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  1. HK filmmakers censor sex and ghosts for the mainland

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Logan said: 'People who break the law either have to drop dead or be arrested in the end' before the film is acceptable to mainland authorities. Abe Kwong Man-wai, who carved a name ...

  2. Back to the Basic

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... count.' As its title suggests, Back to the Basic aims to dig beneath the surface of celebrations and focus on the theme of the Basic Law. 'The Basic Law has been ruling every aspect ... Cheung Hong-sang uses the Kangxi Dictionary and a piece of golden cloth to make fun of the authority embedded in the Basic Law; Anthony Leung Po-shan burned pages of the Law on the opening day ...

  3. Inmates in Manila jail still waiting for transfer home

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong inmates serving lengthy sentences in a Philippine prison where even the most basic necessities have to be bought are anxiously awaiting news about their year-old application for a transfer back home to serve out their jail terms. The eight prisoners at New Bilibid Prison in Muntinpula city in Manila submitted their applications ...

  4. C.Y. wanted to 'avoid confusion'

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in February. Mok said the Basic Law's 'person of integrity' requirement referred only to the chief executive's conduct after he took office, not before. Leung maintains he did ... by lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung, a member of the election committee that selects the chief executive. Mok said the Basic Law made no provision for a court to rule on the integrity ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sufficient interest to bring the application. The 42-year-old tutor said the Education Bureau had a responsibility under the Basic Law to safeguard educational development and should not deprive ... the fire illegally because he had not been empowered to perform the act that would restrict freedom of expression and demonstration under the law. The prosecutor said police had not interfered ...

  6. Doctor reinstated after decision ruled unconstitutional

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Basic Law and Hong Kong's Bill of Rights, the judge quashed the council's decision to disqualify Tse's membership. The council's decision was made under a rule of the Medical ... not detail how the regulation was in breach of the law, the association had earlier said it violated Article 26 of the Basic Law, which stated that all Hong Kong residents had the right to vote ...

  7. Basic instincts

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Soi Cheang wants his latest film, the gritty Dog Bite Dog, to give audiences the shock of their lives, writes Clarence Tsui SOI CHEANG POU-SUI is a man with a mission: the time is ripe, he says, to kill off the meticulously choreographed fighting that ...

  8. Police threaten to go beyond the law

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... drew flak in each incident. But despite his denial, critics must challenge him to determine whether a new, suppressive practice with no force in law is being covertly implemented within ...

  9. Sore losers

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... them through legitimate means prescribed by the Basic Law. Whether or not those who did not vote for him like him, it is not a reason to sabotage his government because all of us will suffer ... is a member of the Basic Law Committee of the NPC Standing Committee, and also a member of the Commission on Strategic Development ...

  10. Fanny Law talks to the ICAC about 'that' dinner

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at a dinner that was at the centre of a storm over triad threats. Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, who is also a former ICAC commissioner, said she volunteered as a witness to the anti-graft watchdog to give ... Allegations following the dinner have been linked to triad threats reportedly made against rival candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen, who called police on Friday. Also at the dinner were Law, her two ...




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