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  1. Beware undertow of race relations

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Philip Bowring Overseas Chinese everywhere should be concerned about China's aggressive moves in the South China Sea, advancing its territorial claims close to the coasts of littoral states. Specifically, the ethnic Chinese minorities in the concerne ...

  2. Race bias a hurdle for South Asians

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Opportunities Commission, which commissioned the study. Lam said the commission had received 140 complaints since the Race Discrimination Ordinance was enacted in July 2009. The study, from December ...

  3. Julian Cheung is aiming to pick a winner as he joins racing fraternity

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Superstar and horse owner Aaron Kwok Fu-shing seems to have passed on the racing bug to fellow entertainer and good friend Julian Cheung Chi-lam. Following Kwok's lead, ... ago,' Cheung said. 'He gave me a huge stack of horse genealogical charts and racing statistics to study as part of my 'initiation', but I have yet to touch them. I guess you could ...

  4. Race poll reveals 'terrible' attitudes

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau and Jennifer Ngo A survey of how Hongkongers view ethnic minorities has revealed that the darker your skin, the less favourably you are perceived. Carried out between 2007 and 2012 by a non-governmental organisation that helps ethnic mi ...

  5. '10 dogs injured' at every Canidrome race meeting

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry Greyhounds are suffering potentially life-threatening injuries at the rate of more than 10 dogs every race day at Macau's Canidrome, according to animal welfare campaigners calling for the track to be shut down. A report by Grey2K USA found that from October 21 to December 31 last year, 302 of the 655 imported racing dogs at the Canidrome suffered injuries. ...

  6. 'Occupy Central' rally may hit Rat Race

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be heading for a clash with bankers and financiers running in Sunday's annual Central Rat Race charity event. The anti-capitalist protest is set for Saturday, from 2pm to 5pm, at a podium ... Monday. The anti-capitalist protesters would taunt the Central Rat Race participants, he said, because the race organiser was Hongkong Land, a major landlord in Central. Charity race runners ...

  7. Scrapping of wheelchair race draws criticism

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney The cancellation of the 10-kilometre wheelchair race in next month's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon has sparked renewed criticism of attitudes towards the disabled. ... Council by-elections, even though the commission raised this issue 10 years ago, 15 per cent of polling stations were inaccessible to people with disabilities. The cancellation of the race ...

  8. It's a widespread social issue, not a racing issue

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... metabolism? But the reality is that, as racing director Bill Nader commented, short of locking people up, or following them 24 hours a day, there is only so much the club or anyone else can do to prevent drug positives- it is a widespread social issue, not specifically a racing issue. The club's main roles are in education, about the dangers of drugs and the risks to health ...

  9. Removing race from equation

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... Luisa Tam Race discrimination is not only unlawful- it deprives the workplace of invaluable knowledge and expertise. Assumptions about a person's ability to meet specific job requirements should never be based on race- and racial stereotyping has no place in hiring decisions. In Hong Kong, ethnic minorities form 5 per cent of the population and, as a cosmopolitan city, ...

  10. Government immoral on race law, says EOC chief

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Newsline programme, to be aired tomorrow, Lam said the government erred in 2008 by exempting itself from the provisions of the Race Discrimination Ordinance in defiance of society's wishes. ... the government in their scope and empower the commission to deal with complaints made by the public against government action. But the race discrimination bill tabled in the Legislative Council bound ...




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