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  1. Crude and rude - and fans love it

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Filmmaker Wong Jing is proud to say he gives audiences what they want, not what they need, and his success looks set to make him a winner at the 20th UA awards A director famous for using crude toilet humour and excessive sex and violence is being hailed ...

  2. 'Man of the people' will always find the time for protests

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Despite the long hours and the slow progress of labour law changes, Mr Lee remains optimistic and even believes his work helps to keep his family together. In fact, the legislator - who met his ...

  3. Anti-smoking law 'against the Basic Law'

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tobacco giant Mild Seven claims the government's proposed anti-smoking legislation is against the Basic Law and WTO agreements. The government proposes a bill that would ... The company said the proposal was against Article 6 and Article 105 of the Basic Law, which state the government cannot exploit company assets or cause a company to suffer economic loss. The company ...

  4. Chen says unity law is a law of aggression

    Posted Mar 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... legislation passed on Monday by the National People's Congress as an 'aggression law'. After two days of silence on the law, Mr Chen again called for a million people to take ... of the aggression law, despite opposition from the international society, will only further divide cross-strait relations and the people from the two sides of the Taiwan Strait,' he said. He said ...

  5. Gay law ruling

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What is your view of a judge's overturning of a law prohibiting homosexual sex between gay men under 21, saying it violates the Basic Law? The lawful age for heterosexuals and lesbians is 16. Share your thoughts: write to us ...

  6. Legal advice given on TV series is case-specific, says law society

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A member of the law organisation that advises Justice for All has fended off recent criticism by saying that the law 'is not black or white' and that legal advice given on the television show is case-specific and not definitive. 'The law is not black or white. Whether a person is liable depends on many facts and circumstances, and a conclusion is drawn only ...

  7. Law Society complaints system criticised for favouring members

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The Law Society has been accused of favouring lawyers in its handling of complaints against its members. Andrew Enthoven claims that the society failed to explain the rules about complaints, leaving him vulnerable when he had to reveal confidential details of his case. Mr Enthoven engaged a law firm on an immigration matter involving his girlfriend. ...

  8. Don't rule on tapping law, court told

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li The law regulating phone-tapping by law-enforcement agencies was crafted by people who did not envisage that the records of intercepted communications would be kept, the District Court heard yesterday. A government prosecutor urged the court in the trial of the wife of jailed Shanghai tycoon Chau Ching-ngai not to rule on the constitutionality of the law. Senior ...

  9. Law urged to prevent domestic violence

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Legal experts attending the World Jurist Association conference in Beijing yesterday called for the introduction of a law to prevent domestic violence on the mainland, saying the wording in current laws is too vague. Chen Mingxia, a professor with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences' Law Institute, said in a panel discussion that domestic violence on the mainland ...

  10. Gay sex law a milestone for HK

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Few court judgments in Hong Kong have aroused as strong a public reaction as the one delivered by Mr Justice Michael Hartmann on gay sex laws last week. His ruling that provisions ... programmes as well as some prominent figures in the community. Mr Justice Hartmann found that laws permitting sexual intimacy between heterosexuals once they have turned 16, but not between ...




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