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  1. Law on racism

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A human rights group has drafted its own anti-racism law amid concerns at the government's delay in issuing a consultation paper on the issue. The government has said the question is complicated and highly political and best postponed until after the Legco elections in September. What do you think? Share your views: write to us. ...

  2. Group adds to calls for anti-racism legislation

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A draft anti-racism law has been issued by the Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor amid concerns about the length of time the government is taking in releasing its ... as possible, to cover every potential victim of racism,' Mr Harris said. 'Groups that urgently need protection are South Asian communities and new arrivals from the mainland, a group we ...

  3. Men's magazine's send-up earns put-down for racism

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... as exemplifying homosexual qualities. Written by Whitney McNally, the text is loaded with double entendres. Asian-American and anti-racism groups have rallied together to respond to what they call ... for something you believe in, and... are willing to boycott the companies that support this racism.' ...

  4. Equal pay to be enshrined in new racism legislation

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Ethnic community leaders welcome the proposed law, but business groups warn that the move could deter foreign talent Hong Kong's proposed law against racism ... and has triggered some controversy in the business community, with many companies- small, medium and large- continuing to hire locals and foreigners on different terms. The anti-racism bill has ...

  5. Book examines scourge of racism

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... the scourge of racism and how views have changed in many western countries in the post-September 11 era. The story is set in a fictional, ethnically mixed town in England called Oakfield. ...

  6. Racism claim after bank turns away Filipino woman

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hang Seng Bank says it was all just a 'miscommunication' Staff of a Hang Seng Bank branch have been accused of racism after a Filipino housewife was told she could ... are a domestic helper, you can, but you cannot [as] a housewife'. 'This is not right, this is racism,' Mr Kapoor, 43, an import-export merchant, said in a letter to the South China Morning ...

  7. DAB candidates reject rights for new mainland arrivals

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... a Society for Community Organisation (Soco) poll suggests. Soco organiser Sze Lai-shan said all DAB candidates who responded opposed extending the proposed racism law to mainlanders, a position ... cent supported extending the protection of the racism law to them. About 42 per cent said the seven-year welfare rule should be scrapped, while 56 per cent, mostly DAB candidates, disagreed. Ms ...

  8. Question of the week: Which political figure do you admire the most?

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sharon Luk, 14 George Washington is the political leader I admire the most. He was born at a time when slavery was allowed, but felt that slavery was wrong. Even though he didn't make any adjustments to stop slavery, it was because he was overly conc ...

  9. Words that are related

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... PHILIP LEETCH Fill in the blanks with variations of the words in brackets. The first one has been done for you as an example. 1. Are you sure that you have the ability to do this? [able] 2. We must make sure the building can be used easily by_________ peo ...

  10. EOC chief says pay report is not on hold

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of the anti-racism bill and improving networks with non-governmental organisations and the business sector. Another task is finalising a massive internal review of the EOC, which could lead to fundamental ... Chu said the commissioners were certain to be closely involved in the discussion of the anti-racism bill, as the commission had been pushing for its enactment for years. 'In principle, we ...




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