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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Heed rights in new drug law Any law that detects drug users and steers them into counselling without fear of prosecution has to be welcomed. Early identification to enhance ... with behaviour that could cause harm to others and damage property, such as driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs. As a result, it poses more complex questions for steps against illegal drugs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549928/new-drug-law-needs-respect-rights
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Focus on pregnancy weight gain a bit heavy handed

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by ANGHARD LAW

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Focus on weight gain a bit heavy handed It was a depressing morning. At an antenatal check-up I was told, not once, but twice, that I was fat. "Aiyaaaah! Weight gain," the midwife cried when I stood on the scales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1236871/focus-pregnancy-weight-gain-bit-heavy-handed
  3. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Children of married, unmarried parents equal under maintenance laws

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by JONATHAN MOK, CARMEN CHENG

    ... legislation is not identical to English law. The question of whether the courts here had the power to order a lump sum payment or settlement of money for the purchase of property for children ... Jonathan Mok and Carmen Cheng Offspring are equal under maintenance laws no matter whether their parents ever tied the knot No suffering of little children when unmarried couples split ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528812/children-married-unmarried-parents-equal-under-maintenance-laws
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - Tax

    As China drafts property tax law, fate of pilot programme up in the air

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:29pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Confusion over trial property tax The mainland has started drafting a property tax law, but analysts are not sure whether it means a pilot programme ... Congress, told reporters on Sunday that the government "is drafting the [property tax] law and will submit it for approval when the time is ripe". That relieved some industry figures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446030/china-drafts-property-tax-law-fate-pilot-programme-air
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hui trial: alleged go-between's sister-in-law testifies against him

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 11:48pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Sister-in-law testifies for prosecution in the Rafael Hui graft case, says alleged go-between routed money through her bank account Hui trial: Kwan 'used in-law's account' The sister-in-law of an alleged go-between in the relationship between former government No2 Rafael Hui Si-yan and the co-chairmen of Sun Hung Kai Properties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539108/hui-trial-alleged-go-betweens-sister-law-testifies-against-him
  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New property law forbids publishing of unofficial price quotes

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Johnny Tam

    ... the law takes effect. The Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance is intended to protect consumer interests and increase market transparency. An information centre in Chai Wan will educate consumers on the law. There have also been concerns that developers may bombard buyers with information and cause even more confusion. Sun Hung Kai Properties has issued a three-volume, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1218652/new-property-law-forbids-publishing-unofficial-price-quotes
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - DEBT

    Town's property booms while China slumps

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:39am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Rising debt fuels real estate in a mainland town, highlighting local government's fiscal dangers Town's property booms while China slumps Property prices ... bonds under a 1994 budget law. Local governments are responsible for 80 per cent of spending, while getting only about 40 per cent of tax revenue, the legacy of a 1994 tax-sharing system, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1529348/towns-property-booms-while-china-slumps
  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Legco gets more control over double stamp duty property-cooling measure

    Posted May 28th 2014, 02:22pm by Tanna Chong

    ... changes to a controversial property-cooling measure before they take effect after a concession from the government. The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau told lawmakers debating double stamp duty – under which buyers who own other properties and those who are not permanent residents must pay higher taxes – of the change yesterday. The government has collected the tax since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1520311/legco-gets-more-control-over-double-stamp-duty-property-cooling
  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    No plans to ditch property speculation cooling measures, says Carrie Lam

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by Gary Cheung, Peggy Sito and Ng Kang-chung

    ... year bill. The government introduced the double stamp duty plan early last year in the wake of renewed signs of exuberance in the property market. Under the law, buyers of properties costing ... Gary Cheung, Peggy Sito and Ng Kang-chung Government flexibility may be limited to relaxing measure that doubles stamp duty on some property transactions Acting chief executive Carrie Lam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510974/government-may-offer-concession-double-stamp-duty-break-legal
  10. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Money laundering law could extend to non-financial firms

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... of dirty-cash law tipped to broaden The Hong Kong government is expected to extend the law against money laundering- now applicable only to the financial sector- to lawyers, accountants, property ... in reports of suspicious transactions MICHAEL THOMAS, WOLTERS KLUWER Deane said it was possible that the law would be extended to other sectors, like lawyers, property agents, jewellers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1520235/money-laundering-law-could-extend-non-financial-firms

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