• Saturday
  • September 20, 2014
  • Last updated: 2:22am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 89 for law

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese yakuza boss arrested for brutal 1998 killing

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by AFP

    ... The yakuza occupy a grey area in Japan's usually law-abiding society. Like the Italian mafia and Chinese triads, they engage in activities ranging from gambling, drugs and prostitution to loan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590372/japanese-yakuza-boss-arrested-brutal-1998-killing
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan extends its sea territory by 177,000 sq km in line with UN ruling

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Julian Ryall

    ... and they insist that according to international maritime law, it is merely a reef and therefore cannot be used to extend Japan's continental shelf or exclusive economic zone for a further 200 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589572/japan-extends-its-sea-territory-177000-sq-km-line-un-ruling
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With eye on China, India and Japan bolster defence and business ties

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:53pm by Reuters

    ... as a global player. "The two prime ministers... affirmed their shared commitment to maritime security, freedom of navigation and overflight, civil aviation safety, unimpeded lawful commerce, and the peaceful settlement of disputes in accordance with international law," the joint statement said. Abe and Modi agreed to look into upgrading a "two-plus-two" format for security talks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583277/eye-china-india-and-japan-bolster-ties-defence-business-and-nuclear-energy
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    With new cabinet post, Yuko Obuchi's political star keeps rising in Japan

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by Julian Ryall

    ... "it will be little short of revolutionary". Still a society in which men overwhelmingly hold the titles and influence- by law, an empress can never sit on the Chrysanthemum Throne ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586658/new-cabinet-post-yuko-obuchis-political-star-keeps-rising-japan
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    In new tack, Japanese police target teens selling sex, not their customers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... laws. The Act on Punishing Acts Related to Child Prostitution and Child Pornography and for Protecting Children was enacted in May 1999 and updated five years later. In June, police in Osaka ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579532/new-tack-japanese-police-target-teens-selling-sex-not-their-customers
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Shigeru Ishiba set to decline cabinet post and may challenge Shinzo Abe

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by Julian Ryall

    ... favoured the creation of a basic law on security that would spell out unequivocally Japan's right to exercise collective self-defence. Abe has been more mindful of opposition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580620/shigeru-ishiba-set-decline-cabinet-post-and-may-challenge-shinzo-abe
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ex-Tepco executives deserve indictment over Fukushima nuclear crisis, says Tokyo panel

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:30pm by AFP

    ... then be compelled to lay formal charges under Japanese law. The three ex-managers are former chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, ex-vice-president Sakae Muto and his predecessor, Ichiro Takekuro. Activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563359/ex-tepco-executives-deserve-indictment-over-fukushima-nuclear-crisis-says
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    15 members of Japanese municipal assembly embroiled in votes scandal

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of the assembly on suspicion of accepting cash payments in return for votes. Nine other members of the assembly have previously been taken into custody on charges of contravening electoral laws. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556514/15-members-japanese-municipal-assembly-embroiled-votes-scandal
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese parliament enacts secrets law critics fear will muzzle media

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 02:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Enactment comes despite opposition from critics who fear measure will muzzle the media Secrets bill many have questioned is voted into law Japan enacted a state secrets law toughening penalties for leaks yesterday, despite public protests and criticism that it will muzzle the media and help cover up official misdeeds. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, keen to beef ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1374967/japanese-parliament-enacts-secrets-law-critics-fear-will-muzzle-media
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese cabinet set to relax defence rules despite strong opposition

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:47pm by Julian Ryall

    ... from below and from nearby buildings. He was taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries, said Daiji Kubota, an officer at the Shinjuku police station There is a sense the new laws ... effort to revise or reinterpret the constitution accept that Japanese society will be even less likely to stand up for the nation's supreme law in the years ahead. "I hear more young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543828/japanese-cabinet-set-relax-defence-rules-despite-strong-opposition

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or