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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

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    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am

    ... they will continue speaking to them unless the government changes its mind. A total of 710 amendments to the bill are to be debated.   Commission on Poverty meets The government body charged with tackling the city's poverty problems meets for the third time. The Commission on Poverty was revived by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying under the leadership of Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor ...

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    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 05:05am by STAFF

    ...   Government launches 'Future Stars' programme The Societal Engagement Task Force of the Poverty Commission is launching a three-year programme aimed at encouraging youngsters from less ...

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    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ...   Figures paint picture of poverty The Council of Social Service releases figures on poverty covering the first half of 2012. Preliminary results show the effects of the minimum wage wearing off and that poverty is back on the rise. The government recently revived its Commission on Poverty, but tensions have risen after members of the welfare sector accused Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying ...

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    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:36am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Hongkongers trailblaze to alleviate poverty Many Hongkongers take up the Oxfam Trailwalkers challenge today, aiming ... Oxfam's various poverty alleviation and emergency relief projects in Africa and Asia, including Hong Kong and mainland China. But with about one billion people still living in poverty, support ...

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    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:24am by STAFF

    ... workshops about fighting global hunger and poverty, and be entertained by performers such as Canto-pop/rock group RubberBand.   Top violinist showcases Russian works As the Hong Kong International ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

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    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am

    ... has been hailed as a significant step in fighting poverty and reducing the maternal death rate. The country's powerful Catholic church is fiercely opposed to it.   Taiwan reveals more ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - TALKING POINTS

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    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and contraceptives more widely available to the poor. Proponents say it will help moderate rapid population growth, reduce poverty and bring down the high maternal mortality rate, but it has infuriated ...



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