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  1. Business - Companies

    Bidding hot for chance at coffee with Apple chief

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:56am by AFP

    ... to raise money for a human rights group. By nightfall, a bidder identified as Clearcrate.com at the Charitybuzz website was in the lead for the prize of spending 30 minutes to an hour with Cook ... for the Washington-based Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. The coffee chat with Cook was limited to two guests, who would be subject to security screening and be responsible for their own ...

  2. Business - Companies

    Google unveils services to promote freedom of expression on web

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Project Shield protects media and human rights sites from cyberattacks; uProxy lets users bypass censorship and surveillance Google will begin to shield news organisations and human rights groups from cyberattacks as part of a new package of services designed to support “free expression” on the web, the internet giant said on Monday. At a presentation in New ...

  3. Business - Money - SMART MONEY

    Smart Money: oddball investments

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Guy

    ... this online guide to sub-Saharan stock exchanges could yield great opportunities. Started by a human rights advocate turned equity analyst and investment specialist, the site monitors Africa's ...

  4. Business - China Business - TRADE

    Worst over as delta plants see orders rebound

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... ranging from union protests to teeth inspections by human rights inspectors to determine the age of workers. "In Bangladesh, for example, human rights groups regularly check for child labour. ...

  5. Business - News - TRADE

    China, Airbus sign US$3.5b plane deal

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 04:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... sensitive topics such as the Syrian crisis and human rights and press freedom in China during her talks with Wen. China has joined Russia in repeatedly using their vetoes on the UN Security Council ... had been “wilfully obstructing” their work by threatening not to renew their visas and intimidating local assistants. A German official confirmed that the topic of human rights would also ...

  6. Business - Companies

    Legal fight lets light in as 'fixer' remains in shadow

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... influence in the US Congress to derail a human rights resolution China feared could undermine its bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games. How Suen came to have the political connections to set up ...

  7. Business - China Business

    Wen demands lift of EU arms embargo at summit

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 05:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Brussels

    ... respect human rights and fear an end to the ban would help China develop new weapons technology. ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Efforts to airbrush out Zhou Yongkang struggle at lift-off

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 01:17am by Howard Winn

    ... California prides itself on being a trendsetter in all manner of things such as innovation, the environment, human rights, entertainment and so on. However, there is one area where it struggles. Its ... by women at Alibaba include chief financial officer Maggie Wu and chief people officer Lucy Peng. The latter, we can confirm, is in charge of the human resources office, and is responsible ...

  9. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    New social-messaging tool taps Chinese dissident in expansion drive

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:10am by BIEN PEREZ, Sophie Yu

    ... with Wuer because of his work as a human rights activist. Unfazed by the prospects of censorship on the mainland, Abosch said: "I don't see any reason the government would have a problem ...

  10. Business - Companies

    US retailers agree to Bangladesh safety pact

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Los Angeles Times

    ... Carter's and VF. Mike Posner, a business and human rights professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, said the safety goals represented "a collective step forward" ...




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