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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law Society president criticised for attacking Bar's election stance

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society president attacks Bar's election stance The Law Society president has come in for renewed criticism after urging his fellows to deplore the Bar Association for calling on the government to accommodate the idea of public nomination in the next chief executive poll. In an e-mail to the Law Society council, Ambrose Lam San-keung said ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    SHKP to build on sites where Housing Society deemed project too costly

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:29am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Tin Shui Wai sites abandoned by Housing Society as too costly have new lease of life High cost for some an opportunity to profit for others A private developer is confident it can profitably build on sites where the Housing Society abandoned a residential project for the elderly as being too expensive. Sun Hung Kai Properties snapped up two sites in Tin Shui Wai ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In Hong Kong, privilege protects its own

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 04:33am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says the ease with which the elite in Hong Kong escape accountability for their decisions and professional conduct is dismaying, and dangerous for society Buddy system of the privileged The importance of the rule of law, and of the subjugation of the executive to laws, is critical to the maintenance of Hong Kong's society and government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Outlawing the 'L-word'? What about the rest?

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 03:46am by Michael Chugani

    ... towards mainlanders than the daily discrimination ethnic minorities have long endured? In seeking public views on, among other things, how to protect mainlanders, the commission is even ... Opponents insist the civil disobedience protest will hit Hong Kong like a tsunami, first paralysing the business district, then causing a domino effect that will clog cross-harbour tunnels, bring ...

  5. Reclamation-buster vows to take plunge if he surrenders

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... because the harbour belongs to the public,' Mr Chu said. 'I can volunteer to protect it but I have no mandate to agree and make any concessions to agree with any of the government's points.' Mr Chu said he felt he had the upper hand for the upcoming battle because he was armed with four 'weapons': the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance, last month's judicial ...

  6. News - World - DRUGS

    Rules to protect children issued to marijuana stores in Washington, US

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seattle Rules to protect children issued to marijuana stores Stores in Washington state can sell marijuana in cookies, brownies and other approved baked goods, but cannot put the drug in confectionery, lollipops or food items that might appeal to children, say new guidelines. Washington became the second US state to allow recreational sales of marijuana to adults ...

  7. Reclamation 'covered by protection order'

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Society presents case against harbour work Government plans for temporary reclamation near the Wan Chai waterfront are covered by the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance and should satisfy its requirements, a court heard. But the Society for the Protection of the Harbour told the Court of First Instance hearing yesterday that the government had failed to meet ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    A poet at heart who harbours a love for his city

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 03:54pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... for 19 years. In 1995 he founded the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, with himself as chairman and Christine Loh Kung-wai as his deputy. The now environment deputy was then a legislator ... Island in 1996. Chu and Loh subsequently got the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance enacted. Chu and the society would take the government to court several times, winning most times, though ...

  9. EXEDY gives back to society

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:54pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... About 27 of its 32 employees are autistic or have a disability. "This is our way of giving back to society," says Haruo Shimizu, president and CEO of EXEDY. "This philosophy ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo seeks US military guarantee to protect unspecified ‘remote islands’

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:34pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese government seeks specific guarantees over protection for remote islands- thought to be the disputed Senkaku or Diaoyus chain Tokyo presses U.S. over islands With Japan having already decided to boost the role of its military, the government of Shinzo Abe is now expected to demand more specific guarantees of US military support in protection of what Tokyo ...




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