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  1. Alarm sounded on gender imbalance

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... 'The key is to eradicate the social inequalities.' Dr Zheng said mainland women still faced inequalities in the job market, including lower salaries than men for doing the same jobs. ... cent of men will have difficulty finding a partner in 20 years. In its 'Green Book of Population and Labour' released on Wednesday, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' ...

  2. News - China - POLITICS

    Raising retirement age to 65 would help remove pension inequality, researchers say

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... problems at the same time: the inequality of pensions among different social groups and the low retirement age. China became an ageing country at the turn of this century, when for every 10 ... age, Yang said that Tsinghua's research could help rein in pension inequality. The nationwide average monthly pension for retired factory workers was 1,720 yuan (HK$2,165), she said, while ...

  3. Premier pledges equal access for all to education

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Premier Wen Jiabao has pledged to tackle inequality in access to education as part of an ambitious revamp of the school system, a source of public discontent in recent years. ... for greater access to quality education for people from disadvantaged groups. The pledge came as he acknowledged pressing issues in education, social security, medical care, income distribution ...

  4. Frustration voiced over poor state of higher education

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... by a shortage of funds, reckless university expansion, an alarming decline in overall quality and inequity in access to quality education. A gathering yesterday afternoon of a group of members ... social and economic development in the late 1950s. Professor Ji said the number of universities increased at an average of one every three days for up to eight years, and the number of college ...



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