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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Blunt academics have their place, says the new dean of HKU's law faculty, Michael Hor- but the faculties should be more tactful Time for diplomacy amid ... of the University of Hong Kong's faculty of law a day after hundreds of thousands of democracy supporters attended the July 1 march- and just hours after more than 500 protesters were arrested ...

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    Jasper Tsang: Legco middleman finds little sympathy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Joyce Ng

    ... neutral nowadays … With the government abusing the concept of the rule of law in promoting political reform, the Legco president should speak up. I think he has done right." Leung also said ...

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    'Poet diplomat' Zhou Nan takes aim at Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of law," Zhou told two local TV stations. "This has demonstrated that a portion of the anti-China forces inside and outside Hong Kong are conspiring to usurp the jurisdiction of the city, ...

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    Academic Benny Tai proves he is not all talk and no action

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by Tanna Chong

    ... of the city's politics. But the University of Hong Kong constitutional law expert showed he meant business when, two months later, he started putting flesh on an Occupy Central movement, joined ... to condemn the campaign for "violating the law and dealing a blow to Hong Kong's stability"; and the police, which is training officers in preparation for any chaos- despite a pledge ...

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    A minister on the wrong track?

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Tony Cheung

    ... steering a bill through the Legislative Council that made the higher stamp duties introduced in 2012 law. They were angry that Cheung only offered a verbal commitment to put any increase ... The pan-democrats argued that this "verbal commitment" went against the spirit of the rule of law and accused him of being disrespectful to legislators. Their disappointment was no doubt increased ...

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    James To Kun-sun: A lawmaker's long road to justice

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by Phila Siu

    ... Hong Kong and the Philippines. Born in Hong Kong, To has a bachelor of laws from the University of Hong Kong and has worked as a solicitor. He was a founding member of the United Democrats ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... by various countries as a basis for their consumer protection laws, but had not been revised since 1999. Lau will give up her UN title, as well as some 10 other posts, for the role of Ombudsman. She ...

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    Numbers man Robert Chung faces down his critics again

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... admitted to the university's faculty of law in 1977, a widely sought-after course which attracted the cream of local students at the time. But he did not enjoy the course, discovering that studying law was more about case studies than social justice. He quit a year later and joined the Baptist College- now Baptist University- to study sociology, before rejoining the HKU campus in Pok ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... are party members. Since the group disrupted the Democratic Party event last month, Benny Tai Yiu-ting, the University of Hong Kong associate law professor co-organising Occupy Central, has ...

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    2017 debate widens rift between Ronny Tong Ka-wah and Civic Party

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:58am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Tong studied law at the University of Hong Kong and graduated with first-class honours in 1972. He was called to the Hong Kong Bar in 1975. But it wasn't until 1999 that he first entered ... Kah-kit, to oppose the government's attempt to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law- attempts that were seen by many as a threat to civil liberties and basic freedom. Tong was directly ...




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