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  1. Justice denied

    Posted Aug 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rees, who had useful contacts with police officers, to become his partner. However, the relationship between the two men soon soured after Daniel found out Rees was employing police-officer friends for moonlighting duties. The situation came to a head when Rees claimed he and two minders had been robbed while transporting?18,000 for a client, a car-auction company, to an overnight ...

  2. Unlikely friends embark on a swashbuckling adventure

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... to escape their past lives. Pirates! is a wild adventure story packed with colour, romance and action on the high seas. Author Celia Rees has taken on the traditional pirate novel and turned it on its head by putting two female characters at the centre of the action. This strategy works wonderfully well, resulting in a rich and exciting read. Pirates! By Celia Rees Published ...

  3. 'Wicked' blackmailer jailed for terrorising neighbour

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A drug addict has been jailed for three years- the same length of time he terrorised a neighbour into paying him $5,000 a month. Dai Lung-wah admitted blackmailing a man by frightening him and having him sign a letter confessing he had indecently assaulted Dai's wife. 'Your acts were wicked,' Deputy District Court Judge Sham Siu-man told Dai. The court ...

  4. News - China - LAW

    Anti-graft campaign picks up momentum with two probes

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... a month after Chengdu Industry Investment Group chairman Dai Xiaoming was taken away for questioning. Dai was a former party secretary in Chengdu's Qingbaijiang district, and a former ...

  5. News - China - INTERNET RUMOURS

    Talk of imposters in Gu Kailai and Zhou Kehua cases shows lack of trust

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... "The government covers up too often and the state media has lied too much in the past," said Dai Qing , a veteran journalist and commentator. "It is a kind of credibility crisis ... and the censorship of sensitive topics have contributed to increasing scepticism. Dai said the problems lay in the government's handling of the cases of Gu and Zhou as the leadership tried to quickly ...

  6. Organiser of bogus marriages jailed

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. The prosecution of middleman Dai Chun-yin, 48, involved the largest number of fake marriages of any such case in Hong Kong, the Immigration Department said. Dai, a draftsman, pleaded ... Qiuying to make a false representation to an immigration officer by claiming she was visiting Hong Kong to see her husband, Lam Chi-kit- which was later confirmed to be a false name. Dai also ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of dai pai dong in a Sha Tin housing estate was nearly destroyed by fire early yesterday morning. Dozens of customers had to be evacuated from the catering outlets on the Sha Kok Estate. Police ... out. Firemen were called in and doused the blaze in 20 minutes. Three dai pai dong were destroyed. Brawling father and son held Police arrested a father and his son after an argument got out ...

  8. Police arrest 47 in triad operation

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Wo On Lok triad, known as Yip Chai, and his close associate, whose alias is Dai Ma, were among 47 people arrested in a three-day operation codenamed Bonfire that ended yesterday. ... of money laundering. The rest were arrested for illegal gambling and bookmaking. Last night, police were still hunting for several other core members. Yip Chai and Dai Ma have been involved ...

  9. Mainlanders jailed for duping elderly women

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Three mainland women were jailed by the District Court for cheating three elderly women out of HK$380,000 and gold ornaments by claiming they could help them get rid of bad luck. Ye Yailiu, Dai Huifen, both 38, and Liang Youqing, 35, were jailed for between 39 and 63 months after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and obtaining property by deception. ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is due to appear in Kwun Tong Court today on charges of swindling $6.3 million from the company. Dai Shu-sing, 52, who held a stake in Mart Treasure Investment, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud and five counts of theft. Dai allegedly swindled $5 million from the company during its involvement in a small housing development project in the New Territories. He is also ...




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