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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Zervos vs Cross: legal eagles clash over ICAC's probe of Donald Tsang

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Zervos vs Cross: legal eagles clash Retired prosecution chief Grenville Cross has rounded on the "hands-off" approach taken by the man currently in the post towards the ICAC's 18-month investigation of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. In a media letter, Cross, director of public prosecutions from 1997 to 2009, said Kevin ...

  2. Zervos tipped as frontrunner for DPP

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an outcome. Barrister Clive Grossman SC said: 'I think Kevin Zervos is the obvious choice. He is very able.' At present the 57-year-old senior counsel is chief of staff and one of five ... Maggie Ng The Department of Justice is expected to appoint a new director of public prosecutions in February when its sitting head, Ian McWalters SC, steps down as his retirement ...

  3. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Judge Zervos calls for reform of liquor licensing process

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:15am by Howard Winn

    ... appellant body, the Municipal Services Appeals Board. So it was with some interest we see Mr Justice Kevin Zervos calling for the reform of the process by which liquor licences are issued. ... he granted a judicial review to Philippe Orrico and Nomad Restaurant Management against a decision by the appeals board. Since becoming a High Court judge in September last year, Zervos has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Former Hong Kong prosecutor Grenville Cross not retiring quietly

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Feisty former DPP is a professor at more than one university and is also not afraid to speak up, as present DPP Kevin Zervos discovered Grenville Cross ... Just last week, the spirited 62-year-old took aim at his latest target: Kevin Zervos, the incumbent DPP who will be leaving the job on Sunday. Zervos was blamed for failing to push ...

  5. Zervos takes office as new DPP

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Kevin Zervos SC assumed the post of director of public prosecutions yesterday, the Justice Department announced. The last DPP, Ian McWalters SC, joined the judiciary last month. Justice Secretary Wong Yan-lung said he was confident Zervos would lead the prosecutions team ably to meet challenges ahead. ...

  6. Zervos quietly slips in as top prosecutor

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Cliff Buddle Veteran government lawyer Kevin Zervos has quietly taken on the role of Hong Kong's top prosecutor in a move that is expected to lead to him being appointed ... McWalters took over from Grenville Cross, who held the post for 12 years, in October 2009. Zervos, who had been deputy director of public prosecution, told the Sunday Morning Post that he understood ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong's anti-crime image

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... anti-crime image How jailing old ladies on suspicion aids Hong Kong He [the Director of Public Prosecutions, Kevin Zervos] said the onus was still on the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable ... they get blacklisted and cannot function as a viable and legitimate financial centre." SCMP, March 18   As Zervos knows, there is an easy way of making this onus of proof less burdensome ...

  8. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Websites linked to masked protesters disappear in wake of ugly scenes in Vancouver, as school year in British Columbia enters third week without classes School strike row exposes ugly side of people power Members of a parents’ group forged within Vancouver’s Chinese community to oppose an ongoing school strike have gone to ground after ...

  9. Sport - Rugby

    All Blacks edge out Boks in gritty clash

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:06am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Captain Richie McCaw calls it ‘a hell of a game’ after New Zealand earn hard-fought victory over South Africa All Blacks edge out Boks in gritty clash Captain Richie ... Championship in Wellington on Saturday. McCaw was the beneficiary of a pin-point cross-kick from Aaron Cruden that was hauled in by number eight Kieran Read who fed his skipper who dived over ...

  10. News - China - RELIGION

    Wenzhou's removal of crosses and actions elsewhere may signal wider crackdown

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Verna Yu

    ... against the removal of a cross at the Salvation Church in Pingyang, Wenzhou. One day earlier, Xie Zuozhong, a member of the same church, who had been injured in a clash with the authorities ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Authorities' destruction of crosses in Wenzhou, and harsh steps elsewhere, spark fears of a wider crackdown by Beijing on Christianity At cross purposes ...




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