• Wednesday
  • August 20, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:39pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 587 for trial

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Zhou Yongkang must not be given a show trial, for the sake of China's rule of law

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:44pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... of law, then Zhou must receive a fair hearing. His trial should be held in public, so that the process is open to scrutiny. He must have a fair opportunity to challenge the evidence against him ... and commentators are even stating the penalty he will receive- a suspended death sentence. Some effort was clearly made to present a picture of a fair trial with the similarly high-profile corruption case ...

  2. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen makes a half-hearted start to trial ban on live poultry

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:44am by He Huifeng

    ... trial ban on live poultry Shenzhen this week made a halting start to its trial ban on the sale of live poultry in Futian, the densely populated district directly across from Hong Kong, in a bid ... Guangzhou, which began a six-month trial on May 5. The Shenzhen Economy, Trade and Information Commission said vendors in Futian could only sell chilled fresh poultry from approved slaughterhouses. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rafael Hui case underlines need to improve public access to criminal trials

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 02:27pm by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says openness will inspire greater confidence in the rule of law and strengthen it Televise criminal trials to further public understanding of our justice system A criminal trial," said Lord Steyn, "is a public event." What has been billed as Hong Kong's most high-profile corruption trial is under way in the High Court, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by STAFF

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Cambodian war crimes court unveils verdict The UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal gives a verdict in the trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea. The verdict concerns the first phase of the trial, focused mainly on the forced movement of people and the execution of soldiers following ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by STAFF

    ... on July 9. The commission declared that his rival Joko Widodo had won the poll with 53 per cent of the vote. The court is set to announce a final verdict on August 21.   Mother faces trial over death of baby Hong Kong single mother Ng Tin-yan faces trial in the district court for preventing the lawful burial of her six-month-old daughter. She initially claimed the child had been ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After a closure of sorts, Cambodia must now look to future

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and the other, chief ideologue Nuon Chea, is 88. Of five top former Khmer Rouge officials who were put on trial, only one other has been convicted and sentenced- chief jailer Kaing Guek Eav, better known ... Rouge commander, had not supported the trials. The sentences on Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are as near to closure as survivors are going to get for their own suffering and the loss of family ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Zhou Yongkang case shows China's rule of law still good only in theory

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by JEROME A. COHEN

    ... and member of the Politburo Standing Committee, be prosecuted. The timing of this long-awaited action against one of the country's highest former leaders, unprecedented since the trial ... selected portions of Zhou's trial, as it did the trial of his alleged co-conspirator against the dominant leaders, Bo Xilai, former party chief of Chongqing, it may add to the understandable ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by STAFF

    ... attracted hundreds of thousands of people to his events. He will make another visit to Asia early next year, taking in Sri Lanka and the Philippines.   Chinese national faces US trial The trial ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHITE COLLAR

    Pre-check rule could see fewer investors ride through train

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:45am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Exchanges and Clearing will begin trials with more than 110 brokers from next Monday. The scheme will connect the stock market trading systems of Hong Kong and Shanghai and, for the first time, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Divine intervention, Beijing-style

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com Divine intervention, Beijing-style As the trial of members of the Church of Almighty God gets under way this week over the killing of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant, the spotlight will shift back to one of Beijing's persistent phobias- cults. The fear of quasi-religious groups is rooted in history. The Taiping rebellion in the mid-19th ...




SCMP.com Account