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  1. 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 ...

  2. History-makers Part 3: Joseph Stalin- Man of Steel

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Robin Hood story; Uncle Joe by the Western press Man of steel Find words that mean: divide up, put to death, stick together Joseph Stalin was born as Ioseb Dzhugashvili. His family wanted him ... Russia. Stalin organised strikes and riots. He was arrested six times but nothing stopped him. He changed his name to Stalin, meaning?steel?, and continued making trouble. When the tsar was killed ...

  3. Resident's death over demolition stirs furore

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... was willing to negotiate with them, but would set herself on fire unless they left her house, Wei said. But instead of listening to her plea, Wei said, the men sawed down several steel doors to get up ...

  4. Ascent of a man

    Posted Jun 16th 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... wasn't enough, he turned his attention to skyscrapers in 1994 after a sponsor wanted to film him for a documentary. He hasn't looked down since, climbing almost 60 concrete and steel totems- ... aside, there's no questioning his true passion. This is the man who met his wife with both arms in plaster after a climbing accident, and who ended up in a five-day coma eight months later ...

  5. Wuhan Steel gets nod to invest A$271m in Centrex

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn State-owned Wuhan Iron and Steel Group has been cleared to invest A$271 million (HK$1.9 billion) in Australian iron ore developer Centrex Metals despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding the guidelines for Chinese investments. Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) yesterday gave approval for the mainland's third-largest steel group to take a 60 per ...

  6. Rio Tinto appoints new leader for Asian iron ore price talks

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... ore price broke down earlier this year when the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) demanded a 45 per cent reduction on last year's price. Rio would only offer a 33 per cent discount, the same price agreed with Japanese and South Korean steel mills earlier in the year. Relations between the two countries were further strained after China in August arrested Rio's chief ...

  7. Accused blackmailer was 'good family man'

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit One of two alleged blackmailers who tried to extort HK$400 million from tycoon Walter Kwok Ping-sheung's family was a responsible man in no financial difficulty, witnesses told a court yesterday. The Court of First Instance heard testimony about the domestic and professional background of Kwok Ping-kan, who has been accused alongside another man ...

  8. Man enters no plea to ballet teacher's murder

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter A 44-year-old man appeared in Kwun Tong Court yesterday charged with murdering ballet school principal Chui Moon-fan, also 44. Wong Pak-hung entered no plea. He is accused of killing Chui on July 8 in a staircase connecting Sau Mau Ping Estate Playground No 3 and Hiu Lai Court. Magistrate So Wai-tak adjourned the case to February 25. Wong was remanded in custody. ...

  9. Man denies murdering family of four

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The father of a family of four who were killed and buried in a New Territories village last year was stabbed 79 times, his wife and two daughters were bound and gagged and one ... Instance to all counts. He admits killing the four, but not murdering them. The bodies of Tam Shing-fai, 43, his wife Helen Tong Yan-yee, 34, and their two daughters, Tam Hiu-man, 10, and Tam ...

  10. Talk that spying by Rio cost China 700b yuan is crazy

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Rio Tinto Group has cost the Chinese economy over the past six years by spying on Chinese steel companies. Details of the accusations are sketchy. But following the arrest last month of Stern Hu, Rio's general manager in China, we have a pretty good idea what Chinese officials are alleging. Their complaint is that Mr Hu bribed steel company executives to hand over confidential ...




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