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  1. Business - Companies - RESIGNATIONS

    Mozilla chief quits after furore over his support of ban on gay marriage

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:58am by AP

    ... Associated Press Mozilla chief quits after furore over gay rights Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as chief executive and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California. The non-profit firm, which makes the Firefox browser, infuriated many employees and users last week by naming Eich head of the organisation. At issue ...

  2. News - World

    US economist Lee Badgett shows the costs of homophobia

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:57pm by BLOOM

    ... wrong. "She was a little bit early, but she eventually caught the wave of increasing sympathy for gay rights," said Professor William Dickens, one of Badgett's advisers at Berkeley ... Bloomberg Economist has made a career debunking myths about homosexuals, and showing that intolerance of gay people also puts a brake on growth The economics of equality Economist ...

  3. Comment - Blogs

    Weibo- Praise for Cook's coming out; Xiaomi glows in rankings

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:30pm by Doug Young

    ... Apple's CEO Tim Cook was drawing praise and admiration from a wide range of tech executives on their microblogs, following his widely publicized editorial in which he disclosed that he is gay ... that he's gay, with nearly all of the posts quite serious and solemn in tone. But at least one executive from e-commerce giant JD.com (Nasdaq: JD) was able to take the situation a bit more lightly, ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONITOR TOM HOLLAND

    After such a long wait, policy address is bound to disappoint

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... the city's education system and either enact or bury equal rights legislation for gays, depending on their bent. As a result, when Leung stands up tomorrow to deliver his long-awaited policy address, ...

  5. Business - Companies - SOCIETY

    Top US firms support gays, pressure states over same-sex marriage

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Dallas Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Starbucks give moral support for recognition of same-sex marriage Top firms support gays, pressure US states Support for gay marriage ... than half the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 are based in states that allow gays to wed, most already have policies that ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. ...

  6. Business - Money - PENSIONS

    Making a case for Hong Kong's pension fund

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:03am by Cathy Holcombe

    ... savings system. The leaflet featured two men leaping for joy with a skipping rope. "Why are they so happy?" Webb asked. "No, they have not just become Hong Kong's first gay ... of workers to retirees shifts. As it is, a two-income couple of average wage retiring right now in the US can expect US$877,000 in payouts before they go on to greater glory; compared to the $523,000 ...

  7. Business - Economy

    France’s Hollande in tight spot on pension reform

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:47pm by Reuters

    ... elections in March where the far right is set to make gains due to gloom over rampant unemployment. Already, the hardline FO and CGT unions have called for demonstrations against the pension reform ... with Hollande that boosted anti-gay marriage protests. Socialist Party politicians say they don’t want to derail Hollande’s reform, but they do want to have a say in it. “We’re not putting sticks ...



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