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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. 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 ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Getting the facts right on pollution in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter 'Hong Kong's air, beach pollution is worsening' (September 2), by Gerry Ball. I hope that he can get his facts right before rushing into any long-term ... for humanity' ('UN force for Chechnya?', September 7). But for a solution, it will take a more inclusive approach to the human race than the creation of a 'Thunderbirds' team, made ...

  6. Experts blame drought on human errors

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Water waste acute, claim analysts The massive drought that has hit 12 northern provinces and municipalities has been exacerbated by a series of human factors, ... and a lack of rainfall to global warming, different opinions emerged yesterday in the mainland media among scholars who query whether human factors also have a hand. Qiu Weiduo, a conservation expert ...

  7. Film

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui, Paul Fonoroff

    ... and www.amccinemas.com.hk (AMC Festival Walk). Inquiries: 2311 8081 The Kids Are All Right Drama about the challenges faced by a lesbian couple and their two children- who were conceived by artificial insemination- ... Film Archive. Human Cargo Drama based on Chun Muk's novel The Gold Coast about a country boy who is sold as a migrant labourer and suffers from years of toil at a sugar plantation. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Designer wins delay to battle half-brother over mother's funeral

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Siblings fight over right to put surname on gravestone A jewellery designer yesterday obtained a court's approval to delay his mother's funeral while he pursues a legal tussle with his half-brother over which of them should be in charge of her funeral ritual and burial. Edward Chiu Chung-leung is fighting for the right to have the family name engraved ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Jan 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not an environmental issue' or that it does 'not belong in the same debate as air pollution'. Globally, smoking kills about 5 million people every year and no one has the right to dismiss ...




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