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  1. Kim eyes new chief executive

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of a city in Orange County. Kim Jong-il has chosen Julie Sa, diplomats say, to replace Yang Bin as chief executive of the special economic zone of Sinuiju, a project he began two years ago but had ... ways to drum up investment that will rely on capital from abroad, since North Korea has none. Mr Kim chose Ms Sa because she seems to have the attributes needed to launch Asia's most ...

  2. So pays price with 10-meeting ban

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... just behind the placings and he was banned for eight meetings. Chief steward Kim Kelly did not wish to comment in depth on the finding, as So still has a right of appeal, but said the fact ...

  3. Blind wife get 2 years for congee attack

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A blind woman who poured boiling congee over her husband's groin last year because she suspected him of having an affair was sentenced to two years in jail yesterday. Miu Tsui-fun, 58, had earlier pleaded guilty to one count of wounding with intent. Deputy High Court judge Mr Justice Kim Longley said imprisonment was inevitable. ...

  4. Ex-bank clerk jailed for laundering illegal bets

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... on King's Road, North Point, during an anti-bookmaking operation. Mr Justice Kim Longley adopted a starting point of three years' imprisonment and reduced it to 20 months after taking ...

  5. Assassin may be declared democracy hero

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to dine with one of his closest aides and the director of the Korean secret service, Kim Jae-kyu. The two men were meeting to discuss the government's response to the disorder spreading ... rights. Despite an inquiry into the events of that night, the exact motives for Kim's ensuing actions remain a mystery. During the dinner an argument broke out and the security chief shot ...

  6. Sorrow of separation

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Pyongyang's ruling politburo and of disseminating North Korean propaganda. 'Heavy punishment is inevitable, because the defendant disseminated the ideology of [the late North Korean leader] Kim Il-sung and his son [Kim Jong-il] in the South, thus negatively affecting a peaceful reunification of the two Koreas,' Judge Lee Dae-gyeong said. The academic was detained on his return ...

  7. South Korea pardons officials in pay scandal

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Pyongyang. The move underlines Seoul's view that the payments, ahead of a summit meeting between former president Kim Dae-jung and Kim Jong-il in 2000, were made in extraordinary circumstances ... of Kim Dae-jung, and two leading businessmen were found guilty of arranging a payment of US$500 million to the North Korean government. The money was sent to encourage North Korean leader Kim ...

  8. Chiu gets record ban for using drugs again

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... steward Kim Kelly said. 'In assessing the penalty, the stewards were cognisant of the fact that Chui has previously been penalised for breaching the same rule. He was also advised that, ...

  9. Old habits die hard

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... convicted of having received during the 1980s and early 1990s. Aides and sons of Roh Moo-hyun's predecessors, Kim Dae-jung and Kim Young-sam, were also implicated in scandals. The latest ... million dollars were passed to North Korea through Hyundai Asan, responsible for Hyundai's dealings with the North, before the June 2000 summit between Kim Dae-jung and the North Korean ...

  10. Online brothel-guide operator freed

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the appeal application before Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen and Mr Justice Alan Wright, sitting in the Court of Appeal. He agreed with barrister Francis Yip Kim-ming that Mr Chan, who had spent 13 ...




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