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  1. Lawyer recovers from setback in women's rights

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for Women's Law Studies and Legal Services. The NGO, which she co-founded 15 years ago, is one of the most prominent on the mainland. Guo, a lawyer and part-time associate law professor, talks about ... to the editor-in-chief of China Law magazine in 1995 when I was sent to cover the World Women's Federation meeting in Beijing in September. I was overwhelmed by the volunteerism at the meeting ...

  2. Exile from a women's realm yearns for return to the simple life

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Especially because there is no pressure on Mosuo men. If I married a Han girl, I would have to send her a lot of expensive gifts, right? Have you abandoned Mosuo customs to adapt to city life? When ...

  3. Crowd attacks referee in women's semi-final

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff in Beijing A semi-final in the Chinese national women's league had to be abandoned in the dying seconds as scores of enraged fans stormed on to the court and attacked the referee, the latest incident in a season that has been marred by crowd trouble. Heilongjiang, playing host to Liaoning on Sunday night in the WCBA play-off tiebreaker, let their lead slip away ...

  4. Female candidates follow electoral trail to equality

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... for women's associations at the village level - the basic units of the All-China Women's Federation in rural areas. Although a women's association delegate has little administrative power apart from promoting women's rights and educating women in their villages, competition and campaigning for the three posts in each of the women's associations was fierce. However, ...

  5. Anson Chan in Beijing for victory celebration

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... they are just personal friends,' she said. President Hu Jintao delivered a speech on the protection of women's rights when he opened the conference on Tuesday. Mrs Chan retired as chief ... in the Sino-Japanese war. Mrs Chan, who was in the capital yesterday to attend an international women's conference, said she would stay until Sunday for the celebrations. Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  6. Refreshed Wang driven by lure of special Beijing swansong

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are almost certain of a place at the games as there are 36 places in the women's singles. Wang also said her shoulder problem had almost healed, though she still had a right knee problem. She ... Olympics. I am sure my family and my friends will all come to watch me if I qualify,' she said. Wang, who won a gold medal in the women's singles at the Doha Asian Games in December, ...

  7. Female cadres battle for top spots in Beijing

    Posted Aug 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing will see more female cadres involved in higher levels of politics within the next five years, according to the annual congress of the Beijing Women's Federation. But experts have warned that the conservative targets set by the federation do not bode well for the forthcoming National Women's Congress. Quota systems and positive discrimination will be used ...

  8. US hope to replicate Bangkok winning form

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to join the women's team two years ago. 'The two teams present different challenges,' he said. 'After the Beijing Games, I wanted to experience new challenges and see if I can ... Puerto Rico and hosts Thailand in Bangkok, but he said he was still experimenting with his line-up. 'We are still working on the formation of the team and are trying to find the right ...

  9. Anti-Japan boo-boys cause for concern

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... Authorities aim to crack down on hecklers, but it will be an uphill battle, writes Martin Zhou 313 days to go When the Japanese women's soccer team unfurled a banner of gratitude at the Hangzhou Huanglong Stadium, it belied what had happened for 90 minutes before. Japan, trying desperately to get into the knockout phase of the women's World Cup, had to endure not only ...

  10. HK pair to join the fray

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Paddlers Cheung Yuk and Zhang Rui are likely to become Hong Kong's third member of the men and women's team respectively at the Beijing Olympic Games despite failing ... event,' said women's team coach Li Huifen. In the men's team, Cheung is the highest ranked eligible player after Li Ching and Ko Lai-chak, who have both qualified. 'He [Cheung] ...




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