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Hong Kong Law Society councillor known for liberal approach quits role a year early ‘to spend quality time with family’

Hong Kong Law Society councillor known for liberal approach quits role a year early...

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A legal scholar known for his liberal stance has resigned from the governing council of the Law Society, Hong Kong’s biggest lawyers group.Eric...
Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists over broad nature of powers and a suspect’s right to silence

Hong Kong national security law: police information grab sparks fears among lawyers and activists...

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Broad powers allowing Hong Kong’s national security police to demand private information from groups they accuse of having foreign ties have raised fears...
Hongkongers fleeing in wake of 2019 protests, national security law boost overseas property markets from UK to Canada

Hongkongers fleeing in wake of 2019 protests, national security law boost overseas property markets...

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Hongkongers moving abroad have bought at least US$100 million worth of property since 2019, a year marked by unprecedented social unrest, according to...
National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

National security law: Hong Kong schools remove books at risk of breaking Beijing-decreed legislation

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Hong Kong schools are removing books from their libraries over the summer break that may violate the national security law, including titles targeted...
Hong Kong ex-lawmaker fined for breaking aviation law outside Legislative Council with ‘release political prisoners’ balloon

Hong Kong ex-lawmaker fined for breaking aviation law outside Legislative Council with ‘release political...

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A former Hong Kong lawmaker has been fined HK$2,500 (US$322) for violating aviation law by flying in controlled airspace a balloon tied to...
Congress must act now to pass a bipartisan federal privacy law

Congress must act now to pass a bipartisan federal privacy law

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The future of a comprehensive federal privacy bill is in jeopardy. Indeed, while a patchwork of state laws is emerging, with two new bills...
Outspoken Hong Kong law professor Johannes Chan leaves post after HKU contract expires, sources say

Outspoken Hong Kong law professor Johannes Chan leaves post after HKU contract expires, sources...

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University of Hong Kong (HKU) chair professor of public law Johannes Chan Mun-man has left that post after more than three decades with...
Hong Kong landlords face HK$10,000 fines under new rent-control law to protect some of city’s poorest people

Hong Kong landlords face HK$10,000 fines under new rent-control law to protect some of...

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Landlords of subdivided flats, home to some of Hong Kong’s poorest people, face fines of at least HK$10,000 if they overcharge tenants rent...
Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary ‘beautifies riots’, but denies decision linked to national security law

Hong Kong protests film distributor has funding cut after arts council chairman says documentary...

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The city’s arts funding body is pulling its grant to the distributor of a controversial documentary featuring fierce clashes at a Hong Kong...
Pope Francis updates Catholic Church law to address paedophilia by priests

Pope Francis updates Catholic Church law to address paedophilia by priests

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Pope Francis updated the Catholic Church’s criminal code on Tuesday, reinforcing penalties for priests who sexually abuse minors, measures long sought by activists...
Can China innovate itself into a lead in the chip industry as Moore’s Law nears its physical limits?

Can China innovate itself into a lead in the chip industry as Moore’s Law...

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As Moore’s Law, which refers to a prediction by Intel’s co-founder Gordon Moore that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit would...
Cambodian beauty queen Mean Pich Rita accuses tycoon Heng Sier of attempted rape, exposing silent stigma

Cambodian beauty queen Mean Pich Rita accuses tycoon Heng Sier of attempted rape, exposing...

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A high-profile court case in Cambodia involving a beauty queen and a tycoon last week set social media alight, provoking a heated debate...
Will a new law bring China’s dying Yangtze River back to life?

Will a new law bring China’s dying Yangtze River back to life?

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Zhou Jianjun drove 400km (250 miles) in mid-February from his hometown of Xiangyang in central China to an industrial chemical park to investigate...
Kashmiri man seeking son’s body charged under anti-terror law | Conflict News

Kashmiri man seeking son’s body charged under anti-terror law | Conflict News

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Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – The family members of a teenage boy in Indian-administered Kashmir, killed in an alleged gunfight, have been charged under an...
National security law and Hong Kong’s opposition camp: down but not out, can bloc reinvent itself as a loyal Beijing critic?

National security law and Hong Kong’s opposition camp: down but not out, can bloc...

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With Beijing insisting only “patriots” can run Hong Kong, what does the future hold for the city’s fragmented opposition? In the second of...
Japan looks to clarify cosplay rules to prevent copyright violations

Japan looks to clarify cosplay rules to prevent copyright violations

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The Japanese government is planning to review copyright rules to prevent possible legal violations by costume role players, also known as cosplayers, as...
National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over taking up London’s BN(O) ticket

National security law: stay or leave? Quarrels, heartache as Hong Kong families torn over...

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From this weekend, Britain will start accepting applications from people with British National (Overseas) status for a new visa that would earn them...
Congress must modernize copyright law to curb mass online theft

Congress must modernize copyright law to curb mass online theft

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Copyrighted video and music are tremendous sources of value in the era of Internet streaming. Subscriptions to streaming services continue to grow, even amidst...
Police will probe KZN Premier for 'breaking lockdown law'

Police will probe KZN Premier for ‘breaking lockdown law’

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It has been confirmed that KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala will be investigated by police, after he allegedly held a thinly-disguised rally on Monday....
SAD : Nigerian Law school student slumps, dies on New Year’s Day .

SAD : Nigerian Law school student slumps, dies on New Year’s Day .

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The students and management of the Nigerian Law school, Abuja, were yesterday thrown into mourning, following the tragic death of one of the students. It...