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  1. Judges' integrity vital, in and out of court

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... probably have remained largely unnoticed. However inappropriate it may seem, society seems to have accepted that both serving and retired judges can be drawn upon to handle certain non-judicial matters at the request of the executive branch of government as and when the need arises. This is primarily because judges- and the judiciary as a whole- enjoy a high degree of respect ...

  2. We depend on more than the courts for our rights

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of eight practitioners on charges of wilfully obstructing and assaulting police officers in the execution of their duty. The appeal judges said police must have 'reasonable suspicion ... of the Court of Final Appeal judges on issues concerning civil rights and freedom. Against the backdrop of gloom and doom over human-rights protections, developments in the city since the handover have ...

  3. Team Tsang treads lightly ahead of July 1

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... ammunition to mobilise a bigger crowd of marchers. Judging from the surge of public enthusiasm for the June 4 vigil, a bigger turnout on July 1 seems inevitable. Last year, 47,000 people marched. ...

  4. Team Tree should help build a green HK

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... and the community's concern. The public, however, will judge the new structure on its own merits- specifically, how it helps connect the disjointed government structure and does a better job in tree ...

  5. No room for violence in city's politics

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Although the assailants were convicted, the presiding judge expressed his belief that the mastermind behind the attack was still at large. As Hong Kong moves towards universal suffrage ...

  6. Flu response will test government's fitness

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that background, the threat of an imminent swine flu pandemic poses a tough challenge to the administration. The public will judge by deeds, not words, whether the pledges made by Mr Tsang and his ...

  7. Jailing activist shows contempt for rights

    Posted Apr 06th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... by the authorities' interpretation of what constitutes freedom of speech and subversion. Judging from Hu's articles and interviews, he was merely exercising the right to freedom of expression to which ...

  8. Reasons abound to keep candles burning

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of the pro-democracy protest and its aftermath so that the people can judge the decisions of the leadership. More important, the development of the nation since 1989 leaves much to be desired. True, ...

  9. We can't get to 2017 without 2012 reforms

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... constituency seats to be retained, though reconstituted to meet the criteria for universal suffrage. Judging from the government's gloomy assessment of the chances of achieving consensus ...

  10. Legco probe best hope for minibond mess

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... roles and responsibilities. Doing so would help set out a full picture for the affected investors and the general public so they could judge who, if anyone, should take the blame. More ...




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