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  1. Judge's niece Bokhary released from prison

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... She did the crime, and now she's done the time. Amina Mariam Bokhary was yesterday released from jail after serving four weeks of a six-week term. Shortly after 8am the judge's niece trudged across the grounds of the Tai Lam Centre for Women mas ...

  2. John Hung succeeds in barring judges at appeal

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

    ... Austin Chiu John Terence Hung (right), a former voting member of the Jockey Club who is serving a two-year jail term for taking a bribe to help along a membership application, was told yesterday his appeal will be heard by judges who are not club members. The appeal, rejected by the same court last week, was allowed yesterday, to maintain public confidence that a 'borderline ...

  3. John Hung loses bid to bar judges

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man John Terence Hung, a former Hong Kong Jockey Club voting member serving a two-year jail sentence for taking a bribe to help along a membership application, is making an appeal against his conviction likely to be heard before judges who are members of the club. A significant percentage of High Court judges are members of the Jockey Club, one judge said. The 70-year-old ...

  4. SFC feels the sting of Wong's influence despite being in jail

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... with Shirley Yam Don't call Wong Kwong-yu a loser. While he failed to oust a rebellious management from Gome Electrical Appliances Holding the bruise is minor compared to the lumps and bumps on the faces of our securities regulators. From a Beijing jail notorious for depriving inmates of their rights, Wong has orchestrated one of the most colourful battles for boardroom ...

  5. Wong stays on Gome board amid power tussle

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing Wong Kwong-yu, the jailed founder of the mainland's second-biggest appliances retailer Gome Electrical, remains on the company's board despite losing his bids to elect his sister and lawyer as directors and to oust his successor, Chen Xiao, from the chairmanship. Wong (pictured), Gome's largest shareholder with a roughly one-third stake, ...

  6. Wong fails to win back control of Gome board

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Jailed billionaire Wong Kwong-yu's bid to regain management control of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding failed yesterday, with shareholders rejecting a bid to sack the company's chairman and install Wong's sister. Wong's attempt to remove Chen Xiao as well as another director and replace them with his sister Huang Yanhong and lawyer Zou Xiaochun were ...

  7. Double takes Wong by surprise, but not punters

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Even trainer Alex Wong Yu-on was surprised to be leading in a double yesterday- he had not planned on having many more runners than that. 'Originally I had three entries ... much from five days ago and I told them that Conqueror has always run badly when he has drawn badly, as he did that day,' Wong said. 'He drew out, there was no horse on his outside ...

  8. Businessman convicted of bribery in bid for Jockey Club membership

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

    ... Loretta Fong A businessman was convicted yesterday for giving two middlemen HK$250,000 in the belief that part of it would go to Jockey Club voting member John Hung to facilitate his membership application. Wong Tak-kin, 45, had pleaded not guilty in the District Court to two counts of offering an agent an advantage. Sentencing was adjourned to May 22, pending a background ...

  9. Wong was ideal for EOC job: Patrick Ho

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan The appointment was based on ability and experience, home affairs chief tells Legco Retired judge Michael Wong Kin-chow had been 'the ideal candidate' when he ... public image had suffered as a result of the controversy surrounding Mr Wong but that the commission had a proven track record and its credibility had been established over the past seven years. ...

  10. Urge to own a horse led to bribes

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... concurrently. Wong gave HK$50,000 to one middleman and HK$200,000 to another to persuade former Wheelock and Co managing director John Hung, then a voting club member, to support his application ... membership and owning a horse, a judge said yesterday. According to evidence heard earlier in court, Wong Tak-kin, 45, said to investigators he 'really wanted to become a horse owner'. He ...




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