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  1. Arson abode seekers win last chance to appeal

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their original trial and appeal. A full hearing involves five judges sitting in the Court of Final Appeal. The date for the hearing has yet to be fixed. The top court will rule on, among other things, ... their argument on the dissenting judgment of Mr Justice Frank Stock in the Court of Appeal last June. Mr Justice Stock disagreed with Mr Justice Michael Stuart-Moore and Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen ...

  2. Arson attackers in top court to seek retrial

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Justice Roberto Ribeiro will be asked to approve a full hearing with all five judges in the Court of Final Appeal. Lawyers for the applicants will argue that their clients suffered 'grave and substantial injustice' at the original trial and at the Court of Appeal. Sze Kwan-lung, 26, Pang Hon-kwan, 42, Fu Mo, 41, Lam Hing-luen, 29, Yeung Yee-ping, 32, Yeung Yee-yim, 41, and Chau ...

  3. Couple appeal over 'illegal' land grab and demolition ordered by officials- not court

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... despite claiming that the government land seizure and the demolition were illegal. Only a court order could force them to move, they said. If their appeal is denied, the couple, who moved from ... how strong the government remained. The New Zealand consulate in Shanghai is helping the couple with their appeal and has consulted the district government and the court. Asked what their plan ...

  4. Ruling deferred on arson attack appeal

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow The Court of Appeal yesterday reserved judgment to a later date on an appeal launched by seven abode-seekers convicted of killing two people in the Immigration Tower arson ... delayed by yesterday's court decision. His barrister, John McNamara, told the court Sze should receive the same sentence as the other six defendants because they were all convicted ...

  5. Universal appeal

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

    ... A free Web application is bringing the cosmos within reach of anyone with access to a computer, writes Bien Perez. Space, the final frontier, has been brought closer to home. The WorldWide Telescope (WWT), developed by Microsoft and launched to the public this month, is a free Web application that allows students and the generally curious to explore strange new worlds through ...

  6. Art imitates life as Burning Flame III reaches finale

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen favours the police during the grade structure review of disciplined services. The past week also marked one year since the Cornwall Court building blaze ... of more than 80 per cent of TV viewers and airs its two-hour grand finale tonight. The firemen in the series are not just handsome and courageous, they also appear to be invincible. TVB has leaked ...

  7. Moneybags monk raises brows with court battle

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to accumulate the wealth and requested that the court direct the monk to declare his assets. The case was an appeal lodged after the Tianhe District People's Court ordered Mr Xiao to repay the 1.2 ... Mimi Lau A 102-year-old Buddhist monk in Shenzhen took a businessman to court for an unpaid loan of 1.2 million yuan (HK$1.36 million), sparking queries from netizens as to how a monk ...

  8. Top judges urged to axe arson verdicts

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their manslaughter and arson convictions overturned. Five judges of the Court of Final Appeal watched for the first time a digitally enhanced video recording of the last few minutes before the fire broke out ... two murder convictions downgraded to manslaughter by the Court of Appeal. He was jailed for 14 years. His lawyer, Gerard McCoy SC, argued yesterday that the trial judge had misdirected ...

  9. Leader of arson attack receives reduced jail term

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford The ringleader of the Immigration Tower arson attack was jailed for 14 years yesterday following the Court of Appeal's decision earlier this year to downgrade his murder convictions to manslaughter. But the court rejected appeals against sentencing launched by six fellow abode claimants convicted of manslaughter. The judges said the court had a duty to protect ...

  10. Chemical weapons row needs speedy resolution

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the war was settled when the two countries agreed to establish diplomatic relations in 1972. That position explains why the Japanese government is also appealing a ruling by a Tokyo court last ... After much diplomatic wrangling, Japan has finally offered to compensate a group of Chinese victims who were injured in August by poisonous gas leaked from chemical weapons left behind ...




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