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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... but the Mandatory Provident Fund provides just a small sum when people reach retirement age- HK$600,000 at most, according to our estimate," Chow said. "That's why people are worried." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... in government-funded tertiary education and environmental quality were all up about 6 per cent. Lee said young people were feeling more assertive about their influence in society, which was "definitely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Quest to find the gems of mainland charities The image of non-government organisations on the mainland has been taking a battering lately. Corruption, misuse of funds and opacity have led ... Ching-yu, a Yale economics graduate who worked for a mainland-based fund-granting organisation, the Narada Foundation, for more than a year. This year, the two-month programme, in cooperation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  4. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    That'll teach you! Jilted man buys hundreds of cinema tickets to prove to ex how wealthy he's become

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... on hundreds of the cinema tickets, which he is giving away for free on the internet in order to show off his newfound wealth. He said on his Weibo blog that after “striving hard for seven years”, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1540882/man-donates-250000-yuan-worth-imax-cinema-tickets-bid-impress-ex
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... a spokesman said. Others honoured include Dr Law Chi-kwong, chairman of the Community Care Fund, who is awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star. Pro-government lawmakers including Wong kwok-kin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Crunch time for new pension plan, says Professor Nelson Chow

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by LO WEI

    ... was the best time to discuss the issue given that the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) system had been in place for over a decade. He said the government had increased spending on welfare for the elderly and there was more awareness of the need to support the ageing population. Chow, a social work specialist from the University of Hong Kong, said the key issue was whether the chosen plan could be funded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543209/crunch-time-new-pension-plan-says-professor-nelson-chow
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Trainer Brian Cha aims for another sporting record- by shooting hoops

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Stuart Lau

    ... motivation is a tragic one, helping a friend who is in a coma from the effects of Marfan syndrome. "I decided to break Guinness records to raise funds for his family," he said. People ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542613/trainer-brian-cha-aims-another-sporting-record-shooting-hoops
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... leaves.” Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao, a member of the committee advising the government on intangible cultural heritage, urged the government to draw up conservation plans, including designating funding ... no plans to set up a designated fund as cash was available elsewhere. “Cantonese opera now has its own development fund while other items can be financially supported by the Lord Wilson Heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chinese students in Hong Kong unhappier than South Asian classmates: study

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... were locals, 16 per cent mainland immigrants, 4 per cent cross-boundary students and the rest South Asian. The Hong Kong Institute of Education is a publicly-funded tertiary institution which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529329/chinese-students-hong-kong-unhappier-south-asian-classmates-study
  10. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Bill Gates urges China's richest to give to charity in People's Daily article

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... at Indiana University. "This is in part because wealth in China is so new," he said. "It is common globally for large philanthropic giving to occur only once philanthropists become older and start thinking about their legacy." Coutts, the wealth division of the Royal Bank of Scotland, counted 207 donations worth US$1 million or more in mainland China in 2012, worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1499064/bill-gates-urges-chinas-richest-give-charity-peoples-daily

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