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  1. Egana insider trading conviction upheld

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected an application by Sammy Ma Hon-kit and his wife Cordelia Tso Kin-wah against their conviction for insider dealing in shares of Egana Jewellery & Pearls. It followed a 2009 rejection by the Court of Appeal and brings to an end the first indictable insider dealing prosecution since it was made a criminal offence ...

  2. Ex-director of Chinney convicted

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu A former director of Chinney Investment has been convicted of insider dealing after he bought six million shares of his company within 13 minutes on learning about a share placement proposal in 1999. The three-member insider dealing tribunal chaired by Mr Justice Michael McMahon concluded that Joseph Lau Chung-yin violated insider dealing rules when he was a corporate ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    China seizes US$14.5b assets from family, associates of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 02:18pm by Reuters

    ... was eventually convicted of poisoning a British businessman who had been a family friend. Before Bo's downfall, Zhou had recommended that Bo succeed him as domestic security chief, multiple sources ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Outgoing South Korean president pardons former aides

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and an ex-senior political affairs aide to Lee were also pardoned. Both were convicted last year for their roles in a vote-buying scandal in Lee's ruling conservative party. "This is not an abuse ... Lee Sang-deuk, who was convicted and sentenced last week to two years in jail for corruption. There had been speculation that his brother's case had been rushed through the court to make ...

  5. Passing on gossip spells jail for insider trading

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... sentencing brings to nine the number of people convicted of insider trading in the past 12 months, with five now behind bars. The maximum penalty for insider dealing in Hong Kong is 10 years in jail ... of insider dealing. Although insider trading was made a criminal offence in 2003, the first conviction was only obtained in the middle of last year. ...

  6. News - Asia

    Briefs, February 3, 2013

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... JAKARTA- Indonesia is set to execute some convicts on death row for murder and drugs offences this year, after not carrying out an execution for several years, a senior official said. There were 17 convicts, among them foreigners, who "can be executed starting from this year as they have exhausted all legal avenues for appeal", Mahfud Mannan said. AFP ...

  7. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan drops graft charges against former top officials

    Posted Dec 26th 2012, 01:55pm by AFP

    ... but allegedly made no progress in bringing about ties. One of the businessman, who made the accusation, is serving a jail term on embezzlement and forgery convictions in the same case, while the other ...

  8. Zhongshan's ex-chief gets 11 years for corruption

    Posted Oct 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the vice-secretary of the Zhongshan party, was also convicted of taking bribes worth 328,000 yuan and 100,000 yuan while she held office from 2006 to 2010. Nine other defendants, including Li's husband, younger brother and sister-in-law, were also convicted and sentenced. Li's sister-in-law and husband were found guilty of insider trading, and her younger brother was convicted of money ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - CORRUPTION

    Singapore businessman charged over sex offer in match-fixing probe

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... agency AFP. He gave no further details. If convicted, Ding faces a maximum prison term of five years or a fine of up to S$100,000 (HK$626,000), or both penalties, for each charge. Referee Ali ...

  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan president's confidante Lai Su-ju disciplined by party

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 05:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Taipei

    ... by a string of corruption cases involving top officials in recent years, including ex-president Chen Shui-bian who is currently serving a 20-year jail term on multiple graft convictions. ...




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