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  1. Clerk admits fraud at university

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A stressed-out University of Hong Kong clerk admitted yesterday she used university credit cards to make purchases and took money worth more than HK$3 million to ease the pressure of a failed marriage and workload. Former administrative assistant June Chan Sau-hung, 42, pleaded guilty in the District Court to embezzling more than HK$3 million from the Skills ...

  2. Universities should rethink medical bill plan, says ICAC chief

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Hong Kong's top graft buster has suggested that universities rethink billing arrangements for private medical patients and only allow waiving of the portion of fees ... of Hong Kong medical school dean, Lam Shiu-kum, was jailed for 25 months for inducing his private patients at the university to pay more than HK$4 million to his company. In July 2007 ...

  3. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the Olympic Games in Hong Kong. Beijing has tightened visa controls to provide a 'safe environment' ahead of the Games. Speaking from Harvard University, where he will graduate on June ... expired in 2003. Mr Wang, who has expressed a wish to teach at a university in Hong Kong, said he hoped he would be allowed to visit this time so he could explore his teaching options. But he said ...

  4. Multitudes march for universal suffrage

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cited the turnout as an example of the Hong Kong public's desire for the abolition of functional constituencies to achieve genuine universal suffrage. Police said about 9,000 marchers ... in Hong Kong, was visibly tight, with layers of railings and human chains protecting the building. More than 1,000 officers were deployed for the march. Nevertheless, about 10 radical activists, ...

  5. Con man 'offered university job'

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A leading Hong Kong university has agreed to hire convicted 'con man' Charles Schmitt as a career development manager after his release from prison, a sentence ... original prison term may have been lenient, but it was not outside the range for similar crimes. In court, Mr Macrae told the panel that a Hong Kong university agreed to hire his client ...

  6. Baptist University denies offer of job for imprisoned con man

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... court justices during a sentence review hearing on Tuesday that a Hong Kong university had agreed to hire Schmitt at a 'fairly senior level' upon his release. Schmitt, 63, is behind ... investigation yesterday, rejected the claim. 'Hong Kong Baptist University wishes to state that no job offer has ever been made to Mr Charles Schmitt by the University,' the institution said ...

  7. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... as a condition for future loans from the World Bank. The issue of human rights violations in China is ultra-sensitive, even in relatively free Hong Kong. Since human rights are universal values ... they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairman of the Prague-based Olympic Watch, Jan Ruml, who is a former vice-president of the Czech Senate. Olympic Watch- also called ...

  8. Clerk jailed for using HKU credit cards

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A University of Hong Kong clerk was jailed for 22 months by the District Court for making cash withdrawals and purchases totalling more than HK$3 million with university credit cards to relieve stress. June Chan Sau-hung, 42, pleaded guilty to embezzling more than HK$3 million. The court heard Chan was under great stress from her former husband, who had psychiatric ...

  9. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... raises questions about Hong Kong's role in the trade in sensitive technologies and China's ambiguous stance on this issue. As more countries around the world have begun cracking down on Iran's efforts to obtain technologies for its nuclear and military programmes, Hong Kong has become an increasingly attractive re-export hub for Iran to evade sanctions. Chen had experienced his ...

  10. Kuwait break hearts of Hong Kong supporters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa South China may have lost the match last night- and the chance to reach the final of the Asian Football Confederation Cup- but Hong Kong soccer ended the night as the winner. In front of a packed crowd of 37,400 passionate supporters at Hong Kong Stadium, the Caroliners were beaten 1-0 by visiting Kuwait Sports Club in the semi-final second leg- losing 3-1 on aggregate ...




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