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  1. 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

    ... Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang Official suggestion to Commission on Poverty is for a universal system with no means test Pension plan would give all over-65s HK$3,000 a month Every Hongkonger over 65- rich or poor- would get a pension of HK$3,000 a month without a means test under a scheme put forward yesterday. A long-awaited government-commissioned study said ...

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

    Hongkongers facing an era of change as mainland reforms pick up steam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Hongkongers facing era of change Hong Kong's competitiveness may be declining, but the future still holds hope for individuals to strive to keep pace ... called Hongkongers lackeys of the British and non-Putonghua speakers "a***holes". "I must say that is the view of a very small minority in China, and Kong made those comments when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523997/hongkongers-facing-era-change-mainland-reforms-pick-steam
  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

    ... Hongkongers get in a good mood. Financial stress causes the most emotional anxiety, with debt and a reduction in salary cited as their top two sources of unhappiness. The chamber called on the Hong ...

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

    Dreams of home and marriage falling apart for Hongkongers

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hongkongers losing battle to have roof over head and a happy family, social development index shows, as divorces hit historic peak Dreams of home ... for public housing rose sharply, while government supply failed to meet demand. The number of divorces continued to rise to 21,125 cases- a historic peak- while "domestic incidents"- family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521380/dreams-home-and-marriage-falling-apart
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Phila Siu

    ... not cheap labour, says maids' group Domestic helpers in the city are treated as "cheap labour" and should get a wage increase or pay parity with Hongkongers on the minimum wage, ... should go up to HK$4,500, from the current HK$4,010- or the HK$30 hourly minimum wage for Hongkongers should cover helpers. "If you consider the inflation over these years, people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588860/were-not-cheap-labour-says-maids-group
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... on illegal guest houses by seeking changes to give the government more power in dealing with such cases, and to make it easier for them to take legal action against offenders. Also ... of their cigarettes." Poon said the authorities had looked into the residents' complaints but had yet to enter the flat to investigate or confirm it was a guest house. He said the case highlighted the need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on the MTR Corporation to take responsibility and avoid a repeat of the case. They gathered dressed in black at Sheung Shui MTR station, where the dog was first spotted, before proceeding like ... widespread outrage could be due to the common Hongkonger's feeling of being alienated." Chan said many protesters had other grievances with the MTR Corp. The company has been under fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  8. 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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Academic behind proposal to pay HK$3,000 to every elderly Hongkonger says the amount could be reduced if it proves unsustainable Pension scheme 'can be flexible' A proposed HK$3,000 monthly pension for each Hongkonger over 65 can be reduced if the scheme looks to be unsustainable in the future, the don who led a research team that made ...

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

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... to come on an illegal basis any more. That's … going to become more and more the case. "Even for prostitution, I suspect there may be more attraction to going [elsewhere]." In 2010, ... their own part so the police, immigration, correctional services and the judiciary each do their own thing and, in many cases, it's not very well joined up." According to the International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand
  10. 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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors were further exposed yesterday during a fiery debate over proposed changes to anti-discrimination laws. ... such as "locust" to describe mainlanders could become punishable by law. "If a Hongkonger shouted 'locust' in the face of a mainlander after seeing him poo, would he be subjected ...

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

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