A bad week for ...

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 17 June, 2012, 12:00am

Manny Pacquiao

The Philippine boxer's millions of fans and many neutral observers cried foul after the three judges of his Las Vegas bout gave the fight and WBO welterweight title to his opponent, Timothy Bradley. The WBO said it had appointed 'five recognised international judges' to review the scoring. Pacquiao said he was already preparing himself for a rematch on November 10.

Carman Liang Shuk-ching

The supervisor of the former Pegasus Philip Wong Kin Hang Christian School in eastern Kowloon was jailed for 15 months after being found guilty of conning a parent into handing over HK$200,000 to help fund a merger that later failed. In 2008, Liang was awarded a Medal of Honour by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen for outstanding community service.

Tony Blair

The former British prime minister, addressing the University of Hong Kong on faith and globalisation, was told by heckler Tom Grundy that he was being put under citizen's arrest for war crimes. The Hong Kong-based English teacher came within feet of Blair before two bodyguards intervened. Blair told the stunned audience he was 'used to all this'. Grundy left of his own accord.


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