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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Transsexuals call for laws to help minorities

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Joyce Ng

    ... sexual minorities in Hong Kong. Top of the list are new laws against discrimination, W and fellow transsexual Mimi Wong said after yesterday's landmark ruling by the top court. W, who ... the court decision was not enough. "The government should have laws to safeguard transsexual women from discrimination," she said. One example, she said, was some employers' ...

  2. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... the law, the semi-official China News Service reported. The investigation “fully illustrates that in socialist China no power exists outside the cage of the system, and party members will never be allowed outside party discipline and national laws”, Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court, was quoted as saying on Tuesday. The party announced on July 29 that it had launched ...

  3. 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 The communications watchdog is standing by a decision to reject a complaint accusing Apple of "discrimination" over barring iPhone 5 users from Hong Kong Telecommunications' network after ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Erwiana case: boss loses separate trials bid

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, despite objections from her defence that it should be heard at a separate trial. Law Wan-tung, 44, will face an additional charge of failing to acquire insurance for Erwiana when her trial takes place in December, Judge Amanda Woodcock ruled at the District Court. Law was already facing 20 charges; 10 of assault on Erwiana and two other Indonesian domestic ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    HKTV asks High Court to quash government’s rejection of bid for broadcast licence

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:09pm by JULIE CHU

    ... and the Executive Council had also failed to discharge their common law duty to provide adequate reasons for the decision to refuse HKTV a licence. The company had then been precluded from amending its ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Solicitor and wife of former dairy firm director convicted of laundering HK$230m

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

    ... A representative of that company then transferred HK$73.3 million back to a National Dairy representative, who wrote a cheque for HK$68.95 million to Wu's law firm, Fred Kan & Co. Wu ...

  7. 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

    ... of Hongkongers, interpret the Basic Law wrongly and have been compiled selectively by the government. The arguments are put forward by Cheung Chau islander Kwok Cheuk-kin, who has made a name for himself ... "cannot be found in the [1984 Sino-British] Joint Declaration, the Basic Law or any other law", the application, lodged yesterday, said. Kwok's action comes just three days before ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui received HK$3m as ‘reward’ for help in obtaining loan, court told

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:43pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Hui received HK$3m as 'reward' for loan help Rafael Hui Si-yan received HK$3 million from Law Cheuk as a "commission" and "reward" for helping the latter obtain a HK$550 million bank loan, the High Court heard yesterday. But Law- about whom nothing has been revealed but his name- was deemed irrelevant to the inquiry ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mystery man who paid HK$3 million to Rafael Hui Si-yan named in trial

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:31pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Mystery man named in Hui trial A man named Law Cheuk was the mystery person who gave Rafael Hui Si-yan HK$3 million to pay rent on his Happy Valley flats just before he became chief secretary in mid-2005, the High Court heard yesterday. The man's identity was revealed by ICAC investigator Hazel Law Pui-man, after she testified on Monday ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Businessman Balram Chainrai's ex-secretary faces 11 new counts of theft and fraud

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by CHRIS LAU

    ... at Eastern Court, as the prosecution applied to consolidate its case with that of another defendant, Law Ka-shing. Law is accused of helping Tong launder money from the alleged theft and fraud. Law ... Chainrai, and more than HK$3 million from unnamed persons, according to a court document. The court also heard that from 2007 to 2010, Tong and Law had laundered up to HK$1 million with three ...




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