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  1. Company boss faces fraud charge

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Theodore Cheng Chee-tock, 61, appeared in Eastern Court for failing to declare his interest in a Wan Chai property that he induced his firm, CY Foundation Group, to buy. Cheng, the chairman of the online gaming operator, is accused of defrauding the firm ...

  2. Robert Kissel 'willing to give up half his wealth'

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... A colleague and friend of Robert Kissel said the late Merill Lynch banker was willing to give up half of his wealth in exchange for visiting rights to his children if he separated from his wife Nancy. David Noh, a colleague and friend of Robert's, wa ...

  3. Woman accused of criminal intimidation

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A woman who threatened to kill people and to blow up the Bank of China appeared in court yesterday charged with two counts of criminal intimidation. Ng Yuk-ling, 44, unemployed, was accused of threatening to kill Tin Wai on August 17 and again on Wednesday, when allegedly she said she would 'blow up the Bank of China'. BOC had sued Ng over a debt ...

  4. Man accused of multiple sex offences

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man was accused of introducing five boys between 9 and 13 years old to another man for sex in the past 10 years, the Kowloon City Court heard yesterday. Li Shing-yip, 25, a receptionist, was charged with a count of indecent assault for molesting a then 10-year-old boy in 2001. He was also charged with a count of procuring gross indecency between two males by introducing ...

  5. Kissel trial begins next week before possibly bigger jury

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The trial of Nancy Kissel, the American mother of three accused of murdering her banker husband eight years ago, will begin in the Court of First Instance on Tuesday. The trial is expected to last 50 days and will be presided over by Mr Justice Andrew Macrae, who will announce on Tuesday whether a jury of nine members, rather than the usual seven, will be empanelled. Kissel, ...

  6. Ex-buildings chief in court over toilet leaking into neighbour's flat

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Former Buildings Department chief Choi Yu-leuk appeared in Kowloon City Court yesterday charged with failing to comply with an order to stop water seeping from his flat into the one below. The seepage, which allegedly came from Choi's toilet, had been bothering the family living below for years, according to reports in Chinese-language media. As the owner ...

  7. Police officer named as voice on recording

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A police officer accused of perverting the course of justice in connection with an earlier vice trial has been identified in court by the sound of his laugh on a tape recording. Barrister Ken Ng Kin-man, a prosecutor in the earlier case, told District Court he believed the man heard laughing on the tape was police officer Chow Chi-pang. Chow is alleged to have ...

  8. Summing up looms in Kissel retrial after hearing of evidence wraps up

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Evidence in the retrial of Nancy Kissel, who is accused of murdering her investment banker husband, was wrapped up yesterday after 40 days of hearing. Prosecutor David Perry QC, will give his closing speech as early as tomorrow, to be followed by defence counsel Edward Fitzgerald QC, at the Court of First Instance. Mr Justice Andrew Macrae indicated that he would ...

  9. Singer Eddie Ng bailed after being charged with intimidating neighbour

    Posted Jan 26th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Singer-songwriter Eddie Ng Kwok-king landed in court yesterday, accused of intimidating his neighbour. Ng, 45, did not enter a plea at Kwun Tong Court on a charge of criminal intimidation. He is accused of intimidating Philippe Luk Kam-shing on the staircase of the village house they shared in Tseung Kwan O on December 20. The prosecution said a knife was found at the scene. ...

  10. Lily Chiang trial starts

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The former chairwoman of the General Chamber of Commerce appeared in the District Court yesterday on fraud charges. In March Lily Chiang Lai-lei, 49, lost her final attempt to have her company fraud case heard by a jury. The Court of Final Appeal refused her leave to appeal against lower court rulings dismissing her application for a judicial review of the decision ...




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