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  1. Middle-class housing plan safe, Tsang says

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Joyce Ng Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has given an assurance that a middle-class housing scheme that he set up will go ahead despite the change of government. ... of the needs of the middle class. He proposed seeking other sites to build another type of housing for the group. A spokeswoman for the chief executive-elect's office said it would ...

  2. D-Day in battle for the middle class

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the middle class. Overshadowed by the continuing right-of-abode saga and, above all, the much more momentous chief executive race effectively under way, the competition in some hotly contested ... can fight back, and whether the new political forces will prove a viable alternative to the pan-democrats for the middle class. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is a legislator and chair of the New ...

  3. DAB out to win more middle class support

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong The new vice-chairwoman of the city's largest political party is targeting the middle class and professionals for support. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ... leaders after long-time party steward Carson Wen Ka-shuen stepped down. 'We hope to tap more into the fields we used to touch on relatively lightly- the middle class and professionals- ...

  4. DAB's uphill battle to woo middle class

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... sector in the hope of winning more votes from the middle class. In light of the long-time work of the DAB in districts and their traditional ties with the pro-Beijing Federation of Trade Unions, the party's development hinges on its success, or failure, in broadening its appeal to middle-class voters. Of the 13 DAB legislators, including three with dual membership in the FTU, only a few have ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Defining the middle class

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... You pose the question as to whether the middle class is represented by a political party in Legco. But the 'middle class' that you refer to is probably a myth, as there is really ... such as negative equity and mortgage percentages. This is one reason why independent legislators like Audrey Eu Yuet-mee are so popular, as she ably covers this middle ground. (Somewhat waggishly, ...

  7. Little comfort to the middle class

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... more to ease the tax burden on the middle class. In many ways, this was a budget for jobs. A lot of the ideas put forward are in line with proposals we submitted to Mr Tang in September, and we ... and timely to ease the burden on the middle class. Instead, we saw a rise in allowances for dependent parents and children, which was more of a consolation prize. We are not arguing for handouts ...

  8. A middle way

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... If we treat them like outsiders and limit them to functional seats, not only would it be incorrect politically, but it would also appear that we were trying to create a privileged class ...

  9. Professional class needs to be heard: candidate

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A group of suited professionals riding bicycles in the middle of a weekday is a rare sight, but such was the scene yesterday when accountant Ronald Kung Yiu-fai saddled up to announce he was joining the race for a seat in Legco. He and his supporters rode around Golden Bauhinia Square afterwards, as if to symbolise the middle class forging a new path in political ...

  10. Striking a reasonable balance

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... consciousness remained strong among British voters. The two major parties, Conservative and Labour, alternated as the governing party. The former claimed to represent the business and middle classes ... usually identify themselves as members of the middle class. They may further classify themselves as members of the upper-middle, middle-middle or lower-middle classes. Those who think they belong ...




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