• Monday
  • July 14, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:29am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 943 for law in the united kingdom

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Signs of hope poke through grim omens

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in social housing. Laws that come into effect in March should end headlines about benefit claimants such as mother of four Francesca Walker, who was housed in a five-storey Notting Hill mansion. ...

  2. Lawmakers unite to urge review of rules on working in bad weather

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... as they are not legally empowering.' Labour minister Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the government always paid attention to workers' health and safety. 'Under existing laws, employers have ...

  3. Dirty air law to target machinery

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is misplaced. Under the proposed law, to be tabled next year, new mobile machinery with a certain power output will have to meet United States, European Union and Japanese emission standards ... Cheung Chi-fai The government is proposing a new law targeting street-level emissions. But not from cars or buses: the measure will regulate 'mobile machinery' ...

  4. United call for action over spam menace

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... warned. Businessmen, industry players and consumer watchdogs have overwhelmingly called for a law against senders of spam e-mail, as part of a package of measures to stop the tidal wave ... Group compared the fight against spam to the fight against global warming, saying: 'All countries have to unite to gain maximum effect.' Although it estimated that only 5 per cent ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three hotels for Ocean Park will help community Referring to the letter by the chairman of the Southern District Sustainable Development Group ('Don't develop Ocean Park at the expense of Wong Chuk Hang', June 16), there are some points we ...

  6. New engine idling law is a start- but only just

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... So, after 14 years of talk and negotiation, Hong Kong finally has a law regulating vehicles parked with engines running. It has been watered down so much by transport interest groups ... than done. The government has tended to favour voluntary measures over laws, preferring not to infuriate tax-paying employers. There is generally nothing wrong with this approach in an open ...

  7. Rescue effort unites Tibetans and Han

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Hundreds of Tibetan monks are working side by side with mostly Han rescue workers to find survivors in quake-ravaged Yushu county. Television footage and witness accounts revealed the role being played by monks joining the frantic search for su ...

  8. Our laws don't foster respect for environment

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is renowned for its sturdy rule of law and the strength of its judicial system, and rightly so. It is a source of the territory's competitive advantage that our laws apply equally to all people, rich or poor. But not all our laws work as well as they should- and that's especially true when it comes to environmental protection. While there are fines of up ...

  9. Irresolutions

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Peter Hill

    ... more, take up a hobby and generally be nicer to everybody. They aren't working. The diet pledge is the funniest. The Western world has never been so obese. Have you been to the United ...

  10. Dalai Lama changing tack, US cables show

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... and United Kingdom were examples of countries uniting for these reasons, while preserving national identity,' he was quoted as saying. The cables also revealed US findings that 'a widening ...




SCMP.com Account