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  1. Protest of 1,000 migrant workers turns violent, says rights group

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Lilian Zhang in Shanghai About 1,000 disgruntled migrant workers clashed with police in a suburb of Shanghai on Monday, a rights group said yesterday. More than 300 police were involved in the incident, which resulted in 10 of the protesters being injured and at least one police vehicle being damaged, the Hong Kong-based Information Centre for Human Rights ...

  2. Sudanese civil war risk has CNPC oilfields over a barrel

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and southern Sudan. According to human rights activists, tensions are being fuelled by suspicions the government in northern Sudan under-reported oil production to reduce its payments to the rebels ... oilfields, as US firms would worry about damage to their image from investing in a country with human rights issues, said Antony Goldman, chief analyst of PM Consulting, a risk consultancy ...

  3. Joint pipeline project with junta sparks rights debate

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A US$2.5 billion oil and gas pipeline being built by state-owned China National Petroleum Corp is generating widespread concern among international human rights ... hazard.' The project will provide the Myanmese junta with at least US$29 billion over 30 years, according to an estimate from Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), a human rights organisation ...

  4. American report takes lid off China's hacking capital

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accounts of dozens of human rights activists connected with China were being routinely accessed by third parties, most likely via phishing scams or malware placed on their computers'. Paul ... those listed as 'expert: Asian defence policy', 'diplomatic mission', 'expert: international finance', 'human rights activist' and 'expert: Asian ...

  5. Minmetals' Canadian bid gets tougher

    Posted Nov 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... human-rights abuses in China as a reason for blocking the deal. ...

  6. New Foxconn suicide after boss visits Shenzhen plant

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Fiona Tam

    ... at the factory by helicopter. Tsinghua University social science professor Guo Yuhua and eight sociologists criticised Foxconn in an open letter last week, saying a lack of basic human rights ... of the mental disorders evidenced by the suicides needed to be examined. 'Many migrant workers suffer from mental disorders because the civil rights of an entire class have long been forgotten ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... it is not a place to get sick either. Doctors there sometimes perform amputations without anaesthesia and work by candlelight in hospitals that lack essential medicine, heat and power, according to a human rights watchdog. The country's health care system has been deteriorating for years. Many of its 24 million citizens reportedly face health problems related to chronic malnutrition, Amnesty ...

  8. Cold comfort for those stranded in Kim's gulags

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... of its people in a vast prison system where torture and executions are routine. In three hours and 17 minutes with Kim Jong-il, Mr Clinton evidently did not raise the topic of human rights ...

  9. CNPC offers US$14.5b for 75pc of energy firm YPF

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... oil companies because of human rights concerns. National Development and Reform Commission vice-chairman Zhang Guobao confirmed to Bloomberg last week that CNPC was in talks about a potential ...

  10. African conflicts pressure China's neutrality

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'It's no secret the US State Department tries to encourage the Chinese government to deal differently with countries where the leadership is guilty of gross violations of human rights ...




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