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  1. Observatory does a star turn... but only in name

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo On February 18, the day tycoon and philanthropist Lim Por-yen (right) died, the Purple Mountain (Zijinshan) Observatory in Nanjing named a small star after him. Apparently, the observatory has been at this for a while, and not just for dead tycoons but live ones as well. Celestial objects, according to several press reports, have been named after TVB boss Run Run Shaw, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490442/observatory-does-star-turn-only-name
  2. Beijing reviews key human rights treaty

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... that Beijing is reviewing a key international human rights treaty, prompting speculation about mainland ratification of the sensitive International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights after years ... 1,500 delegates from 60 countries and regions that Beijing had made great progress in protecting citizens' freedom and rights, citing the 21 international human rights conventions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515110/beijing-reviews-key-human-rights-treaty
  3. Human rights hurdle

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A mainland leader says Beijing may ratify a sensitive human rights treaty- the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights- after years of delay. Isn't this a tall order for the mainland? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515197/human-rights-hurdle
  4. Trainer must not impose own values in human rights

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to Amnesty's open letter to the Secretary for Education and Manpower ('Society cannot teach enshrined human rights', October 6) which took issue with the decision to commission the Society for Truth and Light to provide human-rights education for school teachers. I agree with Amnesty that human- rights education is fundamental in the promotion and protection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519925/trainer-must-not-impose-own-values-human-rights
  5. Tutoring group's human rights are based on faith

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is difficult to understand the government's logic in appointing a body that is seen as blatantly partisan and deeply prejudiced to an educational role for teachers on human rights and anti-discrimination. This is the view of at least one social group that is open to discrimination and abuse of its human rights. The very name of the Society for Truth and Light is Orwellian in this sphere. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519555/tutoring-groups-human-rights-are-based-faith
  6. Human rights hub?

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How can Hong Kong develop 'hub' qualities for international talks on human rights and governance? This idea has been floated before next week's conference on human rights and development. Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/499484/human-rights-hub
  7. Funds firm on human rights

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Domini Social Investments and Calvert Socially Responsible Investment Mutual Funds- hope to pressure the companies into adopting corporate policies that are respectful of human rights. The move ... 'We're not advocating that they simply get out of those countries. But not to admit that there are human rights issues that companies are facing is a serious problem,' said Dawn Wolfe, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/523972
  8. Funds firm on human rights

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... Investments and Calvert Socially Responsible Investment Mutual Funds- hope to pressure the companies into adopting corporate policies that are respectful of human rights. The move follows ... not advocating that they simply get out of those countries. But not to admit that there are human rights issues that companies are facing is a serious problem,' said Dawn Wolfe, social research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/523815
  9. Anger over human rights contract

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... by the government to educate teachers on human rights and anti-discrimination concepts. The Society for Truth and Light, an anti-gay rights group, won the contract from the Education and Manpower Bureau. ... of Education and Human Rights Monitor legal expert Leung Yan-wing. Dr Leung has been teaching civic education to teachers under another of the bureau's training programmes. It is understood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518832/anger-over-human-rights-contract
  10. Religious leaders provide backup on human rights

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but as good citizens they demand that the state fulfil its proper role and not violate their human rights. Hasn't the experience of having more than 100 years of godless totalitarianism ... a harmonious and just society where human rights are respected, where state power is circumscribed and where each citizen has a share in decision-making. I have to laugh when I read the panicky ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/527935

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