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  1. A city with some sway, if not hard power

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... as the quiet but well-regarded role of Hong Kong in international law enforcement organisations, prominently Interpol. Hong Kong's agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters ... by non-state entities, and engage in law enforcement co-operation with myriad partners and international organisations. Hong Kong's admission to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in 1986 ...

  2. Poll fight 'no excuse for rules breach'

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Tang's remarks because it only covered civil servants and guarded against disclosure of information related only to security, intelligence, defence, international relations and criminal ... In making a decision, public interest has overriden confidentiality.' He said the government's press releases only reflected the final decision of the government, not the internal ...

  3. Exemption for Tsang 'totally inappropriate'

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen would have been open to prosecution for accepting favours from tycoons under a law proposed by an independent committee ... recommendations as soon as possible, while Tsang's office welcomed them. Li's committee proposed making it a criminal offence for the chief executive to solicit or accept any advantage without ...

  4. When political change challenges our courts

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Cullen

    ... 3 of the Basic Law; relevant international rights covenants; and the Bill of Rights Ordinance. Hong Kong's superior courts have, using their constitutional-review powers, struck down a range of criminal law and civil law provisions for lack of compatibility with these instruments. These same courts have also presided over a rapid growth in applications for judicial reviews of government ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... chance and brings harmony to the world. I was sorry to see 'an eye for an eye' is still the preferred golden rule that overrides humanity and the law. It would appear that what international lawyers and human rights activists talk about in terms of international criminal tribunals and proper legal procedures is still largely confined to academic circles. It is a pity ...

  6. Legal intent

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is clear. As and when the Security Bureau formulates its plans, I would ask you to ensure that the draft laws are tightly drawn, and satisfy the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. ... chairman, High Court recorder and adjunct law professor, and this will stand you in good stead. Although some people have sought to paint you into a corner over your former membership of the Chinese ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... toward 'true communism' in Cambodia during its darkest days. Further afield, Beijing supports the Sudanese leader, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court and Zimbabwe's ... There would be dignity in formalising a more comprehensive safety net for fellow citizens who fall on hard times. The Basic Law says that Hong Kong shall not adopt socialism, but a compassionate ...

  8. Upright ways

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as quasi-ministers, Hong Kong officials put up a stellar performance in many international organisations requiring technical expertise in specialised areas. Be it the International Monetary Fund, the World ... embroiled in scandals involving alleged criminal conduct. Recently appointed secretary for development Mak Chai-kwong had to step down following accusations that he made fake claims for tenancy ...

  9. Tsang urged to explain

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the Independent Commission Against Corruption, seeking an investigation into whether he had breached anti-bribery laws. The lawmakers' invitation to Tsang comes after Legco's pro-establishment ... Donald Tsang had raised international concern after overseas media carried reports on the matter. In its complaint to the ICAC, the League of Social Democrats demanded it investigate whether ...

  10. What a ride it's been

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... New York via Vancouver is the first commercial flight to touch down at the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok at 6.25 am on July 6. Within hours of that first flight, though, ... there. In one of the world's most audacious criminal exploits, Big Spender hatched a plot to kidnap a string of the richest figures in Hong Kong. In the end he kidnapped Victor Li Tzar-kuoi, ...




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