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  1. Lawyer's conviction 'sign of tyranny'

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Dissident writer criticises government over sentence seen as warning to Beijing's would-be critics Convicting human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng of subversion because of his ... be a hypocritical regime,' Ms Ding said. Pan Hongyi, deputy editor in chief of the US-based Epoch Times, said the publication condemned Gao's conviction. 'Gao's case is an indirect ...

  2. Doctor did not disclose conviction, Medical Council says

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani A doctor was found guilty by the Medical Council yesterday of professional misconduct because he failed to report a criminal conviction. Tsoi Wing-sang was additionally found guilty of having a criminal conviction for failing to keep a proper register of dangerous drugs. Dr Tsoi was convicted in the Kowloon City court on May 31 last year of the offence. ...

  3. Wife of disgraced tycoon appeals conspiracy to defraud conviction

    Posted Nov 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 2.41pm: Former socialite Mo Yuk-ping, wife of disgraced Shanghai tycoon Chau Ching-ngai, on Tuesday won an appeal against her conviction of conspiracy to defraud. ... appealed these two convictions. The Court of Appeal on Tuesday acquitted Mo of one conviction of conspiracy to defraud, but upheld the other two convictions, local radio reported. Mo was accused ...

  4. Tsunami survivor's conviction upheld

    Posted Nov 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The Court of First Instance yesterday upheld the conviction and 33-month prison term of tsunami survivor Ko Chung-keung for assaulting and wounding four people in a Tsim Sha ... that Magistrate Sham Siu-man had not given enough weight to discrepancies among the victims' evidence in entering the conviction. She said Ko owed one of the victims HK$120,000, which he had ...

  5. Jailed socialite seeking to overturn fraud convictions

    Posted Oct 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.11pm: Jailed socialite Mo Yuk-ping on Tuesday was seeking a High Court application to have her convictions of conspiracy to defraud overturned. Mo, the wife ... to someone.... There is a failure to show [the appellant] was doing something to somebody,? her counsel argued. Mo was convicted of conspiring with a business friend to fraudulently acquire letters ...


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

    ... Times Conviction: Spying for Taiwan Sentence: 5 years' jail Zhao Yan Journalist working for The New York Times Conviction: Fraud, after charges of leaking state secrets in relation ... pending Xi Yang Former Ming Pao reporter Conviction: Spying and stealing state financial and economic secrets in March, 1994 Sentence: 12 years' jail Latest: lives in Canada after he ...

  7. Ex-Akai boss freed on bail after conviction overturned

    Posted Sep 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Former Akai Holdings chairman James Ting was released from prison on HK$10 million bail yesterday after a court overturned his conviction on false accounting charges and ordered him to be retried. The Court of Appeal ruled that the jury in Ting's case had been misdirected by trial judge Clare-Marie Beeson. Ting was convicted on June 29 last year of two counts ...

  8. Lighter conviction in acid killing

    Posted Sep 21st 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A debt collector jailed for murder after allegedly throwing acid on an elderly woman has had his conviction downgraded to manslaughter after the Court of Appeal found ... It was the throwing of the acid that the prosecution had relied on to establish the intent to injure necessary for a murder conviction against Lau. But the Court of Appeal agreed with Keith Oderberg, counsel ...

  9. Court urged to quash snooping convictions

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Two convictions gained on the basis of covert surveillance should be quashed because the practice is unlawful, the Court of Appeal was told yesterday. It was the second case ... bribery convictions against Li Man-tak, 39, the jailed executive director of Kwong Hing Group. Senior counsel Andrew Macrae, for Li, appealed against a ruling last year by District Court Judge ...

  10. Eight youngsters convicted of deadly attack

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.54pm: A group of eight youngsters, who have been convicted of beating an 18-year-old woman to death, pleaded for mitigation in the Court of First Instance ... To, Wong, Poon, Lam, Aaron Li Ngai-long, 17, and Ngan Ho-tim, 16, had also been convicted of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm on Lau. They had been acquitted of a higher charge ...




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