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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Parties' Legco voting records show a blurring of political lines, Post finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Study finds Liberal Party supporting pan-dems, and Labour Party 'more radical' than radicals Parties' voting records show blurred lines ... opposing almost half of the other's motions. The unclear battle lines were highlighted by the vote on the doubling of the property stamp duty to curb speculation, a brainchild of Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557132/parties-legco-voting-records-show-blurring-political-lines-post-finds
  2. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    End of the line for China's low cost manufacturing model?

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:01am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe If low-end production can be done by robots, developing nations might have to skip China's export model and jump straight to a service economy End of the line ... instead of man. In this line of thinking, China is not only the last in- it is helping to close the gate by contributing to an overinvestment bubble in robots. When China invests heavily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557109/end-line-chinas-low-cost-manufacturing-model
  3. Panel won't draw the line on poverty

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Social indicators will be devised to identify groups of people in need, instead of drawing a rigid poverty line, the financial secretary said yesterday, as a top-level body ... bureaus. Describing the meeting as constructive, Mr Tang said it was not practicable to use a single poverty line to define those in need. Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) was just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489498/panel-wont-draw-line-poverty
  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Hope for silver lining on cloud over reform

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Both sides jostle for position as winding road to universal suffrage heads towards endpoint Hope for silver lining on cloud of reform Everything is hard at the beginning, ... Central. So given Beijing's firm stance, what progress can be made when Lam meets the pan-democrats? Let's hope there will be a silver lining to this dark cloud around political reform. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556861/hope-silver-lining-cloud-over-reform
  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Popular boss Chou Cheng-ngok reads between the lines on bookselling business

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:20am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Boss of Popular empire calls himself an idiot for throwing cash at a loss-making industry but he says books are too important to give up on Reading between the lines on the book-selling business Chou Cheng-ngok is a man of contradictions. He is no bookworm, yet pours money into the "loss-making business" of bookselling- and calls himself ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556757/popular-boss-chou-cheng-ngok-reads-between-lines-bookselling-business
  6. Henry Tang to consider drawing poverty line

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui But the finance chief rejects calls for new commission to hold open meetings Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday pledged to consider setting up a poverty line, but rejected calls for meetings of a new poverty commission he heads to be open to the public. Mr Tang told a Legco finance subcommittee that the issue of a poverty line would be considered by the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485538/henry-tang-consider-drawing-poverty-line
  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Government plans united approach to beat poverty

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tammy Tam

    ... triggers new controversies on who should be helped and in what way? Leung earlier decided, for the first time in Hong Kong's history, to draw an official poverty line to identify who ... Tammy Tam Bless Hong Kong campaign brings community and business together to help those in need Government plans united approach to beat poverty In two days, Chief Executive Leung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404045/government-plans-united-approach-beat-poverty
  8. Drawing the poverty line

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for those on welfare. The asset and income limits imposed on CSSA applicants are Hong Kong's de facto 'poverty lines'. ... is classed as poor, while the cut-off figures for households with two, three, four and five members are $6,300, $8,400, $9,500 and $9,950, respectively. But this way of defining poverty is rejected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/467177/drawing-poverty-line
  9. Tell-tale refusal to set poverty line for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In a letter last October I asked why the government did not set an official poverty line. Many others had asked the same question. The reply I got from the government was disappointing, ... (January 14). Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa did not give a clear answer about where the poverty line should be drawn and also said '120,000 children are living on welfare payments'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487114/tell-tale-refusal-set-poverty-line-hong-kong
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    After a 'terrible beating', India's President House in line for sympathetic makeover

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Move to restore neglected palace to former glory The last visit by Edwin Lutyens to India in 1938 was not to design anything new but to restore something old- a magnificent palace on top of a rocky outcrop in New Delhi. A few yea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556656/after-terrible-beating-indias-president-house-line-sympathetic-makeover

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