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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS: ANALYSIS

    Beijing's tough line on electoral reform threatens moderate pan-democrats

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Tough line hits moderate pan-dems Beijing's tougher-than-expected framework for electing Hong Kong's chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017 could spell the end of the road for moderates in the pan-democratic camp. In June 2004, shortly after veteran pro-democracy lawmaker Lau Chin-shek made a surprise plea for a "big ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581605/beijings-tough-line-electoral-reform-threatens-moderate-pan-democrats
  3. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... our capacity to produce wealth has become over the last 20 years (and finance has played a critical role here), the more radical the condition of poverty has become. It used to be that being poor meant owning or working a plot of land that did not produce much. Today the two billion people living in extreme poverty own nothing but their bodies." Sassen documents some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1595976/book-review-expulsions-brutality-and-complexity-global-economy
  4. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Hugh Jackman attends launch of Montblanc's new luxury collection

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by Vivian Chen

    ... the brand's made-in-Italy premium line of leather goods, Montblanc gave guests a glimpse of the origins of quality leather. Veteran craftsmen demonstrate different skills to create the line of leather ... it and enjoyed it. When I was a child, my dreams were being able to travel, having a job that allows me to travel. And here I am. You are involved in a lot of social causes to alleviate poverty. Why? My ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1562716/hugh-jackman-attends-launch-montblancs-new-luxury-collection
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Cyber queue-jumper snapped up HK$100 Cathay tickets while 150,000 waited in line

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 'Playing around' helped traveller grab HK$100 flights while thousands made futile attempts How one buyer got a flying start in Cathay sale A Hong Kong-based frequent flyer has revealed how he turned cyber-queue jumpe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581296/how-one-buyer-got-flying-start-cathay-sale
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - GAMING

    Hong Kong gamers line up for rich pickings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 10:28am by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu alan.yu@scmp.com Professional video gaming lucrative for local champions, but sceptical parents need convincing Game and fortune It's not easy convincing a parent that playing video games can become a legitimate career. But e-sports, as it is ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1581451/hong-kong-gamers-line-rich-pickings
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - SHIPPING

    China Merchants Bank gives Cosco 300m yuan credit line

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:05am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com China Merchants Bank is granting a 300 million yuan (HK$378 million) credit line to its second-largest shareholder, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co (Cosco), the lender said in a statement to the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The credit facility is valid for three years to the company and its subsidiaries. Cosco is China’s largest shipping and logistics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1581375/china-merchants-bank-gives-cosco-300m-yuan-credit-line
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Poverty won't be tackled until more speak up for the poor, forum hears

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:31pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... in every five children is poor. The official poverty line is set at half the median household income. According to 2012 census statistics, a one-person household with an income of less than ... to policymaking LEO GOODSTADT Many of the poor actually work- half of the families who fall below the poverty line have at least one full-time worker. At least 644,000 people live in these "working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380039/poverty-wont-be-tackled-until-more-speak-poor-forum-hears
  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. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tiny toilets to get bigger as residents complain of elbow room when spending a penny

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 05:32pm

    ... Carol Cheung carol.cheung@scmp.com Bathrooms with barely any elbow space will extend by 30 per cent under a government proposal to bring some relief to residents on a public housing estate in Tuen Mun, lawmakers have heard. Works on the Po Tin Estate bath ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405457/bigger-bathrooms-help-tuen-mun-residents-breathe-more-easily

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