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  1. Gay man blackmailed lover for gifts, court told

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A gay man blackmailed his lover into buying him goods costing more than HK$8,000 after they had sex, a court heard yesterday. The District Court was told that Alex Lo Man-nam threatened to report the 28-year-old alleged victim to the police, ...

  2. New law would protect gift recipients

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... such as gift recipients, to sue for breach of contract even if they did not purchase the item or sign the contract themselves. If the proposal is approved it would mean, for example, that if someone buys a 'new' mobile phone from a retailer as a gift for a friend, the friend herself could sue the shop for breach of contract if the phone turns out to be second-hand. Under current ...

  3. EOC chief faces 'gifts' inquiry

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Ravina Shamdasani, Stella Lee

    ... chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow had not sought permission to receive any gift of air tickets in the 10 years before he retired from the bench, the judiciary said last night. The revelation was made in response to allegations that Mr Wong accepted a gift of four airline tickets while he was a judge, without declaring them. The allegations are the latest controversy facing the former Court ...

  4. New rights law a 'gift' for children

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The revised Protection of Minors Law coming into effect today is 'a festive present for the mainland's 300 million children', Vice-Premier Wu Yi said in an article published yesterday in People's Daily. This revision of the ...

  5. Jailed maid stole coins to buy gifts

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gifts. ...

  6. Cellphone 'gift' from God doesn't ring true

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The man known as 'Central's Sammo Hung Kam-po' was convicted of theft yesterday- in his second court hearing of the morning- after he retracted his statement that a mobile phone he stole had been given to him by God. Christopher T ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    ICAC urged to hand over former chief's case to police

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Simpson Cheung

    ... down as ICAC chief, was found to have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars from the public purse on gifts and lavish meals for mainland officials in his five-year tenure. "Any ...

  8. Business - China Business - CONGO

    Chinese accused of illegal logging in Congo

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Mainland firm denies British NGO's claim that gifts to chiefs and misuse of permits were damaging forests in the African nation Chinese accused ... with the chief of Ngambomi village, paying him US$15 per log and gifts including two cases of beer, a carton of cigarettes, a blanket and US$500 in cash. The company reportedly told Global Witness ...

  9. Corrections officers deny cash for letters

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Diana Lee diana.lee@scmp.com Two correctional officers denied asking a prisoner and her boyfriend for cash and expensive gifts in exchange for illicitly running messages for them, ... until their arrest and suspension from duty in March 2010. The two women are accused of seeking HK$530,000 in cash, expensive handbags, jewellery and other gifts from a jailed mainland woman, Wu ...

  10. Teen receives probation for fraud

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... in gifts and cash. ...




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