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  1. Colour of money

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Under an anti-racism law, a company would have to justify offering generous pay packages to expat job candidates. The move is being criticised as harmful to the city's competitiveness. What do you think? Write to us ...

  2. Racism: a sickness in our society

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... the laws in those countries to fight racism- laws that Hongkongers here have opposed for so long. Mrs Lam's dismissal of racism in Hong Kong as merely the prejudice of a few betrays ... we trust it to be open-minded enough to enforce fairly the anti-racist laws it has now proposed? Indeed, if the problem is so small, why bother with laws? Racism here is not limited ...

  3. Code for businesses to follow anti-racism law

    Posted Sep 27th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Drafting a code of practice for businesses is the Equal Opportunities Commission's (EOC) top priority once an anti-racism law is in place, chairman Raymond Tang ... concerns about an anti-racism law but said anti-discrimination practices were 'ultimately about getting the right person for the right job'. Asked why it was taking the government so long ...

  4. Anti-racism course at universities is bigoted, say critics

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Textbook blames ethnic Chinese and Indians for many of Malaysia's ills A compulsory undergraduate course on ethnic relations started yesterday amid charges it is racist and will drive the races apart instead of bring ...

  5. Racism just below the skin

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur The first serious survey of race relations in 50 years has revealed that behind Malaysia's facade of ethnic harmony, racism runs deep. The survey of 20,000 Malaysians also found that the various races which make up the country's multi-ethnic society find more comfort and security in their ethnicity than a common Malaysian identity. ...

  6. Anti-racism bill to go to Legco by July

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani An anti-racism bill will be introduced to the Legislative Council by mid-July, a government official told a United Nations hearing in New York yesterday. The announcement ... had passed a resolution three years ago to call for an anti-racism law, it appeared that the government as a whole was less committed. He called on the administration to find the political ...

  7. Elite local schools offer the best example of racism

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By its definition, racism means being prejudiced or discriminating against a person on the basis of his or her ethnicity. I therefore find it difficult to fathom the logic of Pierce ... wants a genuine example of racism in the Hong Kong education system, he need look no further than some of the elite local schools. I recently inquired if my daughter could attend a local ...

  8. A novel exposure of penned-up racism

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... E.L Doctorow's fictional tale of the American civil war has been hailed as his best yet, writes Ben Naparstek When Edgar Laurence Doctorow was a Bronx high-school student in the 1940s, he wrote a profile of an eccentric Carnegie Hall doorman, Carl, f ...

  9. Racism a daily encounter for black Africans

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

    ... As I am a black African residing in Hong Kong, I feel obliged to share with your readers certain incidents that bother me and fellow Africans in our encounters with people and institutions in Asia's World City. Black people are a rarity in Hong Kong, ...

  10. The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife/ His Big White Self

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife/ His Big White Self Director: Nick Broomfield The film: He might now be more well-known for his run-in with Courtney Love at a media awards bash or shedding light on the life of serial killer ...




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