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  1. Change to land charges can fight urban blight

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... deficit, which was $500 million last year,' Mr Lau said. He said the Sars outbreak had highlighted the need to address the urban decay problem. Alexander Lam, chairman of the institute's ... since it discourages redevelopment of urban blight, according to an action plan proposed by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. The government should stop trying to capture the full rise ...

  2. Police blitz no match for gangs of Vancouver

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong in Vancouver Not a single arrest as death toll rises A high-profile taskforce of Vancouver-area police has interviewed thousands of people but is yet to make a single arrest or identify any suspects in a wave of violence that has killed more th ...

  3. 23 suspects behind car park attacks arrested

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Police believe they have busted a triad gang responsible for a wave of destruction at more than a dozen car parks across Kowloon and the southern New Territories. The gang went on the rampage in April, destroying 14 open ...

  4. 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 for retribution. Yet, years after being discredited even by regime ...

  5. ICAC arrests 29 in bribes-for-contracts ring

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... and maintenance scheme in 2005, offering financial support and advice to help flat owners manage and maintain their homes in an effort to tackle urban decay. The suspects have all been released on bail. ...

  6. Lawyer joins calls to close rural-urban compensation gap

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A Guangzhou-based lawyer has joined a chorus of calls for a review of the Supreme People's Court's controversial guidelines that discriminate between rural and urban ... are classed as urban and rural residents based on their hukou, or registered residence, and Mr Zhou said calculating payouts based on the hukou system distorted the law and led to moral decline. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Will parents really want to take bad offspring to court?

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by DR KAREN LEE

    ... Karen Lee A mainland law stating children must visit their mums and dad often will be hard to enforce Will parents really want to take bad offspring to court? Where wealth accumulates and men decay- that was the lamentation of an English poet in 1770 during the Industrial Revolution. Look at the filial piety legislation in China and one may see a hint of truth in it. ...

  8. Tenement families may sue owner for payout

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... started to worry after the Urban Renewal Authority offered a record acquisition price of HK$9,785 per square foot to owners of buildings in the redevelopment area in May. 'The authority ...

  9. Developer must consult Town Planning Board, judge rules

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Helen Wu A developer seeking a relaxation of the plot ratio restriction on a site in Mid-Levels to build a luxury residence should consult the Town Planning Board, a High Court judge ruled yesterday. Mr Justice Anselmo Reyes turned down a ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Experts unsure about law that orders mainlanders to visit elderly parents

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... by their children. Half of the elderly living in urban areas do not live with their children, xinhuanet.com reported. In rural areas, 38 per cent did not. Jinling Evening News reported that a third ...




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