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  1. The long road to rendition

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... vice-chairman Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said three main areas in legal relations between Hong Kong and the mainland had been dealt with so far- 'the enforcement of arbitrational awards, the service ... Ravina Shamdasani While judgments in commercial cases will now be reciprocally recognised and enforced by Hong Kong and the mainland, there is still a range of jurisdictional issues ...

  2. Lawyers welcome small steps

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani and Fion Li Few benefit, and work may be for no fee Hong Kong lawyers and barristers welcomed the latest steps to open mainland legal services to the city's lawyers as small but positive steps. While Hong Kong lawyers qualified to practise on the mainland will now be able to act in matrimonial and succession cases 'relating to Hong Kong ...

  3. Justice secretary says HK can be regional legal hub

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Kong lawyers to take the mainland's legal qualifying exam, and allow Hong Kong law firms to form associations with mainland counterparts. Residency requirements in some cities will also be relaxed. Given the mainland's legal system has a relatively short history, it could use Hong Kong's experience to adapt more quickly to the competition and international business ...

  4. first person

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Chamber of Commerce, has lived in Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Frankfurt, Washington, Chicago and Hawaii. Having studied Chinese in the US in the 1960s, when visiting the mainland ... With a number of mainland cities shaping up, what reason do businesses have to remain in Hong Kong? I think the rule of law and institutional integrity, and an anti-corruption regime are terribly ...

  5. Consular missions on the rise

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... It is seen as a vote of confidence in HK The number of consular missions in Hong Kong has increased since the handover, and this is seen as an indicator of confidence in the city's future. There are 56 consulates-general and 51 honorary consulates in Hong Kong, 25 of which were set up after the change of sovereignty. There were 93 missions covering both types in 1998. ...

  6. Peers will elect young envoys to the UN

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... child-related issues, complete with motion debates and resolutions. The Hong Kong committee invited about 15 young people from child rights groups on the mainland, in Fiji, Cambodia and South Korea ... Ravina Shamdasani Two candidates will represent HK at a children's rights session in Geneva Hong Kong children will be represented at a session of the UN Committee on the Rights ...

  7. I've done all I can for jailed journalist: Tsang

    Posted Jun 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... to ensure Ching's interests as a Hong Kong permanent resident were protected. They asked mainland authorities to handle the case in a fair, open and legal manner. Association spokeswoman Mak ... the Hong Kong government ought to take a more active role in the Ching case. 'We do not want to interfere in the mainland legal system but the Hong Kong government owes a duty to all ...

  8. Etiquette guide a lesson in giving offence

    Posted Dec 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... 'There is some truth in the proposition that mainlanders have bad manners relative to what's accepted in the west and in Hong Kong to some extent, but everything is different in different ... that they are trying to promote awareness of a brand of high-quality goods but this is hardly classy.' ParisExchange, a boutique with branches in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore and Taipei, sells handbags ...

  9. Scales of justice still tipped in HK's favour

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Faith in the rule of law enables the city's legal businesses to thrive, writes Ravina Shamdasani A Hong Kong lawyer and arbitrator with vast mainland experience summed up the Special ... think they are complementary,' he said. 'The stock exchange here is very important to the mainland market and I think it will continue to be. So long as Hong Kong remains a key ...

  10. Calls renewed for reporter's release

    Posted Oct 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Media and press freedom groups have renewed their condemnation of the detention of Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong, whose imprisonment on the mainland entered its sixth ... Kong Journalists' Association chairwoman Cheung Ping-ling called for Ching's immediate release if mainland officials do not have sufficient evidence against him. If there was a trial, ...




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