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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Racist Hong Kong is still a fact

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by YORK CHOW

    ... in a survey by Time Out said they had witnessed or experienced racism in admission to facilities, services, restaurants or shops. In addition, many people from ethnic minorities still face serious ...

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    Survey exposes racism's shameful face

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Survey exposes racism's shameful face Are we among the most racist people in the world? I am afraid so, if a global study called the World Values ... of the recent past than the current situation. For sure, we like to direct our animus now towards mainland Chinese. By the dictionary definition of the word, it is not racism. But it is no less ...

  3. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Philippines files racism complaint against Hong Kong fans

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:28pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila The Philippine Football Federation has asked Fifa to investigate allegations that Filipino supporters were subject to racist abuse during last week’s friendly in Hong Kong. The federation’s head of marketing Ebong Joson said tha ...

  4. Anti-racism law leads to confusion

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Taxi drivers and maids' employers have joined the chorus of those who fear they may fall foul of the new anti-racism law, which requires public services and private ... the end of the year. The move would make the authority the first public institution to offer such services since lawmakers on Thursday struck down a proposed exemption to the anti-racism bill ...

  5. Minorities allege indirect racism in language row

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Minorities and rights groups clashed with government officials this week over consultations on the proposed guidelines for teaching Chinese to non-native-speaking students. In a marathon two-and-a-half-hour meeting on Thursday night, activists accused the Education Bureau of indirect racism in producing the full consultation document only in Chinese, making it inaccessible ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. New EOC chief was a victim of racism

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Working in Britain, Raymond Tang was called a chink Raymond Tang Yee-bong experienced racism first-hand in Britain in the 1960s as a law apprentice when he was called a chink and asked what he was doing in a foreign land. Now, as the new chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Mr Tang argues that Hong Kong needs a race discrimination law to create a harmonious ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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, ...




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