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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China adds valid voice to shaping international order

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Phil Chan

    ... States invariably justifies its domestic and foreign conduct on the basis of its interests and its laws. In its messy relationship with the European Union, the United Kingdom emphasises British ... When the United Kingdom changed its law to deny us British citizenship, there was little international outcry. Every state has its characteristics, traditions, and pretensions. Wholesale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1294768/china-adds-valid-voice-shaping-international-order
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - Rule of law

    Interpreting the rule of law

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 06:56pm by Peter Henry Goldsmith

    ... these issues.  Further, I have indeed had to think hard about the rule of law especially during my time as Attorney General in the United Kingdom. I took office three months to the day before 9/11 ... in 1885.  He did not, however, invent the ideas lying behind it.  Nor even was he the first to use the expression as Lord Bingham Former Senior Law Lord of the United Kingdom (and former member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1636609/interpreting-rule-law
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Securing the rule of law at sea

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:03am by Shinzo Abe

    ... countries, including every Asean member country and the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, and France, among others. All of them know that Japan stands for the rule of law ... systems. Though the pace of such changes varies from country to country, the idea of the rule of law has taken root. And that means that the region’s political leaders must ensure respect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1524357/securing-rule-law-sea
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a dedicated anti-trafficking law

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:26pm by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... In the United Kingdom, Home Secretary Theresa May revealed last November that, notwithstanding Britain's Tier 1 grading, the number of victims of slavery (often young Asians) had, incredibly, risen ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says we must act, given our role as a transit and destination city for forced labour A dedicated anti-trafficking law will ensure Hong Kong pulls its weight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1445245/hong-kong-needs-dedicated-anti-trafficking-law
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Freedom will triumph, in Hong Kong and elsewhere

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:50pm by Chris Patten

    ... of an international agreement with the United Kingdom (tabled at the United Nations) known as the Joint Declaration. That agreement guaranteed Hong Kong's way of life for 50 years under Deng Xiaoping's slogan "one country, two systems". The rule of law and the freedoms associated with pluralism- due process and the freedom of speech, assembly and worship- were to remain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554684/freedom-will-triumph-hong-kong-and-elsewhere
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Beijing's fear of separatism looms large in Hong Kong's political reform

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:32pm by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... perspectives. Like in Hong Kong, the political rift in the United Kingdom has been exposed. While 55 per cent of Scots voted to keep the union, some 1.6 million of them voted for independence. Disappointed Scottish nationalists are pressing for maximum devolution while Westminster hints at barring Scottish politicians from voting on English laws. Indeed, ripples of separatism and self-rule ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1610667/beijings-fear-separatism-looms-large-hong-kongs-political
  7. Comment - Blogs

    The intriguing Direct Property Group

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 04:46pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... contained herein are not applicable to purchasers located in the United Kingdom, Australia or United States of America.” This raises several points: why, if they operate here, are they not subject to Hong Kong estate agent laws? And secondly, why are they selling UK, European and US property to Hong Kong buyers, but not to purchasers in those countries? Surely there would be demand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1321400/intriguing-direct-property-group
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Democracy and constitutional change the winner in Scottish vote

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:40am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and the breaking up of the United Kingdom prevailed comfortably, it does not reflect the ultimate significance of a campaign that took a dramatic turn towards the end. It has already had profound ... was galvanising. The three main British political parties, the Conservatives, their Liberal Democrat junior partners in government and the opposition Labour Party, united in a belated response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1596402/democracy-and-constitutional-change-winner-scottish-vote
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 12, 2014

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:27am by LETTERS

    ... Law. Neither President Barack Obama nor Prime Minister David Cameron achieved office through public nomination and both the United States and the United Kingdom are widely regarded as models of universal suffrage. And while people may worry that the nominating committee process could be used to manipulate the election outcome, one cannot cherry-pick a law that underpins many freedoms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1446570/letters-editor-march-12-2014
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World is watching the outcome of Hong Kong's democracy fight

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:01pm by ANSON CHAN

    ... under Basic Law World is watching When Martin Lee and I decided to undertake our recent trip to the United States and Canada in response to invitations from the Asia Society and the Asia Pacific ... Nations, for which the United Kingdom and China solicited the widest possible international support. While it is primarily the responsibility of the two signatories to ensure that its terms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1495714/world-watching-outcome-hong-kongs-democracy-fight

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