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  1. A step in the right direction

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... underdeveloped places,' it said. Evelyn Ng Gaik-hoon, co-convenor of the Women's Studies Research Centre at the University of Hong Kong's Centre of Asian Studies, said there was concern ... how the Chinese could set a good example to the West. Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail said women 'should look to China for enlightenment' after concluding that the composition ...

  2. Dress codes and lust

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the remark from its women's leader: the way women dress in public could sexually arouse men, who would then have to satisfy their lust. Indeed, reports from Malaysia are of large numbers of rape, incest and female homicide cases. This is not about clothing styles- laws on human rights are not being enforced. But imposing a strict dress code on women encourages the male power game, ...

  3. Commentator sued over sex slave slur

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul A group of South Korean women forced to serve as sex slaves for the Japanese army during the second world war have launched a libel action against a right-wing commentator who claims most of the women were volunteers. In a series of articles posted on the internet, Ji Man-won said only 20 per cent of the 'comfort women' were forcibly recruited ...

  4. Clinton's harsh rhetoric raises debate in Beijing

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as human rights, women's rights, Tibet, Sudan and currency exchange rates. She urged US President George W. Bush not to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics as a punishment ... policies towards Beijing Quotable quotes from Clinton on China It is time for us to say here in Beijing, and the world to hear, that it is no longer acceptable to discuss women's rights ...

  5. Out of Afghanistan

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... with western values. Its disregard for women's rights, dislike of culture and literal interpretation of Muslim scriptures are perceived as regressive and damaging. Regardless, it still has a sizeable amount of support in parts of Afghanistan. Its struggle for a return to power is now wrongly the focus of US, Nato and Australian troops' efforts. Mr Obama was right to order ...

  6. Shuttle maestros

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... the men regained the title following 10 years of domination by Indonesia, few would disagree that China are the team to beat in Athens. China also easily retained their women's Uber Cup after defeating South Korea 3-1 in the final to indicate they were more than ready to claim their title as the world's best women's team. The brilliant Lin Dan will lead his country's ...

  7. Tibetan women oppose Wen visit

    Posted Mar 26th 2005, 12:00am

    ... visit next month. B. Tsering Yeshi, president of the Tibetan Women's Association, which organised four marches in different parts of the country, said the group also wanted to let Indians ... the mainland. The women's association, an offshoot of the exiled Tibetan government headquartered in the northern Indian city of Dharamsala, has rejected the Dalai Lama's recent olive branch ...

  8. Police arrest two at factory accused of crippling Thais

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the company president, who disappeared after reports about the women's plight were published. Three of the eight Thai women returned to Seoul earlier this week to receive medical treatment. ... launched a probe after a newspaper reported the case, prompting a public outcry over the women's poor treatment. 'Our investigation is under way and we will do our best to help ...

  9. Sonia Gandhi attacks India's 'corrupt' BJP

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... defence, foreign affairs, agriculture, job creation, hunger alleviation, women's rights and the protection of lower castes. She also accused the government of mishandling the response ...

  10. Koizumi's hard sell

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the deployment of its military to help rebuild Iraq, but troops were only meant to be sent to non-combat areas. Junichi Fujiwara, a professor at a women's college in Asahikawa, believes the law does ... the deep split, but insists this is the right decision for Japan. Mr Sasaki said: 'I think the decision to send the troops is not really Mr Koizumi's, but President Bush's. Iraq ...




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