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  1. US cyclists reign supreme

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... By Miranda Yeung After an intense eight-day competition, the Jelly Belly cycling team from the United States were crowned champions in the second Tour of Hong Kong-Shanghai last Saturday. Hong Kong's Lam Kai-tsu won second place in the individual ove ...

  2. US$122m court battle over floating derrick

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of the central government's Ministry of Communications. Guangzhou Salvage says it is losing about US$100,000 every day the boat - which is valued at about US$150 million - sits in port. The Court of Appeal will hear argument next Thursday on Intraline's claim that the bail of US$65 million set by the Court of First Instance after a hearing on May 9 is too low, saying it should ...

  3. Historic breakthrough strengthens ties

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There they will take part in a customised course presented by a number of serving and retired US judges. While there, they will also travel to Washington to visit the US Supreme Court and attend a special ... greater significance is the fact that this was not only done with the approval of the Supreme People's Court - the highest court in mainland China - but with their active participation. ...

  4. Opt-out clause in cross-border courts pact

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the Supreme People's Court Huang Songyou are due to sign the agreement, entitled 'Arrangement on Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments in Commercial Matters', this afternoon on behalf of the two governments. Both sides have agreed on a list of 469 mainland courts whose judgments in commercial cases may be enforceable in Hong Kong. These include the Supreme People's Court, 32 ...

  5. Hong Kong courts disaster with culture of opposition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that an effective firewall between Hong Kong and the mainland will insulate us from any political and economic disruptions and guarantee our prosperity. This has happened many times in the past and our dissidents believe the same pattern will play out again. All they have to do is foster such a trend and hasten its development. Let us not forget that China is such a vast country that it took ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on Arizona's immigration law The US Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Arizona has the authority to adopt a law to crack down on illegal immigrants, or whether immigration enforcement ... asked the high court to reinstate the suspended sections. UN steps up drive to eradicate malaria To mark World Malaria Day, the United Nations has announced a drive to raise US$3.2 billion ...

  7. Highest court seeks ruling from Beijing

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Court of Final Appeal has asked Beijing - for the first time - to interpret Hong Kong's constitution in a landmark case on state immunity, raising concerns about the city's ... requested the NPC Standing Committee to interpret the Basic Law on three occasions. But yesterday was the first time that the city's top court had asked for an interpretation. The court found ...

  8. Court threat over ethnic schooling

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong martin.wong@scmp.com The government is facing the threat of a landmark court action accusing it of racial discrimination. Hong Kong Unison, which campaigns for the rights ... Bureau's policy for ethnic minority students in the court. 'It is serious racial discrimination that these children cannot have the same quality of education as others.' The move comes ...

  9. Law's longer reach

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kong and Macau issues. The attendees from the mainland are selected by the Supreme People's Court. As part of the programme, mainland judges receive extensive courses covering the Basic ... education programme for mainland senior judges in Hong Kong. It is jointly provided by the School of Law at City University (CityU) of Hong Kong and the National Judges College of the Supreme ...

  10. Court safeguards?

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should Hong Kong seek further safeguards from the central government before implementing an agreement on the mainland's civil court judgments in this city, and vice versa? Share your views: write to us ...




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