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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Government plans united approach to beat poverty

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tammy Tam

    ... 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 Chun-ying will deliver his second policy address. This time it is understood that the main theme will be poverty relief and helping the needy, although housing will still remain one of his ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    We can't escape politics, but don't forget livelihood issues

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Tammy Tam

    ... debate intensifying, Hong Kong's pressing livelihood issues- including housing problems and poverty- will not disappear on their own. Rocketing prices of small flats are the latest worry ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Conflict between Leung Chun-ying and John Tsang Chun-wah can spur debate on city's future

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Tammy Tam

    ... Leung released his second policy address, in which he rolled out a massive poverty-relief package that will see recurrent government spending soaring by HK$10 billion a year. Over the past two ... in the right way to tackle urgent social woes such as poverty and therefore boost Hong Kong's long-term economic growth. But one person seemed to be missing from these occasions- Tsang. Just days ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Middle class finds it's all give, no take

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by Tammy Tam

    ... it set the city's first poverty line last year, there has never been an official definition of the middle class. But when Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying finished his second policy address, he might well have realised that his "spend what must be spent" push to alleviate poverty would have upset the middle class, whose interests were ignored. Some critics warned ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Business has a role to play in our future

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... been a major public complaint for years, mainly due to the widening wealth gap and soaring property prices. After taking office, Leung made livelihood issues, such as housing and poverty ... the people's lives first. Like two sides of a coin, livelihood and universal suffrage are not mutually exclusive. Hongkongers want the government to tackle issues of housing and poverty, but they see ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Onus is on CY Leung to project 'world city' image at Apec summit

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... of the Occupy Central protest movement to the deep divisions on how to achieve universal suffrage in 2017, not to mention issues such as housing and poverty. It would be reasonable then to guess ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Time to stop arguing and get things done instead

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... a clutch of the very wealthy and ranks of people living in poverty. For all their different interests, these groups nevertheless have a stake in the success of Hong Kong. The growth potential ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Our celebrations need not always go off with a bang

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... this year. Those who oppose the idea argue that the huge amount could more meaningfully be spent on poverty relief. Those in favour of the fireworks believe they have become a major tourist ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Society has a role to play in resolving HK's housing crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... She and her husband won't be able to afford to keep her children in school when they get older- which will likely mean that the cycle of poverty will continue. Chief Executive Leung ... But the responsibility does not just lie with the government. Finding lasting solutions to alleviate poverty is something that all of society needs to support. While we criticise corruption on the mainland, many ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying should keep visits in public eye

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... This was only revealed the next day when pictures were posted on the website of the Commission on Poverty, of which she is the chairwoman. There is a Chinese term describing this type of private visit: ...




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