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  1. Activists appeal against sentence over protest

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... magistrate did not cover this point in documents given to the High Court for the appeal, suggesting that the magistrate in hindsight realised that this point could not stand. One element ... 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 ...

  2. Block on activist 'not censorship'

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

    ... 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 the trio's case at a date to be set after a magistrate ruled last year that their appeal was of great constitutional importance. A bureau spokesman said that they had made a conditional offer ...

  3. The Appeal

    Posted Dec 28th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Appeal by John Grisham Arrow Books, HK$108 John Grisham is the most golden of calves in the publishing industry: a novelist who laughs in the face of credit crunches and tweaks the nose of falling book sales. The Appeal shows Grisham is back on song after a three-year sabbatical from the legal blockbusters that put him at the top of best-seller lists ...

  4. Anita Mui's mother loses battle over will

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man The mother of late singer Anita Mui Yim-fong lost a protracted legal battle at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday involving her daughter's fortune. Tam Mei-kam, 87, who has ... of the will and the Karen Trust. Mui also suggested several properties be left to her fashion designer, Eddie Lau Pui-kai. The Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal had ruled against Tam, who, at the time ...

  5. Twins mark birthday- on basketball court

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on and off the basketball court. This helps prevent unnecessary conflicts at home.' Their great bond has inspired the school team- they finished runners-up in the Division Two Grade ... formula off the court. First, Ka-hei chose to repeat Form Four to achieve the necessary grades in English and mathematics. This year, he is making good progress in Form Five. Then last year, ...

  6. Improving Baazigar to oblige in final leg of TT

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by John Bell

    ... up in the final leg of tomorrow's Triple Trio at Sha Tin. The reigning champion had a slow start to the season with only three successes in September but he turned up the heat last month ... main danger, and an appealing double banker, is the John Size-trained Special Days, to be ridden by Felix Coetzee. The four-year-old lost any chance on his debut when missing the start badly ...

  7. Double killer gets second life term

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 2008. The retrial was ordered by the Court of Appeal in October after lawyers for So, who claimed police had used violence to make him talk, said the prosecution had not told them about ... cross-examined during the morning session at the Court of First Instance yesterday. During the lunch break, So and his lawyer, Paul Loughran, decided on the plea change. So, 27, strangled Yau after ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Steven Soderbergh ready for the final few acts of his film directing career

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by James Mottram

    ... himself from scratch. While that's all very well, he probably didn't count on Magic Mike - the first film in his final trio of movies - becoming a runaway hit. The story of a troupe ...

  9. The final curtain

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... life painting a grand national narrative for his country, Shindo's most personal film would finally emerge in his twilight years. Made two years ago when he was already wheelchair-bound ...

  10. Murdered officer can rest in peace at last

    Posted Apr 26th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A former commander of Leung Shing-yan said the police constable who sacrificed his life in the line of duty could finally rest in peace. Bringing a bunch of yellow ... The retired officer observed a minute's silence after carefully placing the flowers in a vase near Leung's tombstone. 'Shing-yan can finally rest in peace, as the inquest has come ...




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