• Saturday
  • October 25, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:10am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 39 for poverty

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Swept aside

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thatcher-like fashion, has let its outsourcing game run wild- cleaning, clerical work and security have all been outsourced to the lowest bidder. While setting up a showpiece commission to fight poverty with one hand, it is creating permanent poverty with the other, rigidly adhering to its belief in the lowest-bidder principle, in disregard of other conditions beyond the bidding document. ...

  2. Language lessons loosen tongues

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... English. Education is a way to combat intergenerational poverty.' ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and problems in Hong Kong, such as poverty. However, the quality of teaching can be improved. It is easier to get someone to teach a subject like geography or history, because of the diverse nature ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of those in poverty keeps increasing. What's more, this is the highest poverty number since 2001. There are several reasons the number remains so high: first, there's the ageing problem. ... accumulated enough money in the MPF. Apart from the elderly, there are young people living in poverty. If they attend private tertiary courses, there are no subsidies to support them. So they will go ...

  5. Swap till you drop at Wan Chai bazaar

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mutual Economy Programme, which aims to relieve poverty. The event has been running for the past five years. Organisers said about 100 people signed up to trade goods in the market, while ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and in crowded areas, often knock into walkers with their pedals. Please keep them off the Star Ferry. Ian A. Skeggs, Tai Hang Accidents caused by poverty I have been saddened to read about the fatal ...

  7. school news

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... awareness about poverty. On that day, people were asked to walk barefoot to get a taste of life without one of their basic needs- shoes. Shau Kei Wan East Government Secondary School got off ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Citizens suffering from poverty and hunger reflect badly on the society as a whole. Can the government put up with Hong Kong's image being tarnished? The government could do a lot to help ... of asking whether enough has been done to help the poor, we should concentrate our efforts on helping the poor escape poverty. That's the only solution to help Hong Kong. Patrick Huang ...

  9. school news

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and how a 'gift' of livestock can make a difference. They learned how donations could help lift the poor out of poverty. The students have been collecting donations to help purchase pigs ...

  10. Wan Chai named richest, most educated and oldest district

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that government efforts to ease poverty do not work.' Wan Chai residents are also the most highly educated, with 32.3 per cent having a degree, beating Central and Western district with 31.8 per ...




SCMP.com Account