• Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    Protesters target London's Dorchester Hotel over Brunei anti-gay laws
    Dozens of anti-discrimination demonstrators massed on Saturday outside the Brunei-owned luxury Dorchester Hotel in London over the southeast Asian country's adoption of harsh new sharia laws, including death for gay sex.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Prostitutes and porn: K-pop’s dream boys reveal a dark side
    With wholesome looks and increasingly global fanbases, K-pop has sold its stars as the ultimate squeaky clean pin-ups. But a burgeoning sex scandal in the industry shows how pervasive discrimination and abuse are in South Korean society, observers say.
    opinion
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    NCPO denies suit targets Future Forward leaders
    THE RULING National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied that a lawsuit being brought against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit was another case of discrimination, as it reacted to widespread criticism of anti-junta parties being targeted ahead of the election next month.
    politics
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    NCPO denies suit targets Future Forward leaders 
    THE RULING National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) yesterday denied that a lawsuit being brought against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit was another case of discrimination, as it reacted to widespread criticism of anti-junta parties being targeted ahead of the election next month.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:21
    Tenants seeking a place to rent claim widespread discrimination
    Landlords have differing ideas on who to rent to
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
    Why multiracial Malaysia refuses to join convention against racial discrimination 
    A move to end racial discrimination is stoking anger in Malaysia. But fears that the ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) could have adverse consequences may be ill-founded. 
    opinion
  • Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:01
    Women demand compensation over Japan university discrimination
    A group of women is demanding compensation from a Japanese medical university that admitted routinely altering the scores of female applicants to keep them out, lawyers said Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:24
    French MP proposes 'glottophobia' law after southern accent mocked
    A French MP on Thursday announced the tabling of a bill to outlaw regional linguistic discrimination, "glottophobia", after a prominent politician mocked a journalist's southern accent.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:17
    Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asians
    Harvard University went on trial Monday over an opaque admissions selection process that critics say discriminates against Asian students.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Ministers’ role in pro-junta party ‘worrying’
    POLITICIANS voiced concern over possible favouritism and discrimination in the political campaign after some of the current Cabinet members joined as members of the pro-junta Palang Pracharath while continuing in office.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 08:17
    Montreal Pride parade pays tribute to global victims of repression
    Hundreds of thousands celebrated Montreal's Gay Pride March on a sun-drenched Sunday, an event opened by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and marked by a minute's silence for the victims of discrimination and repression around the world.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:49
    Nationwide probe after Tokyo med school excludes women
    Tokyo - Japan Friday launched an unprecedented probe into gender discrimination at all the nation's medical universities after a Tokyo medical school admitted altering the entrance test results of female applicants to exclude them.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:44
    UK to ban gay 'conversion therapy' after massive survey
    Britain on Tuesday unveiled its "action plan" to tackle discrimination against the gay community, which includes bringing forward legislation to ban the practice of conversion therapy.
    lifestyle
  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 02:00
    Rights activists call for ban on sting operations targeting sex trade
    STING OPERATIONS staged to crack down on human trafficking in the sex industry violate human rights, and lead to stigmatisation and discrimination against women who are working as sex workers of their own volition, an activist organisation said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 06:54
    Uber hit with harassment suit following policy shift
    Uber was hit with a lawsuit Monday alleging sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees, apparently the first case in court since the ride-hailing giant scrapped a requirement for arbitration of such claims.
    business
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