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  1. 84pc think wealth gap is a concern, survey finds

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... believed the income gap had widened over the past decade, while about 75 per cent said the best way to reduce the inequality was to increase incomes for the low-paid rather than impose more taxes ... Professor Hu said the central government had been too focused on letting a few people become rich first and had ignored the need for fairness and adequate social welfare. But he added ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Getting a flat in new affordable housing project in Beijing like winning a lottery

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:07am by CELINE SUN; LANGI CHIANG

    ... the municipality announced in October to check housing inflation and ease social discontent, at a time when most of the capital's middle-class families have been priced out of the market. What ...

  3. Low-cost housing is no answer to mainland's economic prayers

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland The optimists who believe the mainland will glide to a cyclical soft landing invariably point to its massive programme of social housing construction to support their argument that Beijing can succeed in maintaining rapid growth while tackling gaping inequalities. On paper the programme is certainly impressive. In all, the government plans to build 36 million low-cost ...

  4. Social order is key to script in new film rules

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com A draft film industry promotion law released by the State Council yesterday proposes a ban on movie content that 'disturbs social stability ... elements, damaging national unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity, revealing national secrets, inciting ethnic hatred, disrupting social order and stability, spreading violence, obscenity, ...

  5. Farm seizures sow seeds of social unrest

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com A recent survey of residents in rural areas shows that 70 per cent of farmers are unhappy with their socio-economic situation, according to a report in the Beijing-based Outlook Magazine. The poll, conducted by Re ...

  6. Give votes to people, not companies

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... considered- the government's public consultation ends today- should be used to improve the system. There is a need to reduce the anomalies, inequalities and potential abuses that exist- ... to the 'new social order' in Hong Kong which has been acknowledged by Beijing. If the reforms are to be taken seriously as a step towards a more democratic system, then the corporate voting ...

  7. News - China

    Who are Beijing's naked 'sex doll' couple? Bizarre photograph goes viral

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 10:14am by Amy Li

    ... Net users speculate over origin of photographs Is it art or madness? A series of photographs which went viral on China’s social media this week show a naked man running across a street late at night. The man is holding what looks like a sex doll and is closely followed by a woman who also appears to be naked. The photos, which were apparently taken in Beijing, drew heated ...

  8. Fears of social unrest as rural land grab worsens

    Posted Feb 05th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... could seriously affect social stability unless their rights are better protected. This warning, published in the official People's Daily on Monday, was the latest call for the government ... and about 168,000 land fraud cases were investigated. At a recent meeting on fighting corruption, state investigators said that this year they would focus more on social injustices such as abuses ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - Beijing

    Beijing researchers abstain from drinking city's 'deteriorating' tap water for 20 years

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 05:31pm by Ernest Kao

    ... The editorial brought up the subject of inequal access to resources and related it to how rich Chinese send their children abroad to elite schools in order to escape the public education system at home.       ...

  10. Hottest job on the mainland: Supermum

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... information officials are striving to raise awareness about such gender inequalities. Xu Anqi, a researcher at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, says decisions that lead to women giving up good ...




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