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  1. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China’s top judge has said the ruling Communist Party’s decision to investigate former senior leader Zhou Yongkang demonstrates clearly that no party member is above the law, the semi-official China News Service reported. The investigation “fully illustrates that in socialist China no power exists outside the cage of the system, and party members will never ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581101/chinas-top-judge-says-zhou-yongkang-probe-proves-nobody-above-cage-law
  2. News - China - COURTS

    Chinese court postpones Yang Maodong trial after no show by rights activist’s lawyers

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:15am

    ... but to announce the postponement,” Lin said. Yang, better known by his pen name of Guo Feixiong, is a veteran activist pushing for greater political freedom and more civic engagement in China. He ... and Sun’s work echoed authorities’ stated policy goals, such as fighting corruption, so where’s the evidence they violated any Chinese law?” Sophie Richardson, China director at the human rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1590722/chinese-rights-activist-yang-maodong-remain-silent-trial
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Solicitor and wife of former dairy firm director jailed for laundering HK$230m

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:47pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... formerly known as China Jin Hui Mining Corporation- had raised HK$790 million to acquire 22 dairy farms in New Zealand. Via a number of transactions, HK$68.95 million eventually ended up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595988/solicitor-and-wife-former-dairy-firm-director-jailed-laundering
  4. News - China - COURTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti denies charges in separatism trial

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35pm by AGENCIES

    ... can carry the death penalty in China, but the wording of the indictment means life imprisonment is the heaviest sentence Tohti can face, said his lawyers. Prosecutors will argue that Tohti’s ... and nine Western diplomats including from Germany, Britain and Canada who travelled to Urumqi, in China’s far west, in attempts to witness the trial. Around noon, police blocked views of the street ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594663/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-denies-charges-separatism-trial
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui initially refused offer of chief secretary job, graft trial hears

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... his consultancy agreement with Sun Hung Kai in a bid to help Tsang come up with political achievements while serving out the remainder of Tung's term and get re-elected. SHKP co-chairmen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595625/rafael-hui-initially-refused-offer-chief-secretary-job-graft-trial
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former leader Tung Chee-hwa tapped Rafael Hui for government job, graft trial hears

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 01:40pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Anson Chan Fang On-sang resigned from the post. Tung's fruitless invitations came a year after Hui had quit the civil service in the face of what he said was greater intrusion by political factors in policymaking. "The civil service had seen the intrusion of more and more political factors and considerations," said Hui, whose last civil service post had been secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594574/former-leader-tung-chee-hwa-tapped-rafael-hui-government-job-graft
  7. News - China - COURTS

    'I was only trying to help': Peter Humphrey's letter to son insists China detective work was for public good

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:43pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... Corporate sleuth Peter Humphrey believes he worked for the public good by helping victims of crime, according to a letter seen by the South China Morning   Post that he wrote to his son Harvey from ... investigations for British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The couple founded a Shanghai-based risk consultancy called ChinaWhys, which has been closed. The letter, dated June 9, was passed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563060/my-work-china-was-public-good-detained-corporate-sleuth-peter-humphrey
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Trial told of Muslim power dispute

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by Lana Lam

    ... failed to give 21 days notice of the meeting. The notice was published in the South China Morning Post on January 19, 2010. Ernest Koo, for the plaintiffs, argued that one of the plaintiffs, Syed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1595529/trial-told-muslim-power-dispute
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Government guesthouses didn't suit Hui

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... by the central government were not enough for Rafael Hui Si-yan, who picked his own hotels and restaurants for gatherings of the nation's top political advisory body. The former chief secretary told his graft trial that he was "not used to staying in guesthouses" allocated to visiting delegates of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. The High Court also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593389/government-guesthouses-didnt-suit-hui
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Testimony that's music to the ears of the court

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by Stuart Lau

    ... point, Hui interrupted the interpreter when she failed to give the full Chinese name of the "Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference"- he had been a member of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591230/testimony-thats-music-ears-court

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