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  1. Chinese Estates can file appeal if La Scala seized

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for final confirmation of the previous court ruling early next week. We will not rule out the possibility of declaring the sale of the five pieces of land as invalid.' Ao was sentenced to 29 ... Yvonne Liu and Simpson Cheung Chinese Estates Holdings has been told it can file an appeal if the site of its La Scala residential project in Macau is seized following a corruption trial. ...

  2. 'I will appeal... I am innocent'

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as the chamber's chairwoman and launched a series of judicial reviews and appeals, all the way to the Court of Final Appeal, to have her case heard by a jury. This delayed the case for more than two years. ... ago. Ten minutes before the appointment she had to call it off. 'Sorry I cannot come as the court cancelled my bail,' the text message read. A call to her mobile phone found ...

  3. Activist denied final chance to appeal: lawyer

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Hu Jia 'unavailable' on last day Prominent activist Hu Jia appears to have lost his final chance to overturn his internationally condemned jail term for subversion after the authorities barred his lawyer from meeting him on Monday, the last day to lodge an appeal. Hu was sentenced on April 3 to 31/2 years in prison for 'subverting the state' ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strength of Hong Kong's judiciary should be an example to the mainland

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... said some judges do not have a proper understanding of the relationship between Hong Kong and the central government, and the non-permanent Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary warned that "storm clouds of unprecedented ferocity" were gathering over the courts. Through all these controversies, the judiciary has remained silent. But, once a year, the official opening ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    The case that put China's rule of law on trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... the rule of law on trial A controversial final court verdict against dozens of defendants in southern China this month dealt a vicious blow to a civil campaign mounted by scores of defence lawyers ... it by producing new evidence at the second hearing, but the court would not even make it a public hearing and handed down a final verdict that basically maintained the original sentencing." Lawyers ...

  6. News - China

    Son of Chinese official jailed for trying to bribe professor to help him pass degree

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 03:03pm by Staff Reporter

    ... appeal against the mark or accept it and withdraw from the course. But Li offered a fourth option, the court was told. When he learned of the result of the dissertation it was a bitter blow ... Staff Reporter The son of a Chinese government official who tried to bribe a British university professor with £5,000 to pass his UK degree has been jailed for a year. Bristol Crown Court ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China doesn't need more show trials

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... herself as a dog of Mao Zedong. More than 30 years later, another political wife stood accused in a Chinese court of law, one believed to have been similarly corrupted by the power wielded by her ... that the former Chongqing police chief appeared pained and determined- like a fallen hero awaiting his fate. Wang was jailed for 15 years, and he too said he would not appeal. He reportedly told ...

  8. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... former great Chris Evert. Li's final victory over Slovak Dominika Cibulkova on Saturday gave her a second major following her 2011 French Open title, a triumph that made her Asia's ... failures in Melbourne Park finals. The Wuhan native, who moved up one place to world No 3 in the rankings courtesy of her victory, saved match points in her third-round victory in Australia over ...

  9. Tight security surrounds courthouse

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Danny Mok Ao Man-long appeared calm on his first day in court as proceedings began under unprecedented security arrangements. More than 30 police officers conducted searches around the Court of Final Appeal building, which had been cordoned off before the court opened. About 100 members of the public and journalists entering court had to undergo two levels ...

  10. News - China

    Kong Qingdong ordered to apologise for calling Beijing student 'dog, traitor'

    Posted May 09th 2013, 11:43am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Last year he called Hongkongers 'dogs of the British imperialists', 'bastards' and 'thieves' A Beijing court has ordered controversial Peking ... prominent nationalistic internet voices. On Wednesday, the Haidian District People's Court in Beijing ordered him to pay 200 yuan (HK$253) in damages to Guan Kaiyuan, a 22-year-old law student ...




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