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  1. Right balance vital to safeguard our children

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Striking a balance between protection of children and the rights of sex offenders who have paid their debt to society can be a difficult task. Yet Hong Kong's current system provides ... The commission proposes that employers should be able to have checks made on these people for convictions for a specified list of sexual offences. But, to safeguard the human rights and privacy ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Time-money balance important to get right

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expect to have less money. Time management has become a life skill in its own right that is not necessarily interdependent with money. Advice on how to master it abounds as much as that on money ...

  4. Companies eager to make right impression

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... that a well-honed concept of branding can lead to a substantial return on investment in the long term. Employment branding is a long-term strategy that helps to create the right perception ... as evangelists to help attract the right candidates for the company. 'This has been the most successful employment-branding strategy here because it is a network-driven type of market,' said Mr ...

  5. HK keeps No 1 ranking for economic freedom

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy for the 16th straight year amid a global slide in economic freedom due to the financial crisis, according to a report just released. The city scored 89.7 out of 100 in the 2010 Index of Econom ...

  6. Shenzhen calls for right to pilot national reforms

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam More than 20 CPPCC representatives have submitted a joint proposal urging Beijing to grant special powers to Shenzhen to pilot government and social administration reforms before they are rolled out nationwide. Zhong Xiaoyu, the proposal's ...

  7. Help for workers a step in the right direction

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... facing migrant workers overnight, but it is an important step in the right direction. Encouraging workers to fight through the courts can only help end a cycle of frustration that often results ...

  8. Many employers in HK still take advantage of domestic helpers

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and have heard employment agency representatives shout at the helpers (who have legitimate claims) in the presence of a Philippine official whose job it is to protect the rights of Filipino workers ... Ms Sze's perspective is similar to people looking at an elephant. The bit of the elephant she can see looks good, but other parts of the animal are rotten. Sure, there are good ...

  9. Getting it right

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

    ... The No 8 warning signal for Tropical Storm Kompasu was hoisted at 9.45am on Friday, after many employees had already left for work. Did the Observatory make the right decision on when to hoist the signal? Share your views: write to us ...

  10. Rights and wrongs

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and Cultural Rights, it took the city to task, pointing out that some of its previous recommendations had not been implemented. Now, the special administrative region has handed in a second report and, ... to legislate against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and age. And it criticised the SAR's failure to set up a human rights commission. It criticised Hong Kong for failing ...




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