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  1. Locke linked to firm's debt row with in-law

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... brother-in-law- over an unpaid US$11 million debt. The company, Geosun, used the popular Sina Weibo microblogging site to bring up its near 20-year trading history with US-based EML Technologies. ...

  2. Basic Law still decides Hong Kong immunity, Congo debt hearing told

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to end, the case will continue today. The case concerns FG Hemisphere Associates, a US-based vulture fund which buys cheap debt and sues the owing party to make a profit. Pitted against them ...

  3. 11 suspects held over debt-linked kidnapping

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Police yesterday arrested 11 people suspected of abducting a 31-year-old-man over a HK$10,000 debt. Police said a member of the public called them at 2.50am to say he had seen a man being forced into a light-goods vehicle in Mong Kok. Police later spotted the vehicle in Johnston Road, Wan Chai, and raided a nearby flat where they found the man. Nine men and two women, ...

  4. Man suspected killed over gambling debt

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A man held on suspicion of killing his friend with a knife in a dispute over a soccer-linked gambling debt was under 24-hour police guard in hospital last night. ... midnight to discuss gambling debts that the suspect was said to have incurred with the victim. The debt, accumulated over two to three years, involved tens of thousands of dollars lost on soccer ...

  5. Mainland mothers protest over hospital fees that leave them in debt

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ended up in debt because of the charges they must pay for pre-natal checks and treatment at public hospitals. Waving banners and shouting slogans, the women marched from the Legislative Council ... birth. My husband only makes about HK$5,000 to HK$6,000 a month. We do not know how long it will take for us to clear the debt.' She has a tourist visa so cannot work and must return ...

  6. Son admits stabbing mother to death in row over gambling debts

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A debt-ridden son suffering from a mental disorder admitted yesterday that he stabbed his mother to death after she told him she would rather have given birth to a piece of roast meat than him. The Court of First Instance heard that Chan Ka-fai, 33, had just confessed to having a credit card debt of HK$400,000 when he killed Law Yuet-kwai, 58, by stabbing her 19 ...

  7. Clara Chong settles debt but may still face legal action

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Former Tourism Board executive director Clara Chong Ming-wah has finally paid the HK$140,000 she owed in unauthorised medical insurance benefits but may still face legal action. The board on Thursday received a cheque for HK$140,232.41 from M ...

  8. Ex-official pocketed millions to pay debts

    Posted Feb 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A former Health Department officer admitted using more than HK$13.7 million of public money to pay gambling debts, a court heard yesterday. He had forged invoices for fees ... Wan went to Macau the same day and police arrested him when he returned on July 14. In a police interview, Wan also confessed he had stolen the money since 2004 to settle debts, including ...

  9. 47 alleged triad members arrested after debt fracas

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police arrested 47 alleged triad members and four women in a Mongkok restaurant early yesterday when they met to discuss a soccer gambling debt. The 47 men, aged from 19 to 60, are believed to be two faction leaders and 45 members of the 14K and Wo Shing Wo triads. The four women were their friends. 'Preliminary investigations showed that a soccer betting debt collected ...

  10. Ex-bank worker gave data to debt collectors

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the use of a debt-collection agency. Meanwhile, a debt collection agency manager denied one count of conspiring and one count of incitement to obtain access to a computer. Former bank employee Au ... receiving HK$10 to HK$20 for each set of customer data they obtained. Debt-collection company marketing director Hung Tsz-yin, 41, admitted four counts of conspiring with others and incitement ...




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