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  1. Junior lawyers advised to head for high streets

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... law firms, especially those from Wall Street, set up their offices in Hong Kong. 'Those international firms share similar business targets- to serve Hong Kong and mainland companies ... small claims. 'It is what in the US and the UK they call high street lawyers or high street law firms,' said Yih, citing the term used to describe smaller firms whose primary business ...

  2. Street thief risks it all to survive

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... is taken back to London and abandoned. Determined not to end up in the workhouse, Cora has no choice but to live on the streets. She is soon taken in by Fletch, a hardened young girl who pretends to be a boy. Fletch rules over a filthy basement that houses other homeless kids who live by stealing, trickery and worse. She trains Cora to be a street thief and house burglar. Cora is small and can ...

  3. Police investigate Ai Weiwei street artists

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and footbridge walls in Central and Sheung Wan. The stencils which carried Ai's image and the message 'Who's afraid of Ai Weiwei?' were discovered by patrolling police officers shortly after 6am yesterday in Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan and Cochrane Street, Central. Police have classified the case as one of criminal damage and detectives from Central police station ...

  4. Truck rolls down street, killing woman

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... about an hour after the truck struck a group of elderly people queuing for a talk on health food at a shop in Western. The driver, So Ying-chi, 69, had parked on a slope in Third Street near the junction of Eastern Street before the accident happened at 9.30am, police said. A police spokesman said the truck hit a wall outside the shop before stopping. Police are investigating how far ...

  5. Legal eagle's fall from grace

    Posted Apr 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of heavy drinking. But The Wall Street Journal reported allegations that Heywood had been poisoned after falling out with Gu, for whom he acted as a financial adviser. Neither Bo, 62, or his wife ... Weekly in 1998 that she did not charge for the case, but was simply 'looking for justice'. The Wall Street Journal quoted Denver lawyer Ed Byrne- who was hired by Gu to represent ...

  6. University inquiry into journal's sex column

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A judging panel will be set up at Chinese University to review a sex column published in a student journal last April that the Obscene Articles Tribunal found to be neither ... and March. The articles dealt with bestiality and incest, and contained photos and illustrations of the subject matter. But Mr Tsang was responsible only for the journal's issues from last ...

  7. Lawyers lobby Malaysian king

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... and immunity, and compel witnesses to testify. In a letter to The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Mr Anwar accused the government of rejecting a proper investigation of the scandal for fear of what ...

  8. Law enforcers listened to journalists' calls

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang For the first time law enforcers have been found to have intercepted calls to journalists as part of their spying activities on suspects. The Commission on Interception of Communications and Surveillance, a covert-surveillance watchdog, disc ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge Mak tells government to stop dragging its feet over compensation for street sleepers

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Judge raps government over homeless compensation Street sleepers who had their belongings thrown away without warning by the government are still waiting for compensation seven months on. Small Claims Tribunal judge, Brian Mak, yesterday reprimanded the government for dragging its feet in the case of the 19 street sleepers, while it emerged that one ...

  10. Fung shui master allegedly robbed of US$800,000

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... the limousine company's bank saw the irregularities and contacted the federal authorities that the scam came to light. The New York Post and The Wall Street Journal both reported last week ...




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