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  1. News - China - JUSTICE SYSTEM

    Selfish mainland Chinese society needs good Samaritan laws, critics say

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Critics say good-Samaritan laws are needed in a nation where bystanders leave accident victims to die, and those who do step up face lawsuits Selfish society ... That series of events transpired in Loudi, a city of 3.8 million in southern Hunan, last month as reported by legaldaily.com- another example, some observers argued, of society's descent ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... more than 50 people. Indeed, demonstrations involving thousands of people are a frequent phenomenon. Chinese leaders are concerned about serious domestic as well as international challenges, ... internet contacts. At this stage, civil society on the mainland is fairly well developed. It can organise social campaigns of different scales; that is, it can say "no" to the government. ...

  3. Asian societies need a lesson in tolerance

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and practice is much more cherished and encouraged in Western societies than in Eastern or Asian countries. This does not mean Western countries always practise what they preach. But in most Asian ... controversy over discrimination against immigrants and their children in the Asian nation. South Koreans are not alone. Most Asian societies have problems integrating foreigners to varying degrees. ...

  4. Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mark O'Neill Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet by Ma Rong Hong Kong University Press This book is a valuable work of research for scholars, journalists and others who want ... is that it does not address the place of Buddhism and monasteries in Tibetan society and the hearts of its people. Also off limits is asking people about relations between Han and Tibetans because ...

  5. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Child sex attacks and treatment of elderly shame China

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Jinping has constantly talked about pursuing the Chinese dream- realising the greatness of the nation under the leadership of the Communist Party. State media have been ordered to promote ...

  6. Unmarried couples should be fully represented in courts and society

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a year, with Chinese on the mainland becoming more accustomed to the concept of divorce and thus adjusting their lifestyles accordingly ('Divorce rate soars as couples find it easy ... Reform Commission concerning the outmoded legal expressions of custody and care and control, among other changes. Notwithstanding huge lobbying by the Family Law Association, the Law Society ...

  7. Greying society makes one-child rule look pass

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' institute of demography, was recently quoted as saying the days of cheap labour were over and the mainland's 'population dividend' would ...

  8. Hope of a rainbow society spurs activist

    Posted May 09th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Sam Zhao spoke with Priscilla Jiao Sam Zhao, 27, is a leading lesbian campaigner who aims to foster tolerance towards homosexuality in Chinese society. The part-time editor-in-chief of Les ... you get into publishing Les Plus? When I graduated from studying Chinese at university in 2005, the whole atmosphere of being a lesbian was one of depression and pessimism. I wanted to escape ...

  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers feel like outsiders in mainland cities, says survey

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... see themselves as the bottom of society and feel alienated because they have no influence on their lives or society in general, the survey found, with young migrant workers even gloomier about ... than half of those with low opinions of themselves felt lonely, bored and incapable of having an impact on their lives or society. The survey also found that migrant workers were ...

  10. Chain on a little boy a potent symbol of an unjust system and two-tier society

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... four-year-old sister only days earlier. It was also a snapshot of China's increasingly volatile two-tier society. With a mother too sick to look after the boy and his hard-working dad, Chen ... Jingdan changed perspectives. It became a stark metaphor for the Chinese apartheid the household registration system has created. The Chens left rural Sichuan province several years ago seeking ...




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