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  1. Compulsory purchase law is yet another favour to corporate sector

    Posted Apr 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... The Basic Law provides for compensation for 'lawful deprivation of property', but does not suggest what is lawful. Given that assets as lacking in emotional content as shares in a company ... of their property ('Developers benefit when there's a lot at stake', March 28). I would ask two further questions. First, how does this square with generally accepted notions of justice under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710560/compulsory-purchase-law-yet-another-favour-corporate-sector
  2. Shanghai property tycoon arrested

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... The announcement follows a three-month probe of the property developer, his flagship company Shanghai Nongkai Development (Group) and its subsidiaries. Chau was already in detention. Prosecutors yesterday granted approval for police to arrest the businessman and move forward with a criminal investigation under the law, local television and the Eastday web site said, but gave no further details. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427027/shanghai-property-tycoon-arrested
  3. Lawyers team up to fight property rows in Shanghai

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The legal experts are aiming to protect the rights of residents who normally have little chance in such disputes Legal experts have teamed up to fight legal disputes involving property ... or the local government. Liu Fuyuan, a spokesman for the group, said it had brought together 152 lawyers and 80 law firms with the aim of protecting the rights and interests of residents who were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428842/lawyers-team-fight-property-rows-shanghai
  4. Property executive hits out over arrest

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee The Fortune International boss says he is a victim of the latest Villa Pinada scam A veteran official of a property company related to a $20 million scam yesterday described ... to report back to the police next Tuesday. They were arrested for conspiring with the management of a property developer to defraud five banks of $20 million worth of mortgages between November 2001 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435179/property-executive-hits-out-over-arrest
  5. Moving towards the rule of law

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... police officers and prosecutors coming up through the ranks. The gains have been most marked in commercial law, particularly in the protection of intellectual property rights. Yet even ... were convicted or released, this is good news. Yet the action, which came about after the country's highest court issued instructions to local law-enforcement authorities to clear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440310/moving-towards-rule-law
  6. Lawyer may lose licence over Web postings

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... practising law for one year to disbarment. The Shanghai Bureau of Justice could not be reached for comment. The lawyer is best known for defending another activist lawyer, Zheng Enchong, who advised residents involved in hundreds of property disputes with the city before he was jailed in 2003. Mr Guo said his defence of Zheng, a recent article alleging abuse in prison of a member of the banned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490940/lawyer-may-lose-licence-over-web-postings
  7. Citizens are still a long way from enjoying true justice

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei With only meagre improvements in the second draft of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, it appears the mainland's criminal justice system is still a long way from placing citizens' rights front and centre. Legal professionals and rights advocates had high hopes that the amendments would finally bring the crucial law a big step closer to- if not in line ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989242/citizens-are-still-long-way-enjoying-true-justice
  8. Message of legal reassurance for investors

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The mayor of Shanghai has pledged that the interests of investors in his city will be fully protected by the law, despite concerns sparked by the property scandal involving ... of every investor will be protected by the law,' he said. Chau has been detained on the mainland since May in connection with a corruption investigation related to property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432623/message-legal-reassurance-investors
  9. Charges of misappropriation levelled against Chau's relatives

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Brother-in-law and nephew under arrest for allegedly using funds The brother-in-law and a nephew of fallen property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai have been officially arrested on suspicion ... in early June after corruption investigations into Chau related to Shanghai's property market came to light in May. Officials have been investigating Fuyou's activities in the stock ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424788/charges-misappropriation-levelled-against-chaus-relatives
  10. 'Dead' senior officer held for alleged bribery

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... was arrested on August 7 and found to have amassed 1 billion yuan in property and cash. The high-profile war on organised crime launched by Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai in June is still under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693652/dead-senior-officer-held-alleged-bribery

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