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  1. Playing a blinder against the bigots

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... match in Warsaw. This wooded, gentrified camping site which serves as the SCMP HQ has now been invaded by Polish, German and English-cum-Irish-cum-Scottish fans- 11 in total. After a football ... and wrestled with the confused cocktail of shame, fear, immense pride and passion that English fans carry with them. 'My parents are Irish, I support Arsenal and back England at rugby, ...

  2. HK can learn from Irish who voted in referendum to end 'citizenship tourism'

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Although thousands of miles away, the Irish experience might shed a light on what can be done. Up to 2004, under the Irish constitution, any baby born in the state was automatically given Irish citizenship. This was exploited by many non-Irish nationals, as parents of an Irish-born baby were also allowed to stay and work in the country. Many asylum seekers or illegal immigrants, including ...

  3. Strong-arm tactics

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... by police officers to be questioned. The race was restarted. Priest interrupts Grand Prix On July 20, 2003, Neil Horan, an Irish priest, ran across the race track at the British Grand Prix. He ... something they feel strongly about. In 2006, sprinter Darren Campbell refused to take part in the lap of honour after the British relay team had won a gold medal at the European Championships. ...

  4. The fight against slavery continues

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to raise awareness about human trafficking and modern-day slavery. The students were in the Lion City to meet individuals and groups concerned about the issue. They were also there to promote ... in the event raised about HK$300,000 for the Esther Benjamins Trust, a British-based charity that provides care and support for child victims of trafficking in Nepal. ...

  5. When Irish eyes are smiling

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1 What does the white stripe on the Irish flag symbolise? 2 Which Irish boxer became WBA featherweight champion in 1985? 3 Ireland is often referred to as the isle of which precious stone? 4 Which Irish author wrote Finnegan's Wake and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man? 5 Which meat is traditionally used in Irish stew? 6 Name the Irish-born actor who received the first ...

  6. Slainte, O'Bama

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... clip on YouTube (keywords: Barack Obama is Irish) suggests the nation's commander-in-chief should also consider dancing a jig after the more traditional twirl around the dance floor with the first lady. Irish musician Shay Black sings: 'He's as Irish as bacon and cabbage and stew. He's Hawaiian, Kenyan, American, too. If he succeeds, and he has a chance, I'm sure ...

  7. How does your company accommodate disabled employees- British Council

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrew Sheard, Human Resources Director, British Council Our commitment to diversity is based on three core elements- a clear business case, a commitment to a values-driven culture and commitment to cultural relations. We aim to build an inclusive environment for customers and staff members. Disability is one of the British Council's key areas of focus in our diversity ...

  8. Fresh ideas are vital to lure quality migrants

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... organisation that works with economic agencies, professional organisations and institutes of higher learning to promote working and living in the Lion City to overseas Singaporeans and foreigners. ...

  9. News - China - CHINA BRIEFING

    Child sex attacks and treatment of elderly shame China

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

    ... of this was the recent case of a known British child molester who was able to teach English in an international school in Beijing for a long time before being exposed. More seriously, the authorities tend ...

  10. Book (1516)

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Lord Utopia by Thomas More More Nearly half a millennium after it was published, Thomas More's Utopia still stands as the perfect illustration of the limitations of our ability to imagine paradise, and to make that paradise come true. On the ...




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