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  1. 'Twin'-edged sword

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Celebrities are being naive if they think the public's obsession can be stage-managed, writes Stephen Vines Does anyone come out well from this enormous celebrity nude picture ... by the sword. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist and entrepreneur ...

  2. Rule by law?

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... The Citizens' Radio controversy raises questions about the government's view of a basic principle, writes Stephen Vines When even some of Hong Kong's most ardent defenders ... wolf over the rule of law in Hong Kong. But it is soon enough not to allow complacency to set in. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based journalist and entrepreneur ...

  3. Collective punishment the Hong Kong way

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Collective punishment is rightly regarded as abhorrent by believers in the rule of law, who intensely dislike the notion that the guilty and innocent should be swept together ... it be that they have committed one of Hong Kong's most serious offences? I'm afraid they must plead guilty, because no one can deny that these people are poor. Stephen Vines is a Hong Kong-based ...

  4. London ruling thwarts efforts of local courts

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Hong Kong courts have been thwarted in attempts to prevent damaging information being published about the business and personal affairs of the Congolese president's son. A judgment in the London High Court has effectively made two rulings in Hong Kong superfluous because the information suppressed here is now being circulated around the world. In London, Mr Justice ...

  5. HK gag order raises eyebrows in English court

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Diverging rulings pose questions about free speech, writes Stephen Vines The High Court in London has effectively made redundant a Hong Kong High Court ruling which sought to prevent the publication of damaging information about the son of the Congolese president and his companies. The London ruling shows that although our courts follow English rules of procedure, their interpretation ...

  6. Anti-racism law will not exclude mainland arrivals

    Posted Jul 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... arrivals from the mainland, Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said. In an interview with the South China Morning Post yesterday, Mr Fisher put down to miscommunication the suggestion ... discrimination, based on colour, descent, national origin and ethnic origin,' Mr Fisher said. 'Our interpretation is that mainland Chinese do not come under any of those categories in Hong Kong. ...

  7. EOC will probably be given task of overseeing new anti-race law

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... rather than a new enforcement body, the government has said. A consultation document for the draft bill is still a few months away, Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said, adding that the law was considered 'major legislation' and would have to go through various procedural steps within the government before it was put to the public. Mr Fisher would not say when ...

  8. Race bias laws might consider family ties

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... proposed anti-racism legislation. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said drafting instructions for the legislation were still being fine-tuned as the racism bill differed in many ... legislator Christine Loh Kung-wai, as well as the three existing pieces of anti-discrimination legislation, Mr Fisher said. 'But while we can make use of the common elements between the existing ...

  9. Scope of race-bias law is revealed

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the law. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said if the community felt strongly that mainlanders should be afforded similar protection, another law could be considered to protect ... to individuals and their families. Mr Fisher said: 'There are certain areas the government should not step into, for example dating behaviour. The areas we should cover are in the social, economic ...

  10. Victims of sex attacks tell their stories

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... by police. The book's release marks the association's 10th anniversary. Director of Social Welfare Stephen Fisher wrote a foreword saying the book would help him and others understand ... in the book,' Mr Fisher wrote. Ms Wong said the writers were scared to recall their memories of rape and sexual violence, but eventually conquered their fears. 'Some tried to write about ...




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