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  1. PLA officer executed for spying for Taiwan

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Lawrence Chung

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai and Lawrence Chung in Taipei The mainland has executed an army officer for spying for Taiwan, a Hong Kong newspaper said, but officials yesterday declined ... Military Region handed down the original sentence, and Dai was executed by gunshot on Friday after an appeal had been rejected and the nation's highest court had upheld the decision, according ...

  2. Medical Council defends role of legal adviser

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man There was no evidence that having a legal adviser present during Medical Council deliberations in a disciplinary hearing was unfair, the Court of Final Appeal heard yesterday. The case is the second surrounding the role of the council's legal adviser to be heard by a court in the past week. In 2006, the council had found Dr Chan Hei-ling guilty of professional ...

  3. Doctor in insurance fraud handed a reprieve by Medical Council

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Council yesterday. Dr Wong Tak-lun, 66, who runs a clinic in Ngau Tau Kok, in Kwun Tong, Kowloon, was struck off the register for six months, but the sentence was suspended for two years. When ... between October 2004 and June 2007, the council heard. Of those consultations, 41 had the fee inflated, or were for consultations which never occurred. The insurance company paid the patients ...

  4. Former Urban Council head fights Citibank

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

    ... Peter Brieger Is former Urban Council chairman Ronald Leung Ding-bong, as he claims, a helpless old man whose bank unfairly refused to sell his plummeting investments? Or should the 75-year-old be liable to pay Citibank almost HK$10 million in stock market losses? The answer to those questions must be examined at a civil trial, Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung ruled yesterday, ...

  5. Council aide 'believed cash claims were real'

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The assistant of a District Council member convicted of doctoring receipts to get council reimbursements told a court yesterday she had believed that a company had really rendered the services in question. Fanny Leung Hoi-yee, 35, who worked for Kwai Tsing District Council member Leung Kwong-cheong, 52, from August 2003 until her arrest in June 2007, told Tsuen Wan ...

  6. Doctor did not disclose conviction, Medical Council says

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... Audrey Parwani A doctor was found guilty by the Medical Council yesterday of professional misconduct because he failed to report a criminal conviction. Tsoi Wing-sang was additionally ... The conviction itself automatically subjected him to a disciplinary hearing by the council. However, he failed to report the conviction within 28 days to the council as required by the profession's ...

  7. Chongqing kingpin views soccer, reads before execution

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Wen Qiang, the highest-ranking official to fall in Chongqing's crackdown on triads, spent his last days before his execution on Tuesday watching World Cup soccer matches and reading martial arts novels. According to an exclusive report by the China Youth Daily, Wen, once the municipality's deputy police chief and then the head of its judiciary, was executed ...

  8. Ex-Hang Seng executive acquitted in fraud case

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A jury yesterday acquitted a former Hang Seng Bank marketing officer of taking bribes in the mid-1990s in return for helping a businessman obtain HK$932.85 million in bank loans. A nine-person jury in the Court of First Instance acquitted Simo ...

  9. Gang boss and his aide executed in Chongqing

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A triad boss and his top aide were executed in Chongqing yesterday, hours after the mainland's top court endorsed their death penalties, media in the southwestern ... The executions took place within hours of the Supreme People's Court's decision to uphold the death sentences for Yang and his right-hand man, Liu Chenghu, yesterday morning, cqnews.net, a news ...

  10. Execution is reason to review the system

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing claims to be exercising greater caution and restraint in handing out the death penalty. There is no sign of this with its execution yesterday of British drug smuggler Akmal Shaikh, ... condition appears to have at no time been taken into consideration by court officials. Executions are inhumane and contravene international law. On the mainland, they are the ultimate punishment ...




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