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  1. Comment - Letters

    Collaborative practice focuses on common ground in family disputes

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and judges, deal with the welfare of the children. While in courtrooms, judgments are based on "access, custody and control" of children, parties in the collaborative process might focus on the "care and upbringing" of their children. Flexibility is encouraged. Also, an anchor statement is drafted as a guiding agenda at the beginning of a case, so parties can be more focused, less ...

  2. HK a focus of rendition case

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to talk to. It is understood their questions will focus on whether Ying was the key decision-maker on the rendition, or whether other officials were involved. Other questions will concern ...

  3. New focus on Lockerbie bomber

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guy Haydon What? American and British investigators stepped up demands this week to have access to convicted bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi in Libya to assess his health and question him about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing. But yesterday their calls ...

  4. Inspectors focus on dishonest bosses

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Labour officers will step up inspections to catch employers who make use of self-employment contracts to evade their responsibilities relating to workers' rights and benefits. A spokesman for the Labour Department said there was no conclusi ...

  5. Reformers focus on sex-crime register

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Public consultation likely by year's end A public consultation on setting up a register of sex offenders could be available by the end of the year now that members of a Law Reform Commission subcommittee have decided to focus on this issue in response to growing public concern. The commission's subcommittee reviewing sexual offences was formed in June ...

  6. Murder inquiry focuses on air-con technician

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating whether an air-conditioning technician is linked to the killing of a Thai businesswoman whose body was found in Revenue Tower, Wan Chai, in 2005. Detectives handling the inquiry into the murder of 40-year-old Charitar ...

  7. Police focus on theft-weary village

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok and Joshua But Police have stepped up patrols at a village in Fanling that has been the repeated target of burglars in the past few months. In the most recent incident in Yuen Leng Tsuen, a villager alerted police after seeing two men attempting ...

  8. Police chief promises new focus to combat surge in robberies

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... efforts to prevent theft-related crimes had been inadequate. 'It is mainly because much effort was [focused on] educating Hong Kong people about deception on the street,' he said. ...

  9. Lawyer switches focus from the practice to the word of law

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sam Spiro Not many lawyers would be willing to give up a lucrative legal career to enter the world of publishing, but that is exactly what Jojo Mo did. Ms Mo quit her position at a Hong Kong law firm about two years ago to enter the ever-expanding arena o ...

  10. Laws should focus on punishment

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'A snatching incident in Guangzhou' (July 21), in which a reader told of a mobile phone being ripped from the neck by a thief on a motorbike. The correspondent explained that in the past security guards would disc ...




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