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  1. Student loan agency criticised over HK$608m in default arrears

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... interest and surcharges. After failed bids to recover loans from defaulters, the agency was also found to have been slow to refer the cases to the Department of Justice. The government is entitled ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The opening paragraph of the report, 'Legislative flaw leaves HK spouses vulnerable', on page A2 on Monday June 29 stated incorrectly that the Department of Justice was seeking to amend in the current legislative session Hong Kong law governing courts' jurisdiction over divorces recognised overseas. As the report subsequently stated, the department in fact expects ...

  3. Chongqing justice chief held in drive against rampant triad crime

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The top justice official of triad-plagued Chongqing municipality has been detained and put under investigation for alleged links with organised crime gangs, China News Service reported yesterday. Wen Qiang, director of the Chongqing Justice Bureau and former deputy police chief of the municipality, was placed under shuanggui - a form of extra-legal detention punishment ...

  4. Former justice chief had his own 'Fort Knox'

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The former justice bureau chief who fell in the Chongqing organised-crime investigation apparently had his own version of Fort Knox. Besides eight luxury properties, authorities had seized gold bars and cash worth 38 million yuan (HK$43.2 million), state media reported. The total value of the seizures were estimated at 100 million yuan. Wen Qiang was detained last ...

  5. Arbitrary justice

    Posted Dec 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... of justice. By the time of Shaikh's second instance trial, on May 26, the London-based rights organisation, Reprieve, had sent British forensic psychiatrist, Dr Peter Schaapveld, to Urumqi ...

  6. Pan-democrats urge justice amid remembrance ceremonies in HK

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ho Chun-yan. 'Despite the national tragedy, many parents who lost their children have still not seen justice done. The government must step up its efforts.' Mr Ho said since most ...

  7. Officers jailed for perverting course of justice

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... count of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. They had pleaded not guilty. The court earlier heard that Tin and Tsang had helped Susannah Wong Mee-ying- who told the court she felt Tin ... intended to pervert the course of justice, which he had also denied. In the case of Wong, the judge adopted a starting sentence of nine months but reduced it by three for Tin's 60 ...

  8. Pan-democrats hope to meet candidate for chief justice

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Albert Wong Lawmakers should be given the chance to meet the candidate selected as the next chief justice so that they could deliberate whether to endorse the appointment, pan-democrats said yesterday. But as the retirement of Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang has triggered a succession process unprecedented since the handover, Beijing loyalists said ...

  9. Rough ride for justice

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for justice to be done; justice must be seen to be done. For one thing, there is the issue of the prolonged detention of Chen before the trial began and how that was brought about. The former ... and the Ministry of Justice to mark Law Day, made fun of Chen by having a prosecutor mimic Chen by raising handcuffed hands and declaring: 'Judicial persecution!' Subsequently, Justice Minister ...

  10. Justice not seen to be done

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... it more justice. ...




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