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  1. News - World - POLITICS

    Obama being sued by Republicans for exceeding his powers over health care

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... the health care law that, according to polls, remains poorly received by the public. Federal courts are often reluctant to intervene in disputes between the executive and legislative branches. ... Associated Press in Washington House of Representatives majority accuses the president of exceeding his constitutional powers in enforcing his health care law Republicans vote to sue Obama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563648/obama-being-sued-republicans-exceeding-his-powers-over-health-care
  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Government handouts at China holiday resort spark debate

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:07pm by Zhang Hong

    ... services. "It won't have any effect besides further pushing up prices. It would make more sense to put the money [in] … health care and education," one microblogger wrote. ... Zhang Hong in Beijing hong.zhang@scmp.com Some argue that the millions of yuan would be better spent on public services Sanya's subsidy package stirs debate The Sanya city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1506634/government-handouts-china-holiday-resort-spark-debate
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong sending unprecedented 12 deputies to NPC committee meeting

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung and Peter So

    ... of Lippo Limited. The vice-chairman, Dr George Cautherley of Health Care Pharma, is also a vice-chairman of the Hong Kong Democratic Foundation and a member of Hong Kong 2020, headed by former ... standards for universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election- will be deputy Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai. Veteran China watcher Johnny Lau Yui-siu said the invitation from the nation's top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577872/hong-kong-sending-unprecedented-12-deputies-npc-committee-meeting
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    British consulate won't be joining in Hong Kong Scots' toast to referendum

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Niall Fraser

    ... and what of the currency and our ability to maintain health care and social welfare? Even more worrying to me is the threat that as soon as an independent Scotland comes to fruition, the changed ... response to a Post inquiry last week, Joyce Chow, the consulate's deputy head of press and public affairs, said the British government's representatives in Hong Kong would not be holding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591953/british-consulate-wont-be-joining-hong-kong-scots-toast-referendum
  5. News - World - POLITICS

    Newly released White House papers show Hillary Clinton's obsessive streak

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by NYT

    ... memos to the president in the archive collection. Among the most intensive of the administration's battles was Hillary Clinton's effort to pass health care legislation, which ... on the health care legislation's foes, the unsigned memo said in all-capital letters: "We should not attack Republican members, with the exception of the far right members, like Senator (Phil) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1489659/newly-released-white-house-papers-show-hillary-clintons-obsessive-streak
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Queen Mary Hospital to get HK$1.6b overhaul as Legco says 'yes' in dying seconds of meeting

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 01:39pm by Tony Cheung, Ada Lee

    ... strong hope among our health-care workers." The backlog of requests before the committee was made worse by pan-democrats' filibuster in protest at funding for a contentious plan ... to a slow start. Lawmakers approved five plans in the first four hours. But in the second half, they pushed through 16 more. Those included a one-month rent waiver for more than 760,000 public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552690/hk16b-proposal-queen-mary-hospital-reconstruction-hangs-balance
  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Brother-in-law's public appearance provides twist to Ling Jihua investigation

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters In-law provides twist to Ling investigation The brother-in-law of Ling Jihua, once a senior aide to former president Hu Jintao, showed up at a meeting in Yuncheng, Shanxi, providing an interesting twist to the possibility that Ling is under investigation for corruption. Wang Jiankang, a deputy mayor of Yuncheng, re-emerged in public at a meeting chaired by the mayor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578785/brother-laws-public-appearance-provides-twist-ling-jihua-investigation
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    China's ambassador to UK hits out at public nomination for 2017 election

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Envoy hits out at call for public nomination China's ambassador to Britain has joined the chorus of criticism against having public nomination ... knowledge, no British prime minister or American president has been selected through 'public nomination'. Electoral systems vary so, obviously, there is no 'international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550716/chinas-ambassador-uk-hits-out-public-nomination-2017-election
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Filibustering lawmakers say fiscal crisis is government bogeyman

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Olga Wong

    ... started reappearing in 2004. But the situation is changing again, some argue. The city's workforce is expected to shrink by 2018, they say, and spending on welfare benefits and health care ... in education, social welfare and health care- a structural deficit would emerge by 2021. A structural deficit is the portion of a budget deficit that is not the result of changes in the economic cycle, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1515023/filibustering-lawmakers-say-fiscal-crisis-government-bogeyman
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Beijing acknowledges friction between HK residents and mainlanders

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT AND COLLEEN LEE

    ... and social security, education and health care systems were well in place, he said. Political commentator Ching Cheong, a veteran China watcher, said Macau's handover had been more successful ... Zhang said Leung's government was more popular with the public than the picture painted in certain sections of the media. Speaking of a growing integration between Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155785/beijing-acknowledges-friction-between-hk-residents-and-mainlanders

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