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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    'Tell us what our food really costs'

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Christy Choi and Danny Lee

    ... the true cost of food allocated to them. Asylum seekers are claiming that up to 5,000 refugees are being short-changed by about HK$300-HK$400 worth of food per person per month. Their union ... completely appropriate to do a comparison," said Robert Tibbo, a human rights lawyer and non-executive director of Vision First, an NGO that has been aiding the union. The food items, he said, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Protesting asylum seekers say food provisions ‘not worth’ what government contractor claims

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:40pm by Christy Choi

    ... yesterday went unanswered. The protesters are part of a new union of asylum seekers. The union wants asylum seekers to be allowed to work while their claims are processed, and be given supermarket ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    1.3 million Hongkongers live in poverty, government says, but offers no solution

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 05:03pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the government's lack of commitment to tackle the problem. "There was no target," said Blind Union president Chong Chan-yau. "[Leung] said poverty cannot be completely eliminated, and he ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Glitch delays old-age allowance payments to elderly

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jolie Ho and Jennifer Ngo

    ... [fruit money] for so long," Mui said. I don't understand why the government is sending me this letter when I have been receiving [fruit money] for so long The Federation of Trade Unions ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Old-age allowance will be inflation-adjusted, says welfare chief

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 01:34pm by Patsy Moy

    ... public resources on people who are truly needy – despite demands from various political parties and unions that it be shelved for people over age 70. The new subsidy should not be linked ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Assets test for old-age cash will be adjusted for inflation, says minister

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Stuart Lau

    ... Unions (FTU), which insisted that the means test be waived for everyone over 70 and that a universal pension scheme should be the way forward for Hong Kong. Those aged 65 to 70 with assets ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    New Legco hearing for old-age benefit

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... Federation of Trade Unions, as well as pan-democrats, have vowed to question him about his handling of the controversy. FTU lawmaker Chan Yuen-han complained that the administration had not given ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Clash expected in Legco over means test for a new old-age allowance

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Party and the Beijing-loyalist Federation of Trade Unions, say the means test must be waived for those over 70, as for the existing elderly allowance called "fruit money". ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    DAB hints it could back means-tested new old-age allowance

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... retirement scheme. The Beijing-loyalist Federation of Trade Unions also opposes it. "We definitely won't support the government's existing proposal," convenor Chan Yuen-han said. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Support grows for Leung's old age allowance scheme

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... It is a matter of principle. We want a universal pension scheme." The honorary president of the Federation of Trade Unions, Chan Yuen-han, said the government had a reserve of about HK$2 trillion ...



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