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  1. Trial opens over deadly blaze at new CCTV complex

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A China Central Television department head and 20 other defendants have gone on trial in a Beijing court in connection with a fire at CCTV's new headquarters more than ... Intermediate People's Court at about 8am yesterday to face criminal charges in a high-profile trial that is expected to end tomorrow. An official investigation found that Xu's office ...

  2. Legal top guns who are vying for position

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... contenders to take over the top position. Of those two, Arthur Luk Yee-shun SC, 57, has been in the post by far the longest. He is a veteran trial advocate in charge of the Department of Justice's trial advocacy division. One of his more prominent trials was the prosecution of seven right-of-abode seekers involved in the fatal Immigration Tower fire in 2001. Luk is also known ...

  3. Maid agreed to have sex with me, bank manager tells court

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with her'. Mak, 50, told his trial in the Court of First Instance that he had not forced sex on the woman, then 28. She has accused Mak of pushing her into the family's master bedroom before ... consented.' Afterwards, the maid took a shower and continued with housework, the court heard. She then called some fellow helpers to report that she had been raped, the trial has heard. Mak did ...

  4. Couple appeal over 'illegal' land grab and demolition ordered by officials- not court

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but they still grabbed my hair, beat me and hauled me into the police car. I had bruises all over.' She and her husband went on trial at Shanghai No1 Intermediate People's Court in November, ...

  5. 'Trial of the year' has the elements of an Agatha Christie mystery

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... Gordon Eric Wood, 45, went on trial for her murder. Wood has pleaded not guilty, but expectations are running high that this will be the trial of the year. Apart from delving into the turbulent ... He was flown back to Australia under police escort to stand trial. After a lengthy committal hearing, the former Bondi chauffeur was ordered to stand trial for Byrne's murder. The trial ...

  6. Backpackers' nightmare

    Posted Oct 15th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... and drifter, Ian Previte, has been on trial for her murder. After hearing from more than 70 witnesses, the jury is expected to return a verdict today. The outcome is being keenly watched by dozens ... The man has since been sentenced to life in prison. Another high-profile court case will start early next year, when a former mechanic will go on trial in Darwin charged with murdering British ...

  7. From murderers to martyrs

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... Amrozi to trial and sentencing him would never have been completed within three months without intense American and Australian pressure on the Indonesian government. The J.W. Marriott hotel ...

  8. Scenic Blast withdrawn from Sprint Trial

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Trial at Sha Tin on Sunday. While the trial was robbed of its international flavour and an early showdown between the world's two top-rated sprinters, local trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai declared his champion Sacred Kingdom will win the trial anyway if he 'performs to even 80 per cent'. Scenic Blast, the King's Stand Stakes winner at Royal Ascot chasing a US$1 ...

  9. It's a foreign invasion for International Trials

    Posted Oct 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken The Jockey Club may have as many as five foreign horses contesting the three Cathay Pacific International Trial events next month with four invitations having already been issued. The Sprint Trial on November 22 looks set to feature three foreign runners, while globetrotting South African trainer Mike De Kock has scheduled the 2008 Hong Kong Cup winner, Eagle ...

  10. International raiders take Trials to new level

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Merely by virtue of the foreign runners, this weekend's International Trial races will hold more than the usual attention both here and away. The vibe from Australian ... will be revealed this weekend with Scenic Blast taking on the cream of the locals. Sacred Kingdom's barrier trial suggested he will turn up in good form and that is good enough to win anywhere, so he ...




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