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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 ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... of water- represented an escalation of Beijing's jurisdictional claims, and could lead to more expulsions of foreign fishing vessels. Chinese fishery laws have long stated that foreign vessels ... implement the Fishery Law by clarifying that the law applies to the waters administered by the Hainan government. Parts of these waters are contested by Southeast Asian nations including ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Jen Psaki said Thursday that the regulations appear to apply to extensive maritime claims for which China has not offered any explanation or basis under international law. The affected waters ...

  7. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... one that is based on respecting the rule of law and pursuing a peaceful settlement of disputes, strongly resonates with the Filipino people". Partly commissioned by the Philippine ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Government must modify existing immigration laws for crowded Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... immigration laws. To begin with, the current law that grants citizenship to any child born in Hong Kong, regardless of the status of its parents, is out of place in today's society. Look ... immigration laws. It has recently hit the news that a Filipino maid is challenging immigration laws to become a citizen. Her argument is grounded on the assertion that the exclusion of domestic ...

  10. Business lobby wants competition law ditched

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... law, which they say is ambiguous. Benny Kong Bing-to, spokesman for the Joint Committee of Business Federations and Chambers of Commerce, said: 'The two conduct rules in the draft bill ... to allow it to deal with different cases. 'Such an approach allows the competition authorities to enforce the law having regard to the facts of each case, the dynamic changes in market ...




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