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  1. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Bless Hong Kong campaign seeks to tackle poverty through community action

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Bless Hong Kong campaign aims to raise public awareness of disparities A community push to beat poverty Treating the elderly to free dim sum lunches and taking poor families to watch soccer matches for free- just two of the ideas in a HK$5 million campaign to fight poverty through community-wide activities. The Commission on Poverty's Bless ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1400183/bless-hong-kong-campaign-seeks-tackle-poverty-through-community
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... Tanna Chong, Cheung Chi-fai, Johnny Tam, Lo Wei, Shirley Zhao, Lai Ying Kit, Poon Lai Fong Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, CY Leung, gave his second policy address today. SCMP.com followed it live.  CY kicks off with some of the issues the government is tack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406023/live-cy-leung-gives-his-second-annual-policy-address
  3. News - China

    China's formula to reduce poverty could help developing nations

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... countries China's formula to reduce global poverty China has earned a reputation as the world's factory, exporting everything from cheap toys to high-end electronics. But it can now offer an even more valuable export- its formula for reducing poverty. World Bank figures show that some 600 million Chinese have been taken out of poverty in the past 30 years. UN World Food Programme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1202142/chinas-formula-reduce-poverty-could-help-developing-nations
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - IMMIGRATION

    Stop blaming immigrants for Hong Kong's poverty problems

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 11:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines faults officials for ceding control over immigration policy Stop blaming immigrants for city's poverty problem Alarmists and self-seeking politicians ... economy. Yet it cannot be denied that the current immigration flow adds to real and pressing poverty problems in an affluent society that shamefully has an astonishing 1.3 million people living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1396488/stop-blaming-immigrants-hong-kongs-poverty-problems
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Defining poverty line for Hong Kong is just the first step

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Poverty line is just the first step Leung Chun-ying appointed a task force to prepare for the revival of the Commission on Poverty even before he became chief executive. ... the handover. The group says the city will define a poverty line that will help shape policy for recognising and alleviating the plight of low earners and welfare recipients. Officials now acknowledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1059026/defining-poverty-line-hong-kong-just-first-step
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    South Asian community mired in poverty

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com South Asian community mired in poverty Members of Hong Kong's South Asian minority are among the city's most impoverished people, ... of the respondents fell below the recently established poverty line. The Hong Kong Diocesan Pastoral Centre for Workers, which interviewed people using its relief services in October and November, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1391230/south-asian-community-mired-poverty
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Can we ever get rid of poverty?

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 05:18am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Can we ever get rid of poverty? We can never eliminate poverty, says Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. The chief secretary made the statement, for which she was heavily criticised in the legislature, back in late October. Nonsense, counters Chong Chan-yau, the social activist and president of the Hong Kong Blind Union. Speaking at a poverty forum organised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1380026/can-we-ever-get-rid-poverty
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Pan-Asian explosion in Orange county, California, with numbers up 41pc in 10 years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by NYT

    ... in the county jumped 123 per cent. Today, more than 57,000 Orange county Asian Americans are living at the poverty level, according to the study. "We want policymakers not to look ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557015/pan-asian-explosion-orange-county-california-numbers-41pc-10-years
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Poverty won't be tackled until more speak up for the poor, forum hears

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:31pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Growing inequality took centre stage at the final 'Redefining Hong Kong' debate with calls for tackling poverty to have a higher priority Why aren't more thinking about the poor? How one of the world's most prosperous cities manages to let nearly a fifth of its population exist in poverty is a question that bothers many. Bad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1380039/poverty-wont-be-tackled-until-more-speak-poor-forum-hears
  10. News - Hong Kong

    N-nothings are below the poverty line, beyond subsidies

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 07:16pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the size of a standard Hong Kong bathroom, a survey has indicated. The Salvation Army, which conducted the poll, called for establishment of a poverty line to identify those in need. Sixty per cent ... on the dole; 87 per cent said their biggest hope was to move into public housing within three years. As well as calling for establishment of a poverty line – now being worked on by the newly revived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1127991/n-nothings-are-below-poverty-line-beyond-subsidies

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