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  1. Dissident group pushes Asean to suspend Myanmar's membership

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Veteran Myanmese dissidents yesterday urged Asean to suspend their country's regime from the bloc of Southeast Asian nations if its military rulers ... in 20 years with the loss of 13 lives, although the genuine numbers are thought to be higher. 'We would request Asean to... consider suspending [Myanmar's] membership in Asean ...

  2. Beijing to hand over 14 fraud suspects to island

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... between Taipei and Manila. The move is expected to happen next month. If found guilty, the 14 could face sentences of up to 30 years in jail, officials said yesterday. The suspects were sent ... to the island, lodged a strong protest against Manila and retaliated by briefly suspending the issuance of work permits for Filipino workers. Taiwanese authorities later sent officials to the mainland ...

  3. Euro-Asia loses would-be buyer

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... requirements for backdoor listings and trading resumptions of suspended firms. In a 2002 letter to the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, the mainland securities market watchdog, China ... Bin, who is serving an 18-year prison sentence in China for financial fraud. The pull-out of the investor leaves the provisional liquidators- Derek K.Y. Lai and Darach Haughey of Deloitte ...

  4. Uygurs sentenced to death over terrorism

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Six captured at training camp in Xinjiang had links to al-Qaeda, officials claim A mainland court has sentenced six people, believed to be Muslim Uygurs ... organisation and manufacturing explosives. The Intermediate People's Court in Kashgar on Saturday sentenced three of the defendants to death, two to death with a two-year suspension and one ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia moving away from the death penalty

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by MABEL AU

    ... in all parts of the world, including Asia. Malaysia has announced it will consider replacing the mandatory death penalty for drug offences with prison sentences. Most of the estimated 900 death-row prisoners have been sentenced for drug offences. Under Malaysian law, the death penalty is mandatory for murder and drug trafficking. Mandatory death sentences, which prevent judges using ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ang Lee's Oscar shows Asian cinema has come of age

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... and his tiger look suspended in horizonless infinities, a haunting visualisation of the book's deep spiritual message. Here is that rare work that uses technology to carry a message, rather ...

  7. A bitter harvest

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... musicians in Tehran. Farhadi's permit for making A Separation was suspended briefly when he voiced his support for Panahi. Last year, actress Marzieh Vafamehr was given a one-year sentence ... 'propaganda against the Islamic Republic' and handed a six-year jail sentence plus a 20-year filmmaking ban on December 20, 2010. Rasoulof's sentence has since been reduced to one year- ...


    Analysts say deterioration in Sino-Japanese ties triggered by betrayal of understanding reached 40 years ago

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... has offered Beijing nearly 290 billion yuan of economic aid between 1979 to 2010, according to Japan's Foreign Ministry. But high-level diplomatic and military exchanges were suspended following the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989. Japan froze three loans to China. "Japan's move to suspend its foreign loans was a reaction ...

  9. Jail terms for 20 rebel Uygurs

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Courts in the restive western region of Xinjiang have sentenced 20 ethnic Uygurs to jail for up to 15 years for terrorism and separatist crimes, ... the sentences after finding the 20 Uygurs guilty of various crimes. Four of the crimes were related to 'organising terrorist attacks' and one was linked to subversion, the People's Daily ...

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    Factbox: history of the case against Hong Kong tycoons

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... January 30, 2008: Ao Man-long, former secretary for transport and public works in Macau, jailed for 27 years for taking HK$800 million in bribes. His sentence was extended to 28 1/2 years in 2009 for further bribery offences. April 16, 2012: Macau's Court of Final Appeal names Joseph Lau Luen-hung, chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings, and Steven Lo Kit-sing, chairman of BMA ...




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