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  1. Wrong side of the law

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the knowledge of China's leaders. When Chen and his wife and collaborator, Yuan Weijing, still tried to expose official misconduct, in 2006 this helpless blind man was convicted on trumped-up ... of his blogging sympathisers. Yet other possibilities also exist. Huge, peaceful pro-environment 'strolls' in Xiamen, Shanghai and Dalian led to the cancellation of harmful development ...

  2. Legal system less arbitrary but still a work in progress

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to develop them into qualified lawyers or judges,' Gong, a bachelor degree graduate from East China University of Political Science and Law, said. 'I didn't understand what the basic ... system is developing rapidly, especially in the area of commercial law. The country introduced an antitrust clearance procedure for foreign company acquisitions in China in 2003 ...

  3. CPPCC member urges more help for lawyers from ethnic minorities

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to set straight entry standards for the profession, we also need to take into consideration the environment in which these ethnic students grew up and how much easier it will be to resolve ... to the idea of litigation, which makes the promotion of legal awareness in their own language particularly important.' Of the 20 million residents in Xinjiang, almost half are from minority ...

  4. HK law firms fall short on pro bono work

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Naomi Rovnick

    ... activity,' Smyth said. But he said Hong Kong did not have a well developed free-law infrastructure. In London, for example, scores of legal firms contribute staff to the charity LawWorks, which runs ... The American Bar Association calls the work of providing free legal advice a 'moral duty'. But in Hong Kong, it seems, commercial lawyers are doing far from enough. The South China Morning ...

  5. Competition law fuels fears over enforcement

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Morning Post, the US company said: 'Microsoft fully supports China's efforts to establish an environment conducive to promoting fair competition. Microsoft works to ensure ... and legislative infrastructure- at least in the short term. It appears that enforcement will be split among the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce and the State ...

  6. Contractor confessed to bribing Ao, court hears

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... environment at that time', the court was told. Mr Redinha said on the sidelines of the trial that he did not know Ho's whereabouts. Chen Dongsheng, former president of Chon Tit Macau Investment and Development, who faces eight counts of bribery and money laundering, also failed to appear, but his lawyer did. Chen's lawyer said on the sidelines of the trial ...

  7. View from the top

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... developers are increasing their land banks with site acquisitions. Simon Smith, senior director for research and consultancy at Savills, says the office-leasing market will continue to gain pace ... will reduce opportunities for tenants to relocate to core areas. Mr Chan expects office rents across the market to continue to rise this year. The rate of growth will slow from the second half ...

  8. Corruption trial of Taiwan leader's son-in-law begins

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Seven plead not guilty to charges of insider trading Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's son-in-law went on trial yesterday over a corruption scandal ... charged Chao on July 10 with violating the stock exchange law through insider trading of shares in property developer Taiwan Development Corp (TDC),- which was nearly bankrupt at the time. ...

  9. Lawyers at risk trying to apply the law

    Posted Dec 25th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... The sentencing of activist Gao Zhisheng has again highlighted the difficult environment in which mainland lawyers are working. Bill Savadove reports in the first of a two-part series ... of the obstacles in his profession, even for someone like himself specialising in commercial law, including gaining access to evidence and detained clients. 'Legal services are continuously developing ...

  10. The enemy within

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Nick Gentle

    ... motto, 'Overthrow the Ch'ing and Restore the Ming', refers to the original aim of restoring Han Chinese rule to China. Many of the initiation rituals, including incense, animal ... Singer turned sometime fashion designer Edison Chen Koon-hei also gave his five cents' worth, saying he owned a T-shirt which said 'F*** Bush': 'I think a T-shirt is a medium ...




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