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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Rookie mum: why do other mothers seem superior?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Pay no heed to the mothers superior Ever since I became a mum for the first time about two years ago, I have been astounded at how well other women with children manage their lives. My respect for parents, and mums, in par ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Focus on pregnancy weight gain a bit heavy handed

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by ANGHARD LAW

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Focus on weight gain a bit heavy handed It was a depressing morning. At an antenatal check-up I was told, not once, but twice, that I was fat. "Aiyaaaah! Weight gain," the midwife cried when I stood on the scales ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools of law hit out at Law Society's plan to run its own qualifying exam

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Solicitors' body debates setting up its own qualifying exam, but three major law schools say its reasoning is 'unclear and unconvincing' Academics slam Law Society's new exam plan The city's three major law schools have united to oppose the Law Society's "unclear and unconvincing" plan to set up its own ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Law school graduates carry the nation's hopes for rule of law

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LI

    ... Andrew Li Andrew Li says to excel in a fast-changing world, graduates of the mainland's top law school must relish all of life's challenges, for the nation's hopes of developing the rule of law rest on their shoulders Pivotal role I remember vividly my first encounter with Tsinghua University. In 1995, Mr Hu Xianzhang, vice-president of the university, and Mr Wang ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Privacy law must not hurt press freedom

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:30am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Law must not hit press freedom Stalking takes a variety of objectionable forms, from being followed to unwanted or abusive communication, verbal and physical harassment and vandalism. Smartphones and the internet have widened its scope. A law making it a criminal offence would seem uncontroversial, until you consider possible unintended consequences, such as inhibiting ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Protests over rezoning waterfront must be lawful

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:49am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Protests against rezoning waterfront must always be lawful Society for Protection of the Harbour is very concerned over the reports about four protesters who broke ... is not supported and strongly discouraged by our society. Since the founding of our society in 1995, we have always insisted that any action taken must be "lawful, reasonable and dignified". ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Government must respect the law and end discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:47am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Government must respect the law and end discrimination I filed a judicial review against the government for maintaining a different age of consent between two men and a man ... was unconstitutional. This happened in 2005. Last week, the Department of Justice submitted documents to the Legislative Council finally proposing to amend the dead laws. While I welcome such a proposal, it is, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MANILA BUS TRAGEDY

    Lawmaker moves to insert Filipino ban in Hong Kong immigration law

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:47pm by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Albert Chan files amendments to law that will serve as sanctions over Manila bus hostage crisis, but must first secure chief executive's support Lawmaker outlines plan to ban Filipinos People Power lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip yesterday outlined a proposed amendment to the immigration law that would ban new Filipino domestic workers- ...

  9. News - World - SECRECY

    US judge rules that NSA surveillance programme is lawful

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 01:29am by AFP

    ... Reuters in New York Judge rules NSA surveillance lawful A US judge ruled the National Security Agency's programme that collects records of millions of Americans' phone calls is lawful, rejecting a challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union to the controversial counter-terrorism programme. Yesterday's decision by US District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Screening out popular candidates does not accord with Basic Law intent

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:41pm by DENNIS KWOK

    ... Dennis Kwok Dennis Kwok looks back at how Basic Law drafters arrived at the wording of Article 45 and says their intent was never to bar candidates with public support from the chief executive election By popular demand Last month, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor invited Li Fei, the Basic Law Committee chairman, to visit Hong Kong, ostensibly to improve our legal ...




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