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  1. News - Hong Kong

    IN PICTURES: On the front lines of the Hong Kong democracy movement

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:11pm by David Wong, Felix Wong, K.Y. CHENG

    ... David Wong, Felix Wong and K.Y. Cheng The battle lines were drawn as Hong Kong protesters geared up for a long stand-off with police at the start of the Occupy Central civil disobedience ... of Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is placed at the gates of the governnment headquarters. Police stand in a line as protesters stand their ground. The Occupy Central rallyists have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1602991/pictures-occupy-centrals-front-lines
  2. 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
  3. News - China - GOVERNMENT

    For some rural officials, being deemed a poverty-stricken county is a cause for celebration

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by Zhang Hong

    ... to farmers who fall below the official national poverty line of earning 2,300 yuan (HK$2,925) a year or less. But making the list can mean receiving millions of yuan in handouts. "Counties ... officials ride the poverty gravy train To get rich is glorious, late leader Deng Xiaoping said, but to some county officials, staying poor has advantages. As part of its efforts to alleviate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404197/some-rural-officials-being-deemed-poverty-stricken-county-cause
  4. News - Hong Kong

    OCCUPY CENTRAL- DAY 24: Full coverage of the day’s events

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:30pm

    ... But Leung Chun-ying today has provided another answer." Chow referred to Leung’s remarks in media interviews on the relationship between poverty and universal suffrage. "An unequal ... in poverty?” 6.16pm: Alex Chow Yong-kang says: “Many people have expected this conversation for a long time. Hong Kong people feel that the society is sinking. They think they must come out to fight. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1621141/live-hong-kong-students-prepare-meet-government-officials-democracy
  5. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Citic unveils new board line-up

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 02:41pm by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Citic, which last month completed the 227 billion yuan (HK$286 billion) acquisition of assets from parent Citic Group that saw 99 per cent of the group’s assets absorbed by Hong Kong-listed Citic, has appointed its parent’s vice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1600873/citic-unveils-new-board-line
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Poverty hits mainland children in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 01:44pm by Phila Siu

    ... the mainland, 37.2 per cent of children lived under the poverty line, said Professor Chou Kee-lee, associate head of the Department of Asian and Policy Study at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. When both parents are from the mainland, 42 per cent of the children live in poverty, he found. Chou used government figures for his study and set his poverty line at one-half the city’s median ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1104374/poverty-hits-mainland-children-hong-kong
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    All sectors in Hong Kong must join in fighting poverty

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:18am by STAFF

    ... This was despite the introduction of the minimum wage. To the credit of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, his young administration has introduced a poverty line for Hong Kong. Experts may debate its ... SCMP Editorial All must join in poverty fight For far too long, poverty and the widening wealth gap have been neglected in our dominant political discourse. But since the global financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1380102/all-sectors-hong-kong-must-join-fighting-poverty
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - IMMIGRATION

    Stop blaming immigrants for Hong Kong's poverty problems

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 11:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... below the poverty line. Instead of addressing this fundamental failure of government policy, the opportunists seek to turn this into a contest between the established poor and the newly arrived ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines faults officials for ceding control over immigration policy Stop blaming immigrants for city's poverty problem Alarmists and self-seeking politicians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1396488/stop-blaming-immigrants-hong-kongs-poverty-problems
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - TRANSPORT

    Flat asking prices around planned MTR lines rise after announcement

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 02:19pm by Sandy Li

    ... increased by up to 10 per cent as expectations of improving accessibility could drive up property values, say agents. On September 17, the Transport and Housing Bureau proposed four new lines, extra stations and extensions to the MTR's Tung Chung and West Rail lines. It is estimated that the expansion will cost HK$110 billion. Property agents said the areas to benefit from the projects- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1598651/asking-prices-rise-flats-around-planned-mtr-projects

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