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  1. News executives in graft case get lighter terms

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lawyer, Xu Zhiyong, told the judges that there was a miscarriage of justice in his client's case. 'I am concerned that the court is not independent. I am also concerned about the information blackout imposed on the case. For a week before the appeal, our website was blocked,' Mr Xu said. Yu and Li were sentenced by Dongshan District Court in March in a high-profile case ...

  2. Link to tycoon's wife in laundering case

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Chi-keung and Angela Leung On-kei, wife of billionaire casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, as part of a wide-ranging investigation into a $400 million money-laundering case linked to illegal ... of the directors of the company. Both Mr Li and Ms Leung are on the MJC board of directors as well as being co-directors of the Grandview Hotel in Macau. The case is believed to be separate from another ...

  3. Duo plead guilty in compensation bribery case

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A government land inspector and a fish pond operator yesterday pleaded guilty to bribery charges relating to a land resumption case in the New Territories. The Fanling court heard that Lai Hung-kei, 67, last year sought payment for damages from the Lands Department, saying his five fish ponds had been damaged by land resumption near Shenzhen River. The Independent ...

  4. Indian spy case 'threat to regional security'

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... and Development Organisation would have compromised military and intelligence communications. But analysts insist the case of the missing spymaster, Rabinder Singh, a top official in the Research ... Singh and his wife dodged sleuths watching his house, drove to Kathmandu and flew out on US passports. While Mr Singh's case has created a sensation, it has been played down by the defence ...

  5. Think-tanks press case for smaller provinces

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Advisers say they are too big and give local governments too much power China should divide its territory into much smaller provinces to help the central government break down local protectionism and improve efficiency, a group of top offic ...

  6. Victim in drugged-soup murder case 'wanted divorce'

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Mistress says the accused woman's husband was planning to move in with her A computer technician allegedly drugged by his wife before dying of smoke inhalation in a fire at their flat said a week before his death that he wanted a divorc ...

  7. Rethink on way fraud cases are handled

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in investigating cases involving businessmen, amid concerns over the handling of fraud allegations against Liu Jinbao. Mr Liu, the former chief executive of Bank of China's Hong Kong operation, ... that the leadership is starting to take more note of overall stability and continuity, sources said. For example, the central government has ordered the official media to play down reports on cases involving ...

  8. Lawyer in prejudice case 'forced to resign'

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pressured by his superior to withdraw the lawsuit, the first on the mainland to deal with regional discrimination. Mr Li and Mr Ren took the case to Gaoxing Court on April 15, after the Longgang District Police Substation in Shenzhen erected banners urging citizens to target criminal gangs from Henan. 'A week after we filed the case, [my boss] told us a couple of times to withdraw it. ...

  9. Chemist defends Kissel case method

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... a sedatives-laced milkshake by his wife, Nancy. 'It is a well-known fact in the case that the [quantitative] results would not be reliable and can even be misleading,' said the prosecution witness. He said such results would only be sought on special request from the government laboratory or in cases of drug overdose. He said he had only been sent 20 millilitres of stomach contents- ...

  10. No place for politics in right-to-die case

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Whether Terri Schiavo should be allowed to live or die involves fundamental issues of the right to life and the right to die with dignity. There is no easy answer to the question. Her case ... the parents' request to reinsert their daughter's feeding tube. A legal challenge to the ruling was launched immediately. The case has already been considered in great detail during numerous court ...




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