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  1. Pelosi says little about human rights in talks with legislators

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an outspoken critic of Beijing, skirted the issue of human rights during a visit to Hong Kong yesterday. Mrs Pelosi visited the Legislative Council ... chairwoman of the Democratic Party, said she had raised the issue of human rights but received only a short reply. 'I told her that Hong Kong people were impressed by what she did shortly after ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to individuals their rights to personal data privacy. In February and March, a series of consumer roadshows will be staged at major shopping centres, where our colleagues will teach the general public ... and higher education institutions in connection with their courses that cover the management of personal data such as human resource management, marketing and tourism. As regards business education, ...

  3. Lawmakers try to stop US bill on rights in the North

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul Members of South Korea's ruling Uri party are gathering signatures from lawmakers for a statement opposing the North Korean Human Rights Bill, which was passed last week by the US House of Representatives. The move underlines the contrasting approach between South Korea and the United States over how best to promote human rights in the communist ...

  4. Things they said

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of human rights, and at the same time, we do believe that we also need to take into account the different national circumstances when it comes to the universal value of human rights ...

  5. Pelosi steers clear of rights in Shanghai

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Outspoken China critic and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi toured Shanghai yesterday on the first leg of a mainland tour- but made no public comments on human rights ... students. The visit may potentially embarrass mainland authorities, given Mrs Pelosi's past comments on Beijing's human rights record. However, she chose to focus on improving Sino-US ties ...

  6. Misplaced idealism no way to deal with Beijing

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... and very publicly telling China that Australia had significant concerns about human rights in Tibet. No doubt when Mr Rudd gets the chance he will do so again while he is in Beijing attending the Olympics. In short, for Australian human rights campaigners, the best way to influence Beijing not only on Tibet, but also on China's appallingly liberal use of the death penalty and other ...

  7. letters

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... knew she was in pain, but she did not let that affect her enthusiasm for life. Tsang Hing-lun, Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Children are entitled to human rights Iraq has been ... than their children? Children are also human beings and have human rights. In Hong Kong, we do not have problems like this and I think we are very lucky. We should be thankful for the things we ...

  8. Post reporters awarded first prize

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... construction. The prize, established in 1992 by the European Commission, 'is awarded to journalists for outstanding reporting on human rights, democracy and development'. Natali, an Italian, ...

  9. Dalai Lama changing tack, US cables show

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... view that environment issues should take precedence over politics, saying: 'It makes no sense to raise human rights issues if the environment is totally devastated.' The Dalai Lama ... the regime on human rights. The spiritual leader also envisaged a joint political future for Chinese and Tibetans based on 'common sense and common interest'. 'The European Union ...

  10. It's dinner diplomacy for Hu in Washington

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... background and human rights record, while Chinese see the US getting closer to South Korea, Japan, India, Indonesia and Australia, reminiscent of the days when China was encircled by foreign forces. ... for the release of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. Obama also received Chinese human rights activists at the White House for the first time last week, indicating that human rights will remain ...




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