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  1. Jeweller and son convicted of fraud

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hearing, Judge Kevin Browne convicted the five defendants - all members of TSL's top management - on eight conspiracy charges to which they had pleaded not guilty in August. The offences included conspiracy to commit false accounting, offer illegal advantages, theft and defraud the Inland Revenue Department. Following the convictions, Tse Sui-luen, 70, his son Tommy Tse Tat-fung, ...

  2. Convicted killers lose retrial bid

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Three men convicted last year for killing a woman newspaper vendor have lost their bid for a new trial. The Court of Appeal yesterday dismissed the trio's appeal, ... Cho-ming, 35, were both fighting to overturn their murder convictions, entered last year, which carry an automatic term of life in prison. A third defendant, Lam Tse-lik, 33, appealed against his ...

  3. Woman convicted of blackmail over affair

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A woman was convicted of blackmail yesterday for demanding C$1 million (HK$7.39 million) from a wealthy businessman, to whom she showed a photograph of his wife in bed with the defendant's husband. District Court Judge Andrew Chan Hing-wai convicted Fong Pui-lam, 44, on three charges of blackmail. She had earlier denied the offences committed between last year ...

  4. Coming to a cinema near you...

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... singer William Shimell) and a lonely French antique shop owner (Juliette Binoche). Fair Game Based on the real-life event which shocked Washington and led to the criminal conviction of one ...

  5. Block on activist 'not censorship'

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government said yesterday its decision to prevent a convicted activist from becoming a board director at his former secondary school was not political censorship. The Education ... been convicted twice for his protesting activities. The second conviction related to an unauthorised rally at Chater Garden in Central in February 2002. The Court of Final Appeal will consider ...

  6. Delusions of grandeur

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... for the ne'er-do-well Esme (Michael Fassbender). In spite of his womanising ways, Angel's love for Esme remains as deep as her convictions that aristocracy is the key to success. While her fantasies propel ...

  7. Cop gets chance to revive career

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... One day, he meets a mysterious ex-convict named Wang (Nick Cheung Ka-fai), who was released from prison only a week before the murder. To make matters more complicated, Wang was sent to prison ...

  8. Shopkeeper beat rival with a bottle

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li A mom-and-pop grocer was sentenced to 200 hours' community service yesterday for beating up his rival next door in an argument. Ng Ming-kwong, 38, pleaded guilty in the District Court to intentionally wounding 35-year-old Lee Kin-wing, wi ...

  9. Activists appeal against sentence over protest

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu Austin.chiu@scmp.com Two activists of the League of Social Democrats yesterday appealed against their convictions and sentence for disorderly behaviour over a rowdy protest in April last year. Chow Nok-hang, 27, and Wong Hin-wai, 23, challenged their two-week jail terms- handed down in January- for interrupting a speech by former transport chief Eva Cheng to oppose ...

  10. Sore losers

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... conviction if they choose to practise civil disobedience, but they must be prepared to pay the price, and that can include going to jail. When Leung's opponents talk about the 'Great ...




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