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  1. Up close and personal Asia view

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... Gregory Clark is living proof that we all eventually get the face we deserve. The craggy, weather-beaten features of the 67-year-old author and former Hong Kong diplomat are the perfect accompaniment to a cussed, independent intellect that has earned him ...

  2. Anti-racism law will not exclude mainland arrivals

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... But those seeking redress must ask courts if they fall under new ruling The proposed anti-racism law will cover all ethnic groups in Hong Kong - without specific exceptions for new ... It will cover racism in employment, education, admission to professional bodies, the provision of goods and services and the use of facilities. Mr Fisher stressed that the anti-racism law would cover ...

  3. Racism has never been a problem for Springboks, says Skinstad

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Former Springbok captain Bobby Skinstad yesterday backed the decision to postpone the investigation into racism in the South African squad until after the Rugby World Cup. And he said ... a coloured player. 'I have played with Davids for the past three years,' said Skinstad. 'I have never seen racism as an issue in any of the South African squads I have been involved ...

  4. Watchdog says anti-racism law should be broadened

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Proposed legislation against racial discrimination should be widened to include Chinese who do not speak Cantonese, new immigrants and religious groups, a human rights watchdog said. Mak Hoi-wah, chairman of the Movement Against Discrimination, ...

  5. Draft anti-racism laws may have exemptions

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The draft legislation against racial discrimination in Hong Kong may contain at least three specific exemptions, the deputy secretary for home affairs revealed yesterday. Stephen Fisher said small and medium-sized enterprises might be gr ...

  6. Anti-racism laws inevitable

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am an employment, equality and diversity lawyer in London, currently on a visit to Hong Kong. Given the economic development, international standing and ethnic break down of Hong Kong, it is perhaps surprising, to an outsider, that there is currently no ...

  7. Dragonair subsidiary denies Filipinos' charge of racism

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The government's Race Relations Unit is investigating a claim that Filipinos waiting for a delayed flight from Hong Kong to the resort town of Laoag recently had to spend the night in the restricted zone of the airport while two Chi ...

  8. Forty years on, King's speech is still relevant

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Martin Luther King delivered his 'I have a dream' speech 40 years ago, he was addressing an American audience about an American problem - that, 100 years after they were set free, 'the Negro is still not free'. In the country' ...

  9. Helping to break down barriers

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... students joined more than a dozen local secondary and university students to take part in an anti-racism and discrimination workshop organised by the Asian Students Association at the Hong Kong Federation of Students headquarters. The workshop included sharing experiences related to discrimination, and discussions and presentations about students' roles in combating racism. 'I am ...

  10. Giving up the ghost on gweilos

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Six years after the handover, it looks like gweilos could finally be on the way out. Under a new anti-racism law being drafted by the government, the use of words such as gweilo ... of a particular ethnic background. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said racial harassment and incitement to racial hatred and violence would be an offence under the anti-racism law. ...




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