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  1. Men on trial for international credit card fraud

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Two men appeared in court yesterday for an international credit card fraud that resulted in more than US$9 million being withdrawn in less than 12 hours from 2,100 ATMs around the world, including in Hong Kong. The District Court heard that Cheung Hoi-wing would plead guilty to theft charges, while Wong Tin-yuen would plead not guilty. ...

  2. We need anti-piracy fund: film bosses

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... will feature eight trade and public events. They will be Filmart, the Hong Kong International Film Festival, the Hong Kong Film Awards, the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum, the Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum, the Digital Entertainment Excellence Awards, the IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award and the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards. ...

  3. Film studies: Black September for reporters

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... presented La Vida Loca at the San Sebastian International Film Festival this time last year, he spoke of how the film's leading character was death. What the French ... of Hong Kong reporters being manhandled and shackled by security units on the streets of Urumqi. The incident is a disturbing addition to a litany of official interference into how Hong Kong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Tighten law to prevent snooping, Hong Kong legislators urge

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, JOSHUA BUT

    ... Lawmakers call for action because the city's surveillance ordinance regulates only activities conducted by law enforcement agencies Hong Kong needs to tighten its laws on invasion ... whistle-blower Edward Snowden in an exclusive interview with the Post last week that the US has hacked computers in Hong Kong and the mainland for years. Under the city's surveillance regulations, ...

  5. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong homebuyers hail 'honest' sales law

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Joyce Ng

    ... after seeing display flats of Hong Kong Ferry's Green Code project yesterday that developers "will no longer be able to exaggerate the features of their projects. They used to offer ... and price lists. Only the "saleable area", which refers to the internal flat space, balcony, utility platform and verandah, can be promoted. Another flat viewer said he found developers ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong legal opinion divided on Edward Snowden extradition

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Joyce Ng

    ... And one leading lawyer predicted that an extradition battle could drag on in the Hong Kong courts for anything up to five years. Under both Article 6 of the agreement between Hong Kong and the US for the surrender of fugitive offenders and Section 5 of Hong Kong's Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, a person shall not be extradited if it appears that the offence they are accused of has a political ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Families of six Hong Kong workers killed in 2009 accident sue for damages

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... plunge The families of six construction workers who plunged 17 storeys to their death on an overloaded bamboo platform in a lift shaft at Hong Kong's tallest building are claiming damages ... the 118-storey International Commerce Centre, where the men were working when they fell to their death on September 13, 2009. They are also suing the men's employer, Wang Wai Construction Works. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong barrister accused of using bogus will to claim late actor's estate

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... to Sha Tin police station twice a week. According to the website of the Bar Association, Wong became a barrister in Hong Kong and Britain in 1996. He handles both civil and criminal cases, ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Barrister accused over forged will in estate claim A barrister allegedly used a forged will to claim the estate of a late Cantonese film actor and stole ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Chief Hong Kong prosecutor wants easier way to seize dirty cash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... invariably comes not just from one jurisdiction but through many other jurisdictions before coming into Hong Kong. "I cannot prosecute people in other countries for crimes they commit there. ... his department only chases the small players. He said their job was made more difficult as criminal networks grew more sophisticated and international, and used new technology to move cash ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL SERVICES

    Why 'no win, no fee' is no go for Hong Kong lawyers

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Stuart Lau

    ... the client wins. It's considered a vital way to give those without the means to mount an expensive legal action a shot at justice. In Hong Kong, a lawyer taking on such an action risks falling ... jurisdictions is not a factor that would attract leniency." Mui, the first barrister to be convicted of the offence in Hong Kong, was jailed for what Woodcock said were "obnoxious" deals ...




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