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  1. Conspiracy theories abound in the Stern Hu arrest case

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... decision-making process in the Stern Hu case. Mr Hu, the general manager of mining company Rio Tinto Group's Chinese operations, was arrested nearly four weeks ago by the Shanghai arm of the Ministry ... to this affair than meets the eye, that the mainland authorities have their own agenda and that the unfortunate Mr Hu is merely a pawn in a much larger game. Joyce Poon and Louis Gave at Hong Kong-based ...

  2. Lawyer barred from meeting reporter in state secrets case

    Posted Sep 25th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... can deny suspects access to a lawyer if their case involved state secrets, said Zhao's lawyer, Mo Shaoping. 'This is the reality of China today,' he said, adding he would ... Josephine Ma in Beijing This is the reality of China today, says defence attorney for Times researcher The lawyer for journalist Zhao Yan was yesterday told he could not meet his client ...

  3. Real dirt on bent officials lies with ambitious 'public mistresses'

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... who was subsequently sacked; the top spy master, who was later forced to retire early; Chen Tonghai, chairman of oil giant China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, who was later jailed ... on foreign and domestic policies. But the acutely embarrassed leadership decided not to pursue the sex scandal any further. Now a similar case is haunting the leadership, as the confessions ...

  4. Citizens are still a long way from enjoying true justice

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In cases concerning state security or terrorism- charges often used against mainland dissidents- and other crimes deemed severe, police even enjoy the privilege of determining whether or not a suspect can meet defence lawyers. In state security and terrorism cases, police officers can conceal a suspect's detention or residential surveillance at a particular location from his or her ...

  5. Killer of mother sent to psychiatric centre

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was a Japanese spy who had been sent to kill him. Wang is the son of Wang Xianzhang, a former managing director of China Life Insurance. On March 17, Mr Justice McMahon adjourned the case until yesterday ... Yvonne Tsui The son of a former managing director of China Life Insurance was ordered yesterday to be detained in a psychiatric centre for an indefinite period for killing his mother ...

  6. Three plead guilty to throwing corrosive fluid over barrister

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Six men pleaded guilty yesterday to their roles in an acid attack on a barrister who was prosecuting another lawyer in a mortgage scam case. Three of the six, one of whom had ... on the barrister's clothing. Mitchell was taken to hospital, where doctors found he had suffered chemical injuries to his left eye, ear and cheek. By January last year, his vision had been restored. ...

  7. Former GF Securities boss retracts confession

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the back-door listing of GF Securities in 2006. The case drew the attention of the mainland investment community when the securities regulator vowed to clean up the stock market which critics say ... Dong Zhengqing told the judges at the hearing that police had forced a confession out of him. 'Whatever the verdict, it shows China is determined to crack down on insider trading,' ...

  8. Corruption trial hears of vast wealth, bribe claims

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yuan in 1992 when he took over as deputy police chief to nearly 31 million last year, China News Service reported yesterday. But Wen claimed a large part of his savings had come from performance-related bonuses for successful crackdowns in many high-profile triad cases over the years. The prosecution accused Wen of spending 120,000 yuan on prostitution while deputy police chief. The news ...

  9. Wen Qiang gets death for corruption

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... gambling dens and drug dealing. The China Youth Daily reported that 640,000 criminal cases remained unsolved and 1,447 murders were not investigated during Wen's time in the Public Security Bureau. The newspaper interviewed the team investigating Wen's case and said his home was described as 'palace-like', with a two-metre-tall ivory screen at its entrance. One police ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are the letters to China and Russia, which have supported the North Koreans. The biggest shame of this case is the silence from organisations that campaign for donations but fail when they should now ... that 'there must exist a reasonable prospect of obtaining a conviction on the available evidence before a case can safely proceed' ('Prosecutor's role is to uphold the rule ...




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