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  1. 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. ...

  2. Resisting excess

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opinion at home, his Social Charter is not a quick fix for the gross inequality that is a blot on one of the world's fastest-growing economies- though if all goes to plan, the poor ... weddings) which 'insults the poverty of the less privileged'. The way to combat endemic social inequality and poverty is not to impose controls, but to provide the right incentives to push ...

  3. Time for developers to accept new reality

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... costlier flats, their adverts often bordering on outright falsehoods. The extreme social and economic inequality fuelled by high land premiums is reaching breaking point. Developers would be smart ... changed! The pendulum has swung the other way. Now they are practically seen as the root of all the city's social ills. Hardly a week went by without a protest against the 'property ...

  4. Rising Asia is letting its women fall behind

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... economic growth is intertwined with inequality, poverty, environmental degradation, political instability and other threats. That's why women's contributions are needed now more than ever to address the region's challenges. Unfortunately, few women make it to the top as leaders in Asia, and social norms continue to undervalue girls and women, as evidenced in ongoing sex selection ...

  5. Writing is on the wall for globalised India

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and social changes, and the massive inequality which defines Indian society, making it a fertile breeding ground for the new generation of extremist. At risk is not just India but, in an increasingly interconnected world, the global future. It is up to India's elite to take heed of Mr Evans' warning, transform itself into an instrument of social change and stem the slide to extremism. ...

  6. Grim realities of the Korean success story

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the Korean success story. In fact, says the OECD, rapid growth over the past decade was marked by a rise in income inequality, and social problems were exacerbated by the 2008 global financial ... a college education is really not needed. Many work only part-time- enough to count statistically as employed but not enough to support a family. Korea's spending on social welfare also ranks ...

  7. Business - Money

    Bankers ride boom in social enterprises

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Investing in public service could generate healthy returns with focus on mass market Bankers ride boom in social enterprises Putting private capital to public ... unit in Hong Kong. Returns from investing in growth-stage social enterprises could be as lucrative as from investing in other projects, he said. While venture capital investors aim for a 25 per ...

  8. Leaner, fitter

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the world's leading economists, it is still the only way to address global inequalities- which these prominent economists at least profess to care about deeply. But one should not expect any miracles- ... that at present live beneath any fair definition of 'austerity' in the West. In other words, what is perceived in the West as creating the conditions for social stability pales by comparison ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Women helping one another will help Asia to grow

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by STACIE NEVADOMSKI BERDAN, LIESL RIDDLE

    ... by sending remittances home. Yet, gender inequality is still pervasive in the region. Many women across Asia lack access to basic education, are left out of policy decisions affecting their families, ... But what about the social expectations in other countries, such as India, which have not kept pace with increased career expectations of women? A study last year found that India has the highest ...

  10. Social enterprise forced out by rent, competition

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is located. The social enterprise is run by the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, a non-profit, non-governmental group that aims to provide 'comprehensive recovery services' ... that there were a number of stores in the premises that were lying vacant so rental space in the plaza did not appear to be at a premium. 'Social enterprises like this should be encouraged,' she ...




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