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  1. Free speech

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to be socially responsible and told them that their criticism of the government should be constructive. These remarks may seem quite innocuous. However, he went on to urge the media to support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430714/free-speech
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Now that Taiwanese can petition Beijing, why not Hongkongers?

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:13pm by Frank Ching

    ... being responsible for dealing with petitioners. Unfortunately, much of the publicity in recent years has been about how local government officials kidnap petitioners to prevent them from lodging ... Taiwanese are treated on the mainland, well and good. But Xinhua explains that such offices generally handle petitions involving "injustice in land acquisition, social security, education, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1580758/now-taiwanese-can-petition-beijing-why-not-hongkongers
  3. Chided by the world

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for excluding them is these migrants are not being discriminated against because of their race. But when the UN committee responsible for implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social ... Frank Ching Hong Kong received a relatively benign appraisal from the United Nations' Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights this year, compared with the much harsher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502638/chided-world
  4. Chided by the world

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for excluding them is these migrants are not being discriminated against because of their race. But when the UN committee responsible for implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social ... Frank Ching Hong Kong received a relatively benign appraisal from the United Nations' Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights this year, compared with the much harsher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530196
  5. Race battle may be won, but not the war

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... the Legislative Council examined the draft ordinance. The government insisted that discrimination against mainland migrants would not be covered because it was not racial, but social, discrimination. ... of the 'two-week rule', under which foreign domestic helpers must leave Hong Kong within two weeks after termination of their contract. In response to the committee's criticism, the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691805/race-battle-may-be-won-not-war
  6. Lies, damned lies, and surveys

    Posted Dec 01st 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... commissions several academic and commercial research institutes to conduct opinion polls on different public-policy issues, such as political, economic, social, quality of life issues, etc.,' Mr Lam said. 'The findings are for the government's internal reference. 'In the main, it is the CPU and the relevant government departments that are responsible for designing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/527298
  7. A needless burden for judges

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for- any of the various political, social and economic problems which confront society in modern times,' he said. Mr Justice Li attributed the rapid increase in judicial review cases ... increasingly resorting to judicial review. 'The responsibility for the proper functioning of the political process in the interests of the community rests with the administration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/532449/needless-burden-judges
  8. Message for his masters

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... a response to the lecture delivered by President Hu Jintao in Macau last month. Even the emphasis on 'people-based' governance echoes a theme that has been sounded by Mr Hu and Premier Wen Jiabao. Of course, there are some positive elements, such as the setting up of a poverty commission and the relaxation on the eligibility criteria for Portable Comprehensive Social Security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486882/message-his-masters
  9. The reality of Cantonese-only schooling

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... that Chinese-medium students are substantially less well prepared for university. Another study showed that students in Chinese-medium schools initially scored better in subjects like sciences and social ... after all, are the people primarily responsible for bringing up children. They should be in a position to decide what school to send their children to and how they want their children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649558/reality-cantonese-only-schooling
  10. Silver lining

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... smugglers are responsible for such tragedies but the Beijing authorities bear an even greater responsibility', he said. 'The illegal immigrants voted with their feet to express ... immigration problem by speeding up repatriation procedures. It should assume responsibility for caring for the illegal immigrants and reuniting them with their families after what has been, for too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427326/silver-lining

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