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  1. Letters

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... population, but many people there live below the poverty line and could not afford to visit a theme park. I think those Chinese citizens who can afford it would rather visit a large and new facility, ... The MTR's Airport Express and Tung Chung Line have much spare capacity, especially in view of your report ('Massive railway platform lies idle in Central', November 13) and could be better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698578/letters
  2. More dams to be built in quest for energy

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... generation remained untapped, he said. He acknowledged that many people who had been displaced by dam projects were living in poverty. But he could not agree with the 'drastic' view ... This is not in line with the news ethic'. Meanwhile, Suo Lisheng, a vice-minister of water resources, said hydropower was needed, but admitted some small plants were failing to sell their electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475878/more-dams-be-built-quest-energy
  3. Letters

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of poverty in Hong Kong', October 29). Mr O'Rear is being disingenuous in suggesting that a modest increase brought about by a minimum wage will cause greater unemployment amongst ... and any mass lay-offs would raise the question of who will clean, remove refuse and guard premises. It is not the setting of a base-line minimum wage that undermines Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697945/letters
  4. The 'burbs of Beijing

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... embarrassment is a rare creature in the mainland's new world of high-end living. After decades of enforced poverty and egalitarianism, society is stratifying faster than it takes a coat of lacquer ... in the two guest bedrooms are lined with gold. 'It's only gold-leaf, but still,' says Du. Elsewhere, the Hi-Tech unit- a mixture of 21st- century technology and 1960s design- boasts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448125/burbs-beijing

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