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  1. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Ambrose Lam courted triumph, controversy as Law Society leader

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society head's comments on Beijing's white paper followed change of attitude on Occupy Central and success in Qianhai economic zone Ups and downs and U-turns of Ambrose Lam When Ambrose Lam San-keung was re-elected president of the Law Society in May, few would have predicted that a month later he would be at the centre ...

  2. Business - China Business - COMPETITION

    China slaps record 1.24b yuan fine against Japanese car firms for price fixing

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:35pm by Kwong Man-ki in Beijing

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com The mainland has fined 10 Japanese companies a record 1.24 billion yuan (HK$1.56 billion) for violating anti-trust law by fixing prices for automotive parts and bearings. The fines, the largest so far meted out by the pricing regulator, the National Development Reform Commission (NDRC), follow a global crackdown including in the United ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Woman's death reignites debate over lack of an overarching tree law

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:09am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com 'We should have learned the lesson,' says expert as falling tree kills woman Death shows up lack of all-inclusive tree law The lack of a single law governing trees and their maintenance has been put back in the spotlight after a pregnant woman was killed yesterday by a falling tree. Such a law was first proposed by University of Hong Kong tree ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Potion to up bra size may break trade laws

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by JAMES GRIIFFITHS

    ... say Potion to up bra size may break trade laws A heavily-marketed drink which promises women a "perfect heart-shaped chest" raises scientific and legal questions and could be in breach of trade description laws, experts say. Advertisements for Push Up Drink have been plastered across the MTR in recent weeks with claims it will help women with "a flat chest [or] ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Lawyer for Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim charged with sedition

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... and vice-president of Anwar's political party, was denounced by rights groups as a betrayal of the government's vow to scrap the tough sedition law. Prime Minister Najib Razak made the pledge in 2012 as part of broader election promises to relax his now 57-year-old government's authoritarian ways. But his government continues to use the law regularly, typically against government ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A BAD WEEK FOR ...

    A Bad Week for..., August 17, 2014

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by STAFF

    ... Ambrose Lam Solicitors passed a motion of no confidence in Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung. Lam came under fire after he praised the central government's white paper ... Yam Kin-fung, called it one of the most unexpected results in the history of Hong Kong professional bodies.   United Christian Hospital The hospital in Kwun Tong says it is investigating ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LEISURE

    'Leave us alone to enjoy the new park': Survey gives list of by-laws thumbs down

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Vivienne Chow

    ... is run by the city in partnership with a community non-profit group. Consultant Desmond Hui said most of those surveyed wanted minimal by-laws to manage the park. He said the park's staff should be facilitators rather than guards and the authority should clearly state the vision and mission of the park before drafting bylaws. Panel members said some by-laws would be inevitable, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by WASHPOST

    ... at Rice University in the United States believes we can do better. "Imagine a digital textbook where because I'm a different person and learn differently, my book is different from your ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Chinese newspaper accuses United States of backing Hong Kong separatists

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 04:05am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... crossed swords again over political reform in Hong Kong after a Communist Party mouthpiece accused the United States of taking advantage of the issue to push for the city's independence. Without directly commenting on the accusations, a spokesman for the US State Department said yesterday it supported democracy for Hong Kong in accordance with the Basic Law and the aspirations ...

  10. Top law firm requires unflappable secretaries

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in corporate law would like to recruit a new legal secretary in corporate and finance. '[This firm operates] offices in major financial and commercial centres across Europe, Asia and North ... studies and eventually obtain a law degree which would, subsequently, allow the person to take the law exam. ...




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