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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Return to rental caps proposed as Legco debates Leung Chun-ying's policy address

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:44pm by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Lawmakers criticise government for failure to improve housing crisis, as Labour Party's Cyd Ho floats reintroduction of annual rental caps scrapped ... basis. “Housing expenses have been growing but wages have not grown accordingly,” Ho said on Thursday morning. “Pressure is mounting on people who are ineligible to apply for subsidised housing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1427046/return-rental-caps-legco-debate-leung-chun-ying-policy-address
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Lawmakers' budget queries 'a waste of time'

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... and expense involved in the annual exercise. Topping the chart was pan-democrat Peter Cheung Kwok-che, who filed about 650 questions, and Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, who posted 620. The said they were just ... at the expense of something else." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466586/lawmakers-budget-queries-waste-time
  3. News - China Insider - POLITICS

    No more Chanel or Emilio Pucci for princeling Li Xiaolin at congress meeting, but critics unimpressed

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 01:57pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Li Xiaolin, daughter of former premier Li Peng, who now heads China Power International Development, is known for her expensive tastes, as evidenced by her ... of a national political consultancy body in Beijing. She now heads China Power International Development (CPI), and is known for her expensive tastes and her luxury attire. CPI is a Hong Kong-listed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1440805/ex-premiers-daughters-low-profile-debut-cppcc-surprises-critics
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco election 2016: How a handful of voters elect 30 Hong Kong lawmakers

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Tanna Chong

    ... Sing, the political scientist said: "These strong and concentrated stakes are in the hands of the business elite, who would seek to protect vested interests at the expense ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1421613/legco-election-2016-how-handful-voters-elect-30-hong-kong-lawmakers
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    District councillors may get 20pc more in rent subsidy

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... in their districts. "We are very much aware of the concern, and one of the solutions is to increase the operating expenses reimbursement so that they can have more flexibility to cover office rental ... may get 20 pc more in rent subsidy The government is set to improve district councillors' remuneration packages, and this could include a HK$6,000 rise in their operating expenses subsidy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1246797/district-councillors-may-get-20pc-more-rent-subsidy
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Council chairmen slam 'bureaucracy' and seek power for district officers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 05:23am by Tony Cheung

    ... of district councils. Earlier this month, the government proposed a 34 per cent increase in councillors' expenses, to HK$408,000 each per year. At yesterday's meeting, Leung admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1362226/council-chairmen-slam-bureaucracy-and-seek-power-district-officers
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Councillors want higher allowance rise to cover costs of private rents

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Johnny Tam, Stuart Lau

    ... the rise in operating expenses from HK$304,704 to HK$408,000 a year would help 98 per cent of councillors. Lawmaker Ip Kwok-him of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong ... of the world's highest rents, said the subsidy increase was "too little and too late". He said the allowance before the increase covered about 80 per cent of his office's expenses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351144/councillors-want-higher-allowance-rise-cover-costs-private-rents
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Development minister Paul Chan may face police inquiry over land deal

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... broke, a farmer produced a rental receipt bearing Chan's signature. He said Chan leased him a plot of land in Kwu Tung through Statement Industries in 1996 - while the company was dormant. ... if he had ever declared the rental income. They also asked the Official Receiver to look into how Hui Ka-lun could have raised HK$5 million last year to buy his sister's shares in Statement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1302082/development-minister-paul-chan-may-face-police-inquiry-over-land-deal
  9. News - World - POLITICS

    Hours from debt deadline, US pins hope on Senate exit strategy

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 10:04am by AFP

    ... the government shutdown strategy and to use the debt ceiling hike as leverage. Earlier, Reid furiously accused Boehner of seeking to save his own political skin at the expense of the United States. “Let’s be clear: The House legislation will not pass the Senate,” Reid said. “I am very disappointed with John Boehner, who would once again try to preserve his role at the expense ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1332058/senate-leaders-are-nearing-deal-us-debt-ceiling
  10. News - China - POLITICS

    It's scientific research, not a revival of Mao’s ‘little red book’, says scholar

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... and printed on expensive rice paper, according to the Southern Metropolis Daily . Each copy would cost more than 2,000 yuan (HK$2,521) - or almost three months' income for the average rural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1321696/scholar-denies-revival-maos-little-red-book

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