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  1. Hong Kong student falls to death at Taiwan university

    Posted May 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A 26-year-old Hong Kong woman studying at a Taiwanese university plunged to her death yesterday. The woman, surnamed Lam, was a third-year engineering student at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan. She was found dead about 3pm, the Taipei-based China Times reported. Initial police investigations indicated the student committed suicide, although no suicide ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong legal opinion divided on Edward Snowden extradition

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Joyce Ng

    ... Ngai-man, a professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, believes that the central government would not be able to intervene with a decision of the Hong Kong courts because the Basic Law also ... And one leading lawyer predicted that an extradition battle could drag on in the Hong Kong courts for anything up to five years. Under both Article 6 of the agreement between Hong Kong and the US ...

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    Hong Kong's rule of law in safe hands, says judge

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... will bow to no one but the law' Hong Kong's judiciary will remain as independent and well-respected as it is today regardless of what cynics may say, according to a top judge. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann did not specify which cynics as he highlighted the judiciary's critical role in Hong Kong's post-1997 prosperity. Now a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal ...

  4. UK's top judge talks at Chinese University

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the mainland's legal system, the line between government and the legislature, and the qualities needed in a judge. The talk capped an eight-day trip to the mainland and Hong Kong for British Supreme ... It was the first trip to the region for Britain's highest court, formed only two years ago to replace the Lords of Appeal in Ordinary. The judges visited courts on the mainland and in Hong Kong ...

  5. Hong Kong needs legal clarity on assisted suicide

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Grenville Cross The University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention reported last month that the suicide rate now stands at 13.6 per 100,000 people, and predicted ... hand. Grenville Cross SC, an honorary professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, is the vice-chairman of the senate of the International Association of Prosecutors ...

  6. Plagiarism in university law course angers legal community

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The legal community yesterday reacted strongly to reports of plagiarism in the Postgraduate Certificate of Laws (PCLL) programme at the University of Hong Kong, saying ... years ago. The Law Society advocated scrapping the programme in favour of a new course run by the legal profession. But strong objections by the University of Hong Kong and suggestions ...

  7. Failure to invest in updating flawed laws 'hurting Hong Kong'

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at the University of Hong Kong, said Hong Kong was very slow in changing laws. He said there needed to be an in-depth examination of how the administration produced legislation and formulated policy. ... Joyce Man Hong Kong's lack of investment in law reform is affecting its status as a financial and commercial centre. That's the view of the chairman of the Independent Financial ...

  8. Hong Kong deputies call for Basic Law's review

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... of the mini-constitution. 'It's necessary to give a timetable for the universal suffrage [in voting for] the chief executive and Legco because there are so many uncertainties in Hong Kong,' Mr Lee ... Minnie Chan and Dikky Sinn in Beijing Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress have for the first time urged the NPC Standing Committee to review and amend the Basic Law. ...

  9. Baptist University denies offer of job for imprisoned con man

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... court justices during a sentence review hearing on Tuesday that a Hong Kong university had agreed to hire Schmitt at a 'fairly senior level' upon his release. Schmitt, 63, is behind ... investigation yesterday, rejected the claim. 'Hong Kong Baptist University wishes to state that no job offer has ever been made to Mr Charles Schmitt by the University,' the institution said ...

  10. Man admits hiding spy cameras in women's toilets at university

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A former property agent has admitted installing two spy cameras in the women's toilets at the University of Hong Kong to gratify his sexual fetish. Lee Hung-fat, 30, who ... rucksack. He told police that he had 'picked up' the lost items and denied any knowledge of the drug, the court heard. Acting Principal Magistrate Douglas Yau Tak-hong, voicing worries ...




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