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  1. A law made for me? Fanny Law not saying

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Former senior civil servant Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun yesterday refused to comment on whether a 'revised arrangement' allowing retiring officials to stand for the National People's Congress elections was made for her. Mrs Law yesterday formally entered the race for a seat on the state legislature with 61 nominations submitted at a Sheung Wan event when the nominating ...

  2. Law programme attracts 'huge interest'

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Investments and business links with the mainland are creating a need for further education in Chinese law. To meet the need, the Chinese University of Hong Kong has established a faculty of law. 'I don't have strong empirical evidence, but we have many students and have attracted huge interest every year in our programmes,' said Wang Jiangyu, associate professor ...

  3. No law against displaying Tibetan flag: experts

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Legal experts have questioned under what law the authorities might be able to take action against people peacefully displaying a Tibetan flag. They also said any decision to try to stop the Tibetan flag, or any other flag, being displayed would be open to judicial review. 'There is no law against any display of any flag,' legislator and barrister ...

  4. Punishments up to death for breaking dairy laws

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen The State Council unveiled new regulations governing the mainland dairy industry yesterday in a bid to restore market confidence in a sector plunged into an unprecedented decline by the melamine contamination scandal. Law-breaking dairy farmers, fresh milk distributors and manufacturers will be subject to severe penalties, especially in relation to tainted baby ...

  5. Lawmakers to finalise draft food safety law

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The country's top legislature met yesterday in Beijing for the start of a six-day session where several proposed laws and reports, including the much-anticipated food ... food safety law in the wake of the contaminated dairy products scandal, which left more than 50,000 babies with kidney problems. Lawmakers are also expected to discuss and pass draft amendments ...

  6. Food safety law on this year's agenda, NPC chairman confirms

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the much-anticipated food safety law would be included in this year's legislative plan, as food quality remained a source of concern for trading partners and domestic consumers. From fake eggs and toxic ... safety law a first reading in December, even though it was not included in the last legislature's five-year plan. The draft law will be made available for public comments, alongside several ...

  7. New competition law must be 'simple, clear'

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Dennis Eng Any competition law should be simple, clear in intent, practical and fair to be considered in Hong Kong, a major local supermarket has said. 'Any new law ... yesterday in a written reply regarding the proposed competition law. The response came one day after the government launched a three-month public consultation on the proposed legislation to curb ...

  8. Hundreds rally for minimum wage law

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... will discuss it, although it remains unclear whether he will announce legislation. Tang Po-shan, a spokesman for the organiser, The People's Alliance for a Minimum Wage, said a law was widely ... in Hong Kong, said the proposed wage law should include foreign domestic helpers. She said the maids deserved higher pay than the HK$3,580 month minimum, and a permanent suspension of the levy ...

  9. Law takes punt on new boat, and makes it to quarter-finals

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong rower Law Hiu-fung got off to a convincing start as he advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's single sculls. Gambling on a new boat, Law finished third in his heat, good enough to see him through to the next stage. Law's girlfriend, Lee Ka-man, also advanced, despite finishing last in her single sculls heat. 'It is still too early to say whether ...

  10. law unto himself

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... with James Whittle Some of the old Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters have been given new life in Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law, a legal-eagle interactive video game from United ... in the US. Harvey Birdman is a former third-rate superhero - seen in the 1960s-era animation Birdman and the Galaxy Trio - who now works as a third-rate defence lawyer at Sebben & Sebben. The law ...




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