• Sunday
  • August 31, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:59am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 1706 for human rights in china

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Dead fish, toxic drinking water... Now for the human toll

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'It can turn dangerous if you don't know how to minimise the hazards,' he told the China News Service. The local government has pledged to move riverside smelters to an industrial ... Hunan, said: 'It remains an arduous task for Hechi authorities to plug management loopholes and tighten scrutiny over so many smelters.' And if local authorities fail to learn the right ...

  2. Chinese mines 'unfairly' criticised over safety

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Two Hong Kong social scientists claim a Human Rights Watch report had a political agenda in accusing Chinese-owned mining of having the worst safety ... rights. The China Non-Ferrous Metal Mining Co was singled out for particular criticism. However, Barry Sautman, a professor from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Yan ...

  3. Social justice can come in many forms

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in cultural and social issues. This year's programme included four seminars on human rights, natural disasters, economic success and the role of government and law. Forum 1- Different Perspectives on Human Rights The Forum kicked off with a discussion led by lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan about different interpretations of human rights and democracy. Ho remarked that the UN's ...

  4. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Chinese government got very good very quickly at figuring out how to ignore or resist... international intervention on human rights Human Rights Watch China director Sophie Richardson It really has gone global John Sayer, director general of Oxfam Hong Kong, on Trailwalker, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year The human equivalent of shuttle Challenger Former George W. ...

  5. Human factors blamed as lake shrinks to a puddle

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Jiujiang, Jiangxi jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Residents around China's biggest freshwater lake, Poyang, blame human factors for exacerbating the lingering drought. ... that the long dry spell will end soon. China's National Meteorological Centre said yesterday there would be little rain in the next two days along the lower and middle reaches of the Yangtze ...

  6. 'Human error' caused sub accident

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma An accident in the South China Sea late last month involving a Chinese submarine was caused by human error, a senior engineer in charge of military hardware production said. Zhang Xiangmu, a deputy director of the systematic engineering department of the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, yesterday said the accident, during naval ...

  7. Nasa chief backs China-US teamwork

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... there should be no teamwork given Beijing's potential aspirations to global military supremacy and its record on human rights. Bolden, a former US Marine Corps major general and astronaut, said ... Staff Reporter China and the United States could work together in space science and exploration, Nasa chief Charlie Bolden says, according to Space.com. Collaboration in space could help ...

  8. After 100 days, the emergence from calamity stands as a testament to the human spirit

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... South China Morning Post teams have fanned out across the Indian Ocean, assessing the progress of countries emerging from the shadow of the worst natural disaster for generations. They have cast a critical eye on the work of governments, aid agencies and charities dealing with the daunting task or recovery and reconstruction. What they found was an extraordinary testament to the human ...

  9. News - China

    China Digest

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Reserve to increase the fertility rate of snub-nosed monkeys, one of the rarest animals in China and famous for its golden fur, Xinhua reports. The monkeys mate year-round, but pregnancy occurs ... areas. Police said they were trying to be "more humane" in law enforcement. SHANXI Industrial plans rejected Provincial environmental protection authorities rejected proposals for 13 ...

  10. Mainland cars are no menace, crash data says

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Locally registered, right-hand-drive cars were involved in five times as many accidents in Hong Kong as left-hand-drive cars from the mainland over the past five years, the transport minister said yesterday. The data appears to rebut concerns that a pilot cross-border driving scheme would make roads less safe. In fact, the 2,000 mainland vehicles ...




SCMP.com Account