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  1. News - China - HIGH-SPEED RAILWAYS

    High-speed rail line connecting Xinjiang and Gansu set to open

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 12:55pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com The line involves 1,776km of track, includes Qinghai and will cut the travel time between Lanzhou and Urumqi from 12 hours to eight The first high-speed ... Xinjiang’s capital, from 40 hours to less than 20. The report did not mention the exact date the first train would run. The 1,776km of track, which will be the longest high-speed railway line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1604504/high-speed-rail-line-connecting-xinjiang-and-gansu-set-open
  2. Sport - Soccer - UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

    Diego Costa to lead line for Chelsea in Lisbon despite hamstring worry

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 11:25am

    ... Reuters Jose Mourinho will gamble on Spanish striker's fitness In-form striker Diego Costa will start for Chelsea, despite a troublesome hamstring, in the Champions League Group G clash against Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, manager Jose Mourinho said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1604465/diego-costa-lead-line-chelsea-lisbon-despite-hamstring-worry
  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Democrat looking out from the inside: Law Chi-kwong

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... buildings. "This is very likely my last email to all of you," he wrote. "By saying no to talks, the students have removed their last line of protection. Things could turn very drastic ... serves on a number of government advisory committees, including the Commission on Poverty and the Community Care Fund. He is also an executive committee member of the Council of Social Service. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615289/democrat-looking-out-inside-law-chi-kwong
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Economy and markets stable despite protests, John Tsang says

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by Kwong Man-ki and Alan Yu

    ... of the largest community. He confirmed that income disparity was one of the Hong Kong's intractable problems. He also pointed out poverty alleviation, care of the elderly, and housing were among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1622426/economy-and-markets-stable-despite-protests-john-tsang-says
  7. 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
  8. Business - Economy - APEC

    Apec finance ministers to encourage private investment on infrastructure

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:45am by Victoria Ruan

    ... with less than 5 per cent having secured financing. The AIIB's goal was to invest in regional, semi-commercial infrastructure, Lou said, whereas the ADB and World Bank were focused on poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1622442/apec-finance-ministers-encourage-private-investment-infrastructure
  9. 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
  10. 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

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