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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Fight never over for Ho Hei-wah, 'Voice of the Poor'

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... to the commission's advice in the fight against social inequality. Ho- who has been dubbed "the voice of the poor"- says he will rejoin the commission, which was scrapped by former chief executive ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Social activist Ho Hei-wah wants to serve on the revised poverty panel and has high hopes that C.Y. Leung will tackle the issue seriously Fight never over ...

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    Christine Fang Meng-sang, the woman who refuses to accept poverty

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... round in the fight against poverty and social inequality. "I still have 10 years of active work life, so what would I want to do with it?" said Fang. "I still have a lot I'd ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Christine Fang may be leaving her job at the helm of the Hong Kong Council of Social Services but she can't leave behind her commitment to fighting ...

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    Engineering a better future for minorities: Phyllis Cheung

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:46am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... a wide wealth gap only happens in countries with problematic governance," she says of Hong Kong's inequality. Cheung does not believe in a welfare state- where heavy social spending ... of two spares no censure as she delivers harsh criticism of Hong Kong's retrograde human rights situation and social policies. "Hong Kong is only up to a developing country's ...

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    Shih Wing-ching: From real estate to the fourth estate

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... "Marxist-libertarian" philosophy- mixing a Marxist's advocacy of social equality with a libertarian's emphasis on small government and private ownership. In 2008, Shih donated all his shares ... villagers on the mainland. Shih says his charity drive is part of a lifetime goal to correct one of the world's biggest problems- wealth inequality. In 2011, he set up the am730 Startup Fund ...

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    Chan Yuen-han returns to Legco determined to better lives of workers

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... camp. Chan said her main inspiration to return to the political agenda was widening inequality in the city and her desire to bring changes to society. But her group was also keen to establish ... constituencies. In the end, three of its candidates won election in geographical seats, although its New Territories East list was defeated. "Seeing the broadening income disparity and social ...



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