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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Agile Property chief Chen Zhuolin arrested for indecent assault

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Last year, Forbes ranked Chen and his family in 75th place on a list of China's 400 richest, with wealth of US$1.34 billion. In July, a local rich list published by Money Week magazine named Chen and his family the ninth richest in China. ...

  2. Enforcement is key to environment law's bite

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... under scrutiny for possible adverse effects on the environment is one obvious way to limit the damage that is being done in China's development rush. But we cannot lose sight of the other ... on enforcement. Maintaining ecological balance in China will depend on action on other fronts as well. Too often these days, the environment is a low priority - if it is a consideration at all ...

  3. Environment watchdog shows it's ready to bite

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A mainland law that prevents development projects from proceeding until their impact on the environment has been assessed has rightly been hailed as a breakthrough. But when ... its reach. The tough action taken by the top environmental watchdog this week is, therefore, a positive move. The State Environment Protection Administration (Sepa) has ordered work on 30 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politics before justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JEROME A. COHEN

    ... April, straining China's relations with the United States. The charges for which Bo and Chen Kegui have been investigated are very different. Bo is allegedly implicated in his wife's ... while beating and wounding Chen and his family, threatened to kill him. Although the two suspects hail from opposite ends of China's political, economic and social hierarchies, they now ...

  5. Chen, wife indicted on new graft charges

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... chairwoman of China Development Financial Holdings, had given Wu NT$10 million in exchange for her seat as president of Grand Cathay Securities Corp. But the ex-president allegedly used his influence ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese prosecutors have levelled new corruption charges against ex-president Chen Shui-bian and his wife, Wu Shu-chen. The indictments yesterday dealt a fresh ...

  6. Chen's son-in-law faces 8 years' jail: prosecutor

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... admitted last week that he received NT$1 million worth of gift vouchers. The latest opinion poll by Taipei's China Times showed 65 per cent of about 1,000 Taiwanese surveyed believed Mr Chen ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's physician son-in-law has been charged with insider trading, in a high-profile corruption scandal that has further eroded ...

  7. Two developer suspects missing

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Two contractor-developers who allegedly paid the most bribes to former Macau minister Ao Man-long have gone missing. Macau police and graft busters could not find Tang Kim-man ... million to Ao, has also disappeared. It is in doubt whether Chen Dongsheng, who allegedly paid the third-highest bribe to Ao, will come forward as a witness. Yesterday, 19 witnesses summonsed ...

  8. Chen Shui-bian returns to prison after treatment

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung Jailed former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian returned to prison yesterday after a week of hospital treatment for cardiac problems. 'He has completed all necessary medical checks and relevant treatments, and doctors found him fit to return to prison,' said a spokesman for Taipei Prison, where Chen is serving a 17 1/2-year term for graft. Chen was taken ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gloomy outlook in campaign for mainland pollution laws

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... would give teeth to environmental watchdogs- were still absent. Wang Canfa, a professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, said the biggest problem was that air quality ... the premature deaths and huge economic losses caused by air pollution, because it had taken developed countries three to five decades to come to grips with their own smog problems. Repeated efforts from ...

  10. Mission to develop rule of law on mainland

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an integral role in the development of the rule of law, not only on the mainland but also in the region. Educationally and functionally, Hong Kong and the mainland are two different jurisdictions: the mainland is, nominally, part of the civil law tradition and Hong Kong has its roots firmly in English common law. 'Our mission is to contribute to the development of the rule of law ...




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