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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Protest as refugee rights group faces lawsuit Dozens of asylum seekers marched on government headquarters yesterday to protest against their welfare provider's decision to sue a refugee rights group critical of its services. International Social Service Hong Kong- the charity to which the government outsources the provision of welfare ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong British Army veterans: 'We have become the forgotten soldiers'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... have become the forgotten soldiers' Hong Kong British Army veterans visiting London in their fight to win right of abode found their role in the former colonial ruler's history ... right of abode for all Chinese Hong Kong veterans who served in the British Army. Under the British Nationality Selection Scheme launched in 1990, 50,000 Hong Kong families were given British ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young democracy firebrands stars of documentary

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... the election of a new chief executive- Leung Chun-ying- and legislative councillors. The year was also witness to the once-in-a-decade leadership change on the mainland and a landmark right-of-abode ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    British lawmaker to Beijing: Allow Hong Kong to rejoin Commonwealth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... to give right of abode to just 500 former servicemen at the 1997 handover. Citing his belief in the maintenance of close ties between Britain and its past and present overseas territories, he ... commits them to 16 core values including democracy and human rights. Member states also retain political and cultural ties and compete in the Commonwealth Games every four years. ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... employee nor triad member punished by law. "So if you fight for these workers' rightful wages and for labour contracts, you're actually challenging the whole food chain and the whole system. They will fight you together." Workers don't feel it's within their right to protest, Li says. When the thugs starting beating workers at the Beijing site, 50 workers stood ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Outrage over children the city forgot

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com 200,000 youngsters born to mainland parents have right of abode, but population policy consultation has dismissed them, say families Outrage over children ... the right of abode. However, kicking off the consultation on population policy on Thursday, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said that these children were not a "solution" ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four want more rights for gays, survey finds

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Though Hongkongers tend not to approve of same-sex marriage, most back greater equality More rights for gays favoured, survey finds Most locals want gay and lesbian couples in the city to enjoy the same civil rights as their heterosexual peers, but marriage is still off the cards for now, new research from the University of Hong Kong shows. One ...

  8. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Shenzhen woman's sudden death on commute triggers debate on emergency aid training

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:02pm by Amy Li

    ... been saved if someone had tried to resuscitate her right after she fell down,” another one wrote. Yet many others disagreed and said they wouldn’t risk performing emergency aid on Liang without ...

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    Blind runner takes it all in his stride

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... exercise if they have the right method," he said. In Wong's case, that means the right guide. Ng, an assistant officer with the Correctional Services Department in his forties, trains ...

  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ugandan women wearing miniskirts face fines and prison under draft law

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:17pm by GDN

    ... of bringing in a miniskirt bill," says Asano. "It violates our rights. If they refuse to let us wear miniskirts, why should the guys be able to wear little shorts?" Human rights lawyer ...




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