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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Shift in points system and more allocated flats for people in 45-plus age group in bid to relieve acute shortage of public rental properties Middle-aged singles get housing priority Middle-aged singles will be given priority over young people in public rental housing applications under a revised points system announced yesterday. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More than 20 homeless people lose shelter under flyover in Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... the homeless people could do if they failed to find affordable rental flats before the deadline. It said that while some of them were on welfare, others relied on odd jobs to get by. Yau Tsim Mong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Tin Shui Wai performers, scarred from their life experiences, overcome pain and trauma by stepping out of the shadows and onto the stage Theatre group getting in on the act of healing There are no well-known actors, expensive costumes or impressive stage make-up in this theatre group. In fact, the performers- based in Tin Shui Wai, one ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    PMQ accused of not opening its space to the community

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Ada Lee

    ... it was usually exhibitions of expensive brands. "Some owners' corporations wanted to hold meetings … there, PMQ wouldn't even tell them the rent," he said. Cheung Kai-yin, a project ... They said it was for the community … but in fact it's all for big enterprises." A PMQ spokesman said they had discussed the issues of space rental, traffic and noise impact ...

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

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

    ... up sharply. Jobs at telemarketing call centres in the Philippines pay HK$3,500 to HK$5,000 a month. They said after their monthly expenses, helpers often did not have much money left to send ...

  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Uygur-Han Chinese couples offered 10,000 yuan a year to marry in Xinjiang county

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 06:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... The local government will also pay 90 per cent of each family's medical expenses that are not covered by existing government insurance schemes. Jiang Zhaoyong, a Beijing-based expert on ethnic ...

  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

    ... be more sustainable. New People's Party chairwoman Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said the best option would be one under which the government met the expense, without needing to adjust the tax ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dreams of home and marriage falling apart for Hongkongers

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

    ... of cheap housing into expensive flats, as well as redevelopment of other old buildings, the supply of cheap housing also declined," he said. This affected rental prices and bit into low-income ... of other options due to high rents- especially those in subdivided flats and cubicles "which are getting very expensive", Sze Lai-shan, of the Society for Community Organisation, said. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Civic Party presses for retirement plan it says government report ignored

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

    ... working population will be at its smallest. "The longer we drag our feet, the more expensive the scheme is going to be," he said. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Welfare benefits not enough for rent

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by CALVIN LIU

    ... for an apartment that is less than 60 sq ft- about HK$37 per square foot. "We have found that the smaller the apartment is, the more expensive the rent per square foot," Chan Tai-sing said. ...




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