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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hongkonger jailed over sheep's death on electric fence

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:55am by SIJA JIANG

    ... The defence had earlier denied all knowledge of the fence, which was placed in a bushy area in Lok Ma Chau between land owned by Chan's family and land belonging to Yan's family, which owned ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by He Huifeng

    ... a 10-minute adjournment, he was quickly forced away from them. Guangzhou-born Yang made headlines in 2012 for captaining the fishing boat that evaded the Japanese coastguard to land on the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands, the first landing by Hong Kong activists in 16 years. His home return permit was revoked in March last year after he attempted to visit Liu Xia, wife of jailed Nobel laureate Liu ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Joseph Lau Luen-hung, Steven Lo Kit-shing sentenced to jail for land deal

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 12:15pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee in Macau ada.lee@scmp.com Tycoon and businessman Steven Lo sentenced to jail over bribes-for-land scheme in Macau- but they're unlikely to spend a day behind bars Joseph Lau drove corrupt land deal Billionaire Hong Kong property tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung has been handed a jail term of five years and three months by a Macau court for his part in a bribes-for-land ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Legal loophole may let Hong Kong tycoons escape jail in Macau

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Phila Siu

    ... as possible." While the legal flaw exists, it is not mandatory for Hongkongers to appear at criminal trials in Macau and vice versa. Defendants convicted in the other city need not serve their sentences ... Ao Man-long to secure land for a luxury property project near Macau airport. Even before Ao was jailed for 29 years that month, his wife Chan Meng-ieng had become one of the most prominent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Removing Falun Gong banners 'breached right to free speech'

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Austin Chiu

    ... or poster should be displayed on government land without its written permission. But Harris said a blanket requirement for permission to display banners was not compatible with the right to free ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    I was framed, says businessman cleared of blackmailing ex-Sunpec chief

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... testified, Hui called in a gangster known as "Shanghai Boy" in an effort to overturn the agreement. Koon's lawyers suggested Hui had dishonestly used Henderson Land Development ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    HK$30m bail case guarantor warned he might lose HK$5m after money launderer fled

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Businessman faces losing HK$5m if he can't convince magistrate he did his best to ensure alleged money launderer did not abscond Guarantor in HK$30m bail case warned One of two guarantors of a woman charged with money laundering who jumped bail of HK$30 million in January appeared in Tsuen Wan Court yesterday. Both Hongkongers have been ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Steven Lo faces expulsion from HKFA, Jockey Club if appeal against conviction fails

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 01:44pm by CHAN KIN-WA, Alan Aitken and Phila Siu

    ... disgraced public works minister Ao Man-long in 2005 to secure land near the airport for a luxury residential project, La Scala. Watch: Steven Lo meets the press Lo said yesterday: "Former public works chief Ao Man-long never used his power to influence the result of the land auction." Lo is one of two vice- chairmen on the HKFA board of directors. According ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Macau graft trial sees downfall of Joseph Lau and Steven Lo

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Ada Lee

    ... works minister Ao Man-long. Ao was accused of having received a HK$20 million bribe in the sale of five plots of land covering 78,000 square metres for La Scala. After Ao lost his appeal ... the land transfer contracts. The 18-month trial saw Lau sack his lawyer, Leong Weng-pun, towards the end and hire another counsel, David Azevedo Gomes. He changed his mind two weeks later, hiring ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Egyptian pair must shell out fines for trying to import rare tortoises

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by JULIE CHU

    ... landed on a flight from Doha, Qatar, on January 16. They entered the "nothing to declare" channel at customs, but were stopped by officers for a search. In their suitcases, the officers ...




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