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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. Martial master a warrior of steel with peace in his heart

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shaolin monk Xi Yankong may be a real-life man of steel but he admits feeling intimidated by Hong Kong's concrete jungles. 'In Songshan [in Henan], all you see are mountains and forests. In Hong Kong, it's all concrete and buildings,' said Mr Xi, 23. 'It's very oppressive.' He may not quite be bulletproof, but anyone who takes a lesser weapon, ...

  5. Crisis brings sharp focus

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... measure of volatility that has made the financial planner's task a whole lot harder,' says Roger Steel, chief executive of Sun Life Hong Kong, a major sponsor of the event. 'The key, though, is still to focus on the customer's long-term objectives and to realise that people's risk appetite can be very changeable in a period of instability.' Steel ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jail for man who paid lai see bribes for baby formula during shortages

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... During shortages in 2010 and 2011, bulk buyer of infant milk gave store managers HK$800 in lai see to secure supplies for resale A reseller of baby formula has been jailed for 3-1/2 months for paying HK$800 in bribes to supermarket managers amid a formula ...

  7. Crisis? What crisis, asks Leung's right-hand man

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com The man who ran Leung Chun-ying's election campaign has dismissed suggestions that his administration is in crisis and says Leung can overcome what he ... in a storm over illegal structures at properties they own: commerce minister Greg So Kam-leung, education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim, health minister Dr Ko Wing-man, and Exco members Cheung Hok-ming ...

  8. Man accused of pimping Filipino

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A Polytechnic University researcher is accused of recruiting a Filipino man to come to Hong Kong to work as a prostitute and of living off his earnings. Wan ... heard that on Boxing Day last year, a pedestrian saw a man calling out from an apartment on Changsha Street in Mong Kok. Concerned for the man's safety, the passer-by called the police. ...

  9. A man of promise deserves a honeymoon

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Leung Chun-ying has, at the very least, shown himself to have understood the most pressing issues confronting Hong Kong today. Whether the chief executive-elect has the ability, luck and will to resolve these issues during his com ...

  10. Man jumps to his death after killing wife

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A six-year-old boy was left an orphan yesterday after his mother was killed in a love hotel and his father jumped to his death in an apparent murder-suicide. Police said initial investigations showed Wong Ching-yiu, 30, co ...




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