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  • Hong Kong Graft Scandal 'Sends Message' About Rule of Law

    Kwok, who once headed Hong Kong's biggest property company, Sun Hung Kai, was found guilty of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office after graft investigators unearthed payments he made to Hui using a complicated system of middlemen.

    Radio Free Asia | December 24, 2014 18:33
  • Britain 'must disclose deals made with China before the handover of Hong Kong'
    Britain 'must disclose deals made with China before the handover of Hong Kong'

    Britain also had a responsibility to tell Hong Kong people what the legislative intent was behind each and every article of the Basic Law, "especially when it comes from a Joint Declaration or JLG agreement", he added. Hoo also said Britain had a ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | December 23, 2014 20:05
  • Top Beijing adviser raps Hong Kong for lack of national security law
    Top Beijing adviser raps Hong Kong for lack of national security law

    Photo: Dickson LeeChen's reference to national security will touch a nerve in Hong Kong. Such legislation - against sedition, treason and subversion - is required under Article 23 of the Basic Law, but attempts to introduce it in 2003 were derailed by ...

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | December 21, 2014 19:42
  • Hong Kong needs to be 're-enlightened' on law following Occupy protests, says ...
    Hong Kong needs to be 're-enlightened' on law following Occupy protests, says ...

    "To say Hong Kong needs re-enlightenment is to further [encourage] ignorance, because we don't lack understanding," said Dr Chan Kin-man, a co-founder of Occupy. "It's just [a difference] between conservative and liberal approaches to the Basic Law.".

    South China Morning Post (subscription) | December 14, 2014 08:03

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