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  1. A real world city needs a racial discrimination law

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    .... Thirty-nine years later, it still does not have a law against such discrimination. This is the background against which concern is being expressed at the United Nations about obvious gaps in the Race ... broken no laws. Such discrimination is not only morally outrageous, it is also directly opposed to the essence of good modern business practice, which is recruiting the best person for the job. ...

  2. Enact the law against racial discrimination now

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What is so hard about bringing in a law to ban racial discrimination? The government has pledged to enact the legislation but it keeps on delaying. It talks, but it does not act. All ... is not controversial. The government seemed to recognise this last June, when it reacted to this omission from the array of guaranteed rights by announcing that racial discrimination laws were on their way- ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ferguson exposes US policy fail

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... murky. Two investigations and a second autopsy will shed light. But the findings will not placate a two-thirds majority black community that feels discriminated against, nor will it lessen ... there is still a marked gap with whites when it comes to law enforcement, health, education, jobs and wages. A hope of the civil rights movement was that society would become integrated, a proverbial ...

  4. Hundreds march to seek better law on racial discrimination

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Several hundred protesters yesterday marched to the government's offices in Central, calling for the drafting of a more effective law against racial discrimination. The protesters were demonstrating against the Race Discrimination Bill, gazetted by the government at the end of last month, which they said contained too many exemptions that would essentially legalise ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Beijing condemns Nasa ban on Chinese as 'discrimination'

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 11:01am by AFP, Bloomberg

    ... Nasa's China ban is 'discrimination' Beijing has criticised the US space agency Nasa for what it termed "discriminative action" over a decision to bar Chinese representatives ... at California's Ames Research Centre next month. We find the consequences of this law deplorable and strongly object to banning our Chinese colleagues, or colleagues from any nation Alan Boss ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 21, 2014

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 05:05am by LETTERS

    ... homosexuals. Every citizen should be seen as equal before the law. It is high time the government dealt with this issue. Discrimination against homosexuality should not be tolerated. I hope ... It is an important part of a civic society. Cecilia Chuk, Sha Tin   Time to outlaw discrimination against gays Same-sex marriages are still not legal in many countries, especially in Asia, ...

  7. Business - China Business

    China vows fairness in monopoly probes

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China vows fairness in monopoly probes Beijing says its anti-monopoly law does not discriminate between foreign and domestic firms as big-name overseas ... such investigations were also common practice internationally. "Looking back at the past six years after the anti-monopoly law took effect, both domestic and foreign firms have been probed according ...

  8. News - China - MACAU

    Macau academic sacked for 'imposing his political beliefs on students'

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:53am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... laws state that a worker should not be deprived of any right or discriminated against on the grounds of political or ideological beliefs. Chou's sacking follows the dismissal of University ... imposed his views on students. Chou said he was also accused of discriminating against students and disobeying his superiors. The disciplinary process ended with Chou being suspended without pay ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    UN committee says Hong Kong schools' policy 'de facto discrimination'

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... it would sue the government for breaching anti-discrimination laws. ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com UN faults school policy as 'de facto discrimination' Segregation of Hong Kong's ethnic-minority students in specific schools is "de ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Discrimination watchdog presses for action on schooling for minorities

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 04:53am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... anti-discrimination laws. He said that when he met the Education Bureau on the issue, his words were "pretty much like those of Fermi Wong [Wai-fun]," director of ethnic minority rights advocacy ... Chun-ying has to iron out unfair education policies affecting ethnic-minority and disabled pupils in his second policy address, or the government may face a formal investigation, the discrimination ...




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