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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Ex-social welfare chief says residency rule for claims was never justifiable

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... "A society has responsibility to take care of the most vulnerable- this is the social contract. But who do we count as a member of our society?" he said. Some 150 immigrants from ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Former social welfare chief welcomes court decision to allow newcomers to claim benefits, and says claimant should not have had to sue Residency rule ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Outgoing social services chief urges break-up of asylum welfare contract

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... to be answerable to and it is the responsibility of the government to monitor the services." She was referring to stories which appeared in the Post in September in which the Social Welfare Department ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Outgoing social services chief says HK$203 million asylum seeker welfare contract would be better spent with more competition involved Break-up of asylum aid ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Court's landmark benefits ruling could cost taxpayers an extra HK$197m a year

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Stuart Lau

    ... Taxpayers may be staring at an additional annual bill of up to HK$197 million if 7,000 more new immigrants per year apply for social security, the South China Morning Post has found. The figure ... in December. It is a conservative projection, considering government lawyers told the Court of Final Appeal that there could be more than 60,000 new immigrants applying for Comprehensive Social ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    330 welfare claims from recent immigrants after court's CSSA ruling

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 05:04am by Tony Cheung

    ... been slightly above the daily average from all Hong Kong residents from April to October since the Court of Final Appeal ruled on Tuesday that it was unlawful to deny Comprehensive Social Security Assistance to people who had lived in the city for less than seven years. The Social Welfare Department has been accepting applications, but is waiting for guidelines- expected in the next ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Judge orders shelter for pregnant asylum seeker living on streets

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Christy Choi

    ... on the streets with her family. Mr Justice Peter Ng Kar-fai granted the injunction on Friday night, calling for the International Social Service Hong Kong (ISS) and the director of the Social Welfare ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Council of Social Service chief Christine Fang considers next role

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Christine Fang is not interested in an Exco role. The departing Council of Social Service chief would rather be a social worker again Keeping it real on the front line The Hong Kong Council of Social Service's departing chief executive says she will not consider joining the Executive Council and is thinking of going back to frontline work ...

  7. News - China - WELFARE

    ‘Baby hatch’ forced to stop taking children after hundreds of infants are abandoned

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 11:50am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... not respond to a request to see whether more babies had been abandoned yesterday. Ye Fen, the director of social welfare in the civil affairs bureau, said the city would provide financial aid to poor ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    'Tell us what our food really costs'

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 03:46am by Christy Choi and Danny Lee

    ... at the offices of the International Social Service continued for a fourth day yesterday as asylum seekers continued to seek answers from the welfare provider and the Social Welfare Department about ... is asking the ISS and the Social Welfare Department, which has contracted ISS to provide food to asylum seekers, to provide a price list and expiry dates for the produce. ISS said yesterday that any ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Protesting asylum seekers say food provisions ‘not worth’ what government contractor claims

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 12:40pm by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Dozens of demonstrators are taking part in sit-ins at three social welfare offices, claiming they are being short-changed over food rations Hunger strike by asylum seekers Dozens of asylum seekers are staging sit-ins and hunger strikes at the offices of their government-appointed social welfare provider, accusing the organisation of overstating ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Leung 'betrayed' my support, says veteran social worker Ho Hei-wah

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Veteran social worker admonishes leader for a lack of new ideas, accusing his cabinet of being weak, bereft of policies and lacking cohesion I feel betrayed by C.Y., says Soco director Social work veteran Ho Hei-wah, who backed Leung Chun-ying to be chief executive, says the city's leader "betrayed" his support by breaking his ...




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