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  1. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Cash subsidies go only so far in reducing poverty in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:22am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong The plight of the poor in Hong Kong needs to be addressed, but we must recognise that cash subsidies only go so far in alleviating the problem Poverty track Tackling poverty ... and enhance the capacity of the poor to become productive. Second is how to tackle the direct consequences of poverty. A poor person can only afford a low level of consumption. Giving him or her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1557146/cash-subsidies-go-only-so-far-reducing-poverty
  2. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    How to eradicate poverty - at least by the official definition

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Government's definition of who is poor in relative terms is puzzling but shows its concern over city's inequality, which has grown enormously How to eradicate poverty - at least by the official definition At the weekend, the Hong Kong government rolled out its latest big idea: an official poverty line. In its wisdom, the government decreed that anyone earning less ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1323068/how-eradicate-poverty-least-official-definition
  3. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    What the minimum wage failed to do

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 11:48am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Hong Kong's three-year-old minimum wage has been ineffective and done little to alleviate poverty, despite its popularity among the city's politicians Poor choice ... to reduce poverty. Supporters say they increase the standard of living of workers and reduce poverty. But if economic and social policy is going to be decided in the interests of the public, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1561731/what-minimum-wage-failed-do
  4. Business - China Business

    China to double spending on tourism sector

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:21am by Reuters

    ... employment, increasing incomes, pushing development in central and western China, helping poverty-struck areas get rich and promoting stable economic growth," the plan said. Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1578689/china-double-spending-tourism-sector
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - FINANCE

    Chinaleaks: Hong Kong anti-poverty duo 'failed to declare ties to tax haven'

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:01am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Leaked papers reveal tycoon and union leader, who sit on commission to help poor, have links to companies in secretive British Virgin Islands Anti-poverty duo failed to declare ties to tax haven Two members of the government's Commission on Poverty failed to declare ties to companies registered in the secretive tax haven of the British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1411334/tycoon-union-leader-failed-declare-ties-tax-haven-leaked
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    China’s strategy: keep tilting the playing field until someone notices

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:38am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... the counter. There is more emphasis on environmental protection and reducing poverty. The authorities have levelled high-profile allegations of price gouging and corruption against foreign companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578314/chinas-strategy-keep-tilting-playing-field-until-someone
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Can party wean itself off growth at all costs?

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:24am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... on track." It would seem hard to argue with growth that at one point remained above 10 per cent for a decade, pulling millions of Chinese out of dire poverty and creating an urban middle class. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575893/can-party-wean-itself-growth-all-costs
  8. Business - Companies

    ADB, 2 private-sector firms start US$400m climate-linked investment fund

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:15am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the Manila-based ADB, the mission of which is to reduce poverty in Asia and the Pacific, mobilised nearly US$10 billion in climate-related financing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1566786/adb-2-private-sector-firms-start-us400m-climate-linked-investment
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp It's employers who are best at distorting labour market "[The minimum wage] is an ineffective solution for addressing poverty, and its main outcome is to distort the labour market decisions of employers and employees. Professor Richard Wong Yue-chim South China Morning Post, July 30 I'm a coward. I like easy targets. But let me pretend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim ... institution and would instead help it fight poverty and spur economic growth. The world's five key emerging nations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa have proposed the launch ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank

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