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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 - World - SOCIETY

    Australian Parliament drops plan to segregate veil wearers in public gallery

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... States' aerial campaign against the militant group, which controls large parts of Iraq and Syria and is increasingly seen as a global threat. On Sunday, Canberra said it had reached a deal with Baghdad for the deployment of about 200 special-forces troops to assist Iraqi troops in their fight against jihadists. While the overturning of the plan was largely welcomed, Palmer United Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620740/australian-parliament-drops-plan-segregate-veil-wearers-public-gallery
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... said she had complained to the Equal Opportunities Commission, who said they would look into the case. Alfred Li Yim-hung, chief executive of the Hong Kong Seeing Eye Dog Services, which trains ... staff of security who know little about seeing eye dogs," Li said. A spokeswoman for the Jockey Club said the club observed all legal requirements relating to discrimination against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1613964/jockey-club-staff-under-fire-trying-refuse-entry-blind-man-guide-dog
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... incomes and asset values exceed the maximum allowed have to move out. An Audit Commission report last year recommended a review of the policy after it found that only 3 per cent of tenants were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616448/middle-aged-singles-get-public-rental-housing-priority
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Decline in mental health of Hong Kong youth 'distressing', says expert

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... The fall among youth came against a backdrop of an overall decline. The mean overall index dropped to 55.93 from 59.72 last year, while a third of respondents scored below 50, up from a quarter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616447/decline-mental-health-hong-kong-youth-distressing-says-expert
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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