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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    South Asian community mired in poverty

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of the respondents fell below the recently established poverty line. The Hong Kong Diocesan Pastoral Centre for Workers, which interviewed people using its relief services in October and November, said ... median of HK$27,000 stated in a recent government report, and below the poverty line for a four-member family. The centre said South Asian families had an average of 4.5 members, which meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1391230/south-asian-community-mired-poverty
  2. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Six years on, farmer who received famed visit by Li Keqiang still living in debt and poverty

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:35pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... to Li's orders, the Enshi government in Hubei framed an ambitious plan to relocate at least 6,000 people living under the poverty line each year starting from last year. The full relocation ... child was born. There may be one bright spot for Fu's family: relocating to downtown Longfeng, designated as the site of a national poverty-alleviation pilot project spurred by Li's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434914/six-years-farmer-who-received-famed-visit-li-keqiang-still-living-debt
  3. News - China

    China's formula to reduce poverty could help developing nations

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... countries China's formula to reduce global poverty China has earned a reputation as the world's factory, exporting everything from cheap toys to high-end electronics. But it can now offer an even more valuable export- its formula for reducing poverty. World Bank figures show that some 600 million Chinese have been taken out of poverty in the past 30 years. UN World Food Programme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1202142/chinas-formula-reduce-poverty-could-help-developing-nations
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Above all, retirement scheme for Hong Kong must be fair and affordable

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:15pm by DAVID LUI

    ... benefits. Thus, the MPF scheme can provide only short-term retirement protection at best. Last year, 43.5 per cent of the elderly population aged 65 and over were living below the poverty line. But even when cash assistance provided by various social security measures is taken into account, one in three elderly is still living in poverty. Currently, one million of Hong Kong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1588545/above-all-retirement-scheme-hong-kong-must-be-fair-and-affordable
  5. News - Asia - CORRUPTION

    New graft chief John Sevilla in front line against corruption at Philippines customs

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A new chief is making changes at a Philippines body that has a culture of bribery and extortion Graft customary at Manila customs Standing near mountains of goods destined to be smuggled through the Philippines' biggest port, the nation's customs chief admits that being on the front line of the president's war on graft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584581/john-sevilla-front-line-against-corruption-philippines-customs
  6. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Colonialism lives on in officials' flats on The Peak

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:34am by Michael Chugani

    ... a million Hongkongers live below the poverty line. Wages are stagnant. Homes are unaffordable. The tide of mainland visitors has sunk our quality of life and priced small shop owners out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588816/colonialism-lives-officials-flats-peak
  7. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: County poverty lists to be scrapped, Putin to visit Beijing in May

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 07:53am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Trending topics on weibo CCTV Spring Festival Gala line-up Movie iPartment 4 Tennis player Li Na China Mobile's 4G service Visa exemptions   Politics Caixin New anti-poverty policies include setting up a mechanism that would eventually remove counties from an official poverty list, allowing subsidies to benefit people who really need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1416382/china-news-round-county-poverty-lists-be-scrapped-putin-visit
  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Putin’s ‘two weeks to Kiev’ line quoted ‘out of context’ by EU chief

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:10pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Moscow 'Two weeks to Kiev' line quoted 'out of context' A Kremlin aide yesterday sharply criticised EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the Russian leader's foreign policy adviser, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583996/putins-two-weeks-kiev-line-quoted-out-context-eu-chief
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL SERVICES

    Carrie Lam defends HK$3 billion poverty allowance after criticism

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... when determining eligibility, which is set at income that falls below the poverty line of 50 per cent of median household income (HK$22,500). But Lam responded: “We better wait for [the] labour ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com New scheme will slow down or stop Hongkongers from slipping into social welfare net, chief secretary says The new poverty alleviation initiative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407516/carrie-lam-defends-hk3-billion-poverty-allowance-after-criticism
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong University taskforce will include members from the medical and dental faculties, leading to questions about its independence Dental school to probe use of tainted water The faculty of dentistry at the University of H ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582529/dental-school-investigate-months-long-use-tainted-water-lines

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