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  1. Letting legal knowledge cross borders

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The one country, two systems policy preserved the judicial system of Hong Kong as it was under colonial rule. As bonds between Hong Kong and the mainland have become tighter, integration ... all of which are related to the work that they have been doing,' he said. Currently, CityU's School of Law runs three Chinese judges programmes- the JSD (Chinese Judges), the Master ...

  2. Villagers' protest crossed the line

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fuk-yuen, has illegally occupied government land, some of it in Tai Lam Country Park, for 18 years. Lands officials did not follow up repeated warnings with prosecution. Prompted by a critical report by government auditors, officials moved in a month ago to remove structures from the country park. Dozens of protesters eventually dispersed without serious incident. Regrettably, they did ...

  3. Truck runs into shop, kills woman

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... crossing a two-lane section of Queen's Road West, hitting a woman and crashing into the grocery store. Witnesses said the 84-year-old woman was trapped by the truck's rear wheel. She ... running backwards when it was unhooked,' said Kwan, who works part-time for the towing company. 'I tried to jump into the driving cabin to stop it, but failed,' he said. 'I ...

  4. Man seriously injured in hit-and-run

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Police are investigating a hit-and-run case in which a 22-year-old man was seriously injured while crossing a road in Jordan yesterday. A car struck the man at the junction of Nathan Road and Argyle Street at about 2am, but the driver did not stop. The man was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital, where he was in serious condition. Two women who said they were passengers later ...

  5. Taxi driver jailed for fatal hit-and-run

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A taxi driver who killed an elderly woman in a hit-and-run accident in Tuen Mun was jailed for four months and fined HK$2,000 yesterday. Tse Kwok-wah, 44, hit the 63-year-old woman on a pedestrian crossing near Ming Kum Road on February 3. Tse, who pleaded guilty at Tuen Mun Court to dangerous driving causing death and failing to stop after an accident, was also ...

  6. Inspiration for tackling cross-border crime

    Posted Jan 12th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into account local history, traditions and values. Cross-border prosecutions are therefore rare and involve complex issues. But in a globalised world where people and goods have a freedom to travel between borders, there is also an increasing risk of sophisticated schemes facilitating cross-border crimes. There is an increasing need to define certain acts which are considered unlawful by all ...

  7. Ai's arrest crossed a line, says graffiti artist

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after she heard about Ai's arrest. 'I'm not very politically sensitive normally, but this really touched some core values- there's a line that should not be crossed ... runs a bookstore and artists' co-operative in Wan Chai, has created a poster based on a hand-written message that Ai's mother wrote after he was detained. 'If more and more ...

  8. Sino-US gun running ring foiled

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the death penalty. Last month, the Ministry of Public Security announced the arrest of 14 suspects who allegedly smuggled dozens of guns into the country from Southeast Asia. During yesterday's ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif will inherit a country torn by terror and turmoil

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by SYED FAZL-E-HAIDER

    ... one civilian government to another in the country's troubled political history. Being in government will not, however, be a bed of roses for Sharif at a time when the country faces ... The country's current account deficit continues to widen, while foreign investment is declining. There are fears that Pakistan could default in the next few months. Short term, the government will have ...

  10. You can run, but you can't hide from justice

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to enforce the law against politicians and officials in countries where the government could not or would not try them in the local courts. The Rome Statute creating the International Criminal Court (ICC) was signed by over 150 countries in 1998, with effect in 2002. The ICC has no jurisdiction over crimes committed before it was created, so Mladic will go before the tribunal for the former ...




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