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  1. Bodybuilding boss appears in court on bribery, fraud charges

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The chairman of the Hong Kong China Bodybuilding and Fitness Association appeared in Eastern Court yesterday accused of helping a suspended athlete compete in the 2006 Asian Games and government subvention fraud. Simon Chan Siu-man, 39, was charged with conspiring as an agent to accept an advantage and fraud. Acting Principal Magistrate Bina Chainrai transferred his ...

  2. Flight did not require a third pilot, aviation body tells court

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... flight on February 27 last year fell ill, so two pilots made the flight instead of the three usually required. According to department policy, if two pilots are scheduled to fly for more than ...

  3. Legal aid bid for job challenge

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at that time.' Democrat Lee Wing-tat, who is helping Mr Kwok, said it would be in the public interest to know how the approval was made. 'Any reasonable man will question whether there is conflict ... Yvonne Tsui and Joyce Man Cheung Chau retiree Kwok Cheuk-kin has applied for legal aid to fund a judicial review over the government's decision to allow former housing director Leung ...

  4. Pair held friend's child, 7, for ransom

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Pakistani social worker and his pregnant Indian partner held her friend's seven-year-old son and demanded a ransom of HK$200,000 because he was worried they would not have ... but being unable to touch her had made him 'realise a parent's love for a child and understand the distress for the [boy's] parents', she said. Deputy High Court Judge Colin ...

  5. Democrats drop legal bid after deal on Lehman products

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Democratic Party has dropped plans to sue several banks over allegedly mis-sold derivative investments because the banks have settled with complainants. Party chairman Albert ... of Constellation structured retail notes had been made on Friday. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority said yesterday that banks should let customers who purchased Lehman investment products hear recordings ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EMERGENCY SERVICES

    Medical academy to offer training in disaster response

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang

    ... the city for a natural or man-made disaster. Li said the city had experience in handling some crises, such as the ferry sinking off Lamma Island and the Sars outbreak. But it should be prepared ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Officials to be taught how to deal with bomb attack on marathon or nuclear reactor meltdown Medical academy to offer training in disaster response The Hong ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Have Occupy Central organisers already committed a crime?

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SIMON YOUNG NGAI-MAN

    ... to avoid immediate arrest for conspiracy. First, it should be made clear that minds have not been made up to occupy - even if they are dissatisfied with the reform proposal for implementing ... the element of civil disobedience irrelevant. Professor Simon Young Ngai-man is director of the Centre for Comparative and Public Law at the University of Hong Kong's law faculty Have blockade ...

  8. Man-made chaos, but no man-made solution

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... man-made chaos triggered by a huge man-made snowstorm. Ironically, highly respected Conde Nast Traveller magazine had just named Beijing's one of the best 15 airports in the world for its ... dropped more than 16 million tonnes of snow on Beijing, delayed air travel and left city residents shivering- was man-made. From 8pm on October 31 to 2am on November 1, the Beijing Weather ...

  9. Lax oversight, greed behind ferry disaster

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Experts blame weak law enforcement, greed and lack of investment for Indonesia's poor public transport safety after yet another disaster. Almost 250 people ... while 245 were missing. Mr Djamal denied the ferry had been overloaded. The disaster was the latest in a series of accidents in the country, where rusty, old ferries are often the cheapest means ...

  10. Fireworks disaster shows more oversight needed

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fireworks are among the inventions of which China can be most proud, but the mainland has a woeful safety record in producing, transporting and using them. Regulations to curb the thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths each year have had limited imp ...




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