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  1. Democrats bottom of the class

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... meetings. Democratic Party members Wong Sing-chi and Law Chi-kwong were not much better: Mr Wong showed up for less than a third of the total, while Mr Law's attendance rate was 45 per cent. ... legislator Howard Young and National People's Congress member and independent legislator Ma Fung-kwok. Each came in at 100 per cent. When asked to explain, Wong Sing-chi and Law Chi-kwong said ...

  2. Dissatisfaction on the increase

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Less than 10 per cent of Hong Kong people are satisfied with the government's efforts at maintaining economic prosperity, with public perception of its overall performance continuing to decline. Of 1,073 people interviewed for a University of Hong Ko ...

  3. Crusading legislators' ratings soar

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Audrey Eu and James Tien rise in the popularity listings, boosted by their stance against the Article 23 legislation The controversy over Article 23 may have shaken the government to its roots and divided the Legislative Council, but it has boosted the po ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwaiti court rejects government bid to change election laws

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Bloomberg in Kuwait City Victory for kingdom's opposition as calls grow for monarchy to grant parliament more power Court rules out voting-law changes Kuwait's top court threw out a request by the government to change voting laws, in a victory for opposition campaigners who are demanding that the ruling family hand more powers to elected politicians. ...

  7. The black-collar class ruling the law

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... power to intervene in court cases be reduced and limited. In a book published last week- Qiao Shi on Democracy and Rule of Law- Qiao revealed the leadership decided to restore ... law-enforcement authorities, including the police, internal security personnel, prosecutors and courts. Many believe that there is no rule of law on the mainland because the judiciary is dictated ...

  8. Small-house grant elevated to constitutional right under Basic Law

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Basic Law, it is misleading to continue characterising it as a 'policy'. The predecessor of the small-house policy was the product of an open proclamation from the then colonial ... to a constitutional right by virtue of Article 40 of the Basic Law. This constitutional right, protected under Article 40, has been confirmed by academic researchers ('Rethinking the Small House ...

  9. Competition law is only the first step

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the law before Legco disbands in the summer. The passage, however, has been greeted with mixed feelings. It is a relief to see that the blueprint, which seeks to outlaw unfair market practices ... that it may become a toothless tiger when it is enforced- probably in 2014. It is, therefore, ironic to hear commerce chief Greg So Kam-leung say that the passage of the law signifies ...

  10. 'Constitutional duty' to enact Article 23 law

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... secretary for security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. He refused to say whether he thought the law, required under Article 23 of the Basic Law, should be passed during the term of incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying. But Lee (pictured) said there should be a White Bill- a detailed draft of the proposed law- to allow the community to be consulted before it was introduced. ...




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