• Tuesday
  • July 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 8:14pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 94 for hong kong-mainland relations

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - China - LAW

    The Hague's law office in Hong Kong a 'gift' from China

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Hague legal office a 'gift' from China The opening of a prestigious international legal body's overseas branch in Hong Kong today can ... (HCCH) chose to open an office in Hong Kong. The HCCH is the world's foremost organisation for cross-border co-operation in civil and commercial legal matters. China is a member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1103954/hagues-law-office-hong-kong-gift-china
  2. News - China - LAW

    Zhang Sizhi, lawyer for detained journalist, points to legal breach by authorities

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:10am by Verna Yu

    ... briefing at the Hong Kong Book Fair. "They have already arrested Gao Yu on May 30, but as far as I know, up until now, [they] have not notified the family- this has seriously violated ... was detained. They also took several of his associates, including his niece and lawyer- Qu Zhenhong- into custody. Zhang, who is in Hong Kong for the recent publication of his biography, said: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555911/zhang-sizhi-lawyer-detained-journalist-points-legal-breach-authorities
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Corruption seen as 'socially acceptable': law professor

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law has expressed alarm at the erosion of the city's core values. Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun said yesterday the erosion ... said, referring to accusations of overspending against former Independent Commission Against Corruption boss Timothy Tong Hin-ming. "Hong Kong's success hinges on having a complete ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554971/corruption-seen-socially-acceptable-law-professor
  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Wedding bells ring for transgender people

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Those who have had sex-change surgery can marry in their chosen sex from today Wedding bells ring for transgender people Transsexual people who have undergone a full sex-change operation can marry in their chosen sex fro ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555449/wedding-bells-ring-transgender-people
  5. News - China - LAW

    New tribunal to review environmental lawsuits and offer advice to lower courts

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:36am by Li Jing

    ... The tribunal would review lawsuits related to pollution, mineral resources and ecological damage that are lodged with local courts, provide judicial guidance on such cases for lower courts, and draft ... courts at the local level. Out of about 11 million lawsuits heard by courts nationwide every year, only 30,000 were related to the environment. Litigators have long complained lawsuits launched ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546086/new-tribunal-review-environmental-lawsuits-and-offer-advice-lower-courts
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Aircraft sex pests set to face civil action in Hong Kong courts

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by Bryan Harris

    ... Passengers who sexually harass staff on Hong Kong aircraft could soon feel the weight of local law after the government yesterday announced a bill to clamp down on mile-high sex pests. Set ... attendants' work, the bill would also cover offences committed on a Hong Kong registered ship or aircraft while outside Hong Kong, the bureau said. Representatives from the aviation industry reacted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535849/aircraft-sex-pests-set-face-civil-action-hong-kong-courts
  7. News - China - LAW

    Chinese court hands down harsh jail sentences to New Citizen Movement activists

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 10:34am by Patrick Boehler

    ... said. Maya Wang, a Hong Kong-based researcher with Human Rights Watch, said the three were well-known for campaigning against corruption. "The local authorities have essentially used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1536010/three-new-citizen-movement-activists-xinyu-sentenced-prison
  8. News - China - LAW

    Pilot programme aims to improve quality of China's top judges and prosecutors

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:02am by Keith Zhai

    ... to improve how investigators were appointed to cases, the report said. Zhang Qianfan, a Peking University law professor, welcomed the suggested reforms. "The reforms aim for a relatively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1533639/pilot-programme-aims-improve-quality-top-judges-and-prosecutors
  9. Business - China Business - LAW

    Hong Kong investors at a disadvantage when firms with assets in China go bankrupt

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:07pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... prospectus in 2007 and documents related to its warrants in 2011. But even if the court rules in favour of the SFC, the firm's Hong Kong investors may not get back much. The firm has only HK$150 ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The 'one country, two systems' principle puts Hong Kong receivers at a disadvantage when dealing with assets held on the mainland Bankrupt mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1463814/hong-kong-investors-disadvantage-when-firms-assets-mainland
  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Transgender marriage legal by July even if government misses deadline

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... the judges are only giving the Hong Kong government 12 months. It shows that some judges at the Court of Final Appeal are [living in] an ivory tower," Tse said. "It would have been better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519694/transgender-marriage-legal-july-even-if-government-misses-deadline

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or