Asia

450 ABA Journal Asia articles.

First Banana Workers Get US Court Trial

It has been some 30 years since thousands of banana workers in Central America claim to have been exposed to carcinogenic pesticides on plantations there. Intended to kill worms infesting…

China Drug Official Gets Death

A second Chinese food and drug official has been sentenced to death for accepting bribes from medical companies seeking approval for their products.

The sentence against Cao Wenzhuang, a department…

New China Labor Rules to be Enforced?

Long reputed as a haven for employers who engage in labor practices considered abusive in many countries, China appears to be on the verge of enforcing stringent new standards–particularly against…

Pakistan’s Top Court to be Swept for Bugs

In a setback to efforts by Pakistan’s president to remove permanently from office the country’s top judge, the Pakistan Supreme Court has barred intelligence officers from ongoing hearings and ordered…

July 1, 1997

Sun Sets on British Empire

More American Officials in Laos Plot?

It isn’t just the California National Guard that may have had at least a peripheral involvement in an alleged California-based plot to overthrow the communist government of Laos.”

“Officials said…

Konichiwa, Bengoshi!

Japan Is Set to Relax Foreign Partnership Rules, and Competition for Mergers Is On

Pacific Overtures

U.S. Firms Find the Asian Legal Market Tough to Crack

Networking for Referrals

Sending Cases to Other Lawyers Isn’t as Risky if You Know Their Qualifications




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