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  1. News - China - COURTS

    'How did I end up like this'? Liu Tienan repentant as he admits graft charges

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by AP

    ... economy. The Communist Party's anti-corruption watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, announced in May last year that he was under investigation. If convicted, he could ... and carmakers, from 2002 to 2012. President Xi Jinping has vowed to go after low- and high-level officials in a campaign to purge the Communist Party of corruption and other wrongdoing that have ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    First civil suit filed over Lamma ferry tragedy that killed 39 people

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com First compensation claim against companies and ferry captains involved in 2012 collision Civil suit filed over Lamma ferry tragedy The companies and vessel captains involved in the 2012 Lamma ferry tragedy are facing their first civil lawsuit over the collision. The four parties are being sued for negligence and breach of duty, in a High Court writ ...

  3. News - China - COURTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti denies charges in separatism trial

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35pm by AGENCIES

    ... were not allowed inside, court officials did not announce any details and the court’s telephone number rang unanswered. Mainland courts are tightly controlled by the ruling Communist party ...

  4. News - China - COURTS

    Murdered businessman Neil Heywood's case 'still under negotiation', lawyer says

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:22pm by Teddy Ng

    ... of a British businessman whose murder in 2011 led to the downfall of Communist Party heavyweight Bo Xilai said negotiations to settle the case were continuing. He Zhengsheng, who represents Neil ... negotiating with the lawyer of Bo's wife Gu Kailai," He said. Gu was convicted of murdering Heywood and given a suspended death sentence in 2012. Bo, the former Chongqing party chief, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong government's reform reports may face judicial review in court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Stuart Lau

    ... bringing government decisions to court, via his lawyer and Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming SC. In his latest application for a judicial review, Kwok is also seeking a ruling ... the National People's Congress Standing Committee begins examining Leung's report, which is based on the findings of the taskforce, drawn from a five-month public consultation. By August 31, ...

  6. Business - China Business - COURTS

    US court order brings hope for Chinese firms

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:42am by Lana Lam

    ... will apply the same legal principles regardless of the nationality of the parties." Sant said the decision might increase Chinese companies' willingness to raise capital or list on US ...

  7. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s top judge has said the ruling Communist Party’s decision to investigate former senior leader Zhou Yongkang demonstrates clearly that no party member is above the law, the semi-official China News Service reported. The investigation “fully illustrates that in socialist China no power exists outside the cage of the system, and party members will never ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Case against waiter lacked teeth, judge rules

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by JULIE CHU

    ... The waiter said Cheung had, in fact, approached him and punched him, receiving injuries only when he fought back. Medical evidence showed both parties were injured.   ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hasselblad sues its ex-boss over deals with Sony

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by JULIE CHU

    ... was negligent in managing the liquidity of the company, causing the group to suffer serious cash-flow problems. Hansen is also accused of discussing the sale of the group with third parties, taking ...

  10. Business - Money - COURTS

    London Metal Exchange to push for reform after US judge dismisses suits

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by Enoch Yiu

    ... months to fill orders. Established in 1877, the LME was bought in December 2012 by Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, making the latter a party to the lawsuits. The HKEx yesterday announced ...




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