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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    76-year-old ban on gay sex challenged in Singapore’s top court

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:39pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Lawyers say colonial law violates constitutional rights to equal protection Singapore's gay sex ban challenged Singapore's highest court yesterday began hearing ... the court's decision. "The majority of the population still favours the current legal framework," Law Minister K. Shanmugam said last month when asked about the case and its background. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554280/76-year-old-ban-gay-sex-challenged-singapores-top-court
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Watchdog stands by decision in iPhone case

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Court ruling will not lead to a new hearing into HKT's complaint of 'discrimination' Watchdog stands by decision in iPhone case ... a defeat related to the case in the Court of Final Appeal. The Communications Authority yesterday lost its bid to quash a lower court's ruling that its appeals board had jurisdiction to hear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561480/watchdog-stands-decision-iphone-case
  3. Sport - 2014 SOCCER WORLD CUP

    Suspect in World Cup ticket scalping ring Ray Whelan hands himself over to Brazil court

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:10am by Reuters

    ... in an investigation into the illegal resale of VIP World Cup tickets, surrendered to a Rio de Janeiro court on Monday, a court spokeswoman said. Whelan gave himself up to the Rio de Janeiro-state justice tribunal in downtown Rio and would be picked up by police, the court said. Rio state prosecutors have accused 12 people of engaging in criminal organisation, bribery, money-laundering and tax ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1554624/suspect-world-cup-ticket-scalping-ring-ray-whelan-hands-himself-over-brazil-court
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Women, watch your step: Apple store, Legco and courts identified in new 'up-skirt blackspot' list

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 02:03pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com More 'upskirt black spots' identified Law courts, the government headquarters and the Legislative Council are among 19 newly identified locations where ... headquarters building and the Tuen Mun and Fanling courts also put skirt-wearers at risk. But fellow lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan, of the Labour Party, said peeping Toms were the root of the problem, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553282/apple-store-legco-and-courts-identified-new-skirt-blackspot-list
  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    This city's legal system courts disaster for the poor

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... it This city's legal system courts disaster for the poor A barrister was sentenced to 3½ years' jail yesterday for what a judge said were "obnoxious" deals to buy into his clients' ... in dismay. The prosecution could find only one other case in the whole world of proceedings against champerty: a local solicitor whose conviction was quashed by the Court of Final Appeal last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1206555/citys-legal-system-courts-disaster-poor
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by STAFF

    ... a bigger role in the world financial system- to the detriment of the US-dominated World Bank and IMF.   Transgender people Transsexual people who have undergone a full sex-change operation are now allowed to marry in their chosen sex. This follows a court case in which a transgender woman called W who underwent the operation won the right to wed her boyfriend. However, transgender rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556685/good-week-july-20-2014
  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR warns of possible increase in work-related delays in signal upgrade

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Work could cause train delays but will make system more stable, rail operator says Signal upgrades may disrupt MTR MTR passengers were yesterday warned to expect more delays next year when the railway operator starts upgrading its signalling system. The news came after a week in which five disruptions lasting more than eight minutes hit the system ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563636/mtr-warns-possible-increase-work-related-delays-signal-upgrade
  8. News - World - COURTS

    US federal judge rules against California death penalty

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:21pm by AP

    ... delays have resulted in an arbitrary and unfair system. The decision on Wednesday by US District Court judge Cormac Carney represents a legal victory for those who want to abolish the death ... delay has resulted in a death penalty system in which very few of the hundreds of individuals sentenced to death have been, or even will be, executed by the state," Carney wrote. Since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555646/united-states-federal-judge-rules-against-california-death-penalty
  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    High management fees likely for single-block developments, say property specialists

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Olga Wong

    ... to their mortgage payments and more than those for at least one luxury estate. Buyers at Tin Lee Court in Tai O, a 19-year-old block of 85 flats converted from public rental to HOS, will pay fees ranging ... sharing high fixed costs such as those for maintenance of lifts and fire systems. But the case is only the tip of the iceberg, as many sites of less than a hectare are in the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558541/high-management-fees-likely-single-block-developments-say-property
  10. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

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

    ... landlords and the fact that HK never branches into anything other than property and banking and has an education system that rolls out drones and educated morons. Bharwani Hello- In 1950-1960, ... the streets. They should have created hawker zones and food courts all over Hong Kong. James Chou- The HKTV debacle demonstrated that the Hong Kong dream is only for established corporations. Kofi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1552890/whats-being-said-facebookcomsouthchinamorningpost

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