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  1. Party time as Leo returns from exile

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... A huge welcoming party greeted the return of Hong Kong's best-known luxury cruise ship in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday. After almost four months in Australia, the SuperStar Leo berthed at Ocean Terminal to the strains of a police marching band and a perfo ...

  2. Learning to lead

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... TO BE SMART citizens, we need to think critically to distinguish right from wrong. With this in mind, a programme aimed at providing youths with the ability to analyse current affairs will take place this summer. Youth in Legco - Certificate Course for Yo ...

  3. Designer believes T-shirts can cover war scars

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law A young hip hop designer is hoping to use the power of art to help heal the rift between China and Japan. Japanese-American fashion designer Kenshin Ichikawa is to launch the Japan-Hong Kong Society of Modern Arts this year- a one-man project aimed at using art to erase wartime scars passed from one generation to the next. With the assistance of the local Japanese ...

  4. Charity status sought for centre

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law The Hong Kong Shaolin Wushu Cultural Centre has applied to be registered as an official charity after reports accused the school of being a money-making machine for mainland monks and local businessmen. According to chairman Jonathan Choi Koon-shum, the application- which is expected to be approved when the centre opens next month- was submitted last week. Board members voted ...

  5. Men's group hoping to improve rights of 'embattled' male population

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law In the recent remake of The Stepford Wives, a group of men fearful of their shrinking place in the world trade in their wives for robots. In Hong Kong, the Men's Rights Concern Group would settle for a government-funded commission. Led by an experienced lawyer, the six members of the group plan to lobby the government for more resources dedicated to what they say ...

  6. Japan's envoy on a damage-control mission

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Sensationalist media reports hamper consul-general's efforts to distinguish HK from the mainland 'The outside world just sees Hong Kong as part of China. We see ... of Hong Kong's civil society. 'Hong Kong has a very established rule of law, and an effective and fair administration. It is an established civil society- a society with free ...

  7. Hong Kong flush with US$ millionaires

    Posted Jun 18th 2006, 12:00am by Niki Law, Richard Holdcroft

    ... Richard Holdcroft and Niki Law Hong Kong has more than 74,000 US$ millionaires- and the number is predicted to grow to more than 100,000 by 2009. A survey covering six major Asia-Pacific cities- commissioned by American Express and carried out by Datamonitor- shows affluence rising rapidly across the region. It says wealth has grown so fast that last year 5.3 million people ...

  8. Business law's global scope

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Master of Law in International and Corporate Financial Law SCOPE Hong Kong's School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) and Britain's University of Wolverhampton are offering the master's of law in international and corporate financial law, focusing on regulatory changes. 'This is a postgraduate law programme for people with little ...

  9. Unfair to exclude statutory bodies from Hong Kong's competition law

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a competition law that excludes statutory bodies. This would clearly signal increased government intervention in the market, which would in turn adversely affect the criteria and considerations used in the foundation's index, such as on trade freedom and government monopolies. No one will argue against a level playing field, but a competition law that excludes more than 500 statutory bodies, some ...

  10. Striking a balance: Family and the law

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com As a young girl growing up in Britain, Teresa Ko Yuk-yin dreamed of designing clothes. Instead, she has fashioned a career in law. In April, 51-year-old Ko was named the inaugural China chairman of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, making her the international law firm's only head of a region and underscoring the mainland's importance. Founded ...




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