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  1. Bar warns that law to combat racism must cover immigration

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The Bar Association has warned the government that the proposed anti-racism legislation should not exclude immigration policies and foreign domestic helpers from its scope. In a delayed submission to the government's consultation on the law, which ended in February, the Bar called for a wide-ranging bill without proposed exceptions. The government paper ...

  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. Equality paper 'not a cure-all'

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Anti-racism proposals floated by the government would leave untouched many major issues affecting Hong Kong's ethnic minorities, community leaders said yesterday. ... at seminars to which officials were invited to talk about the anti-racism consultation paper, he added. ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... racism. Racism is a lot more serious. Mainlanders and Hongkongers are the same race. How can we have racism? Secondly, both the mainland and Hong Kong had grown richer long before the handover. ... etiquette. This is the root of the animosity. It has nothing to do with racism or discrimination. Strangely, Lo is asking the people of Hong Kong, who are the victims here, to show tolerance. If you ...

  5. Thousands march over 'racist' article

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... general racism in the city, attracted up to 7,000 protesters, organisers said. Red-clad marchers chanted slogans in Central and made their way to the Central Government Offices, where they presented a statement against racism to a government representative. Part of the anger was also directed against another local newspaper that claimed in February that Filipinos were carriers ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Stench of bigotry

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... anti-racism laws. Reason? The government insisted it does not discriminate. Yet a bona fide Hongkonger is denied a Hong Kong passport. How can that possibly be unless he has done something horrible ... so-called ethnic minorities smelling the stench of bigotry. They need to be credibly reassured that racism is not at play. Will Leung do that or is he all talk too? Put bluster aside and share ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK minorities urge the use of civic study instead of national education

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a trainee teacher, says the proposed curriculum risks further marginalising ethnic minorities and engendering racism because it overemphasises Chinese identity based on geography, blood ties ...

  8. When love crosses borders

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... as western, says pollster Wang Xiaodong. But what he calls 'reverse racism' is strongest among those in their 30s and older- they would look up to the older, high-flying, comparatively ...

  9. Bigotry that should be made a crime

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racism, which defines racial discrimination as being based on race, colour, descent, or national or ethnic origin. To exclude mainland people ...

  10. DAB scare tactics ring false alarm

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and HK$25 billion in welfare costs would be incurred. The DAB hitched overtones of racism to its ideology of power at any price. Not much better has been the reaction of possible chief executive ... will remember how it joined the scaremongering tactics. That racism is innate in official attitudes to our East and South Asian neighbours who constitute all the domestic helpers is well attested ...




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