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Nepali jailed in Japan for murder he did not commit urges prison reforms

A Nepali migrant worker who spent 15 years in a Japanese jail for a murder he did not commit claims he was tortured in prison and has urged Tokyo to reform its police and prison system.

Friday, 9 November, 2012, 3:20am

City Digest, November 6, 2012

Court idea an attack on judges: lawmaker

6 Nov 2012 - 3:29am

US father who taped girl's mouth acquitted

A Chicago man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted a photo on Facebook has been acquitted of unlawful restraint and will find out the verdict on a second charge next week.

1 Nov 2012 - 3:26am

Politics before justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui

Despite next week's 18th Communist Party congress, attention inside and outside China is increasingly riveted on the forthcoming criminal prosecution of Bo Xilai , the deposed leader whose case has already done so much to upset the party's carefully scripted plans for an orderly transfer of national power.

31 Oct 2012 - 4:27pm 1 comment

Wen Jiabao's family 'unlikely to sue' New York Times

Legal action threatened against The New York Times by two mainland law firms representing the family of Premier Wen Jiabao is unlikely to occur in the near future as the potential consequences would be detrimental to the premier, experts say.

29 Oct 2012 - 7:42am 9 comments

Wen's lawyers in spotlight for rebuttal of NYT story

A rebuttal by the family of Premier Wen Jiabao following a New York Times report about his family's wealth has cast a spotlight on lawyers from two of China's top law firms.

29 Oct 2012 - 8:17am 1 comment

Public criticism of judicial edicts within reason

Your editorial ("Elsie Leung's criticism of the city's top court may have been unwise", October 19) raises intriguing questions about judicial independence and free speech.

26 Oct 2012 - 2:10am 1 comment

ESF boy hit taxi while driving dad's car

A schoolboy ended up in court after taking his father's company car for a joyride in the early hours of the morning and hitting a parked taxi.

Fahim Khan, a 16-year-old pupil at the English Schools Foundation's West Island School in Pok Fu Lam, pleaded guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to careless driving, taking a car without authority and driving without a licence or insurance.

26 Oct 2012 - 2:46pm

Digital Lifestyle: Do you own your content?

19 Oct 2012 - 5:03pm

City Digest, October 12, 2012

I can take oath again, says Wong Yuk-man

It was not a problem for People Power lawmaker Wong Yuk-man to take the oath of office again, he said yesterday, a day after he interrupted his pledge with coughs at key points in the swearing-in ceremony for legislators. Legco's secretariat is seeking legal advice on whether Wong's oath is valid.

12 Oct 2012 - 2:56am