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  1. Aquino says he won't pursue criminal charges

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu, Raissa Robles, Simpson Cheung

    ... Irene Jay Liu, Simpson Cheung and Raissa Robles in Manila Philippine President Benigno Aquino will not pursue criminal charges against most of the officials found responsible for the botched August 23 hostage rescue that left eight Hong Kong holidaymakers dead. Aquino rejected an independent panel's recommendation to investigate or file criminal charges against eight ...

  2. Woman accused of criminal intimidation

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A woman who threatened to kill people and to blow up the Bank of China appeared in court yesterday charged with two counts of criminal intimidation. Ng Yuk-ling, 44, unemployed, was accused of threatening to kill Tin Wai on August 17 and again on Wednesday, when allegedly she said she would 'blow up the Bank of China'. BOC had sued Ng over a debt ...

  3. Justice stalks 'dirty war' criminals

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 40 other alleged 'dirty war' criminals have been arrested in recent weeks, wanted for extradition by Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon on charges of genocide, terrorism and torture. ... will ultimately be settled by the Supreme Court. If the court rules the laws unconstitutional, hundreds of cases could be reopened against suspected 'dirty war' criminals. Even then, however, ...

  4. Coalition forces accused of releasing top criminals

    Posted Jun 28th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... mile-long list of criminal offences. So it was with satisfaction that officers watched the kidnapper get sentenced to 10 years in prison two months ago. However, they have been shocked to learn ... unit. 'We put him in prison and somehow he was released.' Police say attempts to control a crime wave have been significantly hindered because convicted criminals are being let out ...

  5. Secret taping breaks Basic Law, says judge

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... infringe upon the freedom and privacy of communication of Hong Kong residents 'except that the relevant authorities may inspect communication in accordance with legal procedures to meet the needs of public security or of investigation into criminal offences'. Judge Sweeney found that 'in accordance with legal procedures' meant there must be a law on the matter. ...

  6. Judge will hear ICAC testimony in private

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of the Criminal Procedure Ordinance, criminal proceedings may be held in camera- in private with a judge- if 'it appears to a court that it is necessary so to do in the interests of justice or public order or security'. District Court Judge Fergal Sweeney granted the application, saying that while it was a fundamental principle of the justice system that all criminal trials be held ...

  7. Guessing game continues ahead of bus inquest

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Raissa Robles in Manila With key Filipino officials publicly refusing to come to Hong Kong, it is unclear how many of the requested 116 Philippine witnesses will appear at the inquest that starts on Monday into the eight Hongkongers shot ...

  8. Boys under 14 can rape, panel says

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a report by the commission says. It argues that the application of the presumption in Hong Kong is 'at odds with reality and means that on occasion the true criminality of the defendant's ... sense. 'Existing law on juvenile offences has contradictions and might lead to irrational results,' he said. According to the Juvenile Offenders Ordinance, the minimum age of criminal ...

  9. Airline theft alleged

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A former Cathay Pacific flight attendant who allegedly stole more than 100 items with her mother while on duty had a medical history, Tsuen Wan Court heard yesterday. The counsel for flight attendant Kwong Man-fong and her mother, Ng Siu-wai, ...

  10. Canto-pop star's father begins trial

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow The trial of local Canto-pop star Eason Chan Yick-shun's father, who is facing multiple corruption charges, began at the Court of First Instance yesterday. Chan Kau-tai, 57, chief building services engineer of the Housing Department, ea ...




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