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  1. Families weep at HK$1.4m in fines for ICC deaths

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Families of some of the six workers killed when a platform plunged down a lift shaft at the International Commerce Centre last year wept as a magistrate imposed fines of HK$1.4 ... Yesterday, only a few of the family members were in court. They were led into a conference room in tears. A spokeswoman said Sanfield pledged to provide a safe workplace. Making amends Sanfield has ...

  2. Family dispute cited as official kills himself after stabbing colleague

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... That speculation was confirmed by He's wife, who said Chen had confronted her husband on behalf of his wife. However, Chen's family said Chen did not respect He, who he believed was corrupt. ...

  3. Jail for putting family on payroll

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a family who worked for a reputable and reliable company for 20 odd years with perhaps a lifetime-secure job throw it all away and destroy his family through an extreme and shameless greed'. ... an undergraduate. The court heard Lau exploited a loophole in the company system to make 83 false salary payments totalling more than HK$11.56 million to himself, his family members and two other men from ...

  4. Chen's family sees jail terms cut

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A High Court ruling in Taipei has reduced by three months the jail sentences for perjury for each of four family members of corruption-tainted former president Chen Shui-bian. The term of Wu Shu-chen- Chen's wheelchair-bound wife, who was found guilty of perjury in September by the Taipei District Court- was cut to nine months. The six-month ...

  5. Driver in fatal bus crash apologises to victims' families

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The driver who crashed his bus in Sai Kung last year, killing 19 people and injuring 43, said he was not 'cold-blooded' and apologised to bereaved family members ... than live,' he wrote. Near the end of his letter, Hung wrote: 'I hope my guilty plea can reduce my guilt and can ease the burdens of the family members of the deceased ...

  6. Curbs on officials with family overseas

    Posted Nov 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government corruption. Officials whose families had emigrated- nicknamed 'nude' officials by the mainland media- would not be promoted to department head or more senior posts, the Southern ... but these will not be made public. The move follows several high-profile corruption cases involving cadres whose family members lived overseas. Cadres often conduct private business through wives and children while ...

  7. Court pledges 'aid' for family of man labelled crime boss by CCTV

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A family in Sichuan has been promised 200,000 yuan (HK$227,000) by a local court as 'financial aid' after agreeing to withdraw a compensation lawsuit against China Central Television, which is said to have wrongly accused one member of the family of having been a crime boss. Yuan Zhong was shot and killed in 2006 by local gangsters. After the incident, CCTV, ...

  8. Family connections are a mixed blessing for Fernando Chui

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau The prominent family and work background of Fernando Chui Sai-on appears to be a mixed blessing: Beijing is pleased but the Macau public doubts his impartiality. ... was a staunch Communist Party supporter when Macau was under Portuguese rule. An influential family background is seen as vital to winning over various interest groups in Macau, where the rule of law ...

  9. Family friend jailed 8 years for raping girl, 12

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man was sentenced to eight years in prison for indecently assaulting and raping a pre-teen girl left in his care. His crimes came to light years later when the girl told her mother she was a lesbian and hated men because of him. Court of First Instance Judge Andrew Macrae said Choi Tsan-wing, 50, had 'abused [his] position as an adult and as a family friend over ...

  10. Jailed fire chief a scapegoat, family says

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

    ... Vivian Wu A former fire chief jailed for six years for dereliction of duty is being made a scapegoat to soothe public anger over a fatal Shenzhen nightclub fire, his family says. The family said that Chen Feng, former head of the No 1 brigade of the Longgang District Fire Department, was the 'fall guy' chosen by local firefighting authorities to take responsibility ...




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