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  1. Social worker accused of sex with girl denies giving her bank card

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... is on trial on six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a child and one of indecent assault. The married father of two was speaking in his defence while Wong Po-wing cross-examined ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733024/social-worker-accused-sex-girl-denies-giving-her-bank-card
  2. Man planned karaoke fire that killed 17, court told

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A man arrested on the mainland in 2008 for allegedly planning a firebomb attack on a Tsim Sha Tsui karaoke club more than a decade ago in which 17 people died went on trial ... for the prosecution in Choi's trial. Hagon said there was evidence to suggest the bombers were two other persons known as 'Mei Mei' and 'Ah Ching', but he argued that Choi was also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711456/man-planned-karaoke-fire-killed-17-court-told
  3. Exiled heroes

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to be the final straw for her. Tan was put on trial and charged with subversion of state power and harming the reputation of the state and the Communist Party. During his trial, other activists- including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700692/exiled-heroes
  4. Local elections seen as midterm test for Taiwanese leader

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... stood no chance because of a series of defeats, including last year's presidential elections, and the corruption trial of Chen Shui-bian, the former Taiwanese president and DPP chairman. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700105/local-elections-seen-midterm-test-taiwanese-leader
  5. Planning chief to face charges over bribes

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been terminated. He is the latest official in Chongqing to face trial for taking bribes in exchange for favours relating to property-development projects. Last year, a developer filed ... million) in bribes. He is awaiting trial. Liang allegedly used his power to raise plot ratios and change the land-use provisions so developers could make higher profits. Prosecutors said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652344/planning-chief-face-charges-over-bribes
  6. Disgraced former Guangdong adviser stands trial for graft

    Posted Jun 27th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Chen Shaoji, a former top political adviser of Guangdong, has gone on trial in Chongqing after being charged with taking bribes of nearly 30 million yuan (HK$34 ... and Chen was defended by his lawyer, Xinhua said. It also said the hearing was open to the public and news media. The trial came more than a year after the 65-year-old Zhongshan native was arrested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718280/disgraced-former-guangdong-adviser-stands-trial-graft
  7. Greasing the wheels

    Posted Jul 21st 2008, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... A high-profile trial exposes bribery and scams going to the heart of Indonesia's legal system, writes Fabio Scarpello Most of those who know Artalyta Suryani have described her ... a difficult job convincing the judiciary. Artalyta is on trial for corruption and last Monday prosecutors demanded a sentence of five years in prison and a fine of 250 million rupiah (HK$213,000), ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646007/greasing-wheels
  8. Activist's trial highlights lack of judicial autonomy

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to run on 55 per cent of their budgets. The conduct of proceedings did little to improve the government's image. The trial was over quickly, without the defence being allowed to call its ... the trial to a less sensitive time, leaving Tan incommunicado in detention. In the event, it has backfired on China's image. The whole affair is a reflection of the extent to which the notion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689606/activists-trial-highlights-lack-judicial-autonomy
  9. English-language papers report on activist's trial

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is on trial for allegedly inciting subversion. Both China Daily and the Global Times reported on the hearing of Tan Zuoren, an activist whose essay on June 4, e-mail exchanges with exiled student ... were held or turned away from the trial by police. Several of Tan's supporters, such as outspoken artist Ai Weiwei and environmentalist Ai Nanshan, had offered to be witnesses. But Ai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689671/english-language-papers-report-activists-trial
  10. Supporters held as activist is put on trial

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on trial yesterday for 'inciting subversion of state power'. The hearing lasted just three hours. The court rejected all evidence submitted in defence of the 55-year-old writer and all witnesses Tan's lawyer had planned to call. One key witness, fellow activist Ai Weiwei , said he and other Tan supporters were roughed up by police and detained ahead of the trial. Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/689561/supporters-held-activist-put-trial

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