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  1. Officers hailed for hijack bravery

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Police who foiled an attempted truck hijacking in Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, two years ago have been commended for their bravery by the Court of Appeal. Mr Justice Michael Stuart-Moore, with Mr Justice Azizul Suffiad, yesterday singled out five officers for facing down and arresting the three would-be robbers, one of whom had a loaded gun. The court also reduced by two ...

  2. Appeal by triad gangsters thrown out

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their appeal thrown out yesterday. Mr Justice Patrick Li Hon-leung, in the Court of First Instance, dismissed the appeal filed by the men who were convicted in Kowloon City Court in January of acting ... Law Ka-fai, 37, both of whom were jailed for 11 months. Li said that in convicting the nine, the court had not made a blanket allegation that taking part in rituals during the Hungry Ghost ...

  3. Superb Shabana seals semi-final slot

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa World number one Amr Shabana of Egypt stormed into the semi-finals of the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Open by avenging an earlier loss to compatriot Karim Darwish. Shabana won 3-1 at a packed Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday, three weeks after he lost to Darwish in straight games in the final of the Qatar Classic. 'I would not say it was revenge, but a tough match ...

  4. A bad week for...

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is planned for today. Brian Alfred Hall Even by the standards of a drug smuggler, this was a big crime. Hall got four more years for trying to dupe the Court of Final Appeal with forged papers ... well-planned and sophisticated, will keep him in jail for a few more years. He plans to appeal. Renato Corona The Philippines' most senior judge is under siege over his ownership of a 3,300 sq ft ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... charges because he had been privy to confidential information at PCCW. Mr Aitken's former and current employer were at odds over the issue. But the Court of Final Appeal said it would ... Appeal court denies PCCW bid to limit former employee's work The city's top court yesterday denied an appeal launched by PCCW to limit what sort of work a former employee could ...

  6. Church abusing its privileged position as caretaker of Kowloon landmark

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... boards and become more accountable to parents. The Catholic Church took its case all the way to the Court of Final Appeal, where it lost. The Anglicans are trying to defer reforms until the new ...

  7. Key events of the year

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... January Cepa takes effect March Court of Final Appeal rules the Central-Wan Chai reclamation can proceed April NPC rules out direct election of chief executive in 2007 and all legislators ... on 3+3+4 secondary/tertiary education system begins Tsim Sha Tsui extension of East Rail opens November Housing Authority wins court case on public housing rent review Court of Appeal rules ...

  8. City Digest

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 600 march against HK births for mainland mums About 600 people marched to the old Central Government Offices in Central yesterday after a sit-in at Southorn Playground, Wan Chai, in protest against mainlanders being able to deliver babies in Hong Kong hospitals. They demanded that a Court of Final Appeal ruling in 2001 be amended so the children of non-Hongkongers born ...

  9. Judges overturn divorce pay-out

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The owner of Tsim Sha Tsui's Big Boss nightclub has won an appeal against a divorce judgment awarding his wife HK$120 million. Instead, the Court of Appeal ordered ... years. They married in 1991. Beginning with a single beauty salon in 1965, they built a billion-dollar empire, the court heard. The dispute arose over the splitting of various jointly held ...

  10. City Digest

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Appeal bids in Mandy Tam electoral bribery case A prosecutor and lawyers for former lawmaker Mandy Tam Heung-man, acquitted of electoral bribery in May, attended a hearing at Eastern Court yesterday. Both sides are seeking an appeal. Tam had been charged over an education seminar she gave two days before polling day in the 2008 Legislative Council elections. Woman recovering from ...




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