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  1. Developer told to end fight over loss of land

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the land near Tai Po to the Court of Final Appeal. Harvest Good is seeking to overturn a decision made last December by Mr Justice Michael Hartmann dismissing an application for judicial review ... the courts as an abuse of process, and refused to allow it to name the two women as parties to the review. Yesterday, Harvest Good sought leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal decision. ...

  2. 'Long Hair' denied right to appeal

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the issue of the costs of the dismissed judicial review proceedings. This occurred on April 27, two months before the application was filed. However, Mr Justice Tang acknowledged that the court did ... regarding the Legislative Council's legislative powers. After reviewing the details of Mr Justice Hartmann's judgment, Mr Justice Tang could find nothing that supported Mr Leung's ...

  3. Appeal against HSBC dismissed

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The Court of Final Appeal will not hear an appeal from a company that accused HSBC of wrongfully forcing it to sell its flagship property. The decision likely brings to an end a case that saw the bank labelled dishonest by a Court of First Ins ...

  4. Appeals lost by government double

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Appeal cases lost by government prosecutors in the Court of Appeal almost doubled last year, the Department of Justice has revealed. Explaining the rise in successful appeals against conviction or sentencing, Director of Public Prosecutions ...

  5. REVIEW 07

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Relive the year's highs and lows in Hong Kong, the mainland and around the world with our week of reviews in news, business and sport: From Today Over the next eight days, we look ... focusing on the mainland, and a series of sport-by-sport reviews www.scmp.com Catch up with yesterday's first review of the sporting year in Hong Kong, Asia and internationally, plus the photo ...

  6. Gradual reform said overdue for review

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Elaine Chan Beijing's gradualist approach to reform should be reviewed since rapid economic growth is producing a widening trade surplus and increasing imbalances that threaten ... Beijing's gradualist reform approach may be due for a review, the authors of the report said. Ms Fosler cited the example of Beijing's capital controls and the pressure that is building up ...

  7. PetroChina closer to offer as CSRC prepares to review share sale

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim LeeMaster PetroChina, the biggest oil producer in Asia, has moved closer to selling HK$50 billion worth of shares in Shanghai as the China Securities Regulatory Commission said yesterday it would review the share sale on Monday. The CSRC announcement comes after United States billionaire William Buffett trimmed the PetroChina stake held by his firm for the third time ...

  8. review

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Inside China (National Geographic) The title signals this is not the standard National Geographic jaunt but 'the truth about China'. The introduction, written by Jonathan Spence, Sterling professor of history at Yale University, in ...

  9. Japanese give Wen positive reviews on his 'ice-melting' trip

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Japanese media and public have reacted positively to Premier Wen Jiabao compared with previous Chinese leaders' visits, but warned that the foundation for bilateral ties remains fragile. Mr Wen finished his three-day landmark visit to Japan on Fr ...

  10. Top court acts on increase in judicial reviews

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The city's top court has raised the bar in terms of what people must show in order to initiate a judicial review. The Court of Final Appeal made the ruling in the case of Peter Po Fun-chan, an accountant whose application for a judicial review of several decisions of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants was refused by the Court of First ...




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