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  1. Size and Whyte savour another big day

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Douglas Whyte got his fill at the big end of town yesterday in winning the Champions & Chater for Peter Ho Leung, but the Durban Demon and John Size still managed to make a mark in tandem with a double. Promising Ichiban made it three wins ...

  2. Picture of curious child takes top prize

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... She photographed a curious Cambodian child after being presented with imported confectionery. Inez said she had always been sensitive about social inequality and its relationship ... Mimi Lau A photo competition to encourage students to express their take on social issues, popular culture, inspiring people and amazing deeds attracted more than 1,200 entries from 80 ...

  3. The truth about poverty

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... go through. Are people poor because of fate, social inequality or personal weakness? Cheung is not interested in making a moral conclusion. He is just inviting us to open our eyes to see ...

  4. Deprived areas pose greater risk of death from air pollution

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... people would die from air pollution. The researchers said their findings should promote discussion about 'social inequities in health when considering environmental protection and management in the context of economic, urban and infrastructural development'. Socially deprived areas should be identified for additional community environmental protection and health resource allocation, ...

  5. Six held over terrorism rumours

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to end the activity was to reduce social inequality. ... said the recent run of false terrorist rumours were mostly by young netizens and migrant workers, and pointed to social friction and rising discontent among the people, especially those from ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... take the US more than 10 years to sort out its problems. The stock market will not stabilise in a short period. Sau Lan Fung, Yau Ma Tei Social inequality levels appalling Thank goodness ... on social welfare. Tell them that they can't even have inflation-adjusted increases but we can give away HK$200 million to our fine wine collectors.' Hong Kong is truly the world of Gordon ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Problems can only be solved by democracy I could not agree more with Benjamin Mackie's letter ('Social inequality levels appalling', February 6). This underscores the need ... or overseas. He enjoys the low corporate tax environment of Hong Kong and, quite frankly, his family's life would not significantly benefit from any reform of the educational or social welfare ...

  8. More spending to meet social goals pledged

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... increases for health, education and welfare to reduce growing inequality- a major source of increasing social discontent. 'All my colleagues sitting on the podium agree with me that only when ... in future economic restructuring, he said. Echoing the concerns of NPC deputies and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference delegates about the government's inadequate social ...

  9. The rebel within

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... Citibank may have dangled a job offer in front of him in return for his co-operation in debt renegotiations'. Stiglitz's social conscience emerged early. The son of a schoolteacher mother and insurance salesman father, he grew up in the industrial city of Gary, Indiana, and was shaped by the social inequality and frequent labour strikes he observed there. He 'saw some of the aspects ...

  10. Shandong hopes Confucian credentials will help its quest for perfect prosperity

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... inequalities and social tensions, the leadership believes Confucius might offer the right social and political medicine. President Hu Jintao and other top leaders supported the idea that following some ...




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