials and a motley collection of self-avowed middle-class pressure groups, there is nothing. This may help to explain why, according to figures recently produced by this newspaper, the middle class is being financially squeezed while those at the top and bottom of the tree have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967644/hole-middle
  6. Three generations of hopes and fears... Class of 1997

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Norma Connolly, Will Clem

    ... and services that they buy. 'In the past 10 years, the middle class has suffered the most. It is the group that contributed the largest part of its income to government revenues, but enjoyed ... special hopes and concerns. A decade on, we revisit two of those students, plus gauge opinion among this year's graduation class, and the graduates of 10 years hence... Benjamin Mok Kwan-yu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598987/three-generations-hopes-and-fears-class-1997
  7. HK in dire need of top-class venues

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... we can run a world-class event smoothly,' said Hong Kong head coach Chan (pictured). 'The QES is hardly an ideal venue for international competitions because of its limited floor ... for the construction of the proposed complex. The QES, with a floor area of 31.7m by 18.6m, is so cramped that once the match on the middle court has finished, players have to wait until there is a break ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/562181/hk-dire-need-top-class-venues
  8. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... between the working and worked-for classes in our society, but I think Wells would have understood quite well where that term "talent flow" leads. Mr Cheung apparently does not like ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1434083/hong-kong-doesnt-need-morlocks-delta-fix-labour-woes
  9. Counting the cost

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... There are many Hongkongers who must sympathise with her and most are hard-working middle-class professionals. The profiteering of developers combined with the greed of speculators and the connivance of the government has priced a large number of middle-class Hongkongers out of a decent home. Looking at apartments in other cities, most people tend to rank properties on a scale that might look like this: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714486/counting-cost
  10. Lee will provide a 'first-class challenge'

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa Being a medal contender has its perks. Just ask female rider Lee Wai-sze, who was upgraded to first class on her flight to London from Guangzhou. Hong Kong coach Shen Jinkang revealed that Lee, a medal hope in the women's cycling track events and Hong Kong flag-bearer in the opening ceremony on Saturday, was bumped up to first class after the airline found out who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008142/lee-will-provide-first-class-challenge

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