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  1. Former PM attacks anti-terror laws as tyrannical

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Roger Maynard

    ... Roger Maynard in Sydney A former conservative prime minister has castigated Australia's present conservative government over its tough anti-terrorism legislation, likening the laws ... plotted or thought something bad or evil,' he told the Board of Jewish Deputies in Sydney. More ominously, he said, even the media would be forbidden from reporting the detention. Journalists ...

  2. Canberra defends tough terror laws

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... preventive detention for up to 14 days is part of their law now. In France, people can be held for very much longer periods of time.' But opposition parties, civil liberties groups and Islamic ... detained and that the laws would erode freedoms. 'It is exactly the sort of package that is going to lead to a police state,' he said. The Law Council of Australia called the proposed new ...

  3. Outdoor detention cage to be banned, Legco told

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... if the lockup at the Tsim Sha Tsui police station overflowed, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong told legislators. He expressed regret for the detention of the women in the 14-square-metre ... detained in temporary cells when all other available detention cells run out of space, and they were there only for a short period before they were charged, granted bail or released.' Police ...

  4. Gulag parable

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Tyrant's Novel (Sceptre) by Thomas Keneally Alan Sheriff is in custody in one of the 'double-walled gulags' of a supposedly progressive country. The nationality of his captors is never explained, although Keneally mentions that there are other detention centres in the country- as there are in Australia. Sheriff fled an unidentified repressive Middle Eastern ...

  5. Voluntary savings mandatory to live well in old age

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and retirement, published earlier this year by HSBC, showed that traditional retirement is a thing of the past for many people. Eighty per cent of respondents said they wanted mandatory retirement ... their mandatory MPF accounts except under special circumstances stipulated in the MPF legislation. AT A GLANCE An MPF member aged 35 with a salary of $20,000 and paying the basic MPF contribution ...

  6. Only a politician could gush over a mandatory non-performer

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Frederick Ma Si-hang. Freddy was at it again on Wednesday, congratulating himself on the wonders that the Mandatory Provident Funds Authority has achieved for us all, the occasion being a talk shop ... impressive about 97 per cent compliance when contribution is mandatory and the authority is quick to prosecute for non-compliance? My guess is that in 2000 the MPFA people actually expected ...

  7. Mandatory study for doctors ruled out

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... doctors' standards, the bureau had no immediate plan to introduce mandatory study for doctors. 'Anything meant to be mandatory will be difficult to do if there is no incentive for them to do it,' Dr Chow said. The Medical Council has proposed making it mandatory for doctors to achieve 90 study points in three years, or be barred from practising. One point equals one hour of study. ...

  8. Mandatory repairs loom for homeowners

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Owners will be legally required to maintain their buildings under a proposal to be released for consultation at the end of this year, the housing chief said yesterday. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung said the government was finalising the details of the mandatory measure. The consultation paper will suggest penalties for those who fail ...

  9. Mandatory courses keep staff in the know

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... The SFC is a pioneer in setting requirements that ensure courses are effective, writes Chris Davis IN THE MODERN workplace, nothing stays the same for long. Job responsibilities are redefined, industry regulations change, and new skills must be learned to ...

  10. Central banker urges end to mandatory bond guarantees

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... investors, the existing regulations should be revised to emphasise investment risk and the mandatory guarantee rule should be removed, she said. Work to amend the corporate bond rules is under way. ...




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