Tag: Tolerance

China warns it won’t tolerate dissent in Hong Kong

by Poornima Weerasekara with Jerome Taylor in Hong Kong China warned Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system, as it laid out plans to boost patriotism in the city and change how its leader is chosen or removed after months...

Possible new ministerial positions in Indonesia, ministers of happiness and tolerance

House Speaker Bambang Soesatyo suggests the formation of two completely new ministerial positions that focus exclusively on promoting the happiness of Indonesians and tolerance in the country now that the post-election legal battle with failed candidate Prabowo Subianto is finally finished. One of the state's...

(In)tolerance in a diverse society

By Benjamin Cheah Between increasing immigration and exposure to new ideas from abroad, Singaporean society is becoming increasingly diverse. Diversity promises respect for all people, but its dark side is intolerance. Among right-wingers, it is a truism that diversity plus proximity equals conflict. When people of...