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  1. Patten pays tribute to war veteran

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Former governor Chris Patten yesterday added his voice to tributes to the late Jack Edwards for his campaign to seek justice for British prisoners of war. Lord Patten sent a message from his London home to the British consulate in Hong Kong to commemorate Edwards, who died last Sunday aged 88. 'I was sad to hear the news. He was a brave and dedicated campaigner ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/560985/patten-pays-tribute-war-veteran
  2. June 4, 1989

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines Today marks the 17th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, and in Hong Kong, the students who died on June 4, 1989, ... that caused inflation and unemployment, the government declared martial law on May 20. When this failed, military action was escalated. Early on June 4, tanks, armoured personnel carriers and soldiers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551478/june-4-1989
  3. Outside the Law

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Outside the Law Jamel Debbouze, Roschdy Zem, Sami Bouajila Director: Rachid Bouchareb When Outside the Law premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year, it attracted ... illustrate French atrocities in suppressing Algerian demands for independence, Outside the Law is not a political film but a film about politics. It's a reflection of how individuals respond ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980668/outside-law
  4. New push to bring in anti-terrorism law

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The government is to press ahead with a controversial anti-terrorism law by the end of this legislative year. A senior official said the government was aware of the controversy but still had to make the law, which among other things will require people to answer questions or provide documents in an investigation into how terrorists move money. 'We noticed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712378/new-push-bring-anti-terrorism-law
  5. Laws set to check abuse of power

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Congress Standing Committee meeting, the People's Armed Police Law will go through its second reading following a public consultation in April. The Administrative Compulsory Measures Law will go through its third reading after a two-year lapse. An addition to the armed police law is a telling clause that weakens the ability of local governments to deploy the armed police force, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690560/laws-set-check-abuse-power
  6. No place for law that targets foreign GPS users

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... especially military sites. There is speculation Mr Herron may have been arrested near some missile sites. Locals are not subject to the restriction, though there is a myriad of laws to justify an arrest. In an age of spy satellites and smart bombs, GPS may be overrated as a spying device. All countries have legitimate concerns about national security, but it is absurd to design a law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674616/no-place-law-targets-foreign-gps-users
  7. Law shows that Qing bronze heads belong to Taiwan

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not consider the legal facts. After the looting of bronze figures from the Old Summer Palace 150 years ago, the two animal heads should be returned to the lawful owner. However, according to the internationally recognised Law of Nations, the People's Republic of China is not the lawful owner of these artefacts but the Republic of China (Taiwan). Therefore the bronze heads of a rat and rabbit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673795/law-shows-qing-bronze-heads-belong-taiwan
  8. Protests unlikely if law is enforced

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... would have to comply with existing stringent laws- rules that rarely permit protests. 'If you want to find the answers [on how to protest during the Olympics] you just need to go to the Law of the People's Republic of China on Assemblies, Processions and Demonstrations,' he said. The law is crammed with a host of strict criteria that must be met before being sent for approval by several ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646546/protests-unlikely-if-law-enforced
  9. Manila ill prepared for new anti-terror law

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Immediately after boasting that a new anti-terror law would effectively crush terrorists, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's own officials have signalled they are ill-prepared to implement it. The Human Security Act was due to take effect within two weeks, but the guide instructing authorities how to administer the law has not been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599511/manila-ill-prepared-new-anti-terror-law
  10. Manila ill-prepared for new anti-terror law

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Immediately after boasting that a new anti-terror law would effectively crush terrorists, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's own officials have signalled they are ill prepared to implement it. The Human Security Act was due to take effect within two weeks, but the guide instructing authorities how to administer the law has not been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599512/manila-ill-prepared-new-anti-terror-law

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