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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Prabowo Subianto launches legal challenge to Joko Widodo's win in Indonesia's presidential election

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Ex-general defeated in presidential election alleges widespread fraud Legal challenge to Widodo's win The ex-general who lost Indonesia's presidential election to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo mounted a legal challenge to the result yesterday, alleging widespread electoral fraud and irregularities in vote counting. Prabowo Subianto claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559432/prabowo-subianto-launches-legal-challenge-joko-widodos-win-indonesias
  2. News - World

    Hacking trial may be costliest in British history at an estimated £100 million

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:48pm by GDN

    ... Guardian in London Trial may be costliest in British history at £100m The eight-month phone-hacking trial is arguably the most expensive in British legal history, according to its presiding judge, with the combined costs nearing £100 million (HK$1.36 billion). Rebekah Brooks' legal fees, estimated at more than £5 million, will be partly paid with the £16.1 million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541226/hacking-trial-may-be-costliest-british-history-estimated-ps100-million
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Silent protest planned as show of support for independent judiciary and rule of law Lawyers to march over Beijing's white paper Legal professionals will march next week, for only the third time in Hong Kong's history, in opposition to Beijing's white paper outlining its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the city. This emerged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  4. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Sai Kung rock may hold key to To Kwa Wan relics’ history

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:48pm

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Rock may hold key to relics’ history While the archaeological finds along the new Sha Tin-Central link have caused a stir, a rock that may shed light ... to AD1279). It is the oldest-dated inscription known in Hong Kong. The rock, on a slope above the 748-year-old Tin Hau Temple at Joss House Bay, is a declared monument under legal protection. The text ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531713/sai-kung-rock-may-hold-key-kwa-wan-relics-history
  5. News - World - DIVORCE

    Russian tycoon ordered to pay US$4.5b in ‘most expensive divorce in history’

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:20pm by AP

    ... expensive' divorce in history A Swiss court has ordered a Russian billionaire to pay more than US$4.5 billion to his ex-wife in what could become the biggest divorce settlement in history. The Geneva ... an adult daughter, Ekaterina. Rybolovleva's lawyer, Marc Bonnant, called it "the most expensive divorce in history", an unheard-of amount for Switzerland and for Russian oligarchs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1516323/russian-tycoon-ordered-pay-us45b-most-expensive-divorce-history
  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    ‘President Xi Jinping seeks his place in history – among the party greats’

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 11:37pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com President wants anti-graft drive to cement legacy and revive the Communist Party, princelings say 'Xi seeks his place in history- among the party ... in history as one of the party greats. To achieve this, he needs to consolidate power and weaken the resistance to reforms," said a princeling who has known the president for decades. "He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563061/president-xi-jinping-seeks-place-history-alongside-deng-xiaoping-say
  7. Sport

    China’s Ji Cheng assumes a special place in Tour de France history

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:11am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Ji Cheng assumes a special place in Tour de France history Chinese rider Ji Cheng said he wants to get away from cycling for a while after completing the Tour ... sick or anything.” Having made history as the first Chinese rider to compete in the Tour, Ji said he hopes to be a pioneer for his countrymen, but said it will take more than just him to change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1561014/chinas-ji-cheng-assumes-special-place-tour-de-france-history
  8. News - World - ASYLUM SEEKERS

    Detained Sri Lankan refugees arrive in Australia amid legal challenge

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:51pm by Reuters

    ... The asylum seekers had been held at sea by authorities for almost a month, sparking a legal challenge. Their interception and detention has spotlighted Australia's controversial policies to turn ... began legal action to stop them from being sent to Sri Lanka, disputing the government's right to assess asylum claims with the detainees at sea. The High Court decided yesterday to drop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561302/detained-sri-lankan-refugees-arrive-australia-amid-legal-challenge
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Genuine will needed for legal reform in China

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Legal review must be genuine The role of an independent judiciary should be simple enough. It brings criminals to justice; gives redress to the aggrieved; and keeps the administration on its toes. However, the Chinese judicial system works in a rather different manner. Heavy control by the state and the Communist Party means judges are nothing more than legal cadres who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557328/genuine-will-needed-legal-reform-china
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Tai O's private heritage museum will be history in just two years

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:21am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... museum will be history in 2 years Time is running out for one of the city's handful of private museums, which is set to close in the next couple of years after the building owner applied ... at the Heritage Museum and I refused," she recalled. "Tai O things have to stay in Tai O to keep their life and history. A Tai O shan dau put in a Sha Tin museum would be nothing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556869/tai-os-private-heritage-museum-will-be-history-just-two-years

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