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India may suspend lawmakers accused of sex crimes

Indian lawmakers facing sexual assault charges could be suspended from office if the country’s top court rules in favour of a petition submitted after a gang-rape and murder that shocked the country.

Thursday, 3 January, 2013, 11:52am

Lawmakers seek second appeal in challenge to Leung Chun-ying's election victory

A permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal indicated it may be dangerous to accuse a poll candidate of making a false statement if he made different remarks before and after the announcement of his election bid.

10 Nov 2012 - 4:03am

Sri Lankan lawmakers move to impeach chief justice

Ruling party lawmakers submitted a motion to impeach Sri Lanka's most senior judge yesterday as President Mahinda Rajapakse moved to crush another of his former allies after vanquishing Tamil rebels.

2 Nov 2012 - 4:16am

City Digest, October 26, 2012

Boy, 16, crashed dad's car during joyride

26 Oct 2012 - 3:19am

Lawmakers to discuss falling windows

Lawmakers alarmed by cases of falling and breaking windows at high-rise residential estates have urged the government to tighten its supervision on the use of glass panes and to introduce laws that would hold manufacturers liable.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:11am 1 comment

Lawmakers to battle for panel and subcommittee posts

Beijing-loyalist lawmaker continue to scramble for Legco posts, and have turned their focus to the chairmanships of 20 panels and subcommittees.

They are set for at least four head-to-head challenges with the pan-democrats, having already grabbed the three major posts in the first session on Wednesday.

13 Oct 2012 - 4:42am