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  1. HE11O 7 as a car plate? N0 WAY, court rules

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li, Martin Wong

    ... Jonathan Li and Martin Wong Judge frowns on driver's use of clever word play Hong Kong drivers may have to say goodbye to their witty licence plates, with the letter of the law ... the judge said. He said the same law required licence plates to be displayed in an easily identifiable manner. Chan Kit-ying was charged last year with violating the traffic law after being stopped ...

  2. Judge queries 'unclear' law on changing park land use

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Martin Wong A High Court judge yesterday raised concern over the 'unclear' law on how the government could authorise a change in the use of country park land. Mr ... with the legislative intent of the Country Parks Ordinance. The judge said the application had 'no real prospect of success' because the ordinance gave the government the power to make a decision ...

  3. Judge raps obscenity watchdog

    Posted Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... that a series of sex articles in a student newspaper was indecent, a Court of First Instance judge ruled yesterday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon quashed the Obscene Articles Tribunal's decision ... decisions which have a bearing on the freedom of expression, a fundamental right cherished by our society,' the judge wrote in his 30-page decision. 'There is no room for arbitrariness ...

  4. Lawyers not rubbish, says 'misunderstood' judge

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Justice Department yesterday defended private lawyers hired to prosecute complex commercial crime cases after a retiring judge was quoted as saying many were lap sap, or rubbish. District Court judge Fergal Sweeney, who will retire tomorrow, told Ming Pao that taxpayers' money was wasted as many defendants who should have been convicted were acquitted because ...

  5. Judiciary in bid to make courts more child-friendly

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The judiciary will study ways to give children more of a say and better protection in legal proceedings that affect them. A senior judge said this yesterday as participants ... which will look into fundamental changes in procedures to better protect the interests of children. It will be formed and will start to work soon,' he said. Family Court Judge Sharon Melloy ...

  6. Amah Rock's bid for world fame at risk

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... will be chosen for judging. It also ranks second in its own category of Caves, Rock Formations and Valleys, behind Djavolja Varos or Devil's Town- an area of earth pinnacles in Serbia- and ahead ... Amah Rock, he could not see it as a natural wonder of the world. 'In appreciating a rock, you have to judge if it is splendid, beautiful and elegant. I really do not think Amah Rock ...

  7. Liquidator sent in to gold company

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Peter So

    ... the court heard. The judge ordered Hang Fung to hand over documents concerning the gold bars by Monday or be cited for contempt of court. An unnamed Hang Fung executive recently told the bank's ... Justice Sakhrani. 'The longer the delay... the chances of recovery will, of course, be much less. There is no reason for [Hang Fung] not to disclose this information.' The judge refused ...

  8. Student wins Net audition for Carnegie Hall date

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Vivienne Chow

    ... will be playing crash cymbals in the performance,' Rainice said. 'I'm a bit nervous now so I'll keep practising.' Rainice first had to impress a panel of judges from orchestras ...

  9. Man, 72, critical after fridge fall

    Posted Feb 20th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Martin Wong

    ... the lack of financial protection for the elderly and the miserable lives of some elderly people in Hong Kong. 'Judging Hong Kong by whatever standards, we are still a wealthy city. ...

  10. Amah Rock vs Everest in vote for world's seven natural wonders

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Chun-yeong, chairman of the Association for Geoconservation, had a different view. 'When judging a natural site, one should look into its rarity, aesthetic value and if it is spectacular enough. ...




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