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  1. A bad week for...

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lily Chiang Lai-lei The high-profile businesswoman was found guilty of shares fraud after a judge called her an 'author of dishonesty' and the mastermind of a HK$3.7 million scam. Chiang was convicted on one count of fraud, one of conspiracy to ...

  2. Killing on ship 'was burial at sea'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... body into the sea after she died from a fatal blow to her head, suffered during a struggle as he stopped her from killing herself. But Loftus said an autopsy showed that the woman died of drowning and the blow to her head was not life-threatening, while Yang's sister had described the victim as a cheerful and optimistic person who had a lot of friends. The court heard that Wang ...

  3. Hospital heads arrested in bribery crackdown

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Nine senior executives and doctors at eight state-run hospitals in Shenzhen have been arrested for allegedly taking millions of yuan in bribes. The arrests ... of corrupt executives and doctors remained. Shenzhen resident Xu Fei said a department chief at a local state-run hospital told him in 2010 he had a fatal condition that required surgery costing ...

  4. ICAC issues new rules on special state funds

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... board said could be easily misused by 'lawless persons'. The move comes after a string of graft cases where 54 people were convicted of misusing state funds totalling HK$9 million. In one case last year, 47 people were charged with defrauding the Student Financial Assistance Agency of HK$7.5 million. The ICAC's corruption prevention head, Tse Man-shing, advised ...

  5. A job for Estrada would help Arroyo keep hers

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arroyo has damaged the rule of law. The suggestion by the director general of her staff that the ousted leader could head up the government's fight against poverty makes a mockery of any ...

  6. No plea-bargain deals for former cargo heads

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... was the airline's head of cargo sales for Hong Kong and China may now face further charges. Tang is currently chief operating officer at Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering, the Swire Pacific aircraft ... or more components of the cargo rates to be charged to purchasers of air cargo services from Hong Kong to the United States.' The department estimated Cathay Pacific generated sales ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    First lawyers to go head to head with barristers

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com 15 win the right to represent clients in higher courts, with 105 waiting in wings First lawyers to go head to head with barristers Only one in six solicitors ... of time, and consumers would get more choices Gary Seib and Kareena Teh were among the chosen 15. Seib, head of Baker & McKenzie's Global Dispute Resolution Practice Group, believed ...

  8. The Event

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Victoria Prison Decommissioning Open Day The 165-year-old prison (left) is closing its operations, and opening its doors to the public. Today, 10am-5pm, Victoria Prison, 16 Old Bailey St, Central, $20 (donation). Inquiries: 2599 6111 ...

  9. United States Supreme Court

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... headed by the lord chancellor, interprets the laws passed by Parliament, not a constitution. The Supreme Court has the authority to invalidate legislation or executive actions that, in its ... the court ordered states not to have separate school systems for black and white children. In 1962, it found that schools violated the constitution by having pupils recite prayers. In 1971, ...

  10. Pyongyang toughens penalties for crimes against the state

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul In an apparent effort to stem political dissent, North Korea has strengthened its criminal code and imposed harsher punishment for crimes against the state ... are directly linked to economic reforms, introduced in the past two years. The phasing out of food rations and the introduction of market pricing have left millions to fend for themselves without state ...




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