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  1. Anti-bias legislation opposed, UN told

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher attributed the difficulties Hong Kong faced to 'deeply held moral beliefs and traditional values'. Speaking at the 34th session of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, in Geneva, Mr Fisher said Hong Kong was working hard to promote an attitude of non-discrimination. 'Hong Kong, like other developed societies, is changing, ...

  2. Enact the law against racial discrimination now

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... followed another. There has been delay after delay. Yet no one can give a good reason for it. Stephen Fisher, deputy secretary for home affairs, has argued the consultation had to be deferred ... is absurd. It has, understandably, led to suspicions that the government is once again planning to shelve the legislation, although Mr Fisher promises that the bill will be presented once the newly ...

  3. We'll consult Beijing if court cases threaten election: Stephen Lam

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Hong Kong government will seek Beijing's help if legal challenges to the chief executive election look like preventing it being held on July 10, the constitutional affairs secretary said yesterday, adding that state leaders would not allow Hong Kong to plunge into anarchy. Speaking during an RTHK phone-in programme, Stephen Lam Sui-lung urged the courts ...

  4. Asia's love of fish- here's the catch

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... is 'a vicious circle: as catches per vessel fall, profits plummet, and fishers overfish to maintain supplies, causing serious depletion of stocks and endangering long-term availability'. ...

  5. Anger at Xinhua version of attack on journalists

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... obstruction,' Mak said. She urged the Hong Kong government to follow up or at least enable the reporters to tell their side of the story. Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Stephen Lam ...

  6. HK vital for Sino-US ties, envoy says

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung There are many people in Hong Kong such as former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa who can play a part in helping to improve Sino-US relations, according to the top American envoy to the city. In a speech to the Asia Society which declared that the US 'is back' in Asia, Consul General Stephen Young said US relations with Hong Kong were a model his ...

  7. US, in a change of tone, praises China's efforts on emissions

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The United States, in an about-face from its confrontational stance earlier this month, said yesterday that it was seeking co-operation with China in the upcoming climate talks in Mexico, a top US climate change negotiator said yesterday in Beijing. 'It's no secret obviously that the Cancun meeting is approaching rapidly, and this visit is evidence ...

  8. The right tone for a crisis

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Is there no limit to the political opportunism that can be extracted from tragedy? Lamentably, the answer is 'no'. The Hong Kong community is still reeling from ... this tragedy would be to get this sorted out. Meanwhile, the dignity and solidarity of Hong Kong people is asserting itself. Thank goodness. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist ...

  9. Sands shift in plans for the delta's mega merger

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung soothingly responded that 'where laws and regulations of the two places are involved', they were to be dealt ...

  10. On the Move

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region. Yoon holds a bachelor of arts degree from Brown University in Rhode Island. Denis Brock Partner Mallesons Stephen Jaques Brock is an experienced and respected commercial litigator. He ...




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