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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... the pension should be funded partly by contributions ranging from 1 to 2.5 per cent of employees' salaries, paid by both employers and workers. The government would need to inject HK$50 billion ... to HK$120,000 the amount would be 2.5 per cent. READ: Six ways Hong Kong could fund a universal pension scheme But the proposal has some limitations. The pension pool is expected to go into annual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... his Mandatory Provident Fund savings. "Of course we would welcome a universal pension scheme- as long as we don't need to contribute more than we do now and if there is no assets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  3. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... centres. They were collected between 1988 and 1991 as part of a project called Art in the Camps run by UN-funded non-profit Garden Streams. Art, here, is a process that allows refugees to deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Pink sees red: sponsorship row turns gay pageant ugly An ugly war of words has erupted over Mr Gay Hong Kong with a major sponsor announcing it is withdrawing funding in a dispute over naming rights just weeks before the annual pageant. Gay-friendly business network Pink Dollar, a long-time supporter of the six-year-old contest, has pulled out of a planned HK$40,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... their heart, they can do well ROY LAM, SOCIAL ENTERPRISE MANAGER All seven are funded by a Home Affairs Department programme to enhance self-reliance and provide jobs for socially disadvantaged people. ... budget, to be used over five years, and has funded more than 150 social enterprises in the city since 2006. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... on pressing matters for women and to advise the government on how policies would affect women. The government is increasing the commission's funding by almost 17 per cent to HK$29.6 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Civic Party presses for retirement plan it says government report ignored

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... for initial funds of HK$50 billion, paid for by the government's budget surplus, to be followed by an injection of HK$50 billion in government funds every five years until 2060. In addition, some Mandatory Provident Fund contributions would be funnelled instead into the universal pension pool. It would pay people older than 65 HK$3,400 a month this year, rising to HK$17,000 a month in 2060. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568558/civic-party-presses-retirement-plan-it-says-government-report-ignored
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    PMQ accused of not opening its space to the community

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Ada Lee

    ... and that would bring customers to the shops. Funding for the project to revitalise the former police married quarters came primarily from the government, which contributed HK$400 million. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568557/pmq-accused-not-opening-its-space-community
  9. 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
  10. 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

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