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Legal literature in Hong Kong

Peter Wesley-Smith

Legal literature in Hong Kong

by Peter Wesley-Smith

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Published by Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong in [Hong Kong] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Wesley-Smith.
SeriesCentre of Asian Studies bibliographies and research guides ;, no. 17
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/6116 (K)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4128303M
LC Control Number80105279

  The structures of British rule in Hong Kong – its legal system and free media – have become a way of life not as foreign intrusions, but as another way of .   Hong Kong: Hong Kong's government on Monday ordered schools to review and remove any books that might breach a sweeping new security law .

  Furthermore, Hong Kong books offer the potential for providing cultural diversity in the classroom helping to increase intercultural awareness. By the end of the project in July , we hope to be able to offer teaching materials for the use of select English language books in Hong Kong primary schools (P1-P6).   An employee plays with the shop cat at a bookstore in Hong Kong that stocks books with sensitive political titles that could potentially contravene China’s new national security law.

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Legal literature in Hong Kong by Peter Wesley-Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

AFP reported on Monday that Hong Kong’s government has instructed schools to “review” any books that might run afoul of the “four types of offenses clearly stipulated in the law.” “If they find outdated content or content that may concern the four aforementioned offences, they should remove them,” the Hong Kong Education Bureau instructed.

Hong Kong: Books by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have become unavailable in the Chinese-ruled city's public libraries, days. Hong Kong’s national security law is sending fresh jitters through the local book industry as publishers and authors look to Taiwan to release titles that Beijing could deem to be subversive.

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Books written by prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures have been removed from library shelves across the city in the wake of Beijing’s national security law. Books by pro-democracy figures have been removed from public libraries in Hong Kong in the wake of a controversial new security law.

The works will be reviewed to see if they violate the new law. Hong Kong literature is 20th-century and subsequent writings from or about Hong Kong or by writers from Hong Kong, primarily in the poetry, performance, and fiction media. Hong Kong literature reflects the area's unique history during the 20th century as a fusion of British colonial, Cantonese, and sea-trading has mainly been written in Vernacular Chinese (which is based on Mandarin.

Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hong Kong (Hardcover) Series: Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation Legal Translation and Bilingual Law Drafting in Hon. HK$1, HK$1,   The Trump administration has been critical of Beijing's recent decision to pass a sweeping national security law aimed at limiting Hong Kong's autonomy and banning literature critical of the.

HONG KONG - Hong Kong’s mom-and-pop investors could use a history book. Feverish retail demand for new stocks in the city is reminiscent ofwhen a string of heavily oversubscribed floats flooded in.

But most of the hottest stocks, led by Tencent’s online-publishing arm China Literature, are now underwater. “The book collection must comply with the law of Hong Kong,” a government spokeswoman said. “While legal advice will be sought in the process of the review, the books will not be available for borrowing and reference in libraries.”.

A government spokeswoman said in a statement that the library’s books must comply with the laws of Hong Kong. “While legal advice will be sought in the process of the review, the books will. This book represents a major contribution to the literature on Hong Kong company law and as such will be welcomed by legal practitioners and company administrators, as well as those studying for degree or professional examinations.

Featured authors and contributors. Philip St J Smart. China's new "national security" law for Hong Kong saw Beijing extend broad new powers over the former British colony, which had been semi-autonomous since it.

Hong Kong literature, the body of written works, primarily in Chinese but occasionally in English, produced in Hong Kong from the midth century. When it was ceded to Great Britain inHong Kong was a small fishing village with a population of ab There was no literature of any sort, until the launching of one of the first modern Chinese newspapers, Xunwan Ribao (“Cycle.

The security law is so feared in Hong Kong, which was rocked by anti-government protests last year, that there has been no discussion of it in. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 南遷 郁達夫著 香港智明書局出版 Chinese literature book by Yu Dafu Hong Kong at the best Seller Rating: % positive.

At the Washington Post, Shibani Mahtani and Timothy McLaughlin have reported on the Wong books having “disappeared from public libraries,” as “education authorities told schools to review their library collections and remove books that could violate the law.” “Banned books are a worldwide problem, but these reports suggest that the impact in Hong Kong of the new security law will be.

Janice Y. Lee is a Hong Kong born American author of Korean descent. She is best known for her international best-selling debut novel The Piano initially wrote The Piano Teacher as a short story before deciding to expand it into a Piano Teacher is a book composed of two parallel love stories set during the s and s in Hong Kong.

Some Hong Kong publishers including Spicy Fish Cultural Productions, a big source of local literature in the city, have recently ended distribution deals with Sino United even though the move could hurt their bottom lines, citing concern that the relocation of the group’s book warehousing to mainland China could lead to tighter censorship.

Michael Jackson is a lecturer in the Department of Law at the University of Hong Kong, where he has taught criminal law since He is a member of the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and has practised criminal litigation both in New Zealand and in Hong Kong.Hong Kong: Life + 50 years (literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works with known authorship): s.

17(2) Life + 50 years (films): s. 50 years from publication or if unpublished 50 years from creation (literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works with unknown authorship): s.

17(3).This book now appears on the offi cial reading list for most courses in Hong Kong Basic Law and Hong Kong Constitutional Law, from sub-degree level through undergradu-ate and postgraduate level to both the Hong Kong Bar Association and Law Society of Hong Kong’s examinations for overseas lawyers seeking to practise in Hong Kong.