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  1. Issue of national law on housing splits political aides

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... there should be national legislation on the issue. While some say a law should be drafted to ensure the proper use of low-income housing, others suggest that creative solutions by local governments ... that a large number of private apartments are unoccupied, especially in some medium-sized cities. Zhang Hongming, a property researcher at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, said unoccupied ...

  2. 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 to address land abuse, which is likely to be the hot issue at the annual conference of the National People's Congress next month. The problem has become acute since the campaign to develop ...

  3. Democrat issued 10-year home-return permit

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... committee members have been banned from visiting the mainland. Mr To, who last visited the mainland in 1996, said he would raise the issue of the Communist Party's verdict on the June 4, 1989, ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Now I'm leaving for Shanghai, a stop before probably following on to Beijing... to co-operate with the investigation into Gu Kailai A statement, released by Cambodian police, by Frenchman Patrick Devillers There is hope... but don't ask me for a ...

  5. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government admitted it granted HK$72 million to firms led by a Beijing loyalist educator to produce biased national education materials: Yin Chi-chan- Now, give HK$72 million to an anti-Beijing group and make both books required reading. Not that the ...

  6. Beijing heritage bid to uproot 200,000

    Posted Feb 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a professor at Renmin University's population institute. Population control was among the most discussed issues at the annual plenary meeting of the municipality's people's congress, ... brought by high population density. 'The population issue in Beijing is rather a problem of spatial distribution than the number of people,' Zhang Qiang, a professor and political ...

  7. Rise of 'the mortgage class' tests Beijing

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in society and tends to focus on narrowly defined issues that directly threaten their livelihood or quality of life, such as the environment, education and health care. 'I think these were very ...

  8. Misery of migrant children exposed

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Children's Centre, said if education and welfare did not adequately provide for the large population of migrants' children, it would be detrimental to the country's social development. Two ...

  9. Confusion as curtain falls early on sex exhibition

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang A Beijing sex culture exhibition which opened on Sunday and was set to run for a week was abruptly closed yesterday. All items on display came from the private collection of Ma Xiaonian, deputy chairman of the Beijing Sexuality Education and Re ...

  10. 789 days to go

    Posted Jun 11th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... urban living, the environment, to raise awareness, address social ills, gain respect and show off 'New China' to the world. It will, with no expense spared, undoubtedly ... disabled workers but many have failed to fulfil their social responsibility in their pursuit of productivity. Some even refuse to employ disabled people.' In 2006, for the disabled to venture ...




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