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  1. Healing process

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... A QUILT CAN keep you warm. But it can also provide spiritual support for people who have lost a family member or a friend to Aids. The Hong Kong Aids Memorial Quilt Project, organised by TeenAIDS, is creating a teddy-bear version of the project dedicated ...

  2. Senior law man will fight driving charge

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A top law officer has decided to fight a charge of careless driving he is facing after disputing the prosecutor's version of events. Deputy Solicitor-General Stephen Wong Kai-yi yesterday asked Magistrate Johnny Chan Jong-herng to adjourn his case after he told the court he did not agree with some of the brief facts prepared by the prosecutor and that he needed ...

  3. Lawyers plan silent march over 'damage to the rule of law'

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Hundreds of lawyers are expected to march against the government's decision to seek Beijing's interpretation of the Basic Law, which they say has damaged Hong Kong's autonomy and rule of law. The call to demonstrate comes as members of the Article 45 Concern Group of legislators plan to meet Qiao Xiaoyang, deputy secretary-general of the NPC's ...

  4. Law & order

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... The Alfie remake may have flopped at the box office, but it hasn't stopped Jude Law from being one of the most sought after actors in Hollywood, writes Richard James Havis IT'S ... star, Jude Law. 'People don't question that we revisit Chekhov, that we revisit Euripides, that we revisit Shakespeare constantly in the theatre,' he says. 'These ...

  5. Murdered wife's parents stand by jailed son-in-law

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Former HK man in Egyptian court tomorrow The parents of a former Hong Kong mother-of-three stabbed to death in a luxury expatriate resort in Egypt are standing by their son-in-law, saying they cannot believe he is responsible for her killing. Fabrice Belhomme has been detained without charge in an Alexandria jail for more than seven weeks since the murder of his ...

  6. Law officer finally gets his day in court

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li A senior law officer was fined $1,000 yesterday in Eastern Court for careless driving after the case was delayed due to his legal friendships. When he first appeared in court in January, the case had to be adjourned when it proved impossible to find a magistrate who did not know, or was not a friend of, Deputy Solicitor-General Stephen Wong Kai-yi. Mr Wong is second ...

  7. Law amended, not interpreted: Bar chief

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Lawyers said the NPC Standing Committee had amended the Basic Law, not interpreted it, and agreed it had placed a new hurdle in the way of constitutional reform. Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Edward Chan King-sang said: 'From the common law perspective, they are not interpreting the laws but enacting new laws.' The interpretation had inserted a fourth ...

  8. The longer we leave the security laws, the better

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... From the moment the government issued its consultation paper on national security laws last autumn, the timing of their passage has played a crucial - and distracting - role in the debate. ... laws, including any imposition of a deadline. Newly installed Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong has already let it be known that he will adopt a more flexible approach than his ...

  9. Lawyer in prejudice case 'forced to resign'

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dongzhao said his colleague, Ren Chengyu, also a lawyer with the Henan Guoji Law Firm, might also resign. Mr Li said yesterday he had submitted his resignation letter on May 11 after being ... law firm was under pressure about the case from any outside party. A source said Mr Ren, a lawyer for three years and a former Henan court judge, had also been pressured by the law firm's ...

  10. Sorcerer arrested for saucy deception

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... Jason Gagliardi in Bangkok A former monk defrocked 10 years ago for performing a bizarre rite involving oil extracted from the chins of aborted fetuses has been arrested on charges of deceiving the public. More than 100 police officers burst into Harn Rak ...




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