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  1. Cyber criminals gigabytes ahead of HK laws

    Posted Mar 29th 2010, 12:00am by Glen Norris

    ... of reported computer crimes- are brought to justice. Questions are now being raised about whether Hong Kong's cybercrime laws are falling behind international trends and whether this poses ... 1993'. Hong Kong's laws appear largely powerless to prevent the growing scourge of identity theft, which often allows cyber criminals to defraud the victim and third parties ...

  2. Groups urge change in criminal-age law

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14. Members told legislators yesterday Hong Kong's treatment of juvenile suspects was still out of line with international legal trends despite the government having raised the minimum age of criminal responsibility from seven to 10 last year. They also criticised police for failing to refer unruly children under the age of 10 to social services ...

  3. Criminals 'light years ahead' in networking

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Prosecutors lag far behind criminals in networking with their international counterparts, a conference heard yesterday. Francois Falleti, president of the International ... and promote a high standard of operations. 'The criminals have moved on. They are light years ahead. They talk to each other all the time,' said Barry Hancock, general counsel ...

  4. Criminal probe launched into HKU student's death

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi and Jennifer Ngo Police launched a criminal investigation into the death of the University of Hong Kong student Joseph 'Joey' Basha after it emerged that his wallet ... in 2008. He started studying for a master's degree in international and public affairs at HKU this year. Active in the local music scene as the guitarist and lead singer of indie band ...

  5. Three criminal complaints for ICAC officers justified

    Posted Jul 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and was sentenced to 100 hours of community service on each charge, to run concurrently. On three other criminal complaints, two were unsubstantiated and a third was withdrawn. The ICAC's internal ... officers substantiated last year. They were among three criminal complaints and two non-criminal complaints found justified by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. In the child-abuse ...

  6. Securities watchdog to prosecute first criminal insider dealing case

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... the SFC could not release the names involved as it was bound by the law that all information related to a criminal charge could only be read in court. The hearing will mark the first criminal ... outside Hong Kong's jurisdiction generally cannot be prosecuted. This may explain why it has taken the commission five years to initiate the first criminal charge after the law ...

  7. Amendments to criminal law need greater detail

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei Despite being blanketed in controversy, the mainland's amended Criminal Procedure Law was passed by legislators last month with clauses that rights advocates find troubling ... comply with the law. The first is the 'Beihai four lawyers' perjury case, which points to how the new article 73 of the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) on residential surveillance could ...

  8. I'm not nearly as bad as they say: man accused of daughter's rape

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung An American awaiting extradition to the United States to answer charges of raping his daughter and distributing footage of it online has said he never hurt or threatened his 'pretty little tiger'. Commenting publicly for the first t ...

  9. Criminal-law changes disappoint

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing tzewei.ng@scmp.com A second set of draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, tabled last week in the nation's legislature, answer some concerns raised ... a professor specialising in the Criminal Procedure Law. 'We've been working since 2007 towards giving the defendant one more chance to speak to a judge, but now we are suddenly taking a step ...

  10. Court is right to seek Sudanese leader's arrest

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The issuing of an arrest warrant for Sudan's president shows that even holding the highest office does not put a suspected war criminal beyond the reach of international law. Judges of the International Criminal Court have found that Lieutenant General Omar al-Beshir has a case to answer on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Human-rights activists are celebrating a clear ...




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