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  1. Bo is a no-show at NPC session on criminal law

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Chongqing municipal party secretary Bo Xilai was conspicuously absent from yesterday's second plenary session of the National People's Congress. All of the 25 Politburo members except Bo attended the meeting to review a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedural Law, and no seat was reserved for him on the stage. The reason for his ...

  2. Warning on pirate threat to Asia route

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Hong Kong shipowners have warned that heavily armed Somali pirate gangs using large merchant ships as mother vessels could choke global trade between Asia and the Middle East and Europe unless governments take tougher action. Arthur Bowring, ...

  3. Crime fighter is humbled after fall from power

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... any weaknesses 'when dealing with criminal cases'. '[But] we don't seem that mature in politics, which [we] should take time to learn about,' he said. Wang, 53, once ... of procedural justice in the course of the anti-triad crackdown. About five months later, on March 3 of last year, he defended his vow to go after journalists, when questioned by mainland media ...

  4. Indian troops face trial for gang rape

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the high court. He accused top border force officials of persistently and deliberately stonewalling a full investigation as required by the Indian penal code and criminal procedure code. Mr Sinha ... child, but her husband drowned and the younger child is still missing. An Indian non-governmental organisation gave shelter to the woman and helped her file a criminal case against the five ...

  5. Piracy on the rise in South China Sea

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis The South China Sea is becoming a piracy hotspot with an increase in the number of attacks, two anti-piracy bodies said yesterday. The level of violence is also escalating in Asian waters, one of the regional piracy watchdogs said. But unlike ...

  6. Kidnapped: Life as a Hostage on Somalia's Pirate Coast

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julian Ryall Kidnapped: Life as a Hostage on Somalia's Pirate Coast by Colin Freeman Monday Books On the first night that Colin Freeman and Spanish photographer Jose Cendon are kidnapped by gunmen stoned to the eyeballs on khat, the amphetamine-like ...

  7. Tiptoeing around a powderkeg

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... influence both at home and abroad'. It ran another Chinese commentary yesterday stressing it is strictly a criminal case rather than a 'political fight', in an obvious effort ... the case because of concerns about its possible adverse impact on commercial ties. 'However, we need to make sure that they are told in relevant cases, and we will review our procedures.' ...

  8. Confucian scholar's detention confirmed

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in three months. Quoting Ge Liangzhi, party secretary of the CASS' Institute of Philosophy, the Beijing Times reported that Mr Zheng, a Confucian researcher, was put under criminal detention while completing immigration procedures to leave the country on June 10. After being held for seven days by the Exit-Entry Administration of the Beijing municipality public security bureau, he ...

  9. Main value of Sudan move is in the message

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The expected indictment of Sudan's president by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity will mark the first time the tribunal has sought the arrest of a head of state who is still in office. That underlines the scale of the humanitarian tragedy that has unfolded during more than five years of ethnic and religious conflict in Sudan's Darfur ...

  10. HK touted as risk service hub to tackle piracy

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis The growing menace of piracy on the high seas, including the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, could give Hong Kong the opportunity to develop as a special risk service and insurance hub for Asia. Steve Vickers, a former senior detective who ...




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