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  1. Gathering sex-photos evidence in Canada cost the city HK$200,000

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Peter Brieger The bill for the team of five who flew to Canada to collect evidence from former actor and singer Edison Chen Koon-hei was about HK$200,000, the Department ... such as victims in child abuse cases. The Department of Justice said the evidence taken in Canada was essential to the prosecution of Sze. Officials at the department approved the hearing because Chen ...

  2. Fugitive bank manager held in Canada

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong, Ting Shi

    ... and 1 billion yuan. The 42-year-old former banker is being held by Canadian authorities for allegedly making false statements on papers he filed to enter Canada as a permanent resident in 2005. Gao, ... was a suspect in the Bank of China embezzlement scandal. Bank of China spokesman Wang Zhaowen said yesterday thatCanada should send Gao back to China. 'We have been informed of his arrest. We hope ...

  3. Union demands equal time off for workers

    Posted Mar 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung Make all public holidays statutory, say marchers Unionists want labour laws revised to allow blue-collar workers five more public holidays a year. The campaign, led by the Confederation of Trade Unions, seeks to scrap the pra ...

  4. Victim in police data leak files complaint

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The privacy commissioner yesterday stepped up an investigation of a police data leak which led to personal details of a witness being revealed on the internet last week. The victim, Wong Ching-chuen, 43, filed a complaint with the watchdog, say ...

  5. Tough penalties needed for rural vandals

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our community treasures the countryside. Those who despoil it for personal gain deserve a heavy fine and possibly a prison sentence. Yet, this was not the message that was sent by Tsuen Wan Court yesterday. For building an illegal concrete crossing that d ...

  6. Airport worker held over people smuggling

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Immigration officers yesterday arrested an airport worker, 34, linked with the smuggling of mainlanders from Hong Kong to Canada- including a young man disguised with a mask as an elderly Caucasian who boarded an Air Canada flight in October. Seven others, including two former airport staff, were arrested in raids at 10 locations on Friday and Saturday. The department said ...

  7. Watchdog hangs officials out to dry

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Ombudsman savages buck-passing by departments over laundry complaints Laundry was still being hung to dry on bridges and railings in Sai Kung yesterday after buck-passing by government departments brought a stinging rebuke from Ombudsman ...

  8. Victory in leaky flat appeal

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A long-running dispute over a water leak took a new turn yesterday when a former director of the Buildings Department won his appeal against a conviction and fine for failing to stop seepage from his flat into the flat bel ...

  9. Family fears top fugitive won't get fair hearing

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Zeng Hanlin, the high-profile fugitive repatriated to China from Canada, appeared before a Chengdu court in Sichuan province yesterday, a relative said. ... Zeng's son, Sam Zeng, speaking in Hong Kong, said his father had been prohibited from meeting relatives since being repatriated to China. Sam said doctors in Canada had diagnosed his father ...

  10. Killer's red-light hunting ground still a picture of despair

    Posted Dec 11th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong in Vancouver At the corner of Vancouver's Main and Hastings streets, a bustling wedge of desperate activity where crack addicts shoot up in plain view and tired-looking women linger, life came to a rare standstill. 'Guilty', some ...




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