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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Poll challenge deadline is lawful, court rules

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... A strict seven-day deadline for filing a petition challenging the result of a chief executive election is constitutional, the Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday. In a written judgment, the top court said the inflexible time limit was lawful as a petiti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1280508/poll-challenge-deadline-lawful-court-rules
  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung scores a victory in court battle with Ho

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Chief executive drops appeal as judge rules election petition deadline won't be extended The court battle over the chief executive's election victory ratcheted down another notch yesterday when Leung Chun-ying dropped his appeal against a ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056509/leung-scores-victory-court-battle-ho
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    C.Y. Leung suffers blow as judge allows challenge to election win

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu and Thomas Chan Blow to chief executive as judge allows petition by defeated candidate Albert Ho to proceed High Court Allows C.Y.election challenge Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying received a setback yesterday when a High Court judge ruled that a challenge by defeated chief executive candidate Albert Ho Chun-yan against his election victory in March could proceed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1035187/cy-leung-suffers-blow-judge-allows-challenge-election-win
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Deadline 'should not bar challenge to C.Y. Leung election win', court told

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Counsel for losing candidate argues scandal over illegal structures is reason to allow petition 7-day deadline 'no bar to Leung election challenge' A statutory deadline for filing an election petition was not meant to bar people from challenging Chief Executive Leung Chung-ying' victory, the High Court heard yesterday. Senior ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1023797/deadline-should-not-bar-challenge-cy-leung-election-win-court-told
  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Business chambers liken Occupy Central to Thai protests, say tourism will plummet

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by JEFFIE LAM, Austin Chiu

    ... Jeffie Lam and Austin Chiu Business chambers liken Occupy to Thai protests The five leading business chambers formed a united front yesterday to oppose Occupy Central, warning that the pro-democracy civil disobedience movement might inflict damage on the city's economy like that caused by the political protests in Thailand. "When the red shirts and yellow shirts were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561449/business-chambers-liken-occupy-central-thai-political-protests
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco filibuster on stamp duty puts more than HK$4b at stake, lawyers warn

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Austin Chiu, Sandy Li

    ... Austin Chiu and Sandy Li Homebuyers' cash being held by lawyers while stamp duty bill is delayed in Legco Filibuster puts more than HK$4b at stake Billions of dollars paid in property transactions have been put at risk by a delay in passing a law that enacts a doubling of stamp duties, lawyers warn. Conveyancing lawyers are holding the extra taxes they have collected from property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553517/legco-filibuster-stamp-duty-puts-more-hk4b-stake
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protesters speak up against lawyers' march

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Two groups, one led by an ex-Law Society president, rally in support of white paper Protesters speak up against lawyers' march A former Law Society president staged a small-scale demonstration of mostly non-lawyers in Central yesterday to counter a march by about 1,800 legal professionals voicing their discontent with Beijing's white ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541989/protesters-speak-against-lawyers-march
  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Hong Kong lawyers march to defend judiciary in wake of Beijing's white paper

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 06:38pm by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, BRIAN YAP

    ... Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu and Brian Yap Lawyers march against Beijing's white paper A record number of lawyers took to the streets yesterday to protest against Beijing's white paper that they say jeopardises judicial independence, a value that sets Hong Kong apart from the rest of the country. One of the city's highest-level judges offered support for the 1,800 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541814/hong-kong-lawyers-stage-silent-march-oppose-beijings-white-paper
  9. News - World - POLITICS

    US senator Ted Cruz drops Canadian citizenship with on presidency

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... affirmative steps to claim Canadian citizenship, I assumed that was the end of the matter," Cruz said, according to newspaper the Austin American-Statesman. "Now the Dallas Morning News says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298153/us-senator-ted-cruz-drops-canadian-citizenship-eye-run-presidency
  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No need for ban on calling for autonomy, says Rita Fan

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... City-State Autonomy Movement uses a colonial emblem on its flag: the city's old coat of arms, showing a Chinese dragon and British lion. Lew said on Sunday such views were "frantic" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1072706/no-need-ban-calling-autonomy-says-rita-fan

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