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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To win war against corruption, Xi Jinping must tackle the rot within the system

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 12:26pm by CURTIS CHIN

    ... Curtis Chin Curtis Chin says America's handling of its corrupt officials makes clear the need for rule of law To win war against corruption, Xi must tackle the rot within the system ... to fighting corruption underscore that China, for now, remains more rule by party, or "people", than rule by law. In the US, the conviction by a federal court of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1598616/win-war-against-corruption-xi-must-tackle-rot-within-system
  2. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iOS 8 system stops it accessing users' data even if police get warrant

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:21pm by WASHPOST

    ... tied to the release of Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8, is an engineering solution to a legal dilemma. Rather than comply with court orders, Apple has reworked its latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595454/apples-ios-8-system-stops-it-accessing-users-data-even-if-police-get
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Li Na, a winner on and off court

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Li Na, a winner on and off court Top athletes are known for their monumental will to achieve. They endure years of training and suffering- and sometimes injuries- to reach ... history after breaking away from the stifling state training system and won the 2011 French Open- the first Asian to lift a grand slam singles title. At home, she has made tennis popular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596403/li-na-winner-and-court
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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