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  1. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by LETTERS

    ... the fund collected by the tax, not MPF companies. Gordon Lamb- As long as employers contribute a matching amount, can't weasel out of contributing by manipulating working hours or contracts, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, August 25, 2014

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by LETTERS

    ...   Using iBonds a safe option for MPF Authority The core fund initiative unveiled by the Mandatory Provident Fund Authority suggests a low-cost life cycle portfolio as a default arrangement in the MPF system, but it has two fatal problems. First, it fails to ensure product suitability for every employee. Second, there is no guarantee it will not suffer from losses at age 65. Since ...

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    Letters to the Editor, July 6, 2014

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:48am by LETTERS

    ... Provident Fund (MPF) is misleading as Hong Kong has a higher inflation rate. Also, the CPF savings earn a minimum risk-free interest of 2.5 per cent guaranteed by the government. And residents' ... our MPF. Bowring attributes Singapore's success largely to "cheap, disposable labour". At least this is imported. Locally, 200,000, or 10 per cent of working households, ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 29, 2014

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:27am by LETTERS

    ... If they are not able to continue working, the government must ensure that their living standards are high enough during the period before they can collect their MPF pension. Bowie Lam Po-yi, Sha Tin   Shoppers ...

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    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2014

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:01am by LETTERS

    ... of the Institute of Education and approved by the Education Bureau. Nelly Fung, co-founder, Chinese International School, ISF (Independent Schools Foundation) Academy   Flawed MPF scheme likely to remain I refer to the report (" Tsang reluctant to axe MPF despite flaws in scheme ", May 26). I find Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's comment that the Mandatory Provident Fund ...

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    Letters to the Editor, January 7, 2014

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:03am by LETTERS

    ... Mid-Levels   MPF scheme members must consider risk I refer to the letter by Dennis Li (" Allow Tracker Fund option for MPF ", December 27). The Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA) has been striving to bring down the fee levels of MPF funds and encouraging MPF providers to offer more index fund choices. As at the end of 2013, of the 400-plus Mandatory Provident Funds ...

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    Letters to the Editor, December 27, 2013

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:31am by LETTERS

    ... to examinations. Because of this, teachers, school heads and parents will put additional pressure on students to excel in exams. Nadia Lam, Tsim Sha Tsui   Allow Tracker Fund option for MPF The winner ... The availability of the Tracker Fund will give a very good alternative to the portfolio of MPF funds that fund holders can currently choose. Dennis Li, Mid-Levels ...

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    Hong Kong must first tackle present problems before looking to future

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 04:31am by LETTERS

    ... notoriously low wages. Two breadwinners are needed in most households. There's a scant social safety net provided by the government in terms of employee rights, retirement benefits (MPF ...

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    Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2013

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Sorting out MPF funds a real nightmare I have just been through a torturous process of rationalising several Mandatory Provident Fund accounts. There are many pages of forms with most banks simply to do a transfer between vendors. The forms must be submitted to both of the involved banks. The forms are often nonsensical with appendices of notes. It seems many of the banks aim ...

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    Letters to the Editor, October 18, 2012

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Po   Another bad year for poor MPF fund I recently received my Mandatory Provident Fund statement and from the HK$24,000 paid in over the past year, the guaranteed fund has been able to lose ... in there and did not have to do a thing. It is about time the whole MPF became voluntary so I can put my money to work where I want. Jeffry Kuperus, Clear Water Bay ...




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