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  1. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's up to us all to bring about change in our lives

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by LAM WOON KWONG

    ... poverty, ageing and the environment. None of these steps can fully resolve the chronic problems being addressed. Yet they do represent a fundamental change in policy stance; the government is now ... to block the extension programmes will bring disastrous consequences to our environment. The success of the Poverty Commission in setting a broadly accepted poverty line has laid down two key ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Spending on education, training and health is an investment- not merely an expense

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:15am by PAUL YIP SIU-FAI

    ... school or receive training because of poverty, illness, lack of a degree, family responsibilities or cultural exclusion. In high-income countries such as Australia, people have the opportunity ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Economic growth must not come at the expense of our children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by Paul Yip

    ... China is certainly getting old before it gets rich. The poverty gap between urban rich and rural poor is getting larger. This will lead to an unstable social environment. Health-care subsidies ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Change brings risk and opportunity for hero or villain Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH WONG CHIEN CHI-LIEN

    ... population, poverty and pollution and, above all, housing. Additionally, the government is working on various aspects of effecting the full democratic election of the chief executive in 2017 ... economics and eliminate poverty - and all this within the maintenance of Hong Kong's pre-eminence under the rule of law with a low tax structure and an international outlook. It's all good ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Census figures a warning Hong Kong must invest in its future workers

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... work environment. It is time to provide appropriate training for our workforce, to avoid intergenerational poverty and enhance its performance. It is higher productivity, above all, that we ...



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