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  1. Hush money only exacerbates unrest

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... seeking access to justice will exacerbate unrest not defuse it. If the central government has 500 billion yuan to spare, surely it has sufficient resources to allow its citizens find outlets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732419/hush-money-only-exacerbates-unrest
  2. Civil service seeks change in Macau

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A civil servants' group says Macau's next chief executive should be a legal expert experienced in government work, as a guessing game continues in the former Portuguese enclave over who will become its new leader. Jose Coutinho, president of the Macau Civil Servants Association, yesterday said the city had paid a heavy price for businesspeople running Macau over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664214/civil-service-seeks-change-macau
  3. ... while husband Zhang's underground writings defy the civil tone of the state's cultural watchdogs

    Posted Nov 07th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Standaert

    ... interest him while also making a living, Zhang works with and develops civilian theatre in Shanghai. 'In China, there are these little or petty civil people, there is no normal, large or great civil people,' he says. 'What is civil is very much despised, or condemned, so the civil tone is despised in the city as well. What I consider as 'civil' is just the basic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477187/while-husband-zhangs-underground-writings-defy-civil-tone-states-cultural-watchdogs
  4. Could Thailand be easing use of lese majeste laws?

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Roughneen

    ... of the iLaw Project, which monitors Thai freedom of speech on the internet, said blocking of websites increased during times of political unrest. 'During the protests of March-May 2010, the level ... freedom of expression obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.' Anxiety about what kind of speech will draw the attention of the authorities is completely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739334/could-thailand-be-easing-use-lese-majeste-laws
  5. Suspended jail term for 'grave' contempt of court

    Posted Dec 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A judge described the actions of a former police officer who made secret recordings in a witness waiting room as 'a singularly grave case of contempt of court' unprecedented in common law jurisdictions. Mr Justice Alan Wright handed do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734135/suspended-jail-term-grave-contempt-court
  6. Dissident upbeat on China after Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... on a friend's passport to observe labour unrest in the northeast but was detained on charges of espionage and illegal entry. He was jailed for five years. Despite his personal experience, Yang remains ... referring to the influence of Liu and Charter 08. Yang is not content with staying overseas and wants to return to China 'in about three or four years' time' to participate in civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734464/dissident-upbeat-china-after-nobel-peace-prize
  7. Dissident upbeat on China after Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... on a friend's passport to observe labour unrest in the northeast but was detained on charges of espionage and illegal entry. He was jailed for five years. Despite his personal experience, Yang remains ... referring to the influence of Liu and Charter 08. Yang is not content with staying overseas and wants to return to China 'in about three or four years' time' to participate in civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734475/dissident-upbeat-china-after-nobel-peace-prize
  8. Convicted robber asks court for right to vote from inside prison

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A convicted armed robber who threatened to blow up several banks in the mid-1990s wants the right to vote. Simon Chan Kin-sum, 32, who is serving a 12-year jail sentence for another, unrelated robbery, is asking the Court of First Instance t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648595/convicted-robber-asks-court-right-vote-inside-prison
  9. DAB candidate wins Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung The candidate from the government-loyalist camp won the district council by-election in Wan Chai yesterday. Jacqueline Chung Ka-man, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, polled 1,061 votes in the Canal R ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684430/dab-candidate-wins-wan-chai-election
  10. 1943- 1952

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from internment camps in Hong Kong and other Asian cities formerly occupied by the Japanese, they were processed by civil authorities or the Red Cross for repatriation. Berths were highly ... but conflicting evidence meant the charges were eventually dropped. The disturbances spread to Mongkok and shots were fired at police. After three days of unrest the trouble peaked on October 28, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433965/1943-1952

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