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  1. Gay rights issue may be put to the public

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... 'Our normal practice is to issue a consultation paper which provides a lot more information and sets out options we can consider- we have to consider whether it is the right time to conduct ...

  2. More legal rights urged for transsexuals

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Two academics representing Hong Kong at a gay conference in Switzerland have called for transsexuals to be given stronger legal rights. Sam Winter, associate professor ... there are important rights issues involved and we need to get the issue on the international agenda.' Professor Emerton said there were many legal problems with having 'the wrong gender' ...

  3. Gay rights groups welcome equality ruling

    Posted Sep 21st 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... to the government by citing international jurisprudence on the issue. 'It is a very strong message to the community that the courts for the second time upheld the right to equal protection for the LGBT ... Ravina Shamdasani Rights advocates yesterday hailed as a significant victory the Court of Appeal's affirmation of the right to equality under criminal law for gays and lesbians, ...

  4. Disney park chief quits to join resort in Bahamas

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The man who oversaw the mammoth task of launching Hong Kong Disneyland has left the company four months after the park opened. Don Robinson, 52, has quit Disney after a 33-year career and will spearhead a US$1.6 billion resort development in the Bahamas. The park's former managing director of operations, Bill Ernest, has been promoted to executive vice-president ...

  5. Most say gays are ok, as long as they're not family

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of the community', while 49 per cent disagreed. About 71 per cent said homosexuals were discriminated against in Hong Kong. Roddy Shaw Kwok-wah, of Civil Rights for Sexual Diversities, said some results, ... the rights of homosexuals to equal opportunity because it 'destroyed' people of different sexual orientation. But the association's Chan Ka-leung said: 'We do not force anybody ...

  6. E-pal

    Posted Sep 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... Compiled by Joyce Siu Name: Miguel Colebrook Age: 18 City/ Country: New Providence/ Bahamas School: The College of the Bahamas Star sign: Aries New Providence is a busy, commercial city. At the centre of the local commerce scene is our world-renowned Straw Market. Tourists flock here to view the lovely straw work and souvenirs made in the Bahamas. We are a subtropical country, so we ...

  7. Pink-tinted politics

    Posted Sep 28th 2006, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton Gay Taipei's calendar year is at its high point. It began when Mayor Ma Ying-jeou attended a rally by the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered) Civil Rights Movement outside City Hall on September 17. There he proclaimed that 'tolerance is a necessary virtue in any world-class city. Homosexuality is a natural phenomenon... Gay rights ...

  8. Genting team wins Sentosa casino bid

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough A partnership between Genting International and Hong Kong-listed Star Cruises, both units of Malaysia's gaming-to-palm oil conglomerate Genting Group, won the right ... seen as the favourite, beat a group led by Las Vegas developer Eighth Wonder that included Hong Kong-listed Melco International Development, as well as a joint venture between Bahamas resort ...

  9. Star Cruises profit climbs 5pc

    Posted Nov 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... borrowing heavily to increase capacity and upsize its fleet. The company last week announced plans to sell up to 1.65 billion new rights shares in an attempt to raise up to HK$1.78 billion to fund ... Island. The venture is competing against two rival bidders. One is led by Bahamas resort developer Kerzner International, and the other a Las Vegas-led consortium that includes locally listed ...

  10. Melco-PBL joins Sentosa casino bid

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... park is the leading contender for the project. The third bidder is a joint venture between Kerzner International Holdings, which operates a casino resort in the Bahamas, and Singapore's ... concession by December, the board's deputy chairman and chief executive Lim Neo Chian said yesterday. In May, Las Vegas Sands won the rights to develop a US$3.6 billion resort and convention ...




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