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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tiny toilets to get bigger as residents complain of elbow room when spending a penny

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 05:32pm

    ... Carol Cheung carol.cheung@scmp.com Bathrooms with barely any elbow space will extend by 30 per cent under a government proposal to bring some relief to residents on a public housing estate in Tuen Mun, lawmakers have heard. Works on the Po Tin Estate bath ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405457/bigger-bathrooms-help-tuen-mun-residents-breathe-more-easily
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    New head of anti-poverty campaign says Hongkongers must help themselves

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Leonie Ki, who believes people have to help themselves, is to head the government campaign to alleviate poverty 'Hong Kong has reached a critical ... initiatives. Ki's latest act of public service is to oversee Bless Hong Kong, the government's poverty-alleviation campaign. Launched by the Commission on Poverty in February, the campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466513/new-head-government-anti-poverty-campaign-says-people-have-help
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The poverty of a material life

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:58am by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says for all the instant highs and claimed benefits, shopping and the pursuit of material pleasure can never replace a truly fulfilling life Poor things The shimmering lights make the marble floors glisten. Nearby, a waterfall cascad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1439946/poverty-material-life
  4. News - China - GAMBLING

    Gambling takes hold in Guangdong as punters bet to escape poverty

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:44am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Banned on the mainland since 1949, the underground gaming industry is more popular than ever despite regular police crackdowns, experts warn Guangdong in the grip of gambling fever In a village in Chaozhou in eastern Guangdo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438208/gambling-takes-hold-guangdong-punters-bet-escape-poverty
  5. News - China - AGRICULTURE

    Six years on, farmer who received famed visit by Li Keqiang still living in debt and poverty

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:35pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... child was born. There may be one bright spot for Fu's family: relocating to downtown Longfeng, designated as the site of a national poverty-alleviation pilot project spurred by Li's ... to Li's orders, the Enshi government in Hubei framed an ambitious plan to relocate at least 6,000 people living under the poverty line each year starting from last year. The full relocation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434914/six-years-farmer-who-received-famed-visit-li-keqiang-still-living-debt
  6. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: County poverty lists to be scrapped, Putin to visit Beijing in May

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 07:53am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Trending topics on weibo CCTV Spring Festival Gala line-up Movie iPartment 4 Tennis player Li Na China Mobile's 4G service Visa exemptions   Politics Caixin New anti-poverty policies include setting up a mechanism that would eventually remove counties from an official poverty list, allowing subsidies to benefit people who really need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1416382/china-news-round-county-poverty-lists-be-scrapped-putin-visit
  7. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Reform of CSSA welfare payments urged to bring people out of poverty

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Critics say CSSA system is outdated and offers those in poverty too little Welfare reform to ease poverty urged After setting Hong Kong's first poverty line, the government is under renewed pressure to reform the social security net, which critics say is outdated. About 235,600 people receiving the Comprehensive Social Security Allowance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1326054/reform-cssa-welfare-payments-urged-bring-people-out-poverty
  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    1.3 million Hongkongers live in poverty, government says, but offers no solution

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 05:03pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com C.Y. 'not afraid to take tough decisions' after government recognises poverty levels for the first time, but no new initiatives announced 1.3 m HongKongers below poverty line Hong Kong- one of the wealthiest places in the world- has acknowledged for the first time that it has a sizeable poverty problem by declaring that 1.31 million of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1319984/hong-kong-draws-poverty-line-13-million-living-below-it
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL SERVICES

    Carrie Lam defends HK$3 billion poverty allowance after criticism

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 10:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com New scheme will slow down or stop Hongkongers from slipping into social welfare net, chief secretary says The new poverty alleviation initiative ... on the low-income allowance scheme, while the annual spending for CSSA is HK$20 billion.” The poverty alleviation measure was generally hailed by callers to the radio programme, with many focusing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407516/carrie-lam-defends-hk3-billion-poverty-allowance-after-criticism
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Jumping up and down about poverty

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Jumping up and down about poverty "Poverty" is politics. I put it in quotations because it is exactly like "democracy", a highly contested term ... the government's poverty forum which launched - with much fanfare over the weekend - the city's first poverty line with various calculation methods. That is, we can't seem to talk to each other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1320866/jumping-and-down-about-poverty

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