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  1. Justice chief under fire for 'gag' bid

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com The former director of public prosecutions yesterday rounded on the secretary for justice for calling on the public to keep quiet ahead of a forthcoming domestic helper's right of abode case. Grenville Cross (pictured) said the court was perfectly capable of making impartial decisions despite the heated public debate. He also blamed justice chief Wong ...

  2. Poetic justice for literary lawmakers

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong When it comes to literary skills, lawmakers trump government ministers, including the education chief. At the annual spring luncheon for lawmakers and officials yesterday, a team of three lawmakers outshone officials in a Lunar New Year-themed ...

  3. Justice secretary makes inaugural visit to Beijing

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung leaves for Beijing tomorrow for his first trip to the capital since he took office in October last year. Mr Wong will meet officials from a number of government departments and ministries during his five-day trip, including the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office. ...

  4. No pressure on Legal Aid, says justice chief

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie yesterday denied having pressed the Legal Aid Department to drop its planned judicial review against the police for trying to raid its ... since the Legal Aid Department dropped the planned legal challenge on Thursday, she said the issue was solved between the heads of the Legal Aid and Justice departments. 'In my department, ...

  5. Justice chief to pay visit to Beijing at weekend

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Elsie Leung denies reports that she has already tendered her resignation Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie will visit Beijing this weekend amid intensifying ... in the constitutional taskforce were tiring her and she wanted to retire. Miss Leung's spokesman confirmed the justice chief would attend an international legal conference from Sunday. She returned from ...

  6. A timely warning from the chief justice

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the chief justice is the closest the top judge gets to delivering a policy address. In recent years, Andrew Li Kwok-nang has commented in general terms on controversial issues. He diplomatically avoids any mention of the precise source of his concerns- but still conveys a strong message. This year, the chief justice clearly had the Link Reit affair in mind when he warned that judges ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the report 'Old panel should pick new chief executive' on page A3 on Wednesday, the words in the description 'justice chief' for Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie were inadvertently transposed. The error was made in the sub-editing process. ...

  8. Elsie Leung toasts new federation

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former justice secretary Elsie Leung Oi-sie, now the deputy head of the Basic Law Committee, attends the inauguration of the Federation of Guangxi Community Organisations in Wan Chai yesterday. Formed by 16 groups of Guangxi natives in Hong Kong, the federation hopes to strengthen ties between the city and the autonomous region, which is part of the pan-Pearl River Delta area. ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of people around earwigging, so there was a kind of limit to what one was going to say Former British justice minister Jack Straw, on his daily train commute with then newspaper editor Rebekah ...

  10. Military branch

    Posted Mar 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... About 3,000 people, including 1,000 PLA members, took part in Hong Kong's annual tree planting day, in Tung Chung yesterday. Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie joined senior People's Liberation Army members to create a greener city. ...




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