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  1. Liver expert settles suit against doctors

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Joyce Man University of Hong Kong liver expert George Lau Ka-kit has settled a lawsuit he lodged last year against three other senior doctors for alleged defamation arising from 16 years of hostility over an allegedly unpaid debt. 'Th ...

  2. Family dispute cited as official kills himself after stabbing colleague

    Posted May 18th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A deputy education chief from Jiangxi's Lean county jumped to his death after stabbing one of the bureau's deputy party secretaries several times last week. The deputy director of the county's Education Bureau, Chen Guohua, commi ...

  3. Dispute over UK barrister

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The chief judge of the High Court has voiced concerns that an English Queen's Counsel could have broken the law by having come to Hong Kong allegedly to offer legal advice before court permission was granted. Mr Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li ...

  4. Property-dispute lawyer gets three years' jail for leaking state secrets

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai A Shanghai court has sentenced Zheng Enchong, a prominent lawyer who advised residents on property disputes with the government, to three years' jail for leaking state secrets. The Shanghai No2 Intermediate People's Court announced the ruling yesterday, two months after Zheng went on trial for 'illegally providing state secrets ...

  5. 'Too depressed' to go on with $23m tax case

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... Jonathan Li Defendant pleads for an adjournment but a High Court judge accuses the man of talking nonsense and wasting the court's time A High Court judge yesterday rebuked a defendant for wasting the court's time after he claimed to be too depr ...

  6. Trial to proceed over harbour collision despite 'vague' law

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger The law surrounding maritime accidents was vague, but it had not breached a criminal defendant's right to be presumed innocent, a District Court judge ruled yesterday. The decision from Judge Susana D'Almada Remedios meant that a trial would proceed for four sailors charged in one of Hong Kong's worst maritime accidents. Eighteen seamen died last year when ...

  7. Man pleads guilty to chopping attack

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A man admitted he chopped a man in the face to show support for his girlfriend, who had allegedly been pushed onto ground by the victim's wife following a dispute between the women. Wong Wah-chiu, 62, who had been on the run for the past four years, pleaded guilty in the District Court to wounding Wong Kin-hung, 46, with intent at the victim's Tsz Wan Shan home ...

  8. Tanker pair jailed over S Korean oil spill, causing industry outrage

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon, Barclay Crawford

    ... at the verdict. In an open letter to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak published in The Korea Times, it charged that data supplied to the court by the Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal was not up to international standards. International Transport Federation Maritime official Stephen Cotton said on the ITF Global website that he was asking the federation's 656 member unions to mobilise. ...

  9. Sacked reporter stole ATV car licence, toll tag to vent anger

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... with a 'high-ranking' ATV official when he worked at the station in 2007. Liu, who had been with ATV for 11 days, was fired after the dispute, the Kowloon City Court heard. He earlier pleaded guilty to theft ... University Road, did not match the information on the licence. Liu was arrested when he returned to his car. He was due to be sentenced yesterday, but after disputing the contents of a report on him, ...

  10. Court overturns Diaoyu activist's conviction for carrying passengers

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... which has often sailed to the disputed islands to assert China's sovereignty over them, Lo was convicted after pleading not guilty in the Eastern Court in February. His vessel ... earlier that there was a plan to sail to the disputed islands, claimed by Beijing, Taiwan and Japan, on a purported fishing trip. The inspector said that when he boarded the vessel on May 3 last ...




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