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  1. Bloggers struggle against heavy hand of Egyptian state

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Ben Lynfield

    ... exposed sexual assaults on women in central Cairo during a religious holiday by drawing media attention to the issue. In December, a police officer was detained and accused of sexually assaulting ... wrote. But it was Soliman's rebellion against Al-Azhar University, his alma mater, that eventually led to his incarceration. Soliman wrote on his blog that it was because of pressure from ...

  2. Royalists arrested on suspicion of stirring violence

    Posted Jan 31st 2007, 12:00am by Thomas Bell

    ... Thomas Bell in Kathmandu Nepal's government has launched raids against prominent royalists accused of stirring ethnic conflict in the south of the country. The Monday night arrests ... situation will be brought under control within one or two days,' he said, adding that anyone responsible for stirring violence would be punished. Nine people have died since violence erupted ...

  3. Talkback

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of domestic violence. I do not know, however, if Hong Kong is ready or prepared for it. Your recent report suggests that there were 30,000 victims, but did not tell us about the number of convicted ... Department official as saying that judges have the option of making counselling a condition in the probation order. The question is: in such cases of domestic violence, have the judges been told ...

  4. Attacks against nationals in Africa played down

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com State-run media said yesterday that attacks against Chinese workers in Africa were only sporadic incidents, denying that Chinese citizens living on the continent were more vulnerable to violence as Beijing expands its influence. Xinhua made the comment in an article following the release of 25 Chinese workers in Egypt on Wednesday after being held ...

  5. Resident evil

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of the girl's mother, Anan Liu. Fears deepened for her safety as it emerged her husband had a history of violence- Liu had spent time in a women's refuge and had a protection order against him. ... about 14 women, six men and 10 children are killed by a family member, and police are called to more than 70,000 incidents of domestic violence. At a hearing in August of the UN Convention ...

  6. Women say researchers pay scant attention to their problems

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Hong Kong suffers from a serious lack of research on the status of women and girls in the territory and the issues affecting them, the Hong Kong Women's Foundation has found. Research conducted by the foundation between 1999 and 2004 on 16 topics identified in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women revealed ...

  7. How firms gain from women directors

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu White Collar has always supported listed companies appointing more women to their boards. Now, a Credit Suisse study has shown that companies with more women directors can ... Overall, it showed that there were more women on board nowadays, with 59 per cent of constituent companies in the MSCI All Country World Index having at least one woman on board at the end of last ...

  8. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women in Hong Kong can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world after surpassing their Japanese counterparts for the first time. Figures from last ... in the long-delayed report of the government's Steering Committee on Population Policy in May. The report issued yesterday, titled 'Women and Men in Hong Kong', also showed that women were ...

  9. Immigration wars

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... trial starts in April. Reading from prepared remarks, the 32-year-old Norwegian told the court that the massacre- carried out with a bomb, a rifle and a handgun- was a strike against ... people to spark a 'revolution' against the multiculturalism he believed was sapping Europe's heritage. Some experts say a frank debate about immigration may be the best way ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... we feel that women are also supposed to be taking care of the home Tessy Thomas, project director for India's long-rage missile programme [My visit] comes at a critical moment for the Republic of South Sudan because our neighbour, Khartoum, has declared war against [us] President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, in Beijing ...




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