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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 4, 2013

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... discrimination Shenzhen employers who discriminate on the basis of gender during recruitment could face fines of up to 30,000 yuan, the Southern Metropolis Daily reports. A municipal regulation that took ... 'Spiteful' officer sacked A community law enforcement official from Sanya's Hexi district has been sacked for ordering parking tickets out of spite, Xinhua reports. The district government said ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    PLA will not be used to deal with public disorder, says Hong Kong security minister

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 02:19pm by SAMUEL CHAN, JEFFIE LAM

    ... to handle any internal security problem. "Although there is a clause in the Basic Law [that provides for requests for PLA intervention], I see no possibility of our police failing to handle these situations well, according to law." Asked whether a protest for "genuine democracy" would be considered "a danger to national unity"- under which Beijing has the power ...

  3. Thin-skinned thugs

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... 'If the video is shown at schools, children of crime-syndicate members will be bullied,' the petition said. 'It would constitute discrimination.' Their yakuza connection ... will see the foolishness of any claim that it might cause discrimination. Not that the director of the film cares about trampling on gangsters' sensitivities, anyway. And he hopes that some ...

  4. Long hours, rude residents don't deter guard

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... by rude or drunk property owners. But I don't have any other option as a junior high school diploma holder. Have you experienced discrimination from proprietors before? A bit. Some property ... to know that the impolite landlady was detained by police for five days after the media reported it. Why do people discriminate against you? Because we are peasants and don't have permanent ...

  5. News - China

    Actor Jackie Chan says it's time China got tough about upholding the law

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Jackie Chan, whose outspoken comments have sparked several controversies, has reportedly urged Beijing to tighten law enforcement. "We [Chinese] are too loose in law ... Wen Wei Po. He described travelling with a group of film directors who shrugged off warnings not to smoke from security guards in Zhuhai . Once in Singapore they did not dare flout the law, he ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Noise abatement law update needed

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... standards. This law was passed in 1988 and we are now in 2013, but to date the Environmental Protection Department has managed to stipulate only hand-held percussive breakers and air compressors ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Social order officers' violence hits home

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... angers public again Stories about chengguan- officers employed by city urban administrative and law enforcement bureaus- beating up street vendors are nothing new, but when a video showing one ... of temporary workers, especially those who enforce laws and regulations. So how did the temporary workers involved in the attack in Yanan get their jobs? The Modern Express asked whether some cadres ...

  8. Weight of authority

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... active but made the commission's stance clear. 'Under the Sexual Discrimination Ordinance, it is unlawful for a person to discriminate against a man or woman on the grounds ...

  9. Criminal-law changes disappoint

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing tzewei.ng@scmp.com A second set of draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, tabled last week in the nation's legislature, answer some concerns raised by the public but fall short of expectations overall, rights advocates and law experts say. Some amount to a step backwards, they say. Nevertheless, the National People's Congress Standing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourists with stun guns caught unaware at airport

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... law." Detective inspector Yuen Shing-hei explained that the increase was mostly due to a rise in passenger flow at the airport. "And these devices are very cheap these days. You can buy ...




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