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  1. 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
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    New head of anti-poverty campaign says Hongkongers must help themselves

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Leonie Ki, who believes people have to help themselves, is to head the government campaign to alleviate poverty 'Hong Kong has reached a critical ... initiatives. Ki's latest act of public service is to oversee Bless Hong Kong, the government's poverty-alleviation campaign. Launched by the Commission on Poverty in February, the campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466513/new-head-government-anti-poverty-campaign-says-people-have-help
  3. Sport - Rugby

    Charities harness excesses of the Sevens to tackle poverty in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 09:16pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline How rugby can help fight poverty The money spent at the Sevens over the weekend, where corporate boxes cost upwards of half a million dollars, is simply mind-boggling. But for one local charity, harnessing the event's excesses brings much-needed funds to alleviate poverty in Hong Kong. Mission Possible raises millions for four local charities each year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/sevens/article/1461119/charities-harness-excesses-sevens-tackle-poverty-hong-kong
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The poverty of a material life

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:58am by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says for all the instant highs and claimed benefits, shopping and the pursuit of material pleasure can never replace a truly fulfilling life Poor things The shimmering lights make the marble floors glisten. Nearby, a waterfall cascad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1439946/poverty-material-life
  5. News - China - GAMBLING

    Gambling takes hold in Guangdong as punters bet to escape poverty

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Banned on the mainland since 1949, the underground gaming industry is more popular than ever despite regular police crackdowns, experts warn Guangdong in the grip of gambling fever In a village in Chaozhou in eastern Guangdo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438208/gambling-takes-hold-guangdong-punters-bet-escape-poverty
  6. Sport - Rugby

    Sevens and ‘Mission Possible’ team up to tackle poverty

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:57pm

    ... SCMP Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has once again teamed up with the Peter Bennett Foundation and other sponsors to help raise funds and awareness for “Mission Possible” – the campaign that combats Hong Kong social issues relating to the you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1435860/sevens-and-mission-possible-team-tackle-poverty
  7. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Six years on, farmer who received famed visit by Li Keqiang still living in debt and poverty

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:35pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... child was born. There may be one bright spot for Fu's family: relocating to downtown Longfeng, designated as the site of a national poverty-alleviation pilot project spurred by Li's ... to Li's orders, the Enshi government in Hubei framed an ambitious plan to relocate at least 6,000 people living under the poverty line each year starting from last year. The full relocation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434914/six-years-farmer-who-received-famed-visit-li-keqiang-still-living-debt
  8. Comment - Letters

    Policy address has many measures to help children in poverty

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... Wide-ranging package of measures to help children in poverty I refer to the letter from Ella Choi Wing-ue ("Tackle poverty to improve our children's lives", January 29). Ms ... a blueprint for poverty alleviation. It sets out a package of wide-ranging measures benefiting various groups, particularly children in poverty. Among those measures is a pro-child Low-Income Working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1420848/policy-address-has-many-measures-help-children-poverty
  9. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: County poverty lists to be scrapped, Putin to visit Beijing in May

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 07:53am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Trending topics on weibo CCTV Spring Festival Gala line-up Movie iPartment 4 Tennis player Li Na China Mobile's 4G service Visa exemptions   Politics Caixin New anti-poverty policies include setting up a mechanism that would eventually remove counties from an official poverty list, allowing subsidies to benefit people who really need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1416382/china-news-round-county-poverty-lists-be-scrapped-putin-visit

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