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  1. Letters

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... July 11) Alex Lo takes upon himself an unenviable task of defending Beijing's friends. I do agree with Lo that the United States has a history of some questionable friends among the family ... in North Korea, supported leaders in Vietnam prior to the country's open-door policy as well as Myanmar's military junta. Some officials at the highest level admired Pol Pot's steps ...

  2. Panel inquiry soon on ex-housing chief

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... during his tenure as director of buildings, director of housing and permanent secretary for housing, planning and lands, and whether any of them was related to his post-retirement job offers. ...

  3. On the move

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that this softly-softly approach could leave it lagging behind regional peers. Asia continues to boast some democratic laggards like North Korea and Myanmar, but many places in the region are making steady ... Duncan Innes-Ker Democracy is in retreat across the world: this is the depressing truth revealed by the latest Democracy Index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit. In every region ...

  4. Investor relations position

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... agency with 21 offices in 12 countries in Europe, North America and Asia devoted to advancing long-term investments that generate economic growth and employment opportunities in France. The company's Hong Kong office is looking for an investor relations manager to identify companies in Hong Kong and southern China with the potential to invest in France. 'This is an important role ...

  5. University maps the electorate

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... such as Tuen Mun, North Point and Wan Chai. HKU associate professor Lai Poh-chin told a seminar it was the first time they had used the Geographic Information Systems to analyse electors' voting tendencies, though the technique was widely used in the United States for guiding campaign strategies. Based on the outcome of November's District Council elections, the department has used four ...

  6. Beijing brings HK into line on state immunity

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... dispute between the Democratic Republic of Congo and United States-based fund FG Hemisphere Associates. Congo claimed it was immune from prosecution in Hong Kong, triggering the argument ... It's official: in its first interpretation of the Basic Law requested by the Hong Kong courts, Beijing concluded that the city must follow the mainland's law on state immunity. ...

  7. Ruling on state immunity nears

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Chris Ip The Basic Law Committee will meet on Sunday to discuss Beijing's forthcoming interpretation of the clauses of the mini-constitution relating to state ... in part, because the doctrine of immunity had been incorporated into Hong Kong common law. But the case raised questions about differing policies on sovereign state immunity in Hong Kong ...

  8. Court's liberal voice revered for dissent

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a leaked United States embassy cable, and for the uproar over his niece's slapping of a police officer. Born in Hong Kong to a Pakistani family, Bokhary is revered for contributing ... shines through from the line he takes in his judgments- especially the dissenting ones. In the landmark 'Congo case'- in which the court was asked to rule on whether a state is immune ...

  9. US envoy sees progress towards full suffrage

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com Washington's lead envoy to Hong Kong spoke yesterday of his 'respect' for chief-executive-elect Leung Chun-ying, praising his successful campaign as a potential step towards universal suffrage by 2017. In hi ...

  10. League set to be first HK political party with overseas branch

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... The decision was made after a trip to North America by party chairman Andrew To Kwan-hang and fellow leaders, who signed up dozens of new members in Canada and the United States. These members ... support during elections. 'Some told us that they made dozens of calls during the [so-called] de facto referendum exercise [on political reform] asking their relatives in Hong Kong ...




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