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  1. Easy riders, tricky parking

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton, Taipei Marks in white chalk scribbled on pavements are a feature of Taipei life. Are they hieroglyphics? Perhaps coded messages left by shadowy agencies in some game of subversion or espionage? No, they are motorcycle licence plate numb ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Failure to observe formalities can lead to danger

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LOWER

    ... A holds the property on trust for himself and B. Quantifying the parties' interests in these cases can be tricky. Ideally, they would have agreed on how ownership is to be shared between ...

  3. 'Rights' and law collide

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... set out under the Basic Law and the application of other laws and regulations can involve tricky legal and political issues- and questions which have no easy answers. ...

  4. Legal experts hold out hope for rule of law

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... be relatively straightforward, but the second one might be tricky. Chen said the court should try its best to hold an open trial, and urged that all judicial steps, from interrogation of the defendant ...

  5. Trainers are now in the firing line

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken At first glance it strikes one as being tricky to implement, but the stipendiary stewards will at least have a new weapon next season for one of the grey areas of running and handling of horses. Amendments have been approved to Rule 99, the one dealing with running horses on merits or indeed giving them all reasonable and permissible measures to win or obtain the best ...

  6. Treaties to save moon from mining just pie in the sky

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is tricky from a legal point of view. There is the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, signed and ratified by every country with a space programme that says outer space and celestial bodies, including ...

  7. DOJ scheme offers practical experience

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... interview. 'We ask candidates tricky questions, such as their views on transsexual marriage, not necessarily wanting the perfect answer, but to test their ability to apply legal knowledge ...

  8. Lawyers stand up for the weak and disadvantaged

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Mark Daly regards himself more as a human rights activist than a lawyer. 'I use the law to promote human rights,' said the Canadian advocate with a 15-year history of helping disadvantaged groups- from Vietnamese boatpeople to asylum seekers. He and law partner Peter Barnes have just lost one tricky case, an effort to require the government ...

  9. Tough choices

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. H. Yong, KUALA LUMPUR Lawmakers often face tricky and difficult situations when they want to enact stricter laws aimed at curbing crime. On one hand, they hope that harsher legislation will deter people but on the other, they have to grapple with appeals that the changes may be deemed too stringent. Such is the situation facing Malaysian legislators in meting out harsher punishment ...

  10. Labour chief seeks to toughen up tribunal

    Posted Jul 09th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... might not reveal a clear picture even if the tribunal is empowered to order these tricky bosses to disclose financial details.' Mr Cheung said he would consider views given by legislators ...




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