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  1. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's new iPhones head for assembly lines next month: sources

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by BLOOM

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Two models, including a 5.5-inch version, will enter mass production next month, sources say New iPhones head for assembly lines Apple's suppliers will begin mass production of new iPhones in China next month, according to people familiar with the plans of the US smartphone giant. Apple was ramping up on two bigger-screen iPhones, said the people, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1539913/apples-new-iphones-head-assembly-lines-next-month-sources
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Does poverty have a female face in Hong Kong? We should find out

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by YAN-YAN YIP

    ... have an official poverty line. It has taken Hong Kong, a developed economy, a long time to officially acknowledge the issue and get the task completed. At the Commission on Poverty summit last Saturday, the chief secretary presented not only the official poverty line, but also the key findings of the 2012 report on poverty in Hong Kong. From now on, the government will publish a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1323620/does-poverty-have-female-face-hong-kong-we-should-find-out
  3. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Big cheeses line up for Central Rat Race fun

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Exciting new challenges lined up as registration opens for a fun event with a serious purpose Big cheeses line up for Central Rat Race fun Clutching gigantic pens designed to look like chunks of cheese, six men in sober business suits and one dressed as a rat stand poised, ready to connect dots on a board. They are helping to launch this year's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539110/big-cheeses-line-central-rat-race-fun
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tough tasks are piling up for CY Leung

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to show that Leung is making efforts on various fronts, such as setting an official poverty line to help the poor and taking on the problem of an ageing population. The 41-page report lists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1540595/tough-tasks-are-piling-cy-leung
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    City will pay high price if it ignores problem of poverty

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... growth would eventually trickle down to the grass roots. But the lack of an officially recognised poverty line makes it difficult to determine whether the needy have fallen through the safety net. Thankfully, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying recognises the need for a poverty line, details of which will be announced when a poverty summit is held in September. Where to draw the line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1300836/city-will-pay-high-price-if-it-ignores-problem-poverty
  6. News - World - POVERTY

    UN replaces millennium poverty plan with sustainable development goals

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:32pm by NYT

    ... poverty and global child mortality rates have been halved from their 1990 levels, but progress has been uneven between regions and countries, especially in health and education. In some parts ... think tank. Unlike the Millennium Development Goals, which focused on straightforward objectives such as alleviating extreme poverty, guaranteeing access to primary education and reducing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519447/un-replaces-millennium-poverty-plan-sustainable-development-goals
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim ... institution and would instead help it fight poverty and spur economic growth. The world's five key emerging nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have proposed the launch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  8. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com More luxury ships and round-the-world packages offered to satisfy growing demand in China Cruise lines riding a wave of popularity in sea travel Cruise lines are stepping up their presence in China- including Hong Kong- seeking to tap into fast-growing cruise tourism in the region. Royal Caribbean Cruises will base four vessels at China ports next year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537159/cruise-lines-riding-wave-popularity-sea-travel
  9. 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
  10. Comment - Letters

    End pointless posturing on poverty

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am

    ... End this pointless political posturing on the perils of poverty The debate on poverty in Hong Kong is heating up again on the back of the Hong Kong government's declaration of an official poverty line. The reality is, there's already more than enough of a safety net in Hong Kong for the underprivileged- unlike the poor in third-world countries, no legitimate resident ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1328949/end-pointless-posturing-poverty

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