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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Property owner says he would pick up total cost of lawsuit to block June 4 Memorial Museum

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 06:09pm by Emily Tsang

    ... for the committee to go through a tender process for a law firm. Chau, who owns a property on the block's first floor, denied the suggestion that his action was being funded by another party. "I ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Businessman 'with no political affiliation' hopes lone action will speed up process against display Property owner to fund lawsuit to block ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Street singer's legal challenge to shortening hours of Mong Kok pedestrian area

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:44am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... only 120 of the 745 property managers, residents, and shopkeepers responded. Of these, 78 per cent supported cutting short the opening hours of the pedestrian zone. Lui cited a separate poll ... of the Basic Law, which guarantees the "freedom to engage in … literary and artistic creation, and other cultural activities". Lui's band, also known as SMS, had been playing in Mong Kok ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... "ISS, shame, shame!" and displayed banners reading: "No money for the poor- but money for the law courts!" The protest organiser, Refugee Union, called on the government to take ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... to get in touch with his possible court rivals. The opponents' concerns revolve around a possible violation of property deeds and the nuisance created for other tenants. But Lee gave ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Ex-governor says nostalgia reflects attachment to core values of press freedom and rule of law Patten 'flattered' by those who miss colonial rule ... to entrench those values," he said. "Rule of law is the guardian of people's freedom, financial problems [and] contract," he said, adding that a free press was crucial to curb ...

  6. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ugandan women wearing miniskirts face fines and prison under draft law

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:17pm by GDN

    ... passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, fashion parades such as that at the Serena Hotel may be threatened and Ugandan women will have to cover up or face arrest. Passed the day ... Peter Magelah believes the bill, which he stresses is also largely about press freedom, will be used selectively and for political reasons if it becomes law. "Idi Amin had a miniskirt law ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... exploitative and corrupt labour system thrives. "The construction industry exists above the law," Pun says. The mainland's labour laws have failed to keep violence and exploitation ... says it is during this period that most violence occurs. The 2008 labour contract law requires companies to sign contracts with workers, to contribute to their welfare accounts and pay ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on the mainland". But the "uncivilised behaviour of mainlanders in Hong Kong" and the impact of cross-border students and mainlanders who snapped up infant formula and properties were also key ... in perceptions was due to a lack of national identity in Hongkongers. He said more education was necessary. Chow said last week that the city could extend its anti-discrimination laws to protect ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young mainland women 'marrying elderly Hong Kong men to get residency'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:56am by Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo

    ... and evicted from their flats Lust? Caution, agency advises elderly men All Uncle Law, 83, wanted was someone to share his life with. And when he met a young mainland woman, he thought he had finally ... permits to live in Hong Kong, Law's world fell apart. After months of abuse, including public humiliation, he was divorced, lost custody of his son, then three, and was evicted from his 150 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee lashes out at Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Property billionaire attacks democracy protest as he praises C.Y. Leung and rubbishes idea that business and government work hand in glove Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee has weighed ... People who live here should appreciate what they already have. They should comply with the law and behave themselves," he said. Lee also advised young people not to take radical action ...




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