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  1. Canada recaptures HK kidnapper who escaped from jail

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger in Vancouver Chan Chi-wai, a Hongkonger convicted for one of Canada's most infamous kidnappings, escaped from a British Columbia prison in December, just one day after ... according to the Canada Border Services Agency. But that transfer could be held up, possibly for years, if Chan made a refugee application or convinced immigration officials that there was a threat ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Sep 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loanshark syndicate head admits conspiracy The mastermind of a syndicate that raised more than $31 million by forcing victims to repay loans at interest of up to 2,400 per cent a year pleaded guilty to conspiracy yesterday. At the Court of First Instance, ...

  3. Newspaper fined over ads offering Sars cure

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin The Sun newspaper was slapped with a $6,000 fine yesterday for publishing an advertisement promoting a herbal drink as a prevention against Sars. Magistrate Eddie Yip Chor-man, sitting in the Eastern Court, imposed the fine after the newspape ...

  4. Fugitive running out of options

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... entered Canada and lives in Vancouver, where he has been successfully fighting extradition for more than 10 years. Harper's Conservative government has made relations with China one of its priorities. China is Canada's second-largest import market and fourth largest export market. Ottawa would love to send Lai back. But there is no extradition treaty between the two countries ...

  5. Team's poor behaviour earns HK U-19 captain a second reprimand

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... at the ICC Under-19 World Cup qualifiers in Canada. Atkinson (pictured) and Rustam Bhatti, Canada's captain, were both reprimanded by match referee David Jukes at a hearing after the game last ... States if they are to have any chance of booking one of the six berths available. Asian rivals Afghanistan, Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Canada and the United States have already qualified. ...

  6. HK$300 drug job earns star pupil almost 3 years in jail

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... man who was not a drug addict had committed such a serious trafficking offence. The court heard Ho was born in Canada in 1991 and returned to Hong Kong to go to school. He returned to Canada ...

  7. Thousands paid to fraudsters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... he had won in a draw, a court heard yesterday. He was conned out of the money as part of a HK$2.5 million global telephone scam aimed at Chinese people in Australia, Canada and Singapore, ... Canadian-Chinese Alan Yip Cheung-lung was the only victim identified by Hong Kong police so far. Middle-aged Yip, who migrated to Canada many years ago, started receiving calls from strangers in late 2008, ...

  8. HK man jailed for his role in Toronto kidnapping

    Posted Oct 12th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A former Hong Kong man who played a key role in the kidnapping of the daughter of a textile tycoon and her boyfriend last December in Canada has been jailed for eight years in Toronto. Sonny Kwan, 50, pleaded guilty before Mr Justice Hugh Atwood in Brampton, Toronto, according to the city's Toronto Star newspaper. His jailing follows an investigation by police in Canada ...

  9. Teacher jailed for laundering HK$3.5m

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... a relationship with her ex-husband so their 12-year-old son could have as normal a relationship as possible with his father, her counsel Neville Sarony said. Lai married Fok Chi-ho in 1989 in Canada and divorced four years later, after which she returned to Hong Kong and took up teaching. In 1996, Lai quit her job as a teacher to help Mr Fok at his restaurant in Canada. She gave birth the next ...

  10. Attack on teen alleged

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is studying in Canada, was in hospital for two weeks with deep cuts to his scalp and right ear and a fractured skull. He did not want to relive the trauma and had refused to return to the city ...




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