We are taught not to judge a book by its cover. We understand it as the logical and right thing to do.Monday, 15 October, 2012, 3:18pm 25 comments
Television sports fans who switched from the Olympic Games to English Premier League soccer may ponder the contrast between the sportsmanship that typifies Olympians and the loutish antics of many footballers, and between the role models they offer young admirers. Olympic athletes take centre stage only for a short time, while the soccer league occupies it most of the year.30 Sep 2012 - 4:09am
The high-profile court hearing and the independent trial have come and gone and the verdicts given – but how do you find the accused, John Terry Chelsea’s controversial warrior and former England captain? Is he guilty or not guilty of racism and bringing the game into disrepute?29 Sep 2012 - 2:57am
The brutal daylight beating of a rabbi in front of his six-year-old daughter has sparked condemnation in Germany, with some Jewish groups saying they feared a rise in anti-Semitic behaviour.1 Sep 2012 - 4:42am
A candidate for next month's Legislative Council election is at the centre of a racism row over her campaign call for Hong Kong's 300,000 foreign domestic helpers to be denied traditional Chinese public holidays.29 Aug 2012 - 3:27pm
No Matter What ... They'll Call This Book Racist by Harry Stein Encounter Books (e-book)27 May 2012 - 12:00am
Overseas Chinese everywhere should be concerned about China's aggressive moves in the South China Sea, advancing its territorial claims close to the coasts of littoral states. Specifically, the ethnic Chinese minorities in the concerned Southeast Asian countries need to guard against anything suggesting sympathy for the claims of their former motherland.20 May 2012 - 12:00am
Where there is a will, there is a way. But our government does not seem to appreciate this wisdom when reviewing the controversial 'small house' policy. The scheme that gives all male indigenous villagers the right to build a three-storey house is clearly discriminatory, unsustainable and flawed. Yet, it has been allowed to continue for decades despite blatant abuses.16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Women Breaking Through Leadership by Stefania Lucchetti, Anna Bisazza Restless Travellers
Stefania Lucchetti has a burning desire to smash the glass ceiling that has been preventing women from getting to the top.8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Diplomacy used to be simple for Beijing. During the cold war, Chinese leaders could safely count on shared geopolitical interests of other countries in securing good relations. They did not have to take into account ideological differences or economic benefits.15 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Blame it on Google's automatic translation, but the original name for the Hong Kong-made product isn't any better.
Alert reader Yvonne Chan sent us this advertisement from a mainland marketing website.
The English translation for the product: 'Hong Kong nigger oil 60ml.'31 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
Chains By Laurie Halse Anderson Published by Bloomsbury ISBN 978074759806018 Jul 2010 - 12:00am
The government was morally wrong to exempt itself from being prosecuted for racial discrimination, the new head of the Equal Opportunity Commission, Lam Woon-kwong, said.
And efforts at patriotic education may have contributed to racist views among Hongkongers, Lam, who became head of the anti-discrimination watchdog two months ago, said.24 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak delivered last week his long-promised plans to reform the country's New Economic Policy (NEP).
In terms of political theatre, it would merit a B-plus; but for economic content, it is worth only a C with lots of minuses and question marks.7 Apr 2010 - 12:00am
Many people say the moral standards of today's youngsters are deteriorating. I agree. Most youngsters think they can do whatever they like whenever they want.
Also, they think they have the right to do anything and they want total freedom. Many teenagers only care about materialistic fulfilment, and some girls take part in compensated dating to make extra money.11 Mar 2010 - 12:00am