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  1. 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 ...

  2. Media trying to bring down the government

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have always been taught in Asian societies to respect our elderly and take care of them. NG TIN-CHI, Mid-Levels Colonial racism I agree with James Barnes' succinct rejoinder ('What Racism?' December 27) to Christine Houston's misguided allegation of racism in Hong Kong. If Ms Houston were correct to consider the levy on employers of foreign workers an example ...

  3. Firms oppose 'meddling' race bill

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... to be the anti-racism bill's unnecessary interference in corporate hiring practices. In a meeting with Home Affairs officials yesterday, representatives of a number of chambers of commerce urged officials ... O'Rear said it was 'kind of strange' for the anti-racism law to stipulate terms and conditions for the employment of expatriates. 'Nobody has offered anyone extra benefits because ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anti-racism law hamstrung by colonial past Paul Harris' article ('A real world city needs a racial discrimination law', March 18) raises intriguing questions about the significance of law as an anti-racism tool. The British government's accession to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination put Hong Kong under ...

  5. Exercise your mind at this year's G-Generation camp

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be discussed during the three-day camp include poverty, malnutrition, war and racism that threaten our world. Participants will analyse the problems from different perspectives and suggest solutions. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... broadcasting experience. Peter Lok, Chai Wan Fundamental economic differences Beatriz Taylor's letter ('Racism sustains US right wing', September 19) fails to appreciate that a country founded on the tenet of individual freedom abhors racism, and that racism defines neither Democrats nor Republicans. While some may contend that its traces are inherent in the human condition, ...

  7. Police break up brawl at rally against helpers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... was confronted by about 30 members of Leftist Reloaded- which comprises students and alumni of Chinese University- and Socialist Action. They said Caring Hong Kong Power was encouraging racism ...

  8. Court threat over ethnic schooling

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... against the government under the 2008 anti-racism law. The group's executive director, Fermi Wong Wai-fun, said: 'We need to have 100 individual cases willing to challenge the Education ...

  9. Da Vinci Code unlocks church's inherent bigotry

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the racism she observed in Canada ('Alive and Kicking', May 18) with concern and amusement. Discrimination is abhorrent in all its forms. However, I believe racism in Canada pales in comparison with that in Hong Kong. Racism here exists in non-confrontational, subtle forms, making it invisible to the casual observer and hard to tackle. It is about ignoring all racial minorities. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 16, 2012

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and it will be a step forward in Pearl River Delta co-operation. Stephen Anderson, Macau Arrogance also reeks of racism Michael Chugani hit the nail on the head by saying that when a country rids itself ... been to proclaim to the world that it can do things better than Western countries. It's the kind of triumphalism that leaves a bad taste in the mouth, also reeking as it does of racism ...




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