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  1. Forced abortion casts shadow over human rights plan

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that human rights had emerged as a major theme in social development and nation-building. 'It signalled that human rights development in China has entered a new stage where rights ... Raymond Li Authorities might have to ask themselves if they are serious about the latest national plan to protect human rights after reports emerged about a Shaanxi woman who was forced ...

  2. Letters

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of government. I share that hope. China is one of the world's major nations. It is one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, and as a member of the UN Human Rights ... This must change. The democratisation of Chinese politics can be put off no longer. If China wants to be a genuinely civilised country, our leaders must work harder at human rights protection. ...

  3. Dog attacks clinic staff

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui A dog escaped being desexed after biting his vet and nurse at a Wan Chai clinic, the South China Morning Post reported. The husky was given sleeping drugs before the surgery. The vet was about to give the dog a painkiller when it attacked him. The vet was bitten on the right hand. The nurse was bitten on the left hand. The nurse fainted after being bitten. Both were ...

  4. A bill of rights for mainland smokers, just to clear the air

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are 'the future' of humanity, and that restaurant employees are often young people who have no choice over the quality of the air they breathe at work. Thus, we have the right to endanger ... China is a smoker's paradise. Despite efforts to limit or ban smoking in public spaces, smokers don't have much to worry about. Not even hospitals or schools have been able ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be able to look frankly at a variety of subjects, including human rights abuses. Last but not least, I would question funds being spent on this course. The topic of modern China is already covered ... It is equally important to show the downsides of our motherland so we can fully understand China. Biased material distorts the original purpose of national education. It should help to hone ...

  6. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they face a deadly menace. Last month the American National Centre for Infectious Diseases warned people about bird flu in China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, admitting that no humans had been ... Kevin Sinclair Last Friday, the World Health Organisation issued warnings after three people died in Vietnam of avian flu. Quite right. If there is a health danger anywhere then travellers ...

  7. Abortion should not be used as a means of population control

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million abortions since- a mistake she has since deeply regretted and tried to have annulled. Let us face it, a right is something to be used and enjoyed. Its liberating power should even ... it is. It is to them a great, deep, loss. It is a killing, the destruction of a part of themselves as well as of another human being- not a 'blob' or the like. And there are reasons, ...

  8. HK experience a good qualification for WHO chief

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and hosting a conference to raise US$1 billion for the global fight against flu. Rightly so, too, given that some scientists have determined that southern China, the source of bird flu and Sars, ... Fu-chun. China's nomination of our former director of health for the job is a welcome endorsement of her track record and experience in dealing with such risks. Dr Chan was health director ...

  9. Eye-opening adaptation puts blind panic into perspective

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Helier Cheung

    ... to person and threatens to engulf the city. The story immediately gripped Wang Xiaoying, vice-president of the National Theatre Company of China and director of the production, who came across the novel during the 2003 Sars outbreak. 'I read about this book in a newspaper and was interested right away,' he says. 'The novel puts people in an extreme situation, and observes ...

  10. SEN pupils need chance to achieve potential

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... of racial discrimination. China (including Hong Kong and Macau) is set for periodic review under the convention by the UN high commissioner for human rights in August, and the group hopes to send ...




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