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  1. Conviction over fatal golf cart accident

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A driver involved in a fatal accident involving an overloaded golf cart was ordered to perform 200 hours of community service. Li Man-yam, 56, was convicted of dangerous driving causing the death of Chung Shek-shing, who was thrown off the toolbox of the golf cart Li was driving at the Jockey Club Kau Sai Chau Public Golf Course on May 18 last year. At the time ...

  2. 478 convictions for worksite accidents

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu There were 478 convictions for work-related accidents in the first quarter, up 13.6 per cent from the same period last year, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said yesterday. He said the government was highly concerned about the recent spate of fatal construction accidents and would step up enforcement to prevent similar accidents. ...

  3. Dangerous driving convictions down despite rise in accidents

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Kelly Chan

    ... Anita Lam and Kelly Chan The number of convictions for dangerous driving has dropped in the past three years despite an increase in the average number of monthly traffic accidents last year. A government document given to the legislature yesterday showed the number of drivers convicted of dangerous driving fell from 258 in 2005 to 201 in 2006 and 94 last year. Even after ...

  4. School bus driver convicted

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A school bus driver who ran over a 79-year-old woman, who subsequently died, was convicted of careless driving in Sha Tin Court yesterday. Lee Kwok-wah, 59, was acquitted of the more serious charge of dangerous driving causing death in relation to the November 17 accident in Yi Shing Square, Sha Tin. Magistrate Timothy Casewell said the prosecution could not prove ...

  5. Environmental officer who dumped toxins convicted

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A former environmental protection official in the Hubei provincial capital, Wuhan, has been given a suspended one-year prison sentence for his role in the illegal dumping of tonnes of dangerous toxic chemicals. The decision by the Hanyang District People's Court represented the mainland's first criminal conviction under the government's ...

  6. Remorse of drunk driver who killed policeman

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow A man who pleaded guilty yesterday to a charge of dangerous driving causing the death of a policeman was full of remorse and had apologised to the victim's family, a court heard. The District Court was told the drunk driver's car c ...

  7. Skippers in fatal accident found guilty

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... guilty of two charges related to licensing and not having a competent engineer aboard. Kwok was convicted of five other charges relating to vessel licences and making alterations to machinery. ...

  8. Inspector recalls fatal car crash

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Angel Lau A senior police inspector accused of driving a stolen car and running down a motorcyclist told a judge yesterday he was a newly qualified driver who had had a few accidents. Hui Ka-wing, 29, also said he thought he had hit a concrete barrier whe ...

  9. Learner driver fined after knocking down boy

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... in Kwai Chung. Yau Choi-yu, 32, was also found not guilty of dangerous driving, but was convicted of driving in a prohibited zone and fined HK$750 in Tsuen Wan Court. Instructor Wong Hai-keung, 69, was convicted of aiding and abetting her, and was fined HK$1,000. ...

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    Continental Airlines cleared of crime in Concorde disaster

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Versailles Appeal court overturns involuntary homicide conviction over supersonic jet disaster in 2000 Airline cleared of Concorde crime A French court on yesterday ... been convicted of involuntary homicide in 2010 on the basis of expert testimony that the crash of the supersonic jet was caused by a piece of metal that fell from one of its planes onto ...




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