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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Veronica Shiu wins Miss Hong Kong title (thanks to 'one man, one vote' system)

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by SAMUEL CHAN, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the winner- but not before a panel of celebrity judges had served as a nominating committee to screen out seven of the 10 finalists. More than 200,000 viewers cast their ballots via the contest's ... the public voting system but some viewers complained that this year the adjudicating committee had been given too much power; previously the public and judges had a 50-50 weighting of votes. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582600/has-beauty-pageant-set-tone-2017
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... fellow Christians of the Biblical imperatives to "love your neighbour as yourself" and "judge not, lest you be judged". "My concern is that Christians- zealous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mourners pay tribute to ex-top judge Simon Li Fook-sean

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mourners pay tribute to ex-top judge Simon Li A low-profile memorial service was held yesterday to pay tribute to the man who was the first Chinese Hongkonger to be chief justice in the days of the British rule. Dozens of close relatives and friends gathered for a sober vigil to remember late top judge Simon Li Fook-sean, 91, who died of heart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1183831/mourners-pay-tribute-ex-top-judge-simon-li-fook-sean
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Solicitor specialising in rights cases warns would-be sit-in participants that judges have been coming down hard on protesters Lawyer cautions Occupy ... people conduct themselves “in a disorderly, intimidating, insulting or provocative manner” or provoke other people to “commit a breach of the peace” – or police judge that a breach of the peace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564144/participants-occupy-central-should-not-underestimate-legal
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... stated that judges were administrators and as such had a "basic political requirement" to love the country. It suggested judges had a responsibility to "correctly understand ... and transsexuals. Meanwhile veteran Beijing loyalist Elsie Leung Oi-sie said it would be a "misunderstanding" to believe that asking judges to be patriotic would damage judicial independence. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... yesterday as a member of the Law Society proposed a vote of no confidence in society president Ambrose Lam San-keung after he praised the document. Beijing stated in the paper that judges were administrators and as such had a "basic political requirement" to love the country. It also suggested that judges had a responsibility of "correctly understanding and implementing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall Japan: The Paradox of Harmony by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer Yale University Press 3.5 stars Julian Ryall A book, as we all know, should never be judged by its cover, but the image on the cover of Japan: The Paradox of Harmony is appropriate. And frightening. It is of up and down escalators full of young graduates- all straight ties and sober business suits- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online community still unhappy with proposed changes to copyright law

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by LO WEI

    ... makers, Joe Lam Cho-shun, chief executive of the popular Golden Forum website, said many in the online community were still worried. "It's like it will all depend on judge's rulings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530313/online-community-still-unhappy-proposed-changes-copyright-law
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong more miserable than many of its neighbours, index shows

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by KC NG

    ... and democracy when we judge if a place is miserable or not." On the index, the higher the rating, the greater the misery. Researchers gave Hong Kong a rating of 10.1, making it less miserable than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501952/hong-kong-more-miserable-many-its-neighbours-index-shows
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tributes paid to 'Uncle Six', the symbol of a generation

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:38pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Hordes converge on Shaw Brothers Studios to remember man who was all things to all people Tributes paid to 'Uncle Six', the symbol of a generation Sir Run Run Shaw meant many things to many people, judging from the accolades that flowed in yesterday at a public memorial service in tribute to him. His passion for show business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1407581/tributes-paid-uncle-six-symbol-generation

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