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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Racism

Fifa adopts resolution to toughen sanctions in bid to curb racism

Fifa's Congress in Mauritius yesterday adopted a resolution that will lead to tougher sanctions in cases of racism, including points deductions and even relegation for repeat offenders.

Saturday, 1 June, 2013, 4:03am

Racist Hong Kong is still a fact

Recently, there has been much media coverage over the results of the global World Values Survey, which seemed to indicate that seven out of 10 Hongkongers do not wish to live next to someone of a different race. For a few days, it appeared that Hong Kong was the most racially intolerant of all the places surveyed.

25 May 2013 - 5:27am 35 comments

Garcia hopes to talk to Woods at US Open

Sergio Garcia is yet to speak to Tiger Woods after making an inappropriate remark about the world No. 1-ranked golfer, though he would certainly take an opportunity to open some direct dialogue at the US Open if he gets a chance next month.

24 May 2013 - 11:10am

Roma hit with fan ban over racist abuse

Roma will play their next league game without fans in the Olympic Stadium’s ‘Curva Sud’ for their role in targeting AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli with racist abuse last week, officials said on Monday.

Balotelli was among several Milan players subjected to the abuse when the sides played out a scoreless Serie A draw at the San Siro.

21 May 2013 - 11:54am

A sorry truth in faulty racism survey

A world map in The Washington Post giving a visual representation of racial tolerance around the world caused quite a splash last week. It was especially controversial as it made the following observation: "India, Jordan, Bangladesh and Hong Kong by far the least tolerant." It was reported that about 72 per cent of Bangladeshis and Hongkongers said they would not want to be neighbours with someone from a different race.

21 May 2013 - 9:35am 7 comments

Review: Journal of the Plague Year

Racism and colonial superiority form the core themes of this exhibition about Hong Kong's bouts of sickness and epidemic over the past century.

21 May 2013 - 12:02pm

Survey exposes racism's shameful face

Are we among the most racist people in the world? I am afraid so, if a global study called the World Values Survey is anything to go by.

20 May 2013 - 1:51am 11 comments

English FA approves minimum 5-game ban for racism

Racist and homophobic abuse by players in England will carry a minimum five-match ban from next season.

The Football Association says the sanction will be the entry-level punishment for the least serious discriminatory offenses, with longer bans possible.

The FA Council agreed on Thursday to the sanctions.

17 May 2013 - 8:47am

Letters to the Editor, May 13, 2013

Thousands turned out for May day marches on May 1, because so many workers in Hong Kong believe they are being poorly treated.

13 May 2013 - 1:52am 4 comments

Letters to the Editor, May 12, 2013

I wrote an article for Chartered Quality Institute's Quality World magazine to discuss how to prevent scandals such as horsemeat illegally used in food products, and the contamination of milk powder, rather than afterwards contain the damage these events cause. One of the solutions to the shortage of milk formula and its rationing in Hong Kong and Britain that I recommended was breastfeeding.

12 May 2013 - 4:00am 3 comments