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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Heartless bureaucrats killing a school The Education Bureau would rather kill a successful school than take extra steps to save it. In doing so, they have insisted on bureaucratic rules and procedures to make themselves look blameless and impartial. But in trying to absolve themselves of any responsibility for the predicament the school faces, they make themselves ...

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    Reform Legco's functional constituencies

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... the chief executive election because it involves complicated procedures, but there is no need to amend the 2016 election method," Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday. Accordingly, he ...

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    Both Beijing and Anson Chan are talking hogwash over full democracy for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:59am by Alex Lo

    ... their preferences for election methods, however unlikely, to choose our chief executive. The polling by Occupy Central, sometimes referred to as an "unofficial referendum", has zero legal force. ... that would be debatable, as neither constitution mentions referendums. Under common law, if the law is silent about something, it's legal. On the mainland, it's the other way round. ...

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    Beware risk of challenging China's 'one country' concept for Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by Alex Lo

    ... more like a city-state than a city- with our own currency, borders and passports, legal and tax systems, fiscal and budgetary independence, and separate representation in many world bodies. ...

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    US immigration detention system just doesn't work

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... months, the authorities decided he had been in the country legally all along. Even by Washington's own admission, the detention system picks up many innocent people and keeps them ...

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    EU court's ruling on web search will keep skeletons in the closet

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:38am by Alex Lo

    ... like Google, Bing and Yahoo to block such references in their searches. If they don't do it, I can sue them. This seems to be the legal situation created by the European Court of Justice, ...

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    Shinzo Abe's moves on Japan's pacifist constitution deserve greater attention

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:22am by Alex Lo

    ... Abe has moved to boost defence spending and transform its military. But there is a wide consensus among legal experts and the Japanese public that the pacifist article should be changed only ... idea, they can always punish him at the next election. He is being disingenuous. Proper constitutionalism requires parliamentary procedures such as securing two-thirds majority support ...

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    Why Chinese censors miss mark on television shows

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Alex Lo

    ... Publication, Radio, Film and Television are: The Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife, crime series NCIS and legal drama The Practice. Yet, you can continue to watch House of Cards and Game of Thrones. How ...

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    The complexities of setting up a June 4 exhibit in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:40am by Alex Lo

    ... to the alliance, the building owners' incorporation has sent a legal letter warning the exhibition would violate the building's deed of mutual covenant, which allows only office use from ... they only just found out about it. But it also seems the alliance has been careless and negligent. Shouldn't they have sorted out these legal issues from the start when they made ...

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    Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement may take on shades of Taiwan protest

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:12am by Alex Lo

    ... academic, Dr Chan Kin-man, says all peaceful and legal means will be tried before resorting to civil disobedience, which by definition, is illegal. But he warns they may have to push forward ...




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