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  1. Trader convicted in derivatives case

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Warrants trader Raymond Ng Chun-to was convicted in the District Court yesterday on four counts of conspiracy to defraud and one of trying to pervert the course of justice in a case involving more than HK$100 million of derivatives. Ng, a director of Hong Kong Investor, his wife and two others were arrested by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for trying ...

  2. Sacked reporter stole ATV car licence, toll tag to vent anger

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former ATV reporter who was still upset at being fired three years earlier, stole a car licence and an autotoll tag from a company press vehicle and used them for more than 10 days before he was arrested. Liu Jan-wan, 27, who has a master's degree in journalism, committed the theft to vent his frustration over a squabble he had ...

  3. Singer arrested for drugs

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Canto-pop singer Deep Ng Ho-hong was arrested by police officers in Yau Ma Tei last night for alleged possession of drugs. 'A 21-year-old man was arrested by Narcotics Bureau officers during an operation last night,' a police spokesman said. 'He was found carrying 1.2 grams of cocaine in Austin Road at about 9.30pm.' He said the operation ...

  4. Judge in Singson case stands down

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

    ... Austin Chiu A judge presiding over the drug-trafficking trial of well-known Philippine congressman Ronald Singson removed himself from the case after receiving an anonymous letter which contained unproven allegations against the defendant. The twist came as Singson was due to enter a guilty plea in the District Court before Judge Stanley Chan Kwong-chi. Singson, 41, is the son ...

  5. Philippine politician to plead guilty to drug count

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A well-known Philippine congressman who has been battling drug trafficking charges while held in a Hong Kong jail indicated yesterday that he would be willing to plead guilty. Ronald Singson was arrested in July allegedly carrying 6.76 grams of cocaine while in transit at the airport. Singson, 41, is the son of Luis 'Chavit' Singson, the powerful governor ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Alleged remittance agent denies laundering HK$1.4b over five years

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man allegedly became a remittance agent to help launder more than HK$1.4 billion in five years to make a few thousands dollars a month, the Court of First Instance heard. Yu Tak-kin, 59, pleaded not guilty to seven counts of dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence. He allegedly deposited and withdrew more than HK$1.4 ...

  8. Cabbie who penned threat to kill police faints on hearing sentence

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A depressed taxi driver who wrote to the police chief threatening to kill officers with his car fainted in the dock yesterday when he was jailed for 10 months. Wong Yun-wai, 51, who harboured a long-term grievance against an inspector who arrested him seven years ago, had pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to murder. Wong's wife and two other ...

  9. Indecency with pupil denied

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A female teacher denied indecently assaulting a teenage girl, who had been her pupil and then became her girlfriend, because their activities were consensual, the District Court heard yesterday. Yvonne Chiang Ka-yin appeared in court after the girl told her mother about the intimate activities and the mother complained to police. Chiang, 29, pleaded not guilty ...

  10. Retiree jailed for slashing man's neck

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A retired man who confessed to slashing a man's neck because he had stepped on his feet was jailed for four months. Chu Chung-hing, 67, pleaded guilty in the District Court to one count of wounding in relation to cutting Chan Ka-ho's neck with a knife. Defence lawyer Rita So Ka-yin said the dispute could have resulted from Chu's hearing impairment, ...




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