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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Transsexual in top court bid to marry her boyfriend

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... woman who twice lost her court bid for the right to marry her boyfriend took her battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Lawyers for the woman, 37, who has had a government-subsidised ... of marriage. She lost her judicial review in 2010 and her appeal in 2011 before the Court of Appeal granted her permission to take the case to the top court because it involved great public importance. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... degree of autonomy. Kwok called on participants to dress in black for the march, which will travel from the High Court to the Court of Final Appeal. There have been two similar protests ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Falun Gong ignores requests and posts new banners in city

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Jolie Ho and Simpson Cheung

    ... not say what action would be taken on the newly erected banners. The Court of Final Appeal ruled in 2004 that eight Falun Gong practitioners staging a protest outside the Central Government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joanne Leung raises transgender awareness

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:17pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... born a man, who won the right to marry her boyfriend, shows that at least the Court of Final Appeal recognises it as a human rights issue. But society is still a little slow to follow. “Society ... with the name Donne, felt she should be a girl. But it wasn’t until four years ago that Leung completed the sex-change surgery that would finally make her at peace with herself. While Hong Kong society ...

  5. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Chinese hit-and-run driver caught after 30km chase as radio listeners join police manhunt

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 01:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A hit-and-run driver who led police on a 30km chase across a central Chinese city was finally caught when members of the public helped to track him down. ... a description of the vehicle and appealed for help from the public to catch the driver. Listeners began to call the radio station with reports of the BMW’s location, with the 912 host broadcasting live ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers can't afford to fall ill in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Those appealing against their rejected applications to stay don't get medical fee waivers, putting them in debt if they fall ill Treated like asylum seekers? Ailing asylum seekers and torture claimants still appealing against their unsuccessful applications to remain in the city say they are turning to hospital emergency services ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... coming before the judiciary,” Man said. “My advice is that protesters should not underestimate the legal consequences.” But Man added that there have been many instances where the appeal courts ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Father who allegedly left learning disabled son, 11, in Singapore could face extradition

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:21pm by Clifford Lo

    ... The Singapore Police Force made a public appeal for help to find the boy's family as he did not respond when they asked him for his personal details. After days of investigation, they sought help ... alleged offence was plotted in Hong Kong and the boy was taken to Singapore from here," a Hong Kong police source said. "Under these circumstances, the suspect should be tried in court ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... "ISS, shame, shame!" and displayed banners reading: "No money for the poor- but money for the law courts!" The protest organiser, Refugee Union, called on the government to take ... executive director Cosmo Beatson said he welcomed the defamation lawsuit as it would "finally open the door for hundreds of refugees to make their complaints heard". "I challenge ...

  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Pritzker Prize for Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who builds in cardboard

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse   Average US home size rises Is America's love affair with big houses finally over? Yes and no. Last year, fewer big houses were built, ... feet. The appeal of ever-larger "average-sized" houses can be explained in large part by the changing pool of new-home buyers, observers say. Last year, the number of first-time buyers ...




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