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  1. Business - News

    Democrats say Ryan is an enemy of the middle class

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 07:58am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... they contend favors the wealthy over the middle class. The Obama campaign charged that Ryan, as architect of the GOP House budget plan, has advocated additional tax cuts for millionaires and deep cuts ... Ryan as hostile to the middle class began earlier this summer, and the president's backers have repeatedly noted Romney's embrace of Ryan's budget. Last month, Jon Soltz, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1011089/democrats-say-ryan-enemy-middle-class
  2. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    HKT takes telecoms regulator to court over Apple's sim-locking

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... have more for those wishing to continue the great debate triggered by our Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah as to what it means to be middle class. Class and its ramifications have long ... see people wrestling with questions like, "Can I have no money or job and still be middle class?" Then there is this: "I've been lost in South America, and 'found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1208059/hkt-takes-telecoms-regulator-court-over-apples-sim-locking
  3. Where the middle class reach for a glass

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lena Gidwani foodandwine@scmp.com Ten years ago, Martin Lee, an engineer in Guangzhou, would never have imagined spending 680 yuan (HK$828) on a bottle of cabernet sauvignon. Today, he drinks at a members-only wine club in the blossoming Zhujiang New Town. The price tag? A lifetime fee of 300,000 yuan. Lee is not alone: he is part of a growing middle class on the mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003198/where-middle-class-reach-glass
  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Special coffee for the financial secretary

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... On behalf of all you middle-class people out there, Public Eye says this to Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah: "Phooey. You're not one of us. You're a pretender." ... resides in a huge mansion, has a chauffeur and flies first-class - all paid for by taxpayers - but still says he belongs to the middle class doesn't just live in la-la land, he lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1180380/special-coffee-financial-secretary
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999059/middle-class-housing-plan-safe-tsang-says
  6. Middle class also needs help, says charity

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... hardship- middle-class people. Caritas says its new programme for those living well above the poverty line will take a different approach compared to its work with the underprivileged, with a focus ... example, we have to listen to them and see if they wish to go on to further studies or change their job.' But getting them to talk is not always easy. Middle-class people do not have much time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997791/middle-class-also-needs-help-says-charity
  7. Child labour shames India's middle class

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amrit Dhillon A New Delhi couple who mistreated their teenaged servant have become hate figures in the media but their behaviour is common. Not all middle-class Indians treat their maids ... such as being forced to stand beside a table in a restaurant while their employers enjoy their dinner. The Indian middle class is unable to grasp the notion that a domestic helper is doing a job, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997887/child-labour-shames-indias-middle-class
  8. Beefing up the middle-class meat in the economic sandwich

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... expected to become China's premier next year. In it, Li stressed the need for China to enlarge its share of 'middle-income earners'. The phrase 'middle class' is still ... the 'unique advantage' of the nation's middle class was strategically significant to China's next stage of development. Just how large is China's middle class? Nanjing University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993118/beefing-middle-class-meat-economic-sandwich
  9. What a relief... for middle class

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of which will mostly benefit the middle class. Observers say that given the city's fiscal reserves- which are expected to reach HK$658.7 billion by March 2013- the 2012-13 budget came down ... Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was the financial secretary, and extended to 10 years in 2006. The finance chief's incentives were seen as an attempt to appease the middle classes, who were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991447/what-relief-middle-class
  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China will play 'constructive role in Middle East', Xi Jinping tells visiting Israeli President Shimon Peres

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:40pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Middle East role' to Peres President Xi Jinping pledged China would continue to play a constructive role in the Middle East peace talks, as he received visiting Israeli President Shimon ... that Beijing would continue to play an important role in mediating the peace talks, Xinhua reported. Beijing is keen to get a stronger foothold in the Middle East, which is outside its traditional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1469163/shalom-china-israeli-president-91-arrives-beijing-official-visit-budding

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