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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Sevens and ‘Mission Possible’ team up to tackle poverty

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:57pm

    ... SCMP Reporter The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has once again teamed up with the Peter Bennett Foundation and other sponsors to help raise funds and awareness for “Mission Possible” – the campaign that combats Hong Kong social issues relating to the you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/community/article/1435860/sevens-and-mission-possible-team-tackle-poverty
  2. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Beijing suppresses religious freedom and culture in Tibet. Beijing rejects the allegations, saying its rule ended serfdom and brought development to a backward, poverty-stricken region. More than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576832/2-tibetans-killed-after-police-open-fire-protesters-rights-groups-say
  3. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Universal pension? It's all up to the chief executive now

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com There has been a trend of chickening out when it comes to the acute need to tackle the rising poverty among Hong Kong's elderly people Universal ... worry that the government will continue a trend of "chickening out" of launching much-needed social policies- despite rising poverty among the elderly. At the centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576262/universal-pension-its-all-chief-executive-now
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by STAFF

    ... event Hong Kong Chief Secretary and Poverty Commission chairwoman Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor hosts what is being termed the grand finale of the Bless Hong Kong Campaign. The campaign, which is led by the Societal Engagement Task Force, is aimed at encouraging community involvement in efforts to alleviate poverty and promoting collaboration between the community, the business sector ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568728/talking-points
  5. News - Hong Kong - PENSIONS

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... the universal pension would be insignificant overall.  “In the worst case scenario, the amount can be lowered,” Chow told RTHK the day after he presented his study to the Commission on Poverty. Under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's excess men and the fear of cults

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... poverty-stricken Chinese men migrated away from familial support systems in search of livelihood, the number of secret societies, brotherhood associations and bandit groups increased rapidly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575673/divine-intervention-beijing-style
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: "… and the Moon Dances" directed by Garin Nugroho (1995)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:58am by Richard James Havis

    ... of paradoxes. It's beauty versus violence, powerlessness versus resistance, evolution versus revolution, poverty versus affluence," he said in 2011.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1574180/rewind-film-and-moon-dances-directed-garin-nugroho-1995
  8. Comment - Letters

    Policy address has many measures to help children in poverty

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 04:12am by LETTERS

    ... Wide-ranging package of measures to help children in poverty I refer to the letter from Ella Choi Wing-ue ("Tackle poverty to improve our children's lives", January 29). Ms ... a blueprint for poverty alleviation. It sets out a package of wide-ranging measures benefiting various groups, particularly children in poverty. Among those measures is a pro-child Low-Income Working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1420848/policy-address-has-many-measures-help-children-poverty
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH ASIA

    Pakistan waging proxy war in Kashmir, Narendra Modi says on visit to region

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Press Information Bureau reported. Modi, a hardline Hindu nationalist, also pledged to build new roads and develop tourism in the restive Muslim-majority state, where poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572367/pakistan-waging-proxy-war-kashmir-narendra-modi-says-visit-region
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... to demographic transitions, Ferguson and its neighbouring towns, where many protesters live, have undergone sweeping changes in recent years. Some places have become pockets of poverty, comparable ... of the "suburbanisation" of poverty. "This was a catalyst for something much deeper, the lack of economic opportunities and representation people have," said Etefia Umana, an educator and board member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576250/suburbanisation-poverty-spark-lit-fire-ferguson

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