Magazine's focus on crimes by foreigners sparks outrage

Lurid Japanese publication 'ignorant propaganda', says rights campaigner

Wednesday, 7 February, 2007, 12:00am

Undercover job leads to race relations role

An undercover reporting assignment led to Kanwal Jamil's job at the Race Relations Unit after she investigated whether a position advertised in her Urdu-English newspaper was genuine.

25 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Racism: a sickness in our society

Is Hong Kong a racist society, or is it just that a few of us are 'prejudiced' - as Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor believes? It depends on whom you ask.

21 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Which political leader do you admire most?

Alvin Li, 16

6 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife/ His Big White Self

The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife/ His Big White Self

Director: Nick Broomfield

30 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Attacking Japan in cyberspace

Anti-Japanese sentiment has taken on a new dimension in China. Outrage erupted when internet game players noticed the image of a red sun in the backdrop to an online game this month, and assumed it was the sun design from the Japanese flag. Thousands of online patriots jumped into the game to protest.

27 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Anti-racism course at universities is bigoted, say critics

Textbook blames ethnic Chinese and Indians for many of Malaysia's ills

A compulsory undergraduate course on ethnic relations started yesterday amid charges it is racist and will drive the races apart instead of bringing them together.

Critics said this was because the course textbook blames minority Chinese and Indians for race riots.

18 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

The Slave Trade - The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870

The Slave Trade - The History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870

by Hugh Thomas

Phonix $272

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

When love crosses borders

Mainland brides are not exactly flooding over the border to marry Hong Kong men. This newspaper reported recently that about 150 of them arrive each year. In the opposite direction, according to anecdotal evidence, the trend is older successful Hong Kong women. They are looking for their socio-economic equals outside the relatively small pool of potential husbands in Hong Kong.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Superficial, biased reporting hurting ties between nations

Despite the proliferation of media reports in China and Japan about each other, most of the coverage is one-sided and superficial, say two long-time observers of the Sino-Japanese relationship.

The coverage has multiplied over the past few years as the countries have become entangled in an increasingly complex relationship.

18 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Talk is cheap, businessmen tell Japan

Chinese business leaders attending the Boao Forum for Asia say trade and investment relations between China and Japan could be on the mend following a meeting between the countries' leaders.

25 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Leadership must make reconciliation a priority

Widening and increasingly violent protests against Japan are bringing relations between Beijing and Tokyo to a precarious crossroads. To avoid Asia's foremost powers turning down a path that will endanger regional stability, both must make the strongest efforts to avert a crisis.

11 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Tokyo plays down demonstrations

Anti-Japanese protests erupting across the mainland have further chilled Beijing's ties with Tokyo, mainland scholars warned, as Japanese officials tried to play down the negative impact of the rising nationalist sentiment.

5 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Chain stores boycott Japanese goods

Firms are accused of backing books that whitewash war atrocities

Anti-Japanese sentiments on the mainland have shown signs of escalating as a number of supermarkets and bars in major cities have begun boycotting products of Japanese companies.

2 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Law on all racism?

The Bar Association says that planned anti-racism legislation should not, as the government proposes, exclude immigration policies and foreign domestic helpers. What do you think? Share your views: write to us

29 Mar 2005 - 12:00am