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  1. Shanghai property tycoon on trial at last

    Posted May 21st 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the verdict would be handed down within a month, but declined further comment. The charges were the same as those announced by prosecutors when the business tycoon was formally charged nine months ... with the property project,' she said. A lawyer helping residents with their cases in the district, Zheng Enchong, was jailed for three years last October for contacting a US human rights group about ...

  2. Budding tycoon sets sights on big league Mainland goals in Yeung's bid for Birmingham

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Neil Gough and Ben Kwok Ten years ago, Carson Yeung Ka-shing was a struggling Kowloon hairstylist fending off lawsuits from credit card companies. But as he arrived last week to meet ... for Birmingham City, Yeung emerged last year as a white knight investor in ailing SMI Publishing Group. SMI, which publishes the Chinese-language Sing Pao Daily News, was having trouble paying rent ...

  3. Tycoon to fight on despite jail term

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui TSL founder sentenced to more than 3 years in prison vows to appeal, stage comeback Jewellery tycoon Tse Sui-luen yesterday vowed to come back bigger than ever after being jailed for three years and three months for paying more than HK$170 million in illegal rebates to travel agents. His son, Tommy Tse Tat-fung, was jailed for five years. The tycoon ...

  4. Jailed tycoon's wife granted bail

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The wife of disgraced Shanghai property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai was released on $200,000 bail yesterday after she was charged with 23 counts of conspiracy to defraud. Mo Yuk-ping, 42, a director and shareholder of Win Victory Holdings, allegedly conspired with others to fraudulently obtain $89 million from five banks between June 2001 and March last year. The defendant ...

  5. Property tycoon jailed for 3 years

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The punishment in the politically sensitive case against Chau Ching-ngai is seen as lenient Disgraced property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai was yesterday jailed ... Last month Nongkai said its operations were normal, but analysts say the size of the fines brings its future into question. Tao Wuping, Chau's lawyer, said his client did not plan ...

  6. Lee Ming Tee saga ends with a year's jail for tycoon

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow The long-running legal saga involving Lee Ming Tee ended yesterday when the Malaysian tycoon was jailed for a year over his role in a deception to inflate the true value ... sentence of two years in December last year after admitting one count of publishing a false statement or account. In defending the decision to drop the fraud prosecution against Lee, Director ...

  7. Tycoon fined for keeping mum on bank shares

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Magistrate said she had no reasonable doubt that billionaire known as the Electronics King knew of the stock buy Electronics tycoon William Mong Man-wai was fined $10,000 ... chaired a company meeting that approved the purchase. Mong's lawyer told Eastern Court last week that his client did not disclose his interest in the bank, of which he is a director, because ...

  8. Court dismisses tycoon's appeal against disclosure ruling

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Electronics tycoon William Mong Man-wai failed to have his name cleared after the court yesterday dismissed his appeal against two convictions for failing to disclose his ... of two of the charges- with fines of $2,500 for each count- and acquitted of the rest by the Eastern Court last August. David Mong, son of the appellant, who accompanied his father to court, said ...

  9. Property tycoon to face graft trial

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Head of HK-listed firm has links to Bank of China Mainland authorities are preparing to prosecute another Shanghai property tycoon, Qian Yongwei, for bribery, ... of Supervision said last week that five other top-level officials of the bank's Shanghai branch were under investigation, though it is unknown whether the probe is linked to Wantai. A spokesman ...

  10. Ex-lawyer for jailed tycoon plays down eligibility for parole

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... There is definitely no official viewpoint on this.' However, he added that the tycoon would be eligible for parole after 18 months, if he had behaved well according to mainland law. Mr Tao stressed he ... manipulation and one year for falsifying capital of companies in his flagship Shanghai Nongkai Development (Group), but judges rolled the sentences into one three-year term. The tycoon managed to avoid ...




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