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  1. Law expert flip-flops on next chief's term

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... an interpretation of the Basic Law from the National People's Congress Standing Committee. Gao Siren, director of the central government's liaison office, said interpreting the Basic Law could ...

  2. Children demand to be seen and heard

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of children, as the government's first delegation prepares for talks at the Children's Rights Committee. The Children's Council Working Committee, run by and for youngsters, has compiled ... as well as mandatory education for parents to prevent child abuse. The CRC was extended to Hong Kong in 1994, and the city submitted its initial report jointly with the central government in June ...

  3. Move 'won't affect HK's growth or stability'

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Kong's economic development or social stability, Beijing's top representative in the city said yesterday. Gao Siren, director of the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong, emphasised that the central government would continue to give steady support to the chief executive and the Hong Kong government. He said Mr Tung had dealt effectively with a series of political, ...

  4. Legal experts want to know all if chief resigns

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... chairwoman and constitutional law expert Gladys Li said it would be dangerous to take the provisions lightly. 'He can't just step down if the central government feels like asking him ... Article 23 is to be legislated and implemented and the central government does not like it- will he or she then be forced to resign for 'other reasons?' she said referring ...

  5. NGOs tell UN of need for children's commission

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... curriculum, and an ordinance to protect children should be developed, the report said. The Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights and 19 other non-governmental organisations last week submitted ... Chun-bong, chairman of the committee, said an independent commission, like those for the elderly and women, could tackle the wide range of policies and services affecting children. 'One ...

  6. Lawyers' Beijing trip excludes Bar chiefs

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the barristers on the delegation to Beijing. A source said most delegates were friendly towards the central government and had not been critical of Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa's administration. ... legislation are expected to join the delegation. 'I think the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong and the legal professionals who helped organise the trip agreed not to invite ...

  7. 'Long Hair' pushes to keep NPC out of ruling on protests

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Committee if the court ruled in his favour. 'I would like to ask [Gerard McCoy SC], who was instructed by the government, whether he personally thinks they should seek an NPCSC interpretation ... Kemal Bokhary, one of the court's permanent judges, said he agreed that the right of peaceful assembly was a 'fundamental freedom, central to a democracy'. But he called ...

  8. Trade pact benefits limited for law firms

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... in Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Margaret Choi, a member of the Law Society's mainland legal affairs committee, said opening the examinations to Hong Kong practitioners was a major move. 'Hong ... fundamentally changing the way his firm did business across the border. Allen & Overy has already grabbed big opportunities on the mainland, including acting for the central government over the 2008 ...

  9. Pre-handover bugging law a hindrance: security chief

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... on the order, Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said the Interception of Communications Ordinance was rushed through without scrutiny by a bills committee before the handover and faced strong objections from ...

  10. Lives in limbo

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of an official policy to deal with asylum seekers and those claiming they were tortured in their home country has been severely criticised by the UN Committee Against Torture and the Committee ... letters from the UNHCR to have their visas renewed were sometimes detained in Victoria Prison in Central until there was a decision on their case. 'Consequently, I understand that not many ...



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