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  1. Court overturns Diaoyu activist's conviction for carrying passengers

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Court of First Instance has overturned a lower court's finding that a Diaoyu Islands activist carried passengers on his boat without permission from the Marine ... said after learning of the ruling yesterday that the nine had included sailors, diving instructors, speedboat drivers and maintenance workers. A member of the Diaoyutai Islands Action Group, ...

  2. 'Rights' and law collide

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Maggie Chen A political commentator has accused the Hong Kong government of bowing to political pressure from Beijing by stopping local activists who wanted to sail to the Diaoyu Islands ... to block the local Diaoyu movement and deter people from participating'. Cheng believes that while Hong Kong, under the 'one country, two systems' principle, does not have the power ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, October 2, 2012

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... near their Hung Hom home amid Sino-Japanese tensions over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, Consul General Yuji Kumamaru said yesterday. "We are not feeling any particular problem … That has ... of the islands, called the Senkakus in Japan. Japanese businesses in Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Qingdao were attacked as ensuing protests turned violent. The consulate warned its 22,000 citizens in the city ...

  4. Authorities 'struggling to enforce' smoking ban

    Posted Jul 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... The public has the right to know the names of restaurants involved in food poisoning cases, so why not restaurants which have been the subject of complaints?' Diaoyu Islands activist Or Wah, who ... in the face by a female smoker in a restaurant in Sheung Shui after she told the woman to stop smoking. The smoker also poured hot tea over the woman and swore at her before running away. May Diaoyu ...

  5. Suspect held over beating after clash with restaurant smokers

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Police arrested a 51-year-old man over an assault on a group of celebrities and academics after they called on diners at a North Point restaurant to stop smoking. Veteran Diaoyu Islands activist Or Wah, who was badly beaten in the attack, said the Tobacco Control Office hotline had failed to provide any assistance over the incident because it was answered by an automatic ...

  6. Beijing to hand over 14 fraud suspects to island

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the island, lodged a strong protest against Manila and retaliated by briefly suspending the issuance of work permits for Filipino workers. Taiwanese authorities later sent officials to the mainland ... officials said they expected the suspects to be returned early next month. They said the ministry had asked the mainland authorities to send the suspects and their findings to the island. Taking ...

  7. Island's ex-premier pleads not guilty

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Former Taiwanese premier Yu Shyi-kun yesterday pleaded not guilty to embezzling NT$2.4 million (HK$577,000) in special government allowances during his times as the presidential secretary-general and premier. 'I told the court I had do ...

  8. Man, 29, charged over death of British tourist

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A 29-year-old man, arrested over the death of 64-year-old British tourist Janet Gilson, will appear in Eastern Court today. Police said the man was charged with murder yesterday. Gilson was reported missing by her niece last Wednesday. Her body was found at the home of her niece on Lamma Island, at about 4pm on Saturday. Police said an autopsy failed to establish the cause of her ...

  9. Inmate tried to escape island jail dressed in stolen guard uniform

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin But court hears an alert correctional officer saw his 'colleague' acting suspiciously A prisoner tried to escape from his island jail by stealing a guard's ... on the island. Correctional officers were unable to locate Lee- until the next night. The court heard an alert prison officer noticed a colleague acting suspiciously as they were about to board a ferry ...

  10. Law revision tars 'patriotic' hackers with same brush as thieves and troublemakers

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Japan's sovereignty claims over the Diaoyu Islands, hundreds of thousands of them teamed up to paralyse the targeted country's government website. Nankai University's information ...




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