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  1. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Welfare minister broke deadlock over funding for new old age allowance

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung Idea of including funds for new old age benefit in budget is attributed to the welfare chief Minister broke allowance deadlock The man 300,000 needy old people have to thank for overcoming a block by lawmakers on a new HK$2,200-a-month allowance is Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, says a government source. It was Cheung who ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    New Legco hearing for old-age benefit

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung

    ... Joshua But and Tony Cheung Welfare secretary says government will stand firm on its plans for an allowance for the elderly as critics call for more consultation Old-age benefit to get a new hearing A funding application for a new old-age allowance will be tabled in Legco again in two weeks, after lawmakers failed to vote on the issue on Tuesday. Despite calls for more ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

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

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

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 330 claims from new immigrants after ruling Some 330 recent immigrants have applied for welfare since the top court ruled on Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to withhold it from them, the Labour and Welfare Bureau revealed at a Legislative Council meeting yesterday. The number of daily applications from recent immigrants since the ruling has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WELFARE

    Clash expected in Legco over means test for a new old-age allowance

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Tony Cheung and Joyce Ng Leung faces battle over old-age benefit Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says the government will stand firm on requiring a means test for a new old-age allowance, defying political parties that warn they may veto the plan if the condition is not waived. When the Legislative Council reconvenes on Wednesday, one of Leung's first ...



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