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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Graft-busters exchange tips in fight against corruption

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the world heard at an anti-corruption course in Hong Kong. The comments came from a graft investigator in the Himalayan country during a four-week course organised by the Independent Commission ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Officers from around the world congregate at annual exchange programme organised by ICAC Graft-busters share tips in fight against corruption Bringing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368106/graft-busters-exchange-tips-fight-against-corruption
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... I set it up to do." The Women's Commission was created in 2001, after the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women was applied to Hong Kong. Its role ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Former chief secretary, who announced the commission's setting up in 2001, says it isn't tackling issues of vital importance to women Chan hits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Transgender community advised to open 'conversation' on rights for sexual minorities Government urged to stand up against anti-gay prejudice International activists have urged Hong Kong's policymakers to take a stand against anti-gay prejudice and provide equal rights for sexual minorities- even if same-sex marriage is not yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581239/activists-urge-lawmakers-stand-against-anti-gay-prejudice
  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chasing riches led China down the path of corruption, say party elders' children

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Andrea Chen

    ... for corruption The all-out pursuit of wealth and economic growth, and empty moral slogans, are to blame for rampant corruption in the Communist Party, children of several party elders have said. ... of a conference in Hong Kong commemorating the founding of the prestigious Huangpu Military Academy 90 years ago. "One of the major reasons [for corruption] is that our party has adopted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586874/chasing-riches-led-china-down-path-corruption-say-party-elders-children
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Anti-graft guide for Chinese medicine practitioners launched

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... them in danger of corruption. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said Chinese medicine clinics often did not give their workers clear guidelines on how to handle conflicts ... management, the agency said. "While corruption in the industry is not serious and the number of prosecutions against those guilty of it remains low, we have launched this guide as a preventive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409219/icac-issues-anti-graft-guide-chinese-medicine-practitioners
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... on illegal guest houses by seeking changes to give the government more power in dealing with such cases, and to make it easier for them to take legal action against offenders. Also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Opportunities Commission, the European Union and Chinese University's gender research centre. Asked if the fact the city has no legislation against discrimination on the grounds of sexual ... shouldn't be used to discriminate against women, against children, or against LGBT people." Religious freedom and human rights should not be mutually exclusive, he added. Pastor Tjeerd de Boer, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... are not protected against "racial" discrimination, but the commission has suggested expanding the definition. The suggestion has raised speculation that using insulting words ... took centre stage as the Equal Opportunities Commission opened its public consultation on the issue. Although the review covers a broad range of topics- disability, the gender pay gap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Silent protest planned as show of support for independent judiciary and rule of law Lawyers to march over Beijing's white paper Legal professionals ... the Basic Law". Civic Party lawmaker Dennis Kwok said the legal sector, which he represents, was worried about the paper because it was "against the principles of rule of law". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... tended to give their children drinks to get them used to alcohol. But he strongly advised against it and said parents should be educated more about the harm of alcohol consumption. Chung said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581516/hong-kong-universities-urged-ban-alcohol-sales-campus

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