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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Help for poor as Chief Executive reveals HK$10b spending spree in policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Gary Cheung, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... HK$800 million in residential care service vouchers for elderly Chinese language help for ethnic minority students and school leavers Set up an innovation and technology bureau Allow development ... to provide allowances for apprentices in industries such as construction Housing and land Rezone 80 sites to residential use from green belt or government, institutional or community use. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406478/help-poor-chief-executive-reveals-hk10b-spending-spree-policy-address
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY policy address focuses on increased housing and poverty fight

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 11:14am by Lai Ying Kit

    ... waiting list for subsidised home-care places locally. “The government will buy residential-care places from a home for the aged run by a Hong Kong NGO in Shenzhen to provide an option for elderly people on the central waiting list for subsidised residential-care places,” Leung said. The Social Welfare Department will invite eligible Hongkongers to apply for those places in the second ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406023/live-cy-leung-gives-his-second-annual-policy-address
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    No plans to scrap MPF 'offsetting' mechanism, says Leung Chun-ying

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:52pm by Tony Cheung and Jennifer Ngo

    ... and the public for pushing up the city's property prices. "Constitutionally the question of one-way permits is in the hands of the central authorities," Leung said. "If you look ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407582/no-plans-scrap-mpf-offsetting-mechanism-says-leung-chun-ying
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    VOXPOP: What do they say about CY Leung's latest blueprint?

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 07:06pm

    ... promises. Property prices are still very high." Yeung On, 65, retiree "I hope the government can hand out rent subsidies, and increase the old-age allowance. My retirement fund ... of private properties haven’t dropped. Also there is a town planning imbalance, with new and high-end boutique apartments being built in old districts. Subsequently they attract the rich and bring up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406246/voxpop-what-do-they-say-about-cy-leungs-latest-blueprint
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    HK$1 billion each for funds to boost recycling and reuse of old landfill sites

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Cheung Chi Fai, FANNY FUNG

    ... "It might even boost property prices." But Gary Fan Kwok-wai, a Sai Kung district councillor and lawmaker, was unimpressed. "It will take years or even decades before any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406383/hk1-billion-each-funds-boost-recycling-and-reuse-old-landfill-sites
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Live: CY Leung undergoes grilling by lawmakers on policy address

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:09am

    ... and the grassroots have very different needs,” Leung responded. “The middle class is concerned about property prices and children’s education needs … for the grassroots it may be about more fundamental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406758/live-cy-leung-undergoes-grilling-lawmakers-policy-address
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Leung Chun-ying's concrete action plan for Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by REPORTERS

    ... will be rezoned to residential use to provide 23,000 flats Restrictions on the sale of new land or modification of leases in Pok Fu Lam and Mid-Levels may be lifted Four developments to provide 27 ... subsidised places at homes for the elderly by 2014-15 Explore the feasibility of incorporating nursing homes for the elderly into redevelopments, and convert vacant buildings into residential care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1129718/leung-chun-yings-concrete-action-plan-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Lawmakers grill CY Leung over policy address

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 06:08pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... with restrictions on development and raising the plot ratios for certain projects. Commerce sector legislator Martin Liao Cheung-kong said Leung spent much ink on the residential property market but did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1130267/lawmakers-grill-cy-leung-over-policy-address
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Policy address crucially overlooks plight of the middle class

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 06:44pm by Alex Lo

    ... are increasingly dissatisfied with rising medical costs, falling education standards and rising costs of living “We recognise that problems stemming from property prices and rental, cage homes, cubicle ... groups and harbour protection activists will object. Other proposals include converting industrial and commercial zones into residential areas. This is certainly sensible, as our industrial base ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1129506/policy-address-crucially-overlooks-plight-middle-class
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    CY Leung's housing will require focus on land supply, backer says

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by OLGA WONG AND JOYCE NG

    ... has warned. Property specialist Nicholas Brooke, a former president of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, told the South China Morning Post yesterday that the government should ... that such difficulties could limit the government's ability to rein in property prices. "[Leung] has laid out his stall fairly well. But every site has its own challenges: land conversion, planning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1130497/cy-leungs-housing-will-require-focus-land-supply-backer-says

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