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  1. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Legislators can solve the problem of poverty

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Old and poor. Rich Hong Kong has about 300,000 such people. Last week's drawing of a poverty line exposed this shame. They scavenge cardboard boxes to survive. They live in caged bed spaces. Some sleep on the streets. Do you know why one out of three old people are poor and why this number keeps growing? Because our political leaders- both before and after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1322472/legislators-can-solve-problem-poverty
  2. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Poverty commission rich in irony

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani So, you think the new poverty commission will finally rid Hong Kong of its shame- a society where tycoons blow millions on weddings while bent old women scavenge to survive? Stop dreaming. That's because Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is heading the commission. What does a bureaucrat know about poverty? She's highly paid, lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1081824/poverty-commission-rich-irony
  3. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Tax the fat cats and give the city's poor a break

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:36am by Michael Chugani

    ... They are already making Public Eye's blood boil. One concerns poverty. Media reports say Leung will help the poor with a government subsidy for families earning about 60 per cent or less of the median ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405639/tax-fat-cats-and-give-citys-poor-break
  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Activists in PLA barracks break-in deserve an award

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:12am by Michael Chugani

    ... one thing straight: Hong Kong is not a world city. We are a city with rising poverty, where pollution and a handful of fat cats rule. If Cheung wants to keep the golf courses for the pleasure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1400000/activists-pla-barracks-break-deserve-award
  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Travel alert system permeated by politics

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:30am by Michael Chugani

    ... Whose side are you on? We can have a hands-off government that keeps its nose out of the market even if homes become too unaffordable, the poverty rate spirals, and the huge mainland demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371990/travel-alert-system-permeated-politics
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PUBLIC EYE

    If Beijing blocked Ricky Wong then we would know all about it

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:21am by Michael Chugani

    ... Not polluted air that experts now agree causes lung cancer. Not growing poverty, high rents, high home prices, the deteriorating standards of English or our declining competitiveness. The topic was our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1360815/if-beijing-blocked-ricky-wong-then-we-would-know-all-about
  7. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Take a closer look at the true face of our 'glitzy' city

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... of the 1.3 million Hongkongers who live in poverty- half a million of them are so poor they survive on less than HK$120 a day. Don't ask why virtually none of the millions the glitzy stores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1294792/take-closer-look-true-face-our-glitzy-city
  8. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Pan-democrats have lost right to hold heads high

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... to go. We suggested they move to the vast grounds of her Peak mansion. Well, Lam had a change of heart. Those in illegal slum flats will now get handouts too. As head of the Poverty Commission, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1299875/pan-democrats-have-lost-right-hold-heads-high
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PUBLIC EYE

    I'll say it again: payout for all elderly is lunacy

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... We have asked how they can justify being the second-highest-paid in the world when so many Hongkongers live in poverty, the air is unfit to breathe, and homes are so unaffordable that people ... to rich guys.   It's tough living in a rich man's world No, you didn't read it wrong. Super-rich Hong Kong has 1.15 million people living in poverty. Poor means a single person ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1062609/ill-say-it-again-payout-all-elderly-lunacy
  10. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Stop talking, start giving

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... poverty and filthy air tell us we are not. We need to clean house. Let's start by checking the wine stocks at every government department. Michael Chugani is a columnist and TV show host. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1253486/stop-talking-start-giving

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