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  1. Councillor arrested for fraud and feted for good deed- all in a day

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Lu Man-yan and Winnie Yeung It was the worst of times and the best of times for Law Chun-ngai. One moment the Democratic Party district councillor from Kwun Tong was in ICAC custody on suspicion of making fraudulent expense claims. Next, the Fight Crime C ...

  2. Pet owners get their day in court

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... the deed of mutual covenant, which guarantees homeowners the right to enjoy their flats. A similar suit filed by another HOS flat owner is going through the courts, but the owner has declined ... Kong keeping almost 525,000 pets in 2005, including about 200,000 dogs and 100,000 cats. The South China Morning Post examined different sets of HOS deeds of mutual covenant. In some ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Failure to observe formalities can lead to danger

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL LOWER

    ... to mind, it might be that of a pile of title deeds. Formality has a very important part to play in land law. When it comes to something as expensive and important as land, certainty is important. Having your name on the title deeds of a property allows you to prove you are the owner. For that reason, it is not usually possible to create or transfer an interest in land without some form ...

  4. Athlete's father loses HK$270m assets to ex-wife

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and her younger brother. Instead, Edmund Lau Pak-chai persuaded his daughter to sue her mother based on a bogus share deed that purported to leave the siblings money, the judge said. 'Edmund forged the share deed,' Mr Justice Reyes wrote in his 35-page ruling. 'Even if one gives Edmund the benefit of the doubt and assumes that he acted out of love for his children, ...

  5. Banker sues law firm for HK$50m 'loss'

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A banker is suing Boase Cohen & Collins law firm in the High Court for damages allegedly arising from the missing title deed of a Deep Water Bay house he sold for HK$50 million less than the peak price. Mark Chiba bought the house for HK$75 million and was offered HK$140 million in 2007, but the deal died due to the title problem. He sold it for HK$90 million ...

  6. Posted Aug 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the name of Law's dead wife from the flat deeds, but it was a sale and purchase agreement making her joint owner. The document said she would pay HK$2 million, but she made no payment. ...

  7. Woman wants HK$5.5b from ex

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A woman claiming HK$5.5 billion from her divorced husband secretly signed a deed to cancel a nuptial agreement, defeating the wish of the man's father ... That same day, they signed a cancellation deed behind the father's back, nullifying the agreement. The father only came to know of the cancellation deed after the marriage ended. Under ...

  8. News group sues over publication of 'exclusive'

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... payments. Wen Wei Po has signed a deed of undertaking in which it acknowledged publishing or plagiarising- either in full or in substantial part- 37 newspaper articles that appeared in Oriental Daily News or its sister paper The Sun between September, 1999, and June, 2004, according to the writ. The acknowledgement was made in a Deed of Undertaking, it said. The writ said Wen Wei Po ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Will looking to the law solve society's morality problems?

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by DR KAREN LEE

    ... the community is called to do good deeds, his name was also mentioned with the likes of Karl Marx and Mao Zedong in the recent National People's Congress meeting, during which comrades were urged ...

  10. Eviction war brings coffins and tough guys

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... and Lee Man-leung from the estate in Kwai Chung after the company and Mr Lee allegedly breached a deed of mutual covenant by setting up a nursing home in commercial premises. The battle reached ... that amounted to the carrying on of an undertaking business without a licence'. The owners are seeking a declaration that the activities breach the deed of covenant. An injunction is also being ...




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