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  1. Letters

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their licence. This can help deter aggressive driving. Mike Lee, Quarry Bay MPF needs inflation protection If the government wants to see the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme work effectively ... scheme, the wealth created by the MPF scheme will diminish for some people. There is no promoting investing in equity markets given the pattern of investment over the last 10 years which has been ...

  2. Panel of Judges

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and chief executive, Asia Insurance Hong Kong Jimmy Woo, Executive director (supervision), MPF Schemes Authority Kevin Wright, Chief executive, Prudential Assurance ...

  3. Older and poorer

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to support a dignified post-retirement life. He proposed that, on top of their existing MPF accounts, employees set up voluntary MPF contribution accounts managed by the Monetary Authority, which would not charge management fees. The MPF schemes have been criticised for their high management fees. On Tang's proposal, Dr Law Chi-kwong, a welfare sub-sector member of the 1,200-seat ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the past. For the sake of the ocean and marine eco-systems the third runway project should not go ahead. Jacqueline Tse, Wan Chai Bonds will be better than MPF scheme It is a good idea to force ... then such an investment stops making sense. I believe that it is time to have a rethink and ask if the MPF really meets the aspirations and needs of the Hong Kong public. I am not suggesting a government-funded ...

  5. What Wen should have added in HK message

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It was not, of course, to be compared with John Tsang Chun-wah's spectacular budget U-turn, in which a HK$6,000 handout to all permanent residents replaced a deposit of the same amount in MPF ...

  6. Tung proposal breaches the Basic Law

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Station, Shenzhen MPF as Robin Hood Correspondent Hamish Cucel in his letter headlined 'Downside to MPF' (April 16) feels strongly that the Mandatory Provident Fund scheme is a form of extortion because of his personal experience. But looked at from a higher perspective, the MPF plays the role of Robin Hood. The Securities and Futures Commission cautions investors not to have ...

  7. Rebellion in the ranks

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with this year's budget plan to inject HK$6,000 into permanent residents' MPF funds. Six days after the budget was delivered on February 23, a hastily arranged meeting of the pro-government camp with finance chief John Tsang Chun-wah resulted in a dramatic U-turn, with the MPF plan dropped in favour of a direct handout of HK$6,000, plus another tax rebate capped at HK$6,000. Despite the issues ...

  8. And the verdict is...

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... the environment, and the medical insurance scheme is as unworkable as the MPF scheme. Alfred Lee Lok-hang, STFA Leung Kau Kui College More should be done about the environment, such as the wall effect ...

  9. Street talk

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I hope he will improve welfare for the elderly, including retirement welfare and MPF. I hope he'll adopt Henry Tang's HK$3,000 handout to the elderly. A2 In comparing their abilities ...

  10. Focus on the future

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into the pockets of the people, instead of parking it with MPF managers for years. We would have liked it better if he had acceded to our request to set up a matching fund to encourage those who can spare ...




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