The call for a referendum on Scottish independence has sparked debate on the future of this land of five million people.Thursday, 3 May, 2012, 12:00am
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) says a government questionnaire on race for civil servants should be changed because one of the questions makes blanket assumptions about how a person's skin colour denotes their nationality.24 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
This Little Britain by Harry Bingham Fourth Estate HK$1281 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
There they sat in the BMW, a couple tapping away on their laptops, wires brimming from their car parked outside Wimbledon library in southwest London.19 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
You may by now be fed up with the controversy surrounding last month's service at St John's Cathedral to mark Queen Elizabeth's birthday, but it throws some interesting light on Hong Kong's angst over its own patriotism.5 May 2006 - 12:00am
Hong Kong people probably have a better idea than most of what the British are all about. We were, after all, ruled for more than 150 years by people from this notoriously cold and wet little island on the opposite side of the world.12 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
Total for UK citizens exceeds figure for Southeast Asia for first time in 10 years
For the first time in nearly a decade, the number of British immigrants accepted by Australia has outstripped those from Southeast Asia, a report revealed yesterday.23 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Often described as Britain's black Roddy Doyle, Andrea Levy prefers to call herself 'the bastard child of Empire'. 'When I say I'm English, it's not an act of patriotism, it's almost an act of defiance ... I'm the bastard child Britain doesn't really want to acknowledge,' she says.18 Apr 2004 - 12:00am
The non-ethnic-Chinese population of Hong Kong stands at 4.1 per cent, according to a new government profile of ethnic minorities.
A survey found there were about 279,600 people classified as non-Chinese, with the territory's 158,100 Filipinos representing 57 per cent of this group. Indonesians made up the second biggest minority, at 40,100 or 14 per cent.3 Jan 2001 - 12:00am
People are becoming less tolerant towards mainland migrants and regard them as uneducated and unhygienic, according to a survey.
The Chinese University poll found most people believe newly arrived migrants are here to take jobs and help themselves to welfare.7 Sep 1999 - 12:00am
I would like to respond to David Wallen's article 'Gypsy boat people set sail for better life' (South China Morning Post, October 25) about the recent wave of Gypsy asylum-seekers to arrive in Britain.
The article gives rather a distorted picture of the problem.18 Nov 1997 - 12:00am
Britons are leaving the territory in droves although the expatriate community is growing, according to Immigration Department statistics.
The figures show the number of British expatriates slumped by 25 per cent over the past 10 months, the first drop in their numbers since 1991.3 Feb 1997 - 12:00am