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  1. Union to probe if editors push staff to break the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... to use unethical methods to come up with exclusive stories. The reaction follows a court ruling on Monday in which a magazine journalist was jailed for three months for bribing a security guard. ... said she often heard journalists complaining about being forced to do stories - even if they had to break the law to get information. 'With increased competition amongst newspapers ...

  2. Visitors out to bag a bargain

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... if there is a market for my books and I plan to visit the book fair too,' said a university student. 'I think under these new travel rules, a lot of people will come to Hong Kong to invest. I want ...

  3. Different strokes

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Joyce Law

    ... format, which makes them look like Chinese characters. The calligraphy was developed under the theme of readability. There are rules on how to arrange the English letters. 'Sometimes ...

  4. Property agents' group backs war on dirty money

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Authority said yesterday that under a set of 40 guidelines, agents will have to report all suspicious transactions to law enforcement officers. The guidelines have been provided by the Financial ... a specific type of person or people with specific backgrounds.' She said the authority would meet five industry representatives on Friday to discuss how to interpret and implement the new rules ...

  5. Idea for guesthouses 'will deter investors'

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... as a long-term investment. Now, suddenly, there are [Home Ownership Scheme guesthouses] that don't have to follow all the rules and regulations. It's like stealing money out of our ...

  6. Regina Ip: no love, no sleep and lots of tears

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... ways to help Hong Kong.' Although Mrs Ip has not ruled out the possibility of returning to politics entirely, she said that running for chief executive would be like jumping ...

  7. Appeal over public flats rent ruling

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Niki Law

    ... The Housing Authority says there is immense public interest in clarifying the verdict that it was in breach of the law The Housing Authority will lodge an appeal with the top court to overturn a ruling that it had breached its duty by not reviewing rents to ensure they complied with limits under the Housing Ordinance. The law says rents must not exceed 10 per cent ...

  8. No room at the inn, eager Beijing tourists told

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law, Staff Reporter

    ... yet because the city would be unable to cope with the rush. Under rules that came into effect yesterday, residents of the two cities are allowed to travel individually to Hong Kong and Macau. ... ring road yesterday seeking visas for Hong Kong or Macau or applying for passports. Under a new rule, applicants for passports need only show their residency permit and ID card. They no longer ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Rule of law and obeying the law are two different things

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:36am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Rule of law and obeying the law are two different things "You say the rule of law in Hong Kong is important, but you are now, as a professor of law, advocating ... Post, September 18 I'm not sure I entirely agree with you here, Arthur. The duty of the citizen to obey the law is not quite the same thing as observing the rule of law. What we have ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Transparency and strong rule of law are key to fighting corruption

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:37pm by Cathy Holcombe

    ... Cathy Holcombe The same man leading the anti-corruption drive has initiated judiciary reforms, but it doesn't mean accused party bosses will get a fair trial Rule of law vs urge ... otherwise would be grafting away. But ultimately, the most effective way to reduce systematic corruption is to establish a strong, reliable and transparent rule of law. As it happens, the same man ...




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