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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Defining how much one needs is next step in poverty issue

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Kong is finally taking a baby step on the poverty issue: consensus on the poverty line is close, and it is expected to be set at 50 per cent of median income- meaning those living on less than half that amount are considered to be living in poverty. But details of the line- whose introduction is seen as an indication of the government taking a more serious stance on dealing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102375/defining-how-much-one-needs-next-step-poverty-issue
  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Government plans united approach to beat poverty

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tammy Tam

    ... Tammy Tam Bless Hong Kong campaign brings community and business together to help those in need Government plans united approach to beat poverty In two days, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will deliver his second policy address. This time it is understood that the main theme will be poverty relief and helping the needy, although housing will still remain one of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404045/government-plans-united-approach-beat-poverty
  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. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    First, let's provide for the elderly poor in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says before we tackle a future pension fund, it's vital to address the problem of old age poverty, the result of forces that have created such an unequal ... to be addressed. They are linked but have very different time scales. One is elderly poverty. The other is a scheme to provide for the future that meshes with the MPF. The most urgent is to address ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579301/first-lets-provide-elderly-poor-hong-kong
  5. 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
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Poverty Commission discusses pension report The Commission on Poverty holds a meeting to discuss a report by University of Hong Kong academic Nelson Chow Wing-sun on retirement protection. Chow examined the costs, sustainability and funding options for six protection schemes. The government may unveil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1577185/talking-points
  7. 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
  8. News - World - AGRICULTURE

    Air pollution may cut food production by 10pc by 2050, study suggests

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by GDN

    ... on the economic laws of supply and demand and of redistribution, and on non-biophysical things such as poverty, infrastructure, politics and management." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584565/air-pollution-may-cut-food-production-10pc-2050-study-suggests
  9. 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
  10. 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

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