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  1. News - Hong Kong - THE 2013-14 BUDGET

    Boost to Community Care Fund no real relief, says struggling mum

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Jennifer Ngo

    ... believe that the Commission on Poverty will make effective use of this injection to renew its efforts to alleviate poverty by plugging the gaps in the existing system, and continue to implement ... works at a construction site to feed her two teenage sons and a sick husband, said she was disappointed by a lack of long-term measures to lift them out of poverty. "Budget sweeteners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160603/boost-community-care-fund-no-real-relief-says-struggling-mum
  2. News - Hong Kong - THE 2013-14 BUDGET

    Ageing population tops Tsang's budget agenda

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... recurrent spending on poverty alleviation "shows the deficit in his own knowledge about poverty". Tsang predicted that the city's economy would grow at a rate of 1.5 to 3.5 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160635/ageing-population-tops-tsangs-budget-agenda
  3. News - Hong Kong - THE 2013-14 BUDGET

    Safety first again for prudent Tsang

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong and Colleen Lee

    ... for recipients of social security, old age and disability allowances. Poverty relief HK$15 billion into Community Care Fund. Elderly HK$8.3 billion for Old Age Living Allowance to benefit more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160590/safety-first-again-prudent-tsang

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