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  1. News - China - WEALTH GAP

    State of inequality as China's rich get richer

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... inequality. The danger line where social turbulence can easily occur is 0.4. When China began to reform the planned economy three decades ago, the gauge was at 0.3. It has since risen more than 50 per ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing Victoria.ruan@scmp.com As the rich get richer against a background of party privilege and corruption, the widening wealth gap brings a real threat of social unrest ...

  2. Migrants' children learn of education inequality

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as Zhang's are still denied access to some educational opportunities because they do not have local household residency, known as hukou. Inequality- in the form of very limited access to public ...

  3. Look beyond pay to reduce inequality

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring The level of the minimum wage is important, but more as a matter of human dignity than as a key means of reducing the shocking level of income inequality. In most ... busy. So let us look at means other than a minimum wage to reduce inequality. In no particular order of importance: Address the issue of the 150-a-day new one-way permit holders. ...

  4. Gender inequality unacceptable in a genuine international city

    Posted May 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to express my views on gender inequality in Hong Kong and to suggest ways to help achieve equality. Compared with cities on the mainland, the problem may seem negligible ... and sometimes beating them. If Hong Kong is truly a civilised and international city, gender inequality should be unacceptable. To turn the situation round, all of us have to put in some effort. ...

  5. HK must do more to curb inequality: UN report

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan A Hong Kong activist claimed a moral victory last night after a UN watchdog urged the government to do more to curb inequality against women and to combat domestic violence. In its concluding comments, published last week but only posted on its website on Thursday, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women voiced concerns about the Hong Kong ...

  6. Inequalities and corruption at root of violence

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... only Han Chinese- people feel they have been left behind economically and are angry over the widening income gap, rampant corruption and widespread social injustices. ...

  7. Ms Qiao reflects a widening social divide

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... A cleaner's plight is indicative of a social and economic crisis that is raising demands for action at the highest levels, writes Josephine Ma in Beijing Streams of shoppers checking ... of the Central Party School, told the China Youth Daily that the widening income gap was threatening political and social stability. 'It is not normal if the public cheers when something bad happens ...

  8. Rich and poor

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has the highest level of economic inequality in the developed world. How can it set about correcting this imbalance and, in the meantime, best assist its victims? Share your views: write to us. ...

  9. Social tensions 'inevitable'

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and exploit them. Hongkongers, especially lower-class people, believe all rich people are the source of social injustice and inequality. So they blame all social conflicts on the upper class. Although ... these days. Social hatred of the rich is likely to remain an inevitable phenomenon in such a diverse society. ...

  10. Social policy plays role in expansion of 'third sector'

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Luisa Tam Social enterprises are playing an increasingly important role in Taiwan. It's a trend that gained momentum as community consciousness and a self-help mentality took hold amid soaring unemployment and widening income inequality in the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis 15 years ago. Since then, government policies have played a key role in the development ...




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