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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Travelers Companies Inc sues NFL over brain injury lawsuits

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reuters in New York Travelers sues NFL over brain-injury lawsuits Several subsidiaries of Travelers Companies Inc are suing the National Football League and a host of other insurers, ... dozen insurance companies in an effort to force them to cover the costs of defending the claims. According to the Travelers lawsuit, the company provided liability coverage for NFL Properties, ...

  2. 3 told to pay tobacco company HK$13m

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The former chairman of Hong Kong-based Nanyang Brothers Tobacco Company and two employees from another company, convicted earlier of pocketing commissions and smuggling cigarettes to the mainland, were ordered yesterday to pay HK$13 million restitution to the firm. The three were sentenced to jail terms by District Court Judge Joseph Yau Chi-lap in February. Lu ...

  3. Firms to appeal against charter ruling

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... and Clarksons have already won an arbitration in London against Parakou Shipping. But the Singapore company has disputed the arbitration decision which was not legally binding. Charles Sussex, acting ... for dismissing the action by the three companies, but said a written judgment explaining his reasons would be available next week. He described the wrangle as a 'fascinating case'. The dispute ...

  4. Freed lawyer vows to clear his name

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A Shenzhen-based rights lawyer was enjoying his first day of freedom in more than a year yesterday after a court reduced his sentence from two years to 18 months, suspended for two years, for 'deliberately plundering properties' in a ...

  5. More than 20 mainland firms linked to Rio bribery case

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai More than 20 Chinese companies including Sinochem International have been implicated in the Rio Tinto bribery case, underscoring concerns that illegal practices ... of the bribes,' the person who saw the documents said. 'Most of the companies involved are small ones.' Mainland steel mills have been desperate to secure supplies of iron ore, the raw material ...

  6. $68m deal bought nothing but air

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... is extreme. But Yazhou Travel Investment Company Limited was yesterday found to have ended up with just that after a firm of solicitors bungled a 1994 deal over the purchase of signboards on a Connaught Road high-rise. The signboards were never even built and Yazhou's titles were found to be worthless. The company also paid developers Key Choice Ltd $48,088,500 for what it thought ...

  7. Tobacco firm executives on graft charge

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The chairman of the tobacco company that makes the popular Double Happiness brand will appear in court today in a $50 million money-laundering case. Lu Dayong, 57, will appear in Eastern Court this morning with three senior figures from the Hang Chun Trade Development. The four- three men and a woman- are accused of handling $50.3 million known or suspected ...

  8. iPhone maker contrite after worker's suicide

    Posted Jul 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... life. The death has prompted speculation that Sun was detained, interrogated and beaten by Foxconn, which is the biggest supplier of components to companies including Nokia, Sony and Apple. Foxconn is a unit of Taiwanese giant Hon Hai. Foxconn said in a statement: 'The company has noticed there has been much discussion on the internet. We welcome public discussion on how to help ...

  9. 'You must testify', New World pair told

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an adjournment for New World China Land chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun and the company's executive director, Stewart Leung Chi-kin. Mr Cheng and Stewart Leung were to testify before the inquiry ... on the sale of Hunghom Peninsula estate. 'It said in the letter that a subsidiary of the company is currently involved in court proceedings with the government,' she said. 'The company ...

  10. Suit over Next suffrage ads fails

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A retired businessman who sued Next Media magnate Jimmy Lai Chee-ying for the cost of advertisements on universal suffrage had his case dismissed yesterday. Koo Ming-kown, founder of Nam Tai Electronics and a philanthropist who donated HK$600,00 ...




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