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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US House to debate funding for NSA data mining

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia Debate comes six weeks after Edward Snowden's revelations US lawmakers will begin debate as early as Tuesday on whether ... to collect such information, the bill also requires that secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (Fisa) court opinions be made available to Congress and that summaries of those opinions be made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1289694/us-house-debate-funding-nsa-data-mining
  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Barrister's bid for injunction on chamber mates fails in District Court

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Austin Chiu

    ... they shared, a court ruling has shown. Winnie Chan Wing-ming, a barrister since 1992, had applied for an interim injunction to prevent her former chamber mates, including senior counsel Joseph Tse Wah-yuen, from forcing her out and cutting her access to the chamber's secretarial, messenger and administrative service. Her application was dismissed by District Court Judge Alex Lee, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406335/barristers-bid-injunction-chamber-mates-fails-district-court
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jailed prison officers lose appeal over beating

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 06:38pm

    ... some of the injuries could have resulted from a legitimate attempt to subdue Chen. But all three judges upheld the District Court’s conclusion that the number of injuries was beyond lawful ... evidence in court, leading to an unfair trial. One of the three appeal judges agreed with their claim but his colleagues outvoted him. A witness saw Chen rush into the jail’s consultation room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406262/jailed-prison-officers-lose-appeal-over-beating
  4. News - China - SCIENCE

    Revealed: The Chinese super-rat that roamed Earth 160 million years ago

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 08:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Colombia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Colombia Fossil of ancestor of modern rats discovered in China A fossil of the oldest known ancestor of modern rats - an agile creature that could climb, burrow and eat just about anything - has been unearthed in China, scientists said on Thursday. The newly named species Rugosodon eurasiaticus had flexible ankles for tree-climbing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1297082/revealed-chinese-super-rat-roamed-earth-160-million-years-ago
  5. News - China

    Vietnam president: We oppose China's nine-dash line claim

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:17am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia Vietnam’s president on Thursday voiced firm opposition to China’s claims in the South China Sea but declined to back a Philippine bid to take the row to a UN tribunal. On a visit to Washington, President Truong Tan Sang rejected China’s so-called “nine-dash line” through which it claims virtually all of the strategic sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1291061/vietnam-president-we-oppose-chinas-nine-dash-line-claim
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's top court rules that 2012 district polls were unconstitutional

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:51pm by BLOOM

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan's top court casts doubt on district polls Japan's top court yesterday held unconstitutional some district polls in the 2012 election that brought Prime ... chaos since no precedent exists, but few had expected the Supreme Court to do so. Yesterday's court decision leaves the issue of reforms in lawmakers' hands. Noting that changes made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1361352/japans-top-court-rules-2012-district-polls-were-unconstitutional
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former district councillor Edward Leung fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Ex-district councillor fined HK$15,000 for misdeeds A former district councillor unseated for breaching campaign rules during the 2011 district council ... the fine rather than a possible jail term, Leung said outside Kowloon City Court that he would not run for any more elections. Leung, 57, a candidate in the King's Park constituency of Yau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434324/former-district-councillor-edward-leung-fined-hk15000-misdeeds
  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Lanzhou court rejects residents' lawsuit over contaminated water

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:36pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... to the public each month. In a related matter, a Lanzhou resident represented by lawyer Wu Tianying sought legal action against Veolia Water in a district court. No decision was reached. The city ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Individuals don't meet legal criteria to sue on public's behalf for pollution Lanzhou court bars residents' lawsuit A Lanzhou court has said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1482831/lanzhou-court-rejects-residents-lawsuit-over-contaminated-water
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Police officer in race discrimination case was 'aggressive and threatening', court told

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:50pm by LO WEI

    ... a boy of Indian descent to admit assault, the District Court heard yesterday. Officer Hung Kai-kam arrested 11-year-old Arjun Singh at Wan Chai MTR station on January 6, 2010, after a Chinese ... brushed past her on an escalator, the court heard. Both called the police after Chan grabbed the boy's arm and would not let him go. Singh, now 15 and studying physics at King's College ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469100/police-officer-race-discrimination-case-was-aggressive-and
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Preacher who allegedly showered with boys 'unwise' but not guilty of indecent assault, rules court

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by JULIE CHU

    ... wound for one of them was cleared of indecent assault charges by a District Court judge yesterday. But Judge Josiah Lam Wai-kuen criticised Eric Wong Wai-ming, 48, for being "unwise" ... "The court is not concerned with whether a person dealt with a situation in the best way … [but rather with] whether the defendant has made an indecent attempt to molest the boys." Both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1467713/preacher-who-allegedly-showered-boys-unwise-not-guilty-indecent

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