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  1. Insiders urge Civic Party to reform ahead of reshuffle

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The Civic Party is under pressure to review its direction ahead of a leadership reshuffle in December, with calls for reform building following its performance in last month's Legco election. Despite leader Audrey Eu Yuet-mee's ass ...

  2. Protection plan for buyers of new flats

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Home buyers will gain full ownership of unfinished flats as long as they continue to make mortgage payments under a Lands Department proposal to provide better protection to purchasers, Director of Lands Patrick Lau Lai-chiu told legislators yes ...

  3. Long stay

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Statutory boards have 137 appointed members who have served more than six years despite a regulation against lengthy appointments. Should we be concerned, when the government flouts its own rules? Write to us. ...

  4. Bar chief tries to calm critics of CPPCC post

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... of law,' Mr Yuen wrote. 'Members of the Hong Kong Bar Association will no doubt unanimously agree that we shall continue to stand united, as we did in the past, to defend the rule of law.' Countering criticisms that he rarely spoke out to defend the rule of law, Mr Yuen listed issues in which the Bar had expressed its views in the past year. They included the shortcomings ...

  5. MI5 accused of smearing top UK policeman

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agencies in London Security service suspected British officer born in Iran of spying for Tehran One of Britain's most senior police officers has accused MI5 of smearing him after it emerged this week that the security service told Scotland Yard it su ...

  6. A show that lacks any punch

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

    ... they will not bother to consult the Basic Law, which classifies district councils as 'district organisations which are not organs of political power... to be responsible for providing services ...

  7. Separate responses on academic freedom

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Universities and the public will also be invited to comment on the report prepared by Legco's secretariat for the education panel. It found that United Kingdom and New Zealand laws clearly defined academic freedoms. While Hong Kong enshrined the concept in its Basic Law, it did not include detailed definitions. The government was invited to attend last night's education panel meeting ...

  8. Parodies won't be exempted in law change

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... much controversy overseas and it took the United Kingdom years to look into the matter,' he said. Australia has included an exemption for parodies since 2006, while Britain has started ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Despite an outcry from internet users, the government does not plan to exempt parodies from legal liability when it amends the copyright law. It says demands ...

  9. 'Eunuch' Lam makes dignified exit

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of service 1978 Graduated from HKU, joined the administrative service in October 1983 Obtained a law degree from the University of London 1986 Called to Bar in the United Kingdom 1989- 1991 ...

  10. Top adviser urges state to stay out of rights row with US

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... nation, such as on the United Kingdom, France and Germany,' said Professor Yu, who is also commissioner of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Foreign Affairs ... Cary Huang in Beijing The State Council should stop issuing an annual report on the United States' human rights situation in retaliation for Washington's criticism ...




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