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  1. Justice system where well-connected stay free

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila When Rolando Mendoza's grievances with the Philippine justice system were first aired, the hostage- taker's complaints fell on sympathetic ears. Mendoza's ultimately deadly protest was aimed specifically at Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez, who is part of a justice system seen by many in the country as favouring the wealthy and well-connected. ...

  2. Father who kept son from school 'lost faith in system'

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of what he called the city's top school- because he had lost faith in the local education system. Pun Chi-fai, 49, and Leung Suk-fong, 51, were charged with failing to send their son ... Institute of Education Jockey Club Primary School, citing poor management and accusing the principal of fraud. The Fanling Court heard that the boy, then nine years old and studying in Primary Two, ...

  3. The worst system corrupts its best officials

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... million yuan or more was likely to be executed as a warning to others. Over the past few years, however, mainland courts have largely refrained from executing corrupt officials even though ... to fight corruption. Indeed, a day hardly passes without reports of corrupt officials being punished or authorities stepping up anti-corruption efforts to root out corruption. Last week, a court ...

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    Domestic murders reveal fatal flaws in judicial system

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... in the police and court system who played brief roles in the tragic case. The Oak Bay killings were troubling enough. But they became even more so when a frighteningly similar scenario had unfolded ... into the killings raised serious concerns about the system that should have protected Park. Park told the police officer who interviewed her that her husband knew all the tricks to get around the law as he ...

  5. Victim of a flawed legal system

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... romantic comedy Shall We Dance? It is a powerful film which uncovers the injustices in the Japanese legal system by showing the complicity between the judge, prosecutor and police. The film explores the desperation felt by an innocent man who is charged with a crime he did not commit. The critique against the unfair Japanese courts is delivered so powerfully the audience is left ...

  6. Paying the penalty for bucking the system

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... five months of detention after a court handed him a suspended jail sentence. He sees himself as a symbol for all ethical businessmen who refuse to bribe officials for bank loans. How badly ...

  7. Support for ex-court chief

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

    ... allegedly headed a corrupt gang within the Guangdong court system linked to billions of yuan in illegal funds. The Guangdong judicial apparatus has been besieged by scandal in recent years, most ... Ng Tze-wei Former Supreme People's Court chief Xiao Yang has been consulted for his views on improving the work of the judiciary, state media said. The reports are seen as an official ...

  8. Baking powder swapped for gang's cocaine, court told

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... powder, a court was told yesterday. Police had swapped the cocaine for baking powder after finding the drug consignment in a shipment of cocoa at the airport, Mrs Justice Verina Bokhary and a jury were told in the Court of First Instance. The four suspects- Chan Chu-leung, Ng Hon-yin, Hui Yiu-mo and Yim Chi-ho, aged 21 to 35 and all unemployed- were arrested on February 19 last year ...

  9. Appeal court boosts Andrew Lam's 'manifestly inadequate' jail sentence from four to six years

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A top lawyer jailed for attempting to stop a protected witness from testifying in a high-profile corruption case received a fresh blow yesterday when the Court of Appeal rejected his plea for a lighter sentence and raised his four-year term to six years. The court said the original jail term for Andrew Lam Ping-cheung, 57, for conspiracy to pervert the course ...

  10. Dream of court turns sour for milk activist

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... However, when he appeared in Beijing's Daxing District People's Court on Tuesday, he was standing in the dock with shackles around his feet. Zhao, 37, had to defend himself against ... the court. 'Many of our families have experienced much new hurt and pain.' According to victims' parents, Zhao appealed for them to stay calm and not to petition the government, ...




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