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  1. Famed junk's replica finds safe harbour

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... and turned into two ferry boats and some souvenir boxes.' And there was surprisingly little documentation of its visit. Despite numerous visits by royalty and high society, all Mr Davies could ...

  2. Landmark divorce ruling may unlock protected riches

    Posted Aug 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Even the apparently protected assets of Hong Kong's rich could be at risk during divorce proceedings following a landmark judgment earlier this year, lawyers have warned. ... the court said this approach was outdated given that society's view of marriage had changed. 'On marriage, the parties commit to sharing their lives,' Mr Justice Cheung, writing ...

  3. Controversial reclamation work had been approved, say officials

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... At the same time, a prominent waterfront protection activist has said that while it may be legal, the reclamation highlights the lack of protection for marine environments outside Victoria Harbour ... or the size of the pier itself.' A spokeswoman for the Environmental Protection Department confirmed that it had no jurisdiction over reclamations already approved under the Foreshore and Seabed ...

  4. Questions over pier that became a platform reclaimed from the sea

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... assessment, and later to permits issued by the Environmental Protection Department. That plan shows a narrow pier jutting out into the proposed works area. But the reclamation that has taken place- ...

  5. Check system for child-care staff 'ineffective'

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Nick Gentle

    ... by police if the prospective employee had a clean record. But the background check has to be initiated by the prospective employee. Susan So Suk-yin, director of the Society for the Protection ... said. Priscilla Lui Tsang Sun-kai, director of Against Child Abuse, said her agency cared about protection of children and rehabilitation of offenders. 'But having said that, I feel a lot ...

  6. In the mood for some bovine fun? Victoria Park fair bedlam has begun

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of protection against the chill northerly wind blowing in off the harbour. And even if you do get cold, there are plenty of Year of the Ox novelty beanies to be had. Candy Ng Tsz-ki, a Chinese ...

  7. Conviction gets short shrift over short pants

    Posted Aug 24th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... he was identified. Li Shui-tung had been found guilty of wounding a man in an apparent payback by members of the Wo Shing Wo triad society. But the Court of Appeal quashed the conviction ... needed protection. The Court of Appeal found the questioning should have been allowed for the very reason that it was a triad matter, especially since Li had allegedly testified against a member ...

  8. Judges blast solicitors' tribunal for clerk's role

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... to approach the matter with a view to self-protection,' said the judge, who had warned the tribunal in June that cases where clerks were found to have helped draft decisions would be overturned. ... from the Law Society. The Law Society, of which all Hong Kong solicitors (including those that sit on the tribunal) are members, said last night that it was reviewing the judgment. ...

  9. Father jailed 12 years for sex with two daughters

    Posted Nov 04th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The crime of incest strikes at the very heart of society and must be punished accordingly, a judge said yesterday in sentencing a man to 12 years behind bars for having sex ... 'You have been abusing the trust a child places in their father and instead of protecting them from harm, you harmed them. You deserve no mercy from my hands.' Counsel for the defence, ...

  10. Young activist hails his rights victory for gays

    Posted Aug 25th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... was ask the court to confirm that gay men enjoyed the same rights to sexual expression in private as every other member of society. 'Now I can have a loving relationship without being scared ... it as a historic moment for the gay community. '[We] are pleased to see a precedent being set in court upholding sexual orientation as one of the protected grounds against discrimination,' ...




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