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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Trusted judge who fought for legal integrity of city

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Chairwoman of the Journalists Association Mak Yin-ting said Hartmann had adopted a liberal approach in interpreting the law, legal principles and concepts about human rights- the last of which ... who fought for legal integrity of HK Mr Justice Michael Hartmann may not be the most publicly visible judge to have served in the High Court but few equal his reputation for handing down ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... the chaos Michael Hor Yew Meng could not have taken up his post as one of Hong Kong's most high-profile legal intellectuals at a more chaotic time for the city. Hor became dean ... of immediately when they're thinking of legal excellence- just as when anybody thinks of the best law schools in the world they think of Harvard and Yale." He cites human rights and financial ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... they supported Leung on a scale of zero to 100. He argued there was no objective standard for giving such a mark, or for how it should be interpreted, and said the question should be more ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... about to enter a legal dispute with a rival. Yet Yeung would much rather talk about his concerns for the future of the city than the trademark infringement writ his business filed against local ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... in 2006 of the use of hydrophilic polyacrylamide gel (PAAG) in plastic surgery. The gel was legally used in procedures on the mainland, but Lau was determined to give consumers a warning. PAAG ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    How mainland Chinese influx can damage the environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... split on this battle, but even among like-minded activists in "Hong Kong localism", beliefs are disparate, as the concept can be interpreted as anything from nostalgia for the colonial ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Qiao Xiaoyang, the politician who won his critics' respect

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Qiao Xiaoyang is no stranger to controversy. But even those who disagree with his policies respect the self-taught legal expert's approach The man ... remarks carried significant weight. Qiao has, over the past decade, earned himself a reputation for being the legal expert among senior mainland officials. He was the leading figure to convey ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Rimsky Yuen- cool, calm and collecting critics

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in recent memory. For more than a month, Yuen has been under sustained attack from legal scholars and politicians, who accuse him of acting as a "hired gun" for the government. They were outraged by his request, on December 13, to the city's top court for a referral to Beijing to clarify the meaning of its 1999 interpretation of Article 24 of the Basic Law, which deals ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Sringatin is leading the fight to win legal rights and a better deal for the city's thousands of domestic workers through her union work Helper moves to the fore as migrant workers' champion When Indonesian domestic worker Sringatin arrived in Hong Kong 12 years ago, she had a simple dream of earning a decent living and helping her family. ...

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    Chopping Block

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... back to school and got a law degree at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, the law school of the Illinois Institute of Technology- never intending to practice. But the legal experience helped him ...




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