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  1. Study to examine 'gender-insensitive' practices

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei A women's group in the city says it will begin an investigation into what it describes as the Hong Kong government's lack of 'gender sensitivity', as it marks ... on the disabled and ethnic minority groups did not distinguish the people by gender. The alleged practice was also seen in the financial secretary's recent budget, which failed to allocate resources ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - MINORITY RIGHTS

    Hong Kong Catholics have same-sex marriage fears after court ruling on transsexual

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Johnny Tam

    ... the legislature could decide if new laws are needed. Michael Vidler, the solicitor for W, had said the latest decision had no impact on the development of gay marriage because it dealt with gender ... Kevin Lai Yuk-ching, executive secretary of the Diocesan Pastoral Commission for Marriage and the Family, the article said: "The laws of ethics and nature emphasise that [one's] gender ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: Merchant, Soldier, Sage, by David Priestland

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... in the state; the unconstrained dominance of the merchant caste leads to economic instability and inequality, fuelling social conflict and revolution. Most of Priestland's book is devoted ... inequality and potential environmental catastrophe", with unbridled and unregulated financial competition leading from 2008 onwards to unprecedented financial collapse, government indebtedness ...

  4. Rule-breaking schools set the wrong example

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For many of us, schools are the place where we learned about rules - about how the breaking of them brought about immediate sanction and the argument that you thought the rules were flexible and that stringent enforcement was 'unfair' invoked a ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Screening helps, but people must think about their health We agree with Weida Day ('Colorectal cancer screening in our public hospitals could save lives', January 3). More resources should be directed towards preventative medicine, given the gro ...

  6. Confucian confusion a blow to women

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... or abducted from other regions. Overall, the gender gap for those who will reach marriageable age by around 2020 is running at 19 per cent. The inferior status of women is only one of many aspects ... contributes to a gender imbalance. Indeed, the gender bias so explicit in Confucian thought stands in contrast to the non-Confucian societies of Southeast Asia- Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The great faiths continue to provide a moral compass in cynical times

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... want to see the impact of money on a godless society, look across to the mainland, where corruption is rife and the Gini coefficient, which measures inequality, rose to an incredible 0.61 ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to businessman, court told' said jockey Christopher Munce was paid HK$15,000 per ride. The figure should have been HK$1,500. The report 'Gender trap' in Life on February 6 referred ...

  9. Church and family groups object to legislation for gays

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Religious and family values groups have churned out a flood of letters opposing laws to protect homosexuals from discrimination- even before the launch of a planned public consultation on such legislation. The Equal Opportunities Commiss ...

  10. Abroad minded: be sure to ask the hard questions

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... you need to choose carefully. A fundamental decision is whether you opt for co-educational or same-gender education. Many Hong Kong parents opt for girls' schools, although one caveat can ...




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