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471 ABA Journal Asia articles.

12 Dead at Pakistan Lawyers’ Rally

A suicide bomb blast today at a Pakistan rally for lawyers supporting the country’s embattled chief justice has killed at least 12 people.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry was not…

Duane Morris Opens Offices in Vietnam

Broadening its expansion into Asia, a major Philadelphia firm has announced it will open two offices in Vietnam.

Duane Morris, a business firm with an attorney roster of 650, announced…

Now Outsourced to India: Child-bearing

It isn’t just data entry, computer programming and some legal work that’s being outsourced to India these days.

Infertile couples from the U.S. and other foreign countries are now paying…

China Executes Ex-Drug Chief

China has executed the former director of its Food and Drug Administration for taking bribes to approve medicines.

Zheng Xiaoyu was convicted of taking cash and gifts worth more than…

Shearman Expands in China

Shearman & Sterling has opened a third office in China.

The new location in Shanghai is the firm’s 20th office worldwide, the New York Law…

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…

The Avian Flu Time Bomb

The Legal System Will Play a Key Role in Planning the Response to a Possible Onslaught of the Virus

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