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    Relatives of missing ferry passengers gather at Kwai Chung mortuary

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 01:14pm by Joyce Man

    ... at the mortuary, who gave his surname as Leung, said he was looking for his father-in-law, who had boarded the ferry to watch the fireworks with his daughter and a granddaughter. His father-in-law ...

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    Families of ferry disaster victims in desperate search for loved ones

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Thomas Chan, Joyce Man, LO WEI

    ... the conditions of his sister-in-law and six-year-old nephew- who, unlike the rest of his family, had been sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital- had stabilised. ...

  3. Telecoms law is constitutional, argue prosecutors in Citizens' Radio case

    Posted Sep 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Prosecutors yesterday argued that a section of the Telecommunications Ordinance under which they have charged Citizens' Radio activists was constitutional, saying it was necessary to combat unlicensed broadcasting and to protect a limited r ...

  4. Noise law prevented pumping of ditch on day boy died, court told

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The contractor working on a waterlogged ditch in Yuen Long where an eight-year-old boy drowned last year said it did not pump the water out that day because it was a Sunday, when noisy work is illegal. China Road and Bridge Corporation had been ...

  5. Agent, lawyer jailed under archaic law

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Joyce Man

    ... unenforceable. Mr Wong did not grant the order and said Ms Wong should seek compensation in civil proceedings. Superintendent Francis Ho Ying-foo, of the regional crime bureau, said the law was clear ... injuries, taking sick leave for weeks and even years, and driving up the cost of insurance. Champerty and maintenance are not criminal offences in the United States but are forbidden by English law ...

  6. Judge urges change to divorce law

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A judge in a bitter divorce case involving a tycoon and his wife, and assets estimated at HK$870 million, has called for a review of divorce legislation, saying present laws do not allow parties to seek settlements in Hong Kong regarding their assets if they get divorced abroad. At present, once Hong Kong recognises a divorce procured overseas, the city's courts can ...

  7. Damages claimant 'knew nothing of law'

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The mother of a traffic accident victim whom an agent and a lawyer helped to win HK$3.5 million in damages said she could not read complicated Chinese and did not know English or understand legal matters. Wong Siu-ying, 51, was testifying in the District Court on the second day of the city's first trial for maintenance and champerty. The laws prohibit non-interested ...

  8. Trainer censured before being cleared of assault

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A magistrate yesterday acquitted horse trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing of indecent assault, despite saying his version of events had disgusted him. Magistrate Pang Chung-ping said the accuser, who did not cry for help during the alleged assault in ...

  9. Man who kicked infant son in stomach jailed for two years

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A jobless man who left his three-year-old son in critical condition after kicking him in the stomach during a row with his wife was jailed for two years yesterday. The boy was so badly hurt that he needed emergency surgery. Doctors administered ...

  10. Boy, 16, sent to detention centre for sex with girl, 12, as friends watched

    Posted Jul 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A judge sent a 16-year-old to a detention centre yesterday for having sex with a 12-year-old in front of their friends during a game of 'truth or dare'. Although the offence 'started off as a game', having sex with a minor wa ...




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