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  1. 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 ...

  2. Foreign firms argue against proposed reforms to labour contract law

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... the second draft of the labour contract law, there has been a certain underlying irony. Overseas-based interests have been arguing vociferously against the proposed reforms, saying it will limit ... highlighted an increasing number of claims for compensation on the grounds of job discrimination, agitation to boost minimum wages, the threat of prosecution for withholding wages, and even all-out ...

  3. Nobel Prize award brings joy, sadness to a Chinese abroad

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a society built on a foundation of respect for human rights, freedom, diversity and rule of law. I hope Liu's Nobel Prize today will mark the beginning of a new chapter in Chinese history. ...

  4. Experts urge end to whining about tough piracy laws

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao They say China needs to meet world standards It is time for Beijing to stop complaining that China has been held to discriminatively high standards of intellectual property ... of Economics and Law in Wuhan, said: 'We should not complain that the level of China's IPR protection system, which has been revised to meet the requirements of WTO entry, is too high.' ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Law school graduates carry the nation's hopes for rule of law

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LI

    ... Andrew Li Andrew Li says to excel in a fast-changing world, graduates of the mainland's top law school must relish all of life's challenges, for the nation's hopes of developing the rule of law rest on their shoulders Pivotal role I remember vividly my first encounter with Tsinghua University. In 1995, Mr Hu Xianzhang, vice-president of the university, and Mr Wang ...

  6. News - China - EQUALITY

    Fear of abuse keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet in workplace

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... more inclined to keep their sexuality to themselves, as were LGBT employees in state-owned enterprises and government agencies, because they feared discrimination based on their sexuality could ... protection, particularly in the workplace. More than 80 per cent of companies in the United States have policies that explicitly prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    China news round-up: Mental health law enters into effect, Chen Guangcheng's family harassed

    Posted May 01st 2013, 06:52am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Civil Society Beijing News* Two Foxconn workers commit suicide. Radio Free Asia As of Wednesday, Xinjiang cell phone users have to register with real names. China Digital Times Censorship instructions forbade reporting on bird flu panic, Xiamen riot, parts of the  Red Cross scandal. Xinhua New mental health law enters into force  on Wednesday. Exiled dissident ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Will looking to the law solve society's morality problems?

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by DR KAREN LEE

    ... Dr Karen Lee Government policies offering benefits to people who help those in need are good, but do not necessarily address the root of the issue Will looking to the law solve ... their injuries and demanded compensation. The governments of Shenzhen and Shanghai were the first to respond, in the form of a draft law dubbed the "good Samaritan law" in the West. Aimed ...

  9. News - China

    China’s future success depends on rule of law, says Locke

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 07:08pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter China’s future success will depend on the fair application of its laws, says United States ambassador to China Gary Locke. “China has a bright future, but this success depends on the implementation of rule of law,” Locke stressed in Beijing on Monday, Huanqiu.com reported. Locke made the remarks while opening the Philip Jessup International Law Moot Court ...

  10. Investigated for economic crimes

    Posted Apr 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Ministry of Culture on suspicion of engaging in illegal publishing activities in July 2009. Copies of the centre's anti-discrimination newsletter were confiscated and Lu Jun, who runs ...




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