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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... to the Department of Health, means consuming five or more glasses or cans of alcoholic drinks in a row. Project supervisor Brenda Chung Yin-ting said binge drinking was a serious problem, but just 1 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581516/hong-kong-universities-urged-ban-alcohol-sales-campus
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Square" by protesters, was previously open to the public and has been the stage for mass protests and sit-ins in recent years- including the anti-national education rallies in 2012 and last ... to the complex. A government spokesman said at the time that it was not a public recreation area and the fencing was deemed necessary to "withstand potential security threats".   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581532/tamars-protest-square-stays-behind-hoardings
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... region contributed about 10 per cent of the total number of questionnaires which were received. While less than 5 per cent of respondents across Asia cited that favourable public policies makes ... member of pro-government group Silent Majority, who oversaw the survey, said that some social policies such as construction of public housing takes time before the public can feel the effect, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570790/hong-kong-youth-third-most-unhappy-10-region-survey
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... for entitlement to employment and health benefits. Poon said the commission did not have a position on the issue, but had the responsibility to represent minority interests and start public discussions. ... took centre stage as the Equal Opportunities Commission opened its public consultation on the issue. Although the review covers a broad range of topics- disability, the gender pay gap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... looking, they're doing very little and the stuff they are doing with health, for example, is what a lot of district councillors, legislative councillors and NGOs are already doing," said ... for women. In health, they should be pressing for free or very cheap mandatory health screening," said Chan. Current and former members of the commission speaking anonymously also voiced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... the recommendation said. Projections show that the pension pool would collect less money than it pays out beginning in 2026, under the proposal drawn up by the government-commissioned team. But a public ... schemes, including Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, were slashed by 13 per cent. And the public accepted it." On criticism of why the proposal encompassed the city's rich, Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... is the impact on public finance," Lam said. "Of the four proposals that do not have a means test, there will be sustainability problems by 2041. The money coming into the scheme will be less ... billion. "That is obviously a huge burden for public finance," Lam said. Commission member Frederick Fung Kin-kee, of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... [on the streets] for 14 years to save enough money for a flat." The housing affordability ratio first plunged into negative territory in 2010, at minus 0.85. Public perception of press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... showcase is to enhance public awareness of their role in the community- and help them find new customers, says the department. It received a government allocation of HK$150 million in the 2011/12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Civic Party presses for retirement plan it says government report ignored

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... be a choice for the people when retirement protection goes into public consultation," the Civic Party's Kwok Ka-ki said. Some have suggested the government's report, conducted by welfare and social work professor Nelson Chow Wing-sun from the University of Hong Kong, was a way for it to put off enacting any kind of meaningful change in the public retirement system. Kwok ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568558/civic-party-presses-retirement-plan-it-says-government-report-ignored

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