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    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that no parents of mentally retarded people need be frustrated about the care of their children after they pass away. The government will respect the rights of the disabled. I have another dream: that all ... will respect the disabled and the elderly with love and care as a civilised society. I also dream that the enthusiasm of Hong Kong citizens for democracy and human rights will remain unchanged ...

  2. A model for China if promises are kept

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... core values must be safeguarded. The freedom of expression, freedom of the press, rule of law and protection of human rights are key components of Hong Kong's success. They are the means ...

  3. Pride at stake

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Frank Ching Almost 15 years after Britain handed Hong Kong over to China, following 150 years of colonial rule, the seven million people here still have an identity problem. No one feels British, to be sure. But most people don't really feel Chinese ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Sending students to schools abroad is just as vitally important to mainland China's interests as attracting more talents from the US Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy US first lady Michelle Obama is absolutely right about the importance of overseas education, and that is exactly what the sons and daughters of many ...

  5. News - China

    Updated: Eight activist lawyers detained in Sichuan over 'illegal jail' have been released

    Posted May 14th 2013, 09:48am by Patrick Boehler

    ... detention facility in the prefecture-level city. About 200 people are illegally detained at the Ziyang Legal Education Centre, said Liu Weiguo, a Beijing-based human rights lawyer, who was not part ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strength of Hong Kong's judiciary should be an example to the mainland

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... not mention the government's suggestion that the court seek a clarification on right of abode matters from the National People's Congress Standing Committee, though he did refer obliquely ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Online campaign for release of Guangdong democracy activist Liu Yuandong gathers pace

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 06:47pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... [minzhu xingdong pai],” he said. "We will continue to protest, because it's right."   ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Beijing touts drop in capital crimes in annual human rights reports

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Beijing hails drop in capital crimes The central government released its tenth white paper on human rights yesterday, highlighting a decrease ... of the death penalty and has taken a prudent approach to it, while also protecting the rights of detainees. Under a 2011 amendment to the Criminal Law, the death penalty was removed as a form ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Now is the right time for interest rate reforms in China

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Hu Shuli

    ... control of rates now would be in everybody's interest Now is the right time to loosen state controls on interest and exchange rates, a move that can only serve to boost China's market ... a time when reforms were implemented with all the right conditions in place. The key is to weigh the cost and benefits of the changes before acting decisively. While liberalisation of interest ...

  10. News - China - RIGHTS

    No love lost for 're-education through labour' system

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com 'Re-education through labour' has long been seen as abusive by rights groups, but system instituted in 1950s had plenty of staying power Little love lost for camp regime Although the mainland's "re-education through labour" system has long been criticised by scholars and rights groups, it was not until last year that hope ...




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