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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    No 'international norms' for electoral system mentioned in Basic Law, says CY Leung

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by Joyce Ng

    ... Not in the Basic Law The Basic Law does not stipulate that the city's electoral system must meet international norms, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, in remarks some scholars saw ... by Britain, had been carried over by article 39 of the Basic Law. "Local courts have cited the covenant in many cases when assessing whether our laws meet international norms," Tai, a law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580931/international-norms-not-basic-law
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court quashes 'Long Hair' appeal over filibuster

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com 'Long Hair' filibuster fight ends in top court The top court took just hours yesterday to put a stop to lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung ... for a two-day hearing, starting at 10am in the Court of Final Appeal. But at about 3pm, the panel of five judges announced the verdict. They had finished listening to the arguments presented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589616/top-court-quashes-long-hair-appeal-over-filibuster
  3. News - China - LEGAL REFORM

    China’s top judge says foreigners to be allowed into Chinese courts

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 11:57am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... have increasingly become embroiled in lawsuits in China and complained about the mainland’s secretive judicial system. Chinese courts typically refuse to release rulings, court dates and other ... President Xi Jinping’s government is willing to reform its court system as long as it does not threaten the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s overall control. In a sign of the government’s interest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581403/chinas-top-judge-says-foreigners-be-allowed-chinese-courts
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Courting the dragon: How Scotland is seeking to woo China

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... Standing on the brink of independence, Scotland is pulling out all the stops to win over China as it seeks to find its place in the world, writes Peter Simpson. Courting the dragon You ... the Summer Palace-sacking Earl of Elgin, James Bruce and Chinese court tutor Reginald Johnston, to name a few – left their tartan footprint on Hong Kong and China over the 19th and 20th centuries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1585089/courting-dragon
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Aircraft mechanic cut plane's wires to get revenge on boss, court hears

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... take-off, the plane's autopilot and satellite communications system would not have worked properly, prosecutor Frederick Chung told the court. Adjourning sentence to September 15, Judge Frankie ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Aircraft mechanic was angry at supervisor for telling him off over a mistake, court hears Teen cut plane's wires to 'take revenge on boss' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580647/aircraft-mechanic-cut-planes-wires-get-revenge-boss-court-hears
  6. Comment - Letters

    Gradually refine legal system to strengthen accountability

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by LETTERS

    ... the independence of the judiciary. I believe that the appeal system assures sufficient judicial accountability. If an individual is aggrieved by the court's decision, he or she can appeal to the upper ... Gradually refine legal system to strengthen accountability For many years, there has been much debate about the possibility of greater judicial transparency in Hong Kong. Instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1552892/gradually-refine-legal-system-strengthen-accountability
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese court rules against Fukushima operator Tepco in landmark suicide case

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... a government dispute resolution system, but has declined to say how many or how much it has paid. Watanabe, who had declined to settle out of court, said after the verdict: "I am satisfied ... Reuters in Fukushima Fukushima nuclear operator ordered to pay HK$3.65m in damages to bereaved husband Tepco loses landmark suicide case A Japanese court has ruled that Fukushima nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580940/japanese-court-rules-against-tepco-landmark-suicide-case
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong government's reform reports may face judicial review in court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Stuart Lau

    ... face legal challenge In the latest twist in the run-up to Beijing's assessment of the city's electoral reform next week, one Hongkonger has challenged in court two official reports ... bringing government decisions to court, via his lawyer and Democratic Party founding chairman Martin Lee Chu-ming SC. In his latest application for a judicial review, Kwok is also seeking a ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579483/hong-kong-governments-reform-reports-may-face-judicial-review-court
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Woman brings alleged rapist to court after 5 years of agony

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by JULIE CHU

    ... it might relieve her anguish, a court heard yesterday. The 30-year-old woman said Siu Wing-nin, 29, pushed her onto his bed and raped her when she went to his home in Sha Tin to borrow a camera from him on July 12, 2009. Siu pleaded not guilty to one count of rape when the case opened in the Court of First Instance yesterday. The woman said she did not report the alleged attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576271/woman-brings-alleged-rapist-court-after-5-years-agony
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Albert Yeung's court victory over Google shows need for law to adapt

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:32pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... to an improper curb on freedom of expression and whether he is abusing the court system by bringing a case in which the only people proved to have actually accessed the autocomplete results he complains ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says our internet freedoms are increasingly being challenged in court, not least in Hong Kong where a ruling against Google has underscored the need for our laws ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1576985/albert-yeungs-court-victory-over-google-shows-need-law-adapt

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