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  1. Lily Chiang denies instructing aide over HK$340,000 sale of shares

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng High-profile businesswoman Lily Chiang Lai-lei denied instructing her personal assistant to sell shares and pocket HK$340,000, a court heard yesterday. Chiang, 49, the former chairwoman of the General Chamber of Commerce, is on trial in the Dist ...

  2. Aids activist fears return to China after persecution

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Gao Yaojie, a respected Aids whistle-blower who travelled to the United States three months ago, hinted she might not return to the mainland, fearing persecution from authorities. The retired gynaecologist, 81, is an icon of conscience after exposing blood sales and an official cover-up as the main source of HIV/Aids transmissions in Henan in the 1990s. Since ...

  3. Man gets HK$36,000 aid, free accommodation as 'Ma Tau Wai victim'

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A 25-year-old man received free accommodation and HK$36,000 in emergency cash by falsely claiming he was a resident of the building that collapsed on Ma Tau Wai Road two weeks ago, a court has heard. Daniel Au Kwok-wai was charged in the Kowloon ...

  4. Chen aide implicated in Taiwan graft case

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung A chief aide to former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian has been listed as a defendant in a snowballing US$21 million money-laundering scandal. Lin Teh-hsun, Mr ... is the second of Mr Chen's close aides to be listed as a defendant following the detention of Chen Cheng-hui, a chief treasurer of the former president. So far, nine people have been listed ...

  5. Former Chen aides deny they helped embezzle state funds

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Two former key aides to Chen Shui-bian yesterday pleaded not guilty to embezzlement and blamed the former Taiwanese president for the charges against them. On the second day of pretrial hearings at Taipei District Court, Ma Yung-cheng and Lin Te-hsun said they had only been carrying out Chen's instructions about how to account for special state funds. ...

  6. Aides confident Wen will win over US hosts

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing 'Noise' over trade will disappear once the premier arrives, say economists Despite the aggressive tone coming out of Washington of late, the Foreign Ministry in Beijing remains optimistic Premier Wen Jiabao's first ...

  7. Taiwan's view wrong, says former Tung aide

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Taiwan's criticism of the 'one country, two systems' policy was rejected yesterday by a former special adviser to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. Paul Yip Kwok-wah, who oversaw relations with Taiwan during Mr Tung's first five-year term ...

  8. Awards for men who rushed to officer's aid

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The two men who helped a police officer after he was stabbed in the neck last week were awarded certificates of merit by the police force yesterday. Siu King-sang and another man received the certificates from Shamshuipo district commander Peter Geoffrey Hunt in the Cheung Sha Wan police station at 4pm. The two rushed to Constable Chu Chun-kwok's aid last ...

  9. Taiwan freezes aid to Latin America amid scandals

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei A foreign aid budget of NT$1.4 billion (HK$322 million) for 13 Latin American countries was frozen by the Taiwanese legislature's foreign relations committee yesterday amid snowballing political contribution scandals. The aid was put on hold at the insistence of legislators from the opposition People First Party (PFP). The legislators originally wanted ...

  10. Police in India hunt flood 'hero' over theft of $30m in aid

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in Calcutta A senior bureaucrat hailed as an Asian hero by Time magazine is on the run- wanted by police for allegedly stealing more than $30 million meant for rehabilitating flood victims in India's poorest state. Ironically, barely ei ...




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