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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Proposals a welcome step to closing illegal guest houses

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:45am by SCMP Editorial

    ... stepped up with some 10,000 operations last year, convictions only number around 160, mainly because of difficulties in gathering evidence. Deterrence is further weakened by the low level ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hacking scandal should not give excuse to curb press freedom

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the 168-year-old News of the World tabloid. The revelations had a sequel in a London court on Tuesday. A jury convicted former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, who later became press adviser to Prime ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Japan still lags behind in child pornography laws

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be grounds for the sexual exploitation of children. There is a strong link between viewing child pornography and child sex abuse. A 2007 US government study found that 85 per cent of people convicted ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Civil rights lawyers have vital role to play in China

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... convictions. That is a necessary step, but so too is allowing people who feel that they have been wronged to have their cases fairly heard. Rights lawyers play a vital role in that process. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Could Hong Kong use some of Thatcher's 'conviction' politics?

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the economic freedom she fought for. One day, however, the city may have reason to reflect on one of her many memorable quotations: "I am a conviction politician... consensus seems ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Step up the battle against money laundering

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 02:47am by SCMP Editorial

    ... as officially reported. According to the government's Joint Financial Intelligence Unit, the number of people convicted for money laundering continues to drop, from 360 in 2010, to 140 last year. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beefed-up trade description law can help eliminate rip-offs

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:44am by SCMP Editorial

    ... cents may be small money. But the conviction is symbolic, in that it is the first time the tightened law has been applied since being introduced last July amid growing public concern over ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Thailand must follow democratic path or risk further chaos

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 03:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of being a proxy for her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, who governed from 2001 to 2006 until removed in a coup; he lives in exile in Dubai to avoid jail for a corruption conviction and has nurtured ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ballot box must rule in Thailand

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 02:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Thaksin or his allies have won every election since 2001. Amid violent protests, he was overthrown in a coup in 2006 and went into exile after being convicted of corruption in a controversial ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Thai king's birthday is a time for reflection

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of the country's well-being. Yingluck's brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, deposed in a coup in 2006 and convicted of abusing his power but hugely popular in the rural north and northeast, runs ...




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