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  1. Legislature takes aim at payout system that values villagers less

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The amount of compensation paid out over rights' violations should not be affected by whether the victim lived in the city or countryside, the legislature has said. At a special meeting held on Saturday, the Standing Committee of the Natio ...

  2. Defying of court orders tackled

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the China University of Political Science and Law said the notice provided the first detailed definitions of the two existing offences and specified the responsibilities of all three bodies ...

  3. Taiwanese official shot dead

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A Taipei county councillor was shot dead in broad daylight yesterday, in a murder that has shocked the island. Wu Shan-chiu, 49, an influential member of the opposition People First Party, was in his office when a man entered, dre ...

  4. No easy way out of corruption trial for Chen's wife

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Liu Wen-hsiung said it would be 'impossible for her to continue to call in sick forever... Ms Wu should face this matter bravely'. According to the China Times, the court cannot ...

  5. Glue boss slips away from UK

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for GBP100,000 (HK$1.53 million). In the letter, Mr Yuan denied his return to China violated British law, and demanded repayment of the bail bond because the arrest warrant misspelled his family name. ... of American hegemony and a hero who defended intellectual property rights. More than 10,000 netizens signed a petition for his release, and the media, including Central China Television, lauded his ...

  6. Loyalty oath required

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter BEIJING- To become a lawyer on the mainland, one must now swear an oath of support to the leadership of the Communist Party. The oath reads: 'I wish to become a lawyer of the People's Republic of China, and I guarantee to fulfil the sacred mission of a law worker of socialism with Chinese characteristics, be loyal to the country, be loyal to the people, support ...

  7. Railways ministry reform under way

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com China's Ministry of Railways has been stripped of its powers to hear transport cases in its own courts. In a move welcomed by critics of the ministry's power, the jurisdiction of the China Court of Railway Transportation has been transferred to local governments. 'It is a step to show the market that the Railways Ministry is starting ...

  8. Clues to official plight of Bo, Wang

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com The top legislative body in Chongqing has likely approved the resignation of disgraced former municipal party secretary Bo Xilai and his right-hand man Wang Lijun as delegates to the National People's Congress. Exper ...

  9. Five-year plan gives few clues to reform of the legal system

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If the mainland's legal community was looking for substantial steps towards reform of the legal system in the 12th five-year plan, it would have been disappointed by what the National People's Congress passed this week. The plan contained only o ...

  10. Cross-border busting of phone fraud ring triggered row with Manila

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Mainland, Taiwanese and Philippine authorities cracked an international phone fraud ring in late December allegedly masterminded by Taiwanese suspects. A total of 178 people were arrested on the mainland, in Taiwan and the Philippines for a ...




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