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  1. Seven sentenced for fake address in district election

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com Seven Hong Kong men living in Shenzhen were given suspended jail terms for using a false address to register to vote in Yuen Long in the district council ... The Independent Commission Against Corruption said that by January it had received 1,182 reports of irregularities in the district council elections, of which 730 involved vote-rigging allegations. 2,187 ...

  2. Former district councillor accused of HK$1.7m fraud

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A former district councillor allegedly cheated the government out of HK$1.7 million by making false claims to pay for salaries and other expenses at his own apparel business, the District Court heard yesterday. Former Eastern District councillor Manuel Chan Tim-shing, 52, and his assistant Jackie Ng Siu-lin, 44, deny working together to file ...

  3. Man accused of pimping Filipino

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cho-yiu, 32, yesterday pleaded not guilty at the District Court to five charges, including human trafficking, living off the earnings from prostitution and drug possession. Prosecutors said Wan had ... District Judge Johnny Chan Jong-herng. ...

  4. Corrections officers deny cash for letters

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the District Court was told yesterday. Ng Shuk-yi, 36, is accused of one count of soliciting an advantage and three counts of attempted fraud, while Lai Sau-wai, 47, faces one count of soliciting ... of the things she sought, the court heard, while Lai got only the computer. The trial continues on Thursday before Deputy District Judge Anthony Kwok Kai-on. ...

  5. Third man jailed over shop attack

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Unemployed Lam Wai-ho, 45, was convicted of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm after a trial at the District Court. He attacked Johnny Kong Chi-kit, 38, last June at a Temple Street ... himself from the actions of the other two defendants, saying he had been trying to mediate between Kong and the store owner, who had accused Kong of stealing. However Deputy District Judge Amanda ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - NEIGHBOURHOOD SOUNDS

    Change coming to island idyll of Cheung Chau

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... district councillor Lai Tsz-man, who is also the headmaster of Kwok Man School, one of three primary schools there. Lai said parents were less concerned with grades and more interested in getting ... Lai, the district councillor, believes young people are curious about their history, and stresses that schools play an important part in preserving cultural traditions. "We need to do more ...

  7. Tycoon jailed for lewd photos

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A gay businessman who tricked male models into taking photos in G-strings and threatened to publicise the embarrassing pictures was called 'despicable' yesterday, as a judge sentenced him to 17 months in jail. Jerome Lau Ting-sing (pictured) stood impassively in the dock as Deputy District Court Judge Ernest Lin Kam-hung called him ...

  8. City Digest

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bail jumper admits rape claim blackmail bid Mainland woman Yeung Chak-yan, who threatened an ear, nose and throat specialist with a rape allegation after she spent the night with him six years ago unless he paid her HK$100,000, pleaded guilty in the District Court yesterday to blackmail and jumping bail. Yeung was arrested after the doctor, whose identity was suppressed ...

  9. Students 'audition' for local CSI

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet John Cheng Up to 100 aspiring forensic scientists helped to solve 'murders' at two, three-day workshops last week. The secondary school students wore crime-scene overalls to take fingerprints, carry out blood tests and collect clothing ...

  10. Graft-busters deny perverting course of justice

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... perverting the course of justice and misconduct in public office. The District Court heard that between them the three held a total of six meetings with Cheung between November 3 and December 4, ...




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