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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pro bono legal work can help advance social justice in Hong Kong

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:15am by EDWIN REKOSH AND TZE-WEI NG

    ... it applies to lawyers, it means voluntary and free legal service by lawyers for the public good. It is no replacement for legal aid, which is state-funded; but it can help identify and fill the gaps ... Kong- which would enable law students to do and learn from pro bono work- due to similarly strict rules on the structure of a legal service provider. However, Hong Kong is home to more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1517880/pro-bono-legal-work-can-help-advance-social-justice-hong
  2. News - China - SURVEILLANCE

    China police say 'giant marijuana plantation' spotted by satellite may be legal hemp farm

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:14am by Stephen Chen and Patrick Boehler

    ... Stephen Chen and Patrick Boehler Chinese authorities have retracted a statement they made on Thursday pointing to record-sized marijuana plantations in northern China. The nation’s space authorities said last week that police had discovered the biggest il ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580750/chinese-police-says-marijuana-plantations-spotted-satellite-could-just-be
  3. Business - Economy

    China's services expansion shows resilience

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:56am by Victoria Ruan

    ... slowdown Services expansion resilient on mainland The mainland's service sector activity showed resilience even as expansion in its vast factory sector slowed, in the latest sign that the government-engineered transition from a manufacturing-driven economy to one led by services is taking hold. Economists welcomed the gradual rebalancing trend but cautioned that a prolonged property market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1584309/china-services-pmi-edges-544
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lawyers sound alarm at time Hong Kong suspects spend on remand

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Shocking, scandalous, worrying- legal experts voice concerns at sharp increase in period criminal suspects spend behind bars before trial Alarm at time spent on remand The amount of time Hong Kong puts criminal suspects behind bars before they come to trial has increased by almost 40 days over five years, a development that one legal expert says ought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1591982/lawyers-sound-alarm-time-hong-kong-suspects-spend-remand
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong has a key role in international legal services

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by RIMSKY YUEN

    ... Rimsky Yuen Rimsky Yuen says Hong Kong's development as a hub for international legal services helps promote the rule of law while also keeping the city open to the rest of the world International order Today, December 13, 2012, is an important date in Hong Kong's development as an international legal services centre. It is the date set for the opening ceremony of the Asia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1103768/hong-kong-has-key-role-international-legal-services
  6. News - World

    UK to force airlines to share flight-lists with security services in response to Islamic State

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 01:04am by AFP

    ... Bloomberg in London UK to forceairlinesto shareflight lists Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday he would force airlines to share flight-lists with security services and give police ... the US journalist James Foley. Security services on both sides of the Atlantic are working to identify the man and Cameron has asked officials what else they could do to prevent young Muslims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583325/uk-force-airlines-share-flight-lists-security-services-response-islamic
  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Possible changes to Vietnamese law on legal services criticised

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Hanoi blast on changing lawyer law International lawyers and business leaders are warning Vietnam's government that proposed changes to its law on legal services would restrict foreign firms and spook investors at a time of faltering economic growth. The proposed changes are under consideration this month in the lawmaking National Assembly. A dozen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1084284/possible-changes-vietnamese-law-legal-services-criticised
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Laundering service

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 12:58am by Jason Wordie

    ... Reports of dubious banking activities highlight some of Hong Kong's lesser-touted attractions, writes Jason Wordie Laundering service Headlines accusing leading local banks of having a hand in international money-laundering have raised a few eyebrows recently. The real surprise, however, is that any brows moved at all. After all,  as far as entrepreneurial legal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1525900/then-now-laundering-service
  9. Burges Salmon safeguards investments with partner-driven service

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:15pm by Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh and David Bell

    ... get in the way of such ventures. With its partner-driven and relationship-based service, independent law firm Burges Salmon is able to provide specialist legal advice to international clients on British inward investment opportunities at affordable prices. "We're able to provide a partner-led service in a way that other firms would find difficult to maintain economically," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1533874/burges-salmon-safeguards-investments-partner-driven-service
  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Should Hong Kong’s employees have the legal right to ask for flexible working terms?

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 12:46pm by Phila Siu

    ... is the city ready? Britain has recently introduced a law to the envy of all Hong Kong workers- they now have the legal right to request flexible working hours and locations. While some labour experts ... could work but flexible locations would not. Since June 30, all employees in Britain have the legal right to request flexible work if they have been with the same employer for at least 26 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577644/should-hong-kongs-worker-have-legal-right-ask-flexible-working-terms

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