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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    British police arrest ex-Credit Suisse CDO chief Kareem Serageldin

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... the law firm representing Serageldin, also declined to comment. Serageldin was named in an indictment unsealed in February accusing him of conspiracy, falsification of books and records and wire ...

  2. Citizens are still a long way from enjoying true justice

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei With only meagre improvements in the second draft of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, it appears the mainland's criminal justice system is still a long way from placing citizens' rights front and centre. Legal professionals and rights advocates had high hopes that the amendments would finally bring the crucial law a big step closer to- if not in line ...

  3. Criminal-law changes disappoint

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing tzewei.ng@scmp.com A second set of draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, tabled last week in the nation's legislature, answer some concerns raised by the public but fall short of expectations overall, rights advocates and law experts say. Some amount to a step backwards, they say. Nevertheless, the National People's Congress Standing ...

  4. To Kill a Mockingbird

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... by law to sit separately from whites and, if need be, give up their seats. That day, Rosa refused to give up hers. She was arrested and put in jail for breaking the law. Her act of defiance ...

  5. Call for reassessment of Sun Yat-sen from 'pioneer' to 'father of the nation'

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... 'Father of the Nation', a title given to him by a law passed in 1940, and is similarly honoured in streets, buildings and institutions. His 'Three Principles of the People'- ... in 1972 in international economics; Ma was studying there at the same time in the law faculty. After obtaining an MBA in banking and finance from New York University, Pann went into business. ...

  6. After breaking Japanese codes, going home proved a long and harsh road

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... everyone knows. 'After the war, the Japanese government learnt from its past mistakes and built a new country based on peace, democracy and law. It concentrated on construction and built ...

  7. Activist back behind bars over articles

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... sends out a stern warning to all dissidents and activists.' Nicholas Bequelin, a researcher at Human Rights Watch, said: 'The sentence illustrates that China's laws on incitement ...

  8. Lawmakers to quiz security chief over 'lie'

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a National Day protest outside the central government's liaison office on October 1. She has not been charged and was released on bail. Human Rights Monitor director Law Yuk-kai said he ...

  9. Three plead guilty to throwing corrosive fluid over barrister

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... the remaining defendants will appear in court. One of the defendants, Lam Wai-sai, 21, was previously convicted of manslaughter, assault occasioning bodily harm, and preventing the lawful burial ... woman for more than 18 hours. He was jailed for six years and four months in 2006. In the 2009 case, Kong was the sole proprietor of law firm Kong and Associates. Acting for two women posing ...

  10. Filipinos involved in autopsies may testify today

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Several Filipino witnesses in the Manila hostage-taking incident may be giving evidence via video link as early as today, the coroner's officer said yesterday. Jat Sew-tong SC said outside the court that a few witnesses had told the court o ...




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