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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lamma IV owner fined just HK$900 for under-manned boat

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... crewing of Lamma IV Hongkong Electric was fined HK$900 yesterday for deploying three crew members instead of the required four on board the ill-fated Lamma IV, whose sinking on October 1 claimed ... contributed to the tragedy. In yesterday's hearing, the department took Hongkong Electric to court over its crew numbers. Eastern Court noted the Lamma IV was required to have at least four crew ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Killer of girlfriend showed no remorse, judge says

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by JULIE CHU

    ... threw it into the sea. The barge had been travelling from Lamma Island to the Yau Ma Tei typhoon shelter. Zhong's body was found trapped under a ferry near the typhoon shelter the next day. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Drowned woman had been thrown into sea by her boyfriend, court hears

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by JULIE CHU

    ... police that he had drunk about 20 cans of beers, and Zhong about three cans, on the night that she went missing. The pair had been on a barge travelling from Lamma Island to the Yau Ma Tei ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong government's reform reports may face judicial review in court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Stuart Lau

    ... of Hongkongers, interpret the Basic Law wrongly and have been compiled selectively by the government. The arguments are put forward by Cheung Chau islander Kwok Cheuk-kin, who has made a name for himself ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Building Ma Wan Park 'was an excuse to evict villagers', Rafael Hui trial hears

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by Stuart Lau

    ... on the island where it was developing a residential project, according to a 1995 memo by billionaire Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong shown to the High Court yesterday by the prosecution in a high-profile ... the government's approval of more land transport to the island. "We all know this park is only an excuse for village relocation, and our main target is only on the residential development plus ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui was spending over HK$1 million a month, court hears

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 07:01pm by Stuart Lau

    ... like the Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Island Shangri-la and Conrad. In October 2005, about three months after he became chief secretary, he spent HK$45,000 at Grand Hyatt. And every few ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Captain admits role in deadly ship crash

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by CHRIS LAU

    ... in custody and adjourned sentencing until August 6. The absence of an AIS was also cited as a factor in the 2012 Lamma ferry tragedy, which claimed the lives of 39 Hongkongers. A commission ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Is kicking a cat to death as bad as killing a deer? Animal cruelty man appeals sentence

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by JULIE CHU

    ... a precedent to Mr Justice Barnabas Fung Wah showing the Court of Appeal ruled that a six-month sentence was enough for an electrician who killed a deer on Lantau Island in 2008. In that case, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    National Day ferry disaster captain hires QC

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... Chi-wai, of HK Electric vessel Lamma IV, will be represented by James Turner QC together with a local senior counsel and a junior barrister, the High Court heard. Chow and Lai Sai-ming, captain ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP threatened to pull out of Ma Wan project, Rafael Hui graft trial hears

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:33pm by Austin Chiu

    ... of a condition that 75 per cent of journeys to the island must be made by ferry. The meeting on August 16, 2005 was attended by Thomas Kwok and co-defendant Thomas Chan Kui-yuen, as well as Lau. Lau, who ...




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