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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

    ... but an additional profits tax- as groups such as the Federation of Trade Unions proposed- would not be required. The study was headed by University of Hong Kong academic Nelson Chow Wing-sun. "If ... on Poverty yesterday. Under the suggested "payroll old age tax", those earning less than HK$10,000 a month and their employers would contribute 1 per cent of the worker's salary. ...

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

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... Chow's universal retirement protection scheme, elderly residents- rich or poor- would get a pension of HK$3,000 a month without a means test. He suggested a "payroll old-age tax ... cent. Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation of Restaurants and Related Trades, said big companies with annual profits of more than HK$10 million should pay additional profits taxes. Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on the MTR Corporation to take responsibility and avoid a repeat of the case. They gathered dressed in black at Sheung Shui MTR station, where the dog was first spotted, before proceeding like ... for life," said one tearful participant, Eleanor Yuen Chan-lai. "I'm most angry about how the MTR handled the situation. This could've been avoided, but they did not value life." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Civic Party presses for retirement plan it says government report ignored

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

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com They say universal pension idea excluded from government analysis is sustainable and valid Civic Party presses for its retirement plan No extra taxes ... rules, which would mean they are not universal. Or they may require new or increased taxes, or further contributions from employees or employers in addition to current MPF contributions. Most ...

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

    Crunch time for new pension plan, says Professor Nelson Chow

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

    ... either by the government, employer and employee contributions, or through higher taxes. "In the end, the Hong Kong people will have to decide whether they are willing to pay. If people ...

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

    Plan for flat-rate monthly pension for all over-65s is proposed

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Johnny Tam

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Johnny Tam Higher taxes may be needed for proposal that would replace old-age allowances, but not CSSA Plan for flat-rate monthly pensions for all over-65s Everyone would ... social work professor has hinted that higher taxes may be needed to pay for the pensions. Chow was commissioned last year to look into various proposals, amid mounting public calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519826/flat-rate-monthly-pensions-all-over-65s-proposed
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... applied for police permission. The front has increased the number of stewards in the crowd from 150 to 200. It called on protesters to stay calm and avoid clashes. The march starts at 3pm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Families may be spared moving ashes of loved ones from unlicensed columbaria

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 06:30pm by LO WEI

    ... and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said the 1990 cut-off date struck a balance between the need to regulate columbariums and the need to avoid disturbing ashes after many years. "Some have suggested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535622/families-may-be-spared-moving-ashes-loved-ones-unlicensed-columbaria
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly Hongkongers may need to pay higher taxes to fund services for the city's fast-growing elderly ... Fiscal Planning was announced yesterday, along with four government experts. Wong, a senior tax adviser at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong, said the group would go beyond previous studies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1258655/age-duty-more-tax-may-follow-rise-elderly
  10. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Are you addicted to your smartphone? You may need professional help...

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... separated from a smartphone, loss in productivity in studies or at work and the need to constantly check one's phone. Lin warned that parents should avoid giving their children a smartphone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533017/psychiatrists-singapore-launch-effort-have-smartphone-addiction-recognised

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