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  1. 'Rights' and law collide

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Maggie Chen A political commentator has accused the Hong Kong government of bowing to political pressure from Beijing by stopping local activists who wanted to sail to the Diaoyu Islands ... sailors or had sailing qualifications. In a recent opinion piece in the South China Morning Post, political commentator Albert Cheng King-hon said the government had 'unashamedly tried ...

  2. Robbery suspect sent back to Taiwan

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Mainland returns guard implicated in HK$13m robbery Mainland authorities have sent back to Taiwan a security guard who is suspected of stealing NT$56 million (HK$13.27 million) in Taipei this month from an armoured truck he drove. Lee Han-yang, 45, who worked for a Taipei security agency, was sent from the mainland island of Mawei to Taiwan's Matsu island ...

  3. Mainland and Taiwan exchange inmates

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... batch of repatriations, Taiwan sent 115 illegal immigrants back to the mainland via Matsu, the island's defence outpost, according to the Mainland Affairs Council, the island's top mainland policy body. They were among more than 2,600 mainlanders detained in Taiwan for illegally entering and working there, council officials said. In return, Beijing repatriated three Taiwanese ...

  4. Legislators angry at US warning on arms deal

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei Taiwan is not a US colony so it's none of Washington's business, say lawmakers Lawmakers in Taiwan yesterday reacted angrily to the US warning against ... that there would be repercussions if Taiwan failed to approve the NT$610 billion (HK$140 billion) arms-purchase budget. Yesterday, Defence Minister Lee Jye stopped short of criticising Mr Lawless but said ...

  5. China still groping in the dark on law enforcement

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer It did not take netizens long to discover the identity of the drunken official alleged to have molested an 11-year-old girl in a Shenzhen restaurant on October 29. Within three days, cyber vigilantes had not only named Lin Jiaxiang, the then h ...

  6. Demand for journalist's release falls on deaf ears

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... journalist accused of spying for Taiwan. Wang Rudeng, of the central government's liaison office, warned it would be a case of 'the rule of man' if mainland authorities responded ... correspondent for The Straits Times of Singapore, was arrested in Guangzhou on April 22 and charged on August 5. He is accused of receiving several million dollars from Taiwan for spying since 2000. ...

  7. Partners on crime

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation and China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait since 2008. Like the others, this agreement tactfully steers clear of politically sensitive ... Jerome A. Cohen and Yu-Jie Chen Although the Economic Co-operation Framework Agreement between mainland China and Taiwan continues to preoccupy popular attention, this past month the two ...

  8. Hainan court jails 'fake reporters' for blackmail

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Linfen county for allegedly trying to extort money. Zhan Jiang, professor at China Youth University for Political Sciences, said these cases showed that China urgently needed a journalism law ...

  9. Pact an important step to fight organised crime

    Posted Apr 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... opportunities, promoting tourism and launching more direct flights. The deal inked by the head of Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation, Chiang Pin-kung, and his mainland counterpart, Chen Yunlin, ... criminal gangs have been exploiting the lack of an agreement between the mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong to return fugitives. They often escape across the strait if they face arrest or jail at home. ...

  10. Anti-secession law

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland's anti-secession law has raised cross-strait tension. How right are critics who say the law will damage negotiations with Taiwan? Does it set the stage for military confrontation? Share your views: write to us ...




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