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  1. MTR most socially responsible company, student survey finds

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The MTR Corporation topped a list of the five most socially responsible listed companies in Hong Kong in a survey of university students. The company led the list, with Cathay Pacific, Hongkong Bank, CLP Power and Hang Seng Bank rounding off the list as 455 students from 10 colleges and universities saw it. Social responsibility was measured with reference ...

  2. Izzue goes anti-war after Nazi-theme controversy

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... businesses are socially responsible.' Gloria Yu, spokeswoman for IT, the fashion chain's parent company, told the Post she was unaware the items were back on sale. ...

  3. Wearing a dress 'a cure for lesbianism'

    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Videotapes were played of several 'ex-gays' and 'ex-lesbians' telling of their problems before they turned to the church for help. About 100 people including social workers ... identity' by 'putting on a dress, trying cosmetics and high heels'. Amnesty International Hong Kong director Bella Luk said it was disturbing that such advice was being given to social ...

  4. Response to debt problem attacked

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... such as the Security Bureau, the Financial Services Bureau, the Home Affairs Bureau, the Social Welfare Department and organisations such as the HKMA,' Mr Lee said. 'The administration has ... it was unacceptable for the administration to take almost three years to draft its response to the report. He questioned if the delay had been caused by the Security Bureau's focus on national security ...

  5. NGOs tell UN of need for children's commission

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... at as a social welfare matter,' she said. 'But it is also a matter for schools. It can also be a housing matter, a health matter.' The report also calls for the age of criminal responsibility to be raised from 10 to 14, for an end to corporal punishment of children, and for the establishment of a central database on statistics related to children to facilitate planning. ...

  6. Racism law should cover mainland migrants, say lawyers

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of racial discrimination. The Home Affairs Bureau says discrimination against mainlanders is social discrimination rather than racism and ought to be tackled through education campaigns. 'The administration should, however, be aware of the provisions in Article 26 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural ...

  7. Minority children may get Chinese courses

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

    ... that the Equal Opportunities Commission be made responsible for implementing such a law. Mr Fisher agreed the commission was the most obvious choice but said the Home Affairs Bureau would also consider whether to set up a separate body exclusively to deal with racism. Adrielle Panares, of the International Social Service Migrant Worker Programme, said whichever body handled the new law, ...

  8. Cautious observers say new man has a hard act to follow

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Equal opportunities groups gave a mixed response yesterday to the news of Michael Wong Kin-chow's appointment. Some questioned the criteria used to appoint him, although ... on a failed sexual harassment case brought by a former social worker expressing concern about men who stripped to the waist to work. The woman said it was 'a crime' for working men to go ...

  9. Cleanup may clash with rights, says lawyer

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... family - possibly based on the actions of one member - of the right to housing, as stressed by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to which Hong Kong is a party. ... not be held responsible for the actions of others' Other Sars measures could have human rights implications ...

  10. Ruling a boost for ethnic minorities

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... stating that such orders were appropriate only for Hong Kong citizens. Chochanga is not a permanent resident. Social worker Fermi Wong Wai-fun, for whom Chochanga did volunteer work, said she ... Wong said. He was not a drug addict and held a stable job, largely responsible for supporting his parents and three younger siblings before the conviction. 'He has had a very hard time ...




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