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  1. Tony Chan seeks extra month to prepare appeal

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen is seeking an extra month to prepare an appeal against the rejection of his claim to the multibillion-dollar estate of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. Solicitors from law firm Richards Butler yesterday filed an application with the city's High Court for more time to submit Chan's grounds of appeal, saying his ...

  2. Polanski case shows utter disregard for law

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it difficult for any member of the public to sympathise with the man. But that man is Roman Polanski, now 76 years old, who has spent the past 30 years evading the jurisdiction of the United States. ... alleged crime. Some say that by having had to lead a life as a fugitive, visiting only countries which do not extradite suspects to the United States, Polanski has served his due. Such arguments ...

  3. Man jailed in first success for new child porn laws

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ma in Hong Kong, but a man possessing about 100 child pornographic images who pleaded guilty to a similar charge in the United States had been sentenced to 11 months in prison. Mr Kwok stood ...

  4. Police chief to be retried for attack on girl, 14

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xingshui, a lawyer at the Kingdom Law Firm in Beijing, also said the sentence was too light. 'The defendant's rank magnifies his crime. We have laws and regulations for legal ... evidence. This crime should also be severely punished according to Chinese criminal law.' Zhouning judicial officials say the retrial will be held behind closed doors at Ningde People's ...

  5. Jail for Net Romeo who left girlfriends with dinner bills

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... from his father. He had committed the offences 'for pure economic reasons, as he had no work since coming back from the United Kingdom'. Mr Young said there was also a copycat element ... Magistrate Peter Law Tak-chuen handed down the sentence on Chow Wai-yip, 29, after hearing that Chow's once wealthy family had been impoverished by his father's gambling and he needed money ...

  6. Four months' jail for burning maid with iron

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Wulandari felt pain and saw red marks on her left arm. The case was reported to the police, who arrived and arrested Chan. Doctors at United Christian Hospital found Ms Wulandari sustained a burn ...

  7. Rape claims threaten to split radical party

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Online forums are buzzing with chatter from young supporters criticising party leaders for not having a united official line on the allegations, thereby allowing various members to spread ...

  8. Accused smuggler seeks release

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A Hong Kong resident who is in custody pending extradition to the United States in relation to the export of military parts and the smuggling of goods is seeking immediate ... to Malaysia. Deputy law officer Wayne Walsh of the city's Department of Justice's international law division argued, however, that the prosecution had not withheld information on the status ...

  9. Hongkonger facing extradition to US loses bid for freedom

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A Hong Kong resident, in custody pending extradition to the United States in relation to the export of military parts and smuggling of goods, lost his bid for immediate release yesterday. In the Court of First Instance, Mr Justice Alan Wright dismissed a plea by Chan Hok-shek that he had been unlawfully detained since his arrest in Hong Kong in August. Barrister ...

  10. Woman linked to thrown hammer

    Posted Nov 13th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... plastic bottle and a metal can. There were no reported injuries. 'All the objects were thrown into the open space outside Block 11 just below the suspect's unit,' he said. ...




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