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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Retired judge, law deans back silent Hong Kong marchers from legal profession

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by Stuart Lau

    ... "I hope the silent march will cause the Hong Kong government and the Chinese government to issue the appropriate corrective statement," Waung wrote to legal-sector lawmaker Dennis Kwok, ... Court in Queensway to the Court of Final Appeal in Central. "It is important for the legal profession to send a clear message that any attempt to undermine the rule of law ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HK SPIRIT: TSANG MAN-SANG

    Lost in translation: court Interpreter's daily battle

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Interpreter's daily battle After 25 years as a court interpreter, Tsang Man-sang felt the pressure begin to mount. The man who once worked on the sensational trial arising from the kidnap of tycoon ... to remember what the witnesses and the counsel have said Court interpreter, Tsang Man-sang "Once the hearing starts, your brain has to start working, immediately turning the sentence you hear ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Devil in the detail of government's case for interpretation

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for an interpretation of residency rights. Rather, the problem is the scope of the question that the Department of Justice is asking the court to submit to the National People's Congress Standing Committee ... Appeal in February. In our adversarial legal system, litigants use whatever legal tools are available to win. It would be exceedingly odd- you can even argue government lawyers are not doing ...

  4. News - China Insider - ESPIONAGE

    ‘No need to over-interpret’ spy probe on Canadian couple, says Chinese diplomat

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com China’s embassy in Canada has tried to downplay the detention of a Canadian couple held on suspicion of spying near the Chinese border with North Korea. “We believe there is no need to over-interpret this case,” Yang Yundong, a spokesman for the Chinese embassy in Ottawa, told Canadian broadcaster CTV. “If we have further information, we ...

  5. Rule of law's health a matter of interpretation

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Basic Law from Beijing. Legal experts agree the rule of law remains intact and is something Hongkongers can be proud of. However, they are divided on the significance of those interpretations ... from legal experts in Beijing and culminated in the Hong Kong government asking the committee to interpret parts of the Basic Law already ruled on by the court- a move that led to hundreds ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How should Basic Law be 'interpreted' for the times?

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says the central government's apparent unwillingness to amend the Basic Law leaves us stuck with 'interpretations' Legal limbo The Hong Kong government's request for the Court of Final Appeal to consider asking the National People's Congress Standing Committee for a clarification of the committee's 1999 interpretation of the Basic ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL SERVICES

    New HK group urges more interpreter services for ethnic minorities

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com New interpreters' group looks to raise standards and speak up for neglected ethnic people Giving the silent minority a voice More interpreters should be made ... Interpreters and Translators Association, cited as an example the need for Arabic translators in hospitals receiving patients from the Middle East who could be infected with the new coronavirus. She ...

  8. Translation

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Post: What courses have you studied? Li: I studied translation and interpretation strategies. Linguistics including morphology and phonology with syntax are also covered. We are taught to use different skills to do different kinds of translations, such as film subtitles, and business and legal translation. YP: Which courses interest you the most? L: I like 'Popular Culture ...

  9. Business - Companies - FINANCE

    Under-fire Citic seeks legal advice on SFC's HK$1.9 billion lawsuit

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:28am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Mainland conglomerate seeking legal advice following HK$1.9 billion lawsuit as critics demand action on corporate governance Under-fire Citic takes advice on SFC suit State-backed conglomerate Citic is seeking legal advice on a HK$1.9 billion lawsuit brought by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) against it and five former directors ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY: Cheng Yang-ping 1929-2014

    Interpreter who took secrets to his grave

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Emily Tsang and Ng Kang-chung Interpreter who took secrets to his grave Cheng Yang-ping, the only Hongkonger privy to the secret Sino-British negotiations over Hong Kong's sovereignty, has died. He was 85 years old. Cheng was an interpreter for Britain during the talks in the 1980s. He died in hospital in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, on Friday. His wife, Geng Yan, said he ...




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