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  1. 24 HK entities involved in major graft cases

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in major corruption cases over the past 30 years. The 150 cases involved US$56.4 billion and the creation of 817 such corporate entities, of which 24 were set up in Hong Kong, says the report, ... foundations and trust-like structures. 'Corruption is estimated to be at least a US$40 billion-a-year business,' said the report. Two of 10 case studies in corruption featured in the report ...

  2. Al-Saadi case brings shameful silence

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Case 1: Three student protesters are locked in a stairwell by police for 60 minutes during the visit of a top Chinese official and all hell breaks loose. Legislative probes are called for, special panels set up to investigate, the police are sued and a hyperventilating media whips itself up into a self-righteous frenzy over human rights. Case 2: A foreign national, his wife and four ...

  3. Government denied on evidence for maids' case

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... social and policy impact' if the domestic workers win their case. The judge asked the parties to try to resolve the matter. If they could not, their arguments would be heard on August 16, ...

  4. Bidders need to mount a better case for HK to host 2023 Asian Games

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am disappointed by Jack Chan's letter ('Games bid won't hurt poor', December 1). He claimed the Asian Games bid team had three sports objectives: developing a strong sporting culture in the community, helping our elite athletes achie ...

  5. An open-and-shut case, given the choice

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... an interesting case. It is very much a developed economy and attracts immigrants from the mainland, South Asia and even Africa. But, while many people may want to move to Hong Kong, an even larger number ...

  6. Fu Ji case exposes need for quarterly disclosure

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... itself up. In Hong Kong, main board-listed firms like Fu Ji are only required to provide earnings every six months. In Fu Ji's case, this meant investors had no idea how the company ...

  7. Stranded migrant's case to be reopened

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Man from opium fields in limbo for 8 years as authorities fail to find his village The High Court has agreed to look into the case of a man who has spent the past eight years ... of his fundamental freedom to work,' the application said. It noted that it would be far cheaper to let him work while his case was dealt with than to lock him up again. '[He] ...

  8. Judge removed from divorce case after wife accuses him of bias

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A judge has been removed from a divorce case after accepting an expatriate husband's claim that he feared for his safety because of his Chinese wife's mainland connections. The wife, identified only as S, yesterday won an appeal against Mr Justice John Saunders' decision not to quit the case after she accused him of bias towards the husband, who had ...

  9. Tsang policy adviser suffering from a bad case of fairways vision

    Posted Jan 10th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... into urban locations a few minutes earlier than they would on existing lines. This obsession in the mainland with high-speed rail is in any case a questionable one. Few if any of these projects ...

  10. Time to dismiss warped case for the death penalty

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... statistics on executions. Cases of innocent people executed around the world are well documented and the list of their names would be long. In 2003, Illinois Republican Governor George Ryan commuted ... School Textbook gobbledygook So there's a benchmark test for those who wish to teach English to our children. That being the case, why isn't there a benchmark test for publishers ...




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