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  1. Publisher fined HK$20,000 for semi-nude photo

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... article. However, three former executives of Eastweek magazine, who were allegedly involved in the decision to publish the semi-nude photo of actress Carina Lau Ka-ling, forcibly taken during her ... was published to warn the world of such crime. The appeal was dismissed. The kidnapping was said to be a punishment for Lau's refusal to take part in a film funded by triads. ...

  2. Eastweek fine raised fivefold to HK$100,000

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... six years ago. New Media Group, which pleaded guilty to publishing an obscene article, was fined HK$20,000 in Eastern Court on August 12 for publishing the photo of actress Carina Lau Ka-ling ... by celebrities against Eastweek and a number of other magazines that reprinted the image. The abduction was said to be a punishment for Lau's refusal to take part in a film funded by triads. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jail for man who paid lai see bribes for baby formula during shortages

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... convicted after trial of accepting an advantage, while Lau Koon-hung, a 40-year-old supervisor at Watsons, pleaded guilty to the same charge. "In no form will corruption be tolerated or appeased," the magistrate said. Lau's counsel told the court that the HK$500 in lai see he received, which had now been seized, had cost him his HK$170,000 pension. Wu and Ng were ordered ...

  4. Guangdong police seize huge haul of illegal guns

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Guangdong police busted the biggest illegal gun factory in a decade, confiscating more than 113,000 guns bound for the local mafia and well-off clients. Xinhua reported yesterday that the second platoon of the Guangdong border maritime police raided a lar ...

  5. Magazine fights ruling on photo of distressed actress

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... editors and other staff at the magazine. In the wake of the controversy, Eastweek owner Albert Yeung Sau-shing closed down his publication. The picture was widely believed to be of Carina Lau ...

  6. Defendants in Eastweek trial seek stay

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Five defendants being prosecuted over the publication of a picture of a half-naked Carina Lau Ka-ling in Eastweek magazine applied yesterday for a halt to criminal proceedings. ... Eastweek sparked an outcry after publishing the picture of Lau- allegedly taken when she was abducted by gangsters 12 years ago- on the cover of its October 30 edition last year. 'The ...

  7. Magazine denied obscenity appeal over photos of 'kidnapped actress'

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... or three years' imprisonment for publishing obscene material. The photos, which had earlier appeared in Eastweek magazine, were believed to be of Carina Lau Ka-ling and allegedly taken when ...

  8. Court rules actress' photo was indecent

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... by the Commissioner for Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority to examine the article. The photo, which also appeared in Eastweek magazine, was widely believed to be of Carina Lau Ka-ling ...

  9. Eastweek obscenity case must proceed

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Eastern Court threw out an application yesterday to end obscenity proceedings over Eastweek magazine's publication of a picture of a half-naked Carina Lau Ka-ling. Magistrate Anthony Yuen Wai-ming rejected the application for a permanent stay of proceedings lodged by New Media Group, printing company Dai Nippon, the magazine's editor Henry Mong Hon-ming ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pictures of Carina Lau Ka-ling. Acting Principal Magistrate Bina Chainrai sentenced former editor Ngai Sze-hoi, 33, to 12 hours of community service and fined Three Weekly Limited HK$100,000 ...




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