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  1. Shanghai tycoon jailed for 16 years

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Developer Chau Ching-ngai found guilty of bribery, embezzlement A Shanghai court yesterday sentenced property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai to 16 years in jail on several charges, in a case that has been linked to last year's removal of the city's top leader for corruption. The Shanghai No2 Intermediate People's Court found Chau, 46, guilty ...

  2. Residents expect a disappointing announcement soon

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Shanghai residents suing property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai expect an announcement about the results of a government investigation into the developer soon, but are pessimistic about winning their cases. Two lawsuits are pending against Chau, both launched sh ...

  3. Shanghai property tycoon arrested

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Shanghai prosecutors have ordered the arrest of Chau Ching-ngai on charges of fabricating registered capital and manipulating stock prices, local media and police said yesterday. The announcement follows a three-month probe of the property developer, his ...

  4. Shanghai court backs film giants in DVD piracy action

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... An industry group hails the verdict against three mainland firms despite the low damages awarded A Shanghai court has ruled in favour of three global entertainment giants suing local companies for selling pirated DVDs of movies such as Moulin Rouge and A ...

  5. Bush must choose new judge with unbiased care

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... presided over two of the most politically sensitive cases in recent US history- the impeachment trial of Mr Bush's Democratic Party predecessor, Bill Clinton, and the recounting of potentially decisive Florida state votes from the knife-edge 2000 presidential election. Mr Clinton was not impeached, but the decision not to recount the Florida ballots effectively gave the presidency to Mr ...

  6. CSL 'conceded billing glitch'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a 'glitch' might be responsible for one of the bill items. Ben Sargent is taking the company to court in what is believed to be the first legal action over non-transparent fees. Sargent earlier ... the adjudicator. 'We have to go to such great lengths just to get a bill rectified.' The adjudicator adjourned the case to August 28 to give Sargent time to change his claim. Sargent will now ...

  7. HK$230m and rising: Tony Chan's bill gets bigger still

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in legal fees incurred over his unsuccessful application to take the case to the top court. Together with earlier orders, that raised Chan's bill to more than HK$230 million. Wang, former ...

  8. Copyright bill delayed amid calls to shelve it

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com The government has postponed the Legislative Council debate on the controversial copyright amendment bill- but has stopped short of demands for the change ... Greg So Kam-leung yesterday, casts doubt on whether the bill, which makes all copyright infringement a criminal offence, will be approved by the end of the Legco session in mid-July. ...

  9. Competition bill in danger of losing

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... If evidence is needed to demonstrate the government's lack of political will to act for the benefit of the wider community, the fair competition bill now languishing ... not play tough and win approval by this summer, the bill may be abandoned indefinitely. The latest obstacles arise from the government's plan to exempt most public bodies and possibly more ...

  10. Tony Chan says he has cash to pay estate's huge legal bill

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... accountants Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, had last month secured a temporary injunction to freeze enough of Chan's assets to settle the massive legal bill. The court also ordered him to provide ...




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