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  1. Laws target police and social stability

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... was needed because the existing regulations adopted 18 years ago was outdated. Mr An said the new law covered more than 110 minor offences, ranging from forced labour and computed-related crimes ... to protect citizens' rights as well as place effective restrictions on law enforcement activities by our national public security organs.' He said the new law called for police ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at $296 billion on March 31, $20.7 billion more than in the previous year. Special bill might cover discrimination law gap Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher says separate legislation may be needed if mainland immigrants are to be protected against discrimination from Hong Kong people. He was speaking after legislators from the home affairs panel criticised ...

  3. Appointments

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... discrimination law and all aspects of exit strategies. Ms Walsh started her practice at the London Bar. Patrick Law Ming-lap Associate director, research department Hantec International Mr Law's key ... Hilti and the Shui On Group. Pattie Walsh Head, Greater China employment and human resources practice Minter Ellison Ms Walsh joins international law firm Minter Ellison from Richards Butler ...

  4. Insurers preparing to bend rules for tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... steps up from a post equal to a D5 government official to a D8. His monthly salary jumps from $154,150 to $181,050. no mid(manu)life crisis On the subject of discrimination, many have called for anti-discrimination laws to cover race and age, as minorities and the middle-aged struggle to find jobs. Manulife International is setting a good example. The insurance company announced yesterday ...

  5. Laws on handling disasters and creating jobs passed

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be guaranteed to women, minorities, the disabled, those carrying infectious diseases and rural labourers. Under the law, employees who feel they have been discriminated against can launch lawsuits ... Vivian Wu Legislators have adopted a controversial law regulating responses to emergencies and another promoting employment and equal opportunities. The Emergency Response Law was adopted ...

  6. Discerning consumers put traders on notice over rights

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that in addition to wanting the best quality for their yuan, there is growing public awareness of consumer rights. China Academy of Social Sciences' National Institute of Law researcher Liu Junhai, a long-time consumer rights advocate, has noticed mainlanders have become more discriminating, and aware of laws that protect them. 'Consumers are more aware of their rights, they are smarter, ...

  7. User-unfriendly websites illogical

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong has no specific laws on internet accessibility, although the Disability Discrimination Ordinance makes it illegal for a service provider to refuse the provision of goods, services ...

  8. China, E.U. firms call for openness

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Foreign businesses are still not treated equally in China in 2011,' the report said. 'There remains long-standing market access barriers, laws that unambiguously discriminate against ... as the EU Chamber of Commerce complained its firms face barriers to China's market and unequal treatment under its laws. Chen, speaking at an international investment forum in Xiamen city, ...

  9. Flight attendants demand end to enforced early retirement

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to staff hired in the UK.' The union said the US, EU members and Australia had enacted laws against age discrimination. They are organising an internet petition to urge the government ... or 55. They called on the government to draw up legislation to protect staff from age discrimination. Becky Kwan Siu-wah, chairwoman of the Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Union, said: 'We ...

  10. EU businesses complain of discrimination

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of discrimination over the past two years. While 79 per cent are optimistic about business growth, the Business Confidence Survey 2011, released yesterday in Beijing by the European Union Chamber ... in last year's survey. Some 46 per cent believe discrimination will worsen in the next two years, up from 36 per cent in last year's survey. Eighty-three per cent of the 598 respondents ...




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