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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Building Ma Wan Park 'was an excuse to evict villagers', Rafael Hui trial hears

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Stuart Lau

    ... to be their "eyes and ears" in government. The court has heard that Hui, as the city's No 2 official, was dealing with the Ma Wan issue when the Kwoks threatened to stop building the park without ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Decorator denies he fired air pressure gun at two buildings in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Man denies shooting at buildings A decorator denied in District Court yesterday that he fired ball bearings from an air pressure gun at five flats in Yuen Long ... buildings that had been targeted when he was arrested on March 31 last year. More than 300 ball bearings were also found. Choy pleaded not guilty to six counts of criminal damage, one of common ...

  3. Business - Companies - COURTS

    Shanghai Zhenhua sued by UK firm Fluor for £250m

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 01:57pm by JING YANG

    ... in England. In operation since September 2012, it cost £1.6 billion to build and can generate 500 megawatts of electricity for 530,000 households. Zhenhua signed a €234 million (HK$2.3 billion) contract with Fluor in 2008 to build and deliver all 140 steel monopiles used to support the wind turbines for the project, which later experienced delays and cost overruns. Fluor, the project ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    'Getting stuck in a lift killed my sex drive': Man wins HK$260,000 compensation

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:20am by JULIE CHU

    ... Kong Lin-fat was diagnosed with an adjustment disorder after a lift malfunctioned in Chang Pao Ching Building on Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, on March 13, 2008. He sued the building ... in the building. He took the lift as he left his office, but it stalled halfway. A fireman had to help him out some 20 minutes later. Kong said he suffered constant pain in his neck and left knee and had ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Inspector says shaft of lift that fell was covered with dust, powder

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Trial following accident that injured seven people told that safety gear was far from clean Lift-plunge shaft was thick with dust: inspector Dust and metal particles were seen covering the shaft and machine room of a lift in a North Point building during inspections after seven people were seriously injured when wires snapped and the lift fell, a court ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Government guesthouses didn't suit Hui

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... very often I was the host; I treated the others," he said, noting that the purpose was to build connections and relationships. After he quit his public posts in 2009, Hui linked up ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui takes witness stand to deny corruption allegations

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 12:42pm by Stuart Lau

    ... potential employment with SHKP to the statutory body when he voted in favour of the MPFA’s continued office rental at 1 IFC, a building co-run by SHKP. “Was there a regime or were there any ...

  8. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... education and supervision of party organisations,” Zhou Qiang said at a court meeting on party building. Zhou Qiang and Zhou Yongkang are not related. Read more: How much wealth had Zhou ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department of Justice substituted that charge for a more serious offence of assaulting an officer. Chan is the first to admit a crime in relation to three often unruly protests outside the Legco building ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Building Authority defends altered plan rejection

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 04:16pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The Building Authority has the right to revoke part of a building permit – granting a developer extra building area – when the circumstances that justify it change, the authority told a judicial review today. Arguing in the Court of First Instance, the authority’s lawyers were defending its decision in 2009 to reject a building plan, from Long Winner Development, ...




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