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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Trials begin of cleaners over Jakarta International School sex assaults

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... international schools, the first case to go to court in a high-profile scandal. The crisis at the Jakarta International School, which began in April with allegations that cleaning staff had assaulted ... was closed but prosecutor Rahima said afterwards that Iskandar had been charged under child protection laws and faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. The other cleaners accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580939/trials-begin-cleaners-over-jakarta-international-school-sex-assaults
  2. Business - China Business - EQUITIES

    Hunt for fraud at mainland firms made harder by China's secrecy laws

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:12am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Short sellers step up claims against firms but corporate documents are now tougher to obtain Hunt for mainland fraud made harder by secrecy laws ... companies is becoming increasingly difficult with China's tough secrecy laws. "It is not surprising we are seeing more cases of short sellers issuing reports on Chinese companies. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1587376/hunt-fraud-mainland-firms-made-harder-chinas-secrecy-laws
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Transparency and strong rule of law are key to fighting corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Such an interpretation may offer consolation to foreign investors, which recently have expressed concerns that Beijing was unevenly applying its anti-monopoly laws to harass international firms. Minzner is more ... Cathy Holcombe The same man leading the anti-corruption drive has initiated judiciary reforms, but it doesn't mean accused party bosses will get a fair trial Rule of law vs urge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593084/transparent-and-strong-rule-law-are-key-fighting-corruption
  4. News - World - SUDAN

    International pressure grows over pregnant mother sentenced to die for adultery in Sudan

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:28pm by GDN

    ... Sudan to adhere to international law. "We are concerned about the physical and mental wellbeing of Ms Ibrahim, who is in her eighth month of pregnancy, and also of her 20-month-old son, who ... The Guardian International pressure mounts over pregnant woman sentenced to die for adultery as she remains shackled with toddler son in Sudanese jail Mother facing noose 'must go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519696/international-pressure-grows-over-pregnant-mother-sentenced-die-adultery
  5. Hong Kong as a centre for international justice

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    ... under a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) and taken into custody for trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Bemba will be tried in the Netherlands, ... is in the forefront of other international anti-crime efforts. The ICC statute allows it to conclude co-operation agreements with states which are not parties. The Basic Law allows it to conclude agreements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639921/hong-kong-centre-international-justice
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - REGULATION

    Beating the bid-riggers: Angry homeowners use competition law to battle price-fixing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:43am by Benjamin Robertson, Elaine Yau

    ... realise they only have so much time to get compliant,” said Sebastien Evrard, a partner of law firm Jones Day. Construction sector firms with reputations to protect are auditing internal ... Benjamin Robertson and Elaine Yau A group of disgruntled HK homeowners is harnessing competition law to battle inflated costs from manipulated construction tenders Beating the bid-riggers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1592797/beating-bid-riggers
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443516/groups-urge-change-criminal-age-law
  8. News - World - SECURITY

    Criminal drones, corporate armies: Think tank looks to security's future

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by GDN

    ... criminal and terrorist groups are likely to find it easier to "gain, hold and use unmanned capabilities". Internal terrorist threats will likely continue in the Middle East and north ... The Guardian in London The future of security involves cheaper technology and a lessening of the sense of national identity, a British think tank predicts Criminal drones, corporate armies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552930/criminal-drones-corporate-armies-think-tank-looks-securitys-future
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Due diligence by IPO sponsors paramount

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:49am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Due diligence on IPOs paramount The recent case of mainland fashion retailer Fujian Nuoqi is a reminder of why the Securities and Futures Commission wanted to amend the law to make sponsors of initial public offerings criminally liable for defective prospectuses that mislead investors. The company revealed that its chairman had disappeared, before announcing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1583248/due-diligence-ipo-sponsors-paramount
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prohibit secret service torture of terrorism suspects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Torture of terrorism suspects will be specifically prohibited under Australian law after the opposition and other critics complained that officers should ... planned to indemnify Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) officers against all criminal offences committed in the course of their undercover work except for homicide, causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597895/australia-prohibit-secret-service-torture-terrorism-suspects

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