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  1. 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 ...

  2. Draft anti-racism laws may have exemptions

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The draft legislation against racial discrimination in Hong Kong may contain at least three specific exemptions, the deputy secretary for home affairs revealed yesterday. Stephen Fisher said small and medium-sized enterprises might be gr ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Just another target in purge of migrant workers

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

    ... is no other word than racism,' he added. 'It is general racism- there is no discrimination between Chinese or other non-Jewish people in this country. I am ashamed to say this, but my state ...

  6. Hong Kong's rights

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Hypocritical laws' (South China Morning Post, September 4). It is an artifice of demagogy rich in passions and poor in reasons. Hypocrisy, racism and ethnic cleansing are severe accusations. No responsible commentator should make such indictments without considering the relevant facts. The correspondent overlooks the fact that Hong Kong ...

  7. More delays looming on expat package bill

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan The anti-racism bill faces further delays, with Home Affairs Department officials meeting the international business community today to discuss proposed tough curbs on expatriate packages. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher told the Committee on the Promotion of Racial Harmony yesterday that drafting of the bill was nearing completion. The bill ...

  8. Teachers shamed in tests hit back

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... of an affirmative-action programme to help Malays catch up with better-off non-Malays. However, this and other reasons- lower standards, poor discipline, truancy, drugs and racism- drove non-Muslim parents to send ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and will be unable to obtain working visas in future. Sadly, rapacity, racism and retribution are the 3Rs learned by foreign domestics in Hong Kong. Tony Scanlon, Lamma Island May I through your columns ...

  10. Civil service must stick together against injustice

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not sure if this is a norm in the industry (and, if so, the new committee of the Equal Opportunities Commission should speed up preparation of anti-racism legislation), but the policy of one top ...




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