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  1. Rail companies seem to bend law for own benefit

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are very much a law unto themselves. The government's Transport Bureau claims to have an independent railway inspectorate that ensures operational safety regulations are adhered to. ... consultation I refer to the article 'Justice for all' (January 27). In regard to the survey on public attitudes towards the legislation against sexual discrimination, the sample of 2,000 ...

  2. Watershed year for gays, transsexuals

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... extending sexual discrimination laws to include students (August) Government consults the public on anti-racism legislation (September) A survey of 400 people from ethnic minorities finds 30 per ... and transsexuals, who broke their long silence and stood up for their rights. The Movement Against Discrimination marked the end of 2004 by selecting the top events related to discrimination during ...

  3. Mainland attitudes to HIV/Aids must change

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... programmes. But two young graduates, one HIV-positive and one with Aids, have put that in perspective by starting legal battles against the discrimination that torments victims- and poses an obstacle ... and hunger and reducing child mortality. But the key to getting value for money- as Western nations have found- is to combat stigma and discrimination against HIV/Aids victims across the board, from ...

  4. Fishing on HK reservoirs could be new attraction

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... example, fat or ugly people) is protected by a specific anti-discrimination law. So it follows that such a law offers special protection. Liz Whitelam of Amnesty International Hong Kong ... with similar steps in Canada and the US. Anti-discrimination law comes in many forms, some more restricted and some more extended. But once the idea is enshrined in law, the scope of 'sexual ...

  5. HIV activists take on court of public opinion

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... job back, for reasons of both principle and practicality - private school jobs come with much lower salaries and benefits. Mainland labour law prohibits employers from discriminating against ... they are both victims of the Aids epidemic on the mainland and the discrimination that follows it. Tian Xi , 23, landed on his head during a game with friends when he was 10 years old. He received ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... example of expediency undermining the purpose of the legislation. As with the exceptions under the race discrimination law, the legislation makes legal the very injustices it was ostensibly ... leads a government that appears merely unprincipled, the only consistency being the protection of certain special interests. The race discrimination and minimum wage laws provide a legal basis ...

  7. Case builds against once-lauded liability law

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei When China's Tort Liability Law took effect on July 1, it caused a brief period of excitement among lawyers and nervousness among companies. The law has given mainlanders expanded protection against defective products and enabled them to seek punitive damages against the companies. Lawyers and media have hailed the law as a significant development ...

  8. Lack of liability law action puts consumers at risk

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong When a consumer is harmed by a product, that person should be able to sue the company that made the defective product. Sounds logical? A Law Reform Commission sub-committee ... and reflected ordinary practice in many common law jurisdictions. But the recommendations were met with fierce opposition, and a spokesman from the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau reiterated ...

  9. Humble beginnings lead to selfless career

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by May George

    ... was told the flat was no longer available. 'These days, 80 per cent of people know how HIV/Aids is transmitted, back then there was a lot of fear. We now also have anti-discrimination laws ... of discrimination towards people living with HIV. The boy she helped had been asked to leave the school he was attending as teachers feared the HIV would spread. By 1994, Ms Lin had been in the nursing ...

  10. Post-merger rewrite tidies up MTR's by-laws

    Posted Jun 05th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to the corporation's by-laws. The proposed amendments, which are designed to clarify and align the by-laws of the city's two rail companies following the 2007 merger of their rail operations, do ... would have in determining criminal intent in cases of loitering, the by-law on loitering would be scrapped, Fleming said. Being intoxicated or under the influence of a substance would ...




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