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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Has China breached the joint declaration? You decide

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... such as free elections implicitly guaranteed in section 3(4). These two guarantees are repeated in section 1 of annex 1 on the constitution of the Basic Law. Our autonomy consists of a wide range ... have to go to the Basic Law. Both Britain and China have fulfilled a major treaty obligation by promulgating the Basic Law, which sets the terms for universal suffrage, along ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Students threaten to target government buildings after night of clashes in Mong Kok

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 10:05am

    ... injunctions to clear the protest site. “This is not rule of law, but rule by law,” he said. “We came out to shop today, just as [Chief Executive] Leung Chun-ying called on people to shop more here ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 27, 2014

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:31am by LETTERS

    ... questions. Since the student leaders publicly admit to flouting the law, and indeed invite arrest for the same, one supposes that eventually their wish will be granted and they will be taken to court. If the law is applied impartially, without fear or favour, as it must be to retain respect, they cannot but be judged guilty of public order offences, no less than a band of beggars who ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Retired teacher returns to work to save dying kindergarten

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 05:15pm by Elaine Yau

    ... are all my kids, anyway." She is grateful for her husband's whole-hearted support of her mission. "After choosing early retirement, I took care of my husband and in-laws, taking ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Beijing store sparks racism row... by banning Chinese customers

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 01:59pm by Andrea Chen

    ... of the China University of Political Science and Law, told the Beijing Youth Daily that while the sign was discriminatory, the mainland had not outlawed racial discrimination, so the sign was not breaking any laws.   ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 60

    Mapping Hong Kong's future beyond Occupy Central

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:04am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... and Benny Tai Yiu-ting hope their arrests will answer critics who say the protesters' defiance of injunctions in Admiralty and Mong Kok have eroded the rule of law and signal to those still ... the streets posed a threat to the rule of law. The number of occupiers- and their morale- has been falling as Beijing remains unwilling to bend to their core demand- that the public be given a voice ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- November 26, 2014

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 11:31am

    ... Writers react to Xi Jinping’s foray into literary criticism |Source: Ethnic ChinaLit Comment now on China’s draft anti-domestic violence law |Source: Supreme People's Court Monitor News China ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    US reluctant to extradite corrupt officials, Chinese foreign ministry claims

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:05pm by Teddy Ng

    ... a foreign ministry official said on Wednesday. Xu Hong, director general of the ministry’s Department of Treaty and Law, said many corrupt officials had fled to countries such as the United States and Canada, but few had been returned to face trial because of the lack of extradition agreements. The legal authorities had been forced to consider alternatives, such as using immigration laws ...

  9. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    China’s rate cut a baby step as other reforms needed

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 09:08am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... securities and corporate law. An acceleration of the upgrading and development of the bond and equity markets will help provide long-term capital for industry. The drive against cronyism ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge replaces suspended sentences with real ones for crooked lawyer, agent

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by JULIE CHU

    ... taking a cut from a payout in a lawsuit, and is intended to prevent frivolous litigation. The offence has been abolished as archaic in many other common law jurisdictions, but city courts have upheld the law all through this case. The appeal court's judges found the trial judge erred in ruling that Yeong and Ip had stopped engaging in the illegal practice of signing so-called ...




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