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  1. Robber wanted money for McDonald's

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

    ... A man diagnosed as slightly mentally disabled said he tried to rob the HK Academy of Dance in Yuen Long twice in an hour on June 14 because he wanted money to buy food at McDonald's. Chu Wing-fung, 22, pleaded guilty in the District Court to burglary and was jailed for 10 months. ...

  2. Alleged triad leader charged

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

    ... Joyce Man An alleged triad leader nicknamed 'Four-Eyed Chu' appeared in court charged with conspiracy to blackmail, after undercover police arrested him and 67 others. Tommy Ho ... of second-hand mobile phones. Another man was charged with claiming to be a triad member, and another with drug possession. ...

  3. HK$450,000 bribe alleged in Jockey Club case

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Former Wheelock and Co managing director John Hung took HK$450,000 from a middleman who arranged for him to support a Jockey Club racing member's application for full ... an advantage. In October 2006, Mr Loong told Hung that racing member Joanne Wong Pui wanted to become a full member and arranged for the two to meet, senior prosecutor Jonathan Man Tak-ho said in his ...

  4. Firemen pay tribute to colleagues who died in blaze

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Wearing dark armbands, about 20 colleagues of the two firemen who lost their lives in the Mong Kok inferno recalled old times as they paid their respects yesterday. One remembered how senior fireman Siu Wing-fong, 46- who died with fireman Chan ...

  5. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'People in Tin Shui Wai are poorer, but the prices of the food products sold at supermarkets are same as those... in town. We learned about the bargain at Food Expo, so we came. We have bought around HK$1,500 of food and we have saved a few hundred d ...

  6. Black Ransom

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Simon Yam Tat-wah, Fala Chen, Michael Miu Kiu-wai, Andy On Chi-kit Director: Keung Kwok-man Category: IIB (Cantonese) There was a time during the late 1980s and early 90s when Simon Yam Tat-wah would appear in a dozen films a year and be uniformly lacklustre in all of them. How things have changed. The actor remains as omnipresent on local screens ...

  7. Ballistic

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Kai-chi stands out as a hapless patsy, as do Tai Li-jen as a psychotic arms manufacturer and the heavily made-up, almost unrecognisable Gordon Lam Ka-tung as a taciturn gunman. Taiwanese screen ...

  8. Hit man, myth maker

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... for what was still very much a Hong Kong production- and made US$32 million there alone. So, it's no surprise that when talking to Tong, the conversation soon turns to his history with Chan. ... confirmed himself as one of the world's great box-office draw cards- the success of Rush Hour and Shanghai Noon allowing his faithful to forgive the disasters that were The Medallion and Around ...

  9. Made in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 6 (features a lecture on 'Hong Kong City and Comics' by local comic artists Siu Hak, Stella So Man-yee and Justin Wong Chiu-tat on Sat, 2.30pm-4.30pm. In Cantonese) ...

  10. Teen beat his gay boss to death after he made a pass, court told

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle A teenager beat his boss to death after the 67-year-old man made a pass at him, a jury was told yesterday. Cheung Yau-kong, 18, has pleaded not guilty in the Court of First ... admitted his actions led to the man's death. Another of Chan's employees visited the flat the morning after his murder but found no one there and the door to the master bedroom locked. Mr ...




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