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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Waste-paper company sues former employee for return of its Porsche

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Recycler wants its Porsche returned A businessman is being sued by his former employer for keeping a company Porsche and failing to repay HK$113,920 in credit card debt after he was fired. According to a High Court writ, Billy Leung Ting-yu, 34, is being sued by Fook Woo Waste Paper, the listed company where he worked for five-and-a-half years ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Gay tycoon Jerome Lau Ting-sing in lewd-photo case released on bail

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Gay tycoon in lewd-photo case is released on bail Four months after being jailed for 17 months for indecently assaulting male models and threatening to publicise explicit photos of them, businessman Jerome Lau Ting-sing was released on bail yesterday. The Court of Appeal's Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching said he granted Lau's application ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled largely in favour of three flight attendants and 18 former pilots. The j ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - OLYMPICS

    Preparations for Rio Olympics going much better, says IOC's John Coates

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Games chief, who in April branded Brazil's Games organisation as the worst ever, says work is much much better Rio going much better, says Coates Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    CE drops appeal against High Court ruling

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 06:47pm by Austin Chi

    ... Austin Chi The court challenge against the chief executive’s election victory ratcheted down another notch on Monday when Leung Chun-ying dropped his bid to appeal against a court ruling favouring his former election opponent, Albert Ho Chun-yan. Leung dropped his appeal against the High Court ruling of September 12, which found the court did have the authority in principle ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Judge rejects Albert Ho's challenge to Leung Chun-ying's election victory

    Posted Oct 06th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com 'Quantum leap' needed to take Leung's attack on Tang as statement on his own behaviour Judge rejects Albert Ho's challenge to CY victory Albert Ho Chun-yan's attempt to challenge the chief executive's election victory was blocked yesterday by the High Court, which refused to extend a critical deadline. Mr Justice ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Scales of justice: shoplifter who stole HK$900,000 alligator skin coat jailed

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 01:40pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Kamal Rai walked out of a busy Burberry shop in Tsim Sha Tsui with the costly clobber, before selling it for HK$2,000 in Chungking Mansions Alligator coat shoplifter jailed for 18 months A Nepalese shoplifter who strolled out of a Burberry shop in Tsim Sha Tsui with a HK$900,000 alligator skin coat, and later sold it for a fraction of the price, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Court dismisses Albert Ho's legal challenge to Leung’s victory

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 04:21pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Seven months after Leung Chun-ying won the chief executive election, the High Court dismissed a legal challenge to his victory on Friday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon threw out a petition from Albert Ho Chun-yan, refusing Ho’s request that he extend the deadline for filing the challenge. Ho, the former Democratic Party chairman, finished third in the March ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Leung scores a victory in court battle with Ho

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Chief executive drops appeal as judge rules election petition deadline won't be extended The court battle over the chief executive's election victory ratcheted down another notch yesterday when Leung Chun-ying dropped his appeal against a ruling ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Man admits unlawful sex with girl, 15

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Sex offender was 'worse than a beast' A man who had sex with his 15-year-old adopted sister when his wife was pregnant was described by a judge yesterday as "worse than a beast". The 29-year-old, whose name was withheld to protect the victim's identity, pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to six counts of unlawful ...




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