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  1. HSBC vice-president grabbed woman's chest

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An HSBC vice-president has been ordered to perform 160 hours of community service for grabbing a woman's chest at a karaoke lounge. Michael Chan Chi-wang, 30, was convicted of one count of indecent assault, which occurred at Red Box Plus in Windsor House, Causeway Bay, on September 5. He was sentenced by Deputy Magistrate So Wai-tak in Eastern Court. The court heard ...

  2. Flight did not require a third pilot, aviation body tells court

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... A Cathay Pacific flight that a pilots' union has claimed was short-staffed was certified to fly with only two pilots and did not require a backup crew member, the director general of the Civil Aviation Department stated yesterday. The director genera ...

  3. Grand Field ex-chief accused of fraud plot

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Grand Field Group Holdings' former chairman Wayland Tsang Wai-lun and his wife knew no capital would be injected into a bogus Chongqing gas pipeline venture when the company ... heard. Given that his wife, Nancy Kwok Wai-man, was an executive director at Grand Field and her involvement in warding off the stock exchange's questions, she should also have known ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Minibonds not on finance chiefs' agenda at height of meltdown

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

    ... Joyce Man Hong Kong's finance chiefs did not discuss investor losses on minibonds in regular meetings held to monitor the city's financial stability and financial trends soon after the global credit meltdown began, legislators said yesterday, citing confidential minutes of the meetings. They accused the government of failing to respond properly to the collapse ...

  6. Banks given deadline for splitting staff duties after minibonds saga

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

    ... Maria Chan and Joyce Man Hong Kong banks will have to separate traditional activities such as deposit taking from retail securities business by the end of September. But they have the option of allowing the same staff to assess the risk profiles of customers and sell investment products if safeguards are in place, according to the Hong Kong Association of Banks. Peter Wong ...

  7. Viaduct engineer on trial for faking figures

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An engineer for a viaduct in the New Tai Lam section of Castle Peak Road told his staff to replace substandard figures with fake ones, the District Court heard yesterday. Staff were fed measurements on aspects of the construction by Franky Au Yeung Chi-ho, 32, a senior engineer for Alga (Far East), the subcontractor for the viaduct, and told to report them in place ...

  8. Stressed cup thrower gets probation

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

    ... Joyce Man A jobless teacher who threw a porcelain cup and plastic bottle from her window two days in a row to release stress was handed a 12-month probation order in Kwun Tong Court. Fong Ka-lam, 33, threw the items from her second-floor flat at Wang Yip House, Wang Tau Hom Estate, in Wong Tai Sin on December 13 and 14. A security guard called the police. Fong said she committed ...

  9. Lehman class action suit filed in US

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A class action suit on behalf of Hong Kong minibond buyers has been filed in New York against units of British bank HSBC and Lehman Brothers, and The Bank of New York Mellon. The suit says the banks failed to protect investors and demands the return of an estimated US$1.5 billion held as collateral for the minibonds. HSBC said it had done nothing wrong and would defend ...

  10. HSBC plays down its role in minibond sales

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man HSBC yesterday played down its role in the minibonds issue, stressing that as the director of the issuing entity, its responsibilities were merely administrative. The bank was responding to a recent disclosure that it was the director in addition to being the trustee of Pacific Finance International, which issued the minibonds. HSBC US is the trustee of the minibonds ...




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