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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Philanthropist sues school for 'misleading' him

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by JULIE CHU

    ... to build a new teaching building. Koo handed over HK$20 million in December 2007. The businessman had attended its sister school, Pui Ching Middle School. Koo claims what Young and Lee told him ... sued the newspaper for defamation. Pui Ching Middle School was established on the mainland in 1889 and moved to Hong Kong in 1933. The middle school is government-aided, while the sister ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Maid assault case: defendant 'too weak' to splash helper with hot water

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by CHRIS LAU

    ... index and middle fingers tightly so he could gauge the force, a technique he said doctors commonly used when equipment failed. Au, who claimed to have been showering when Raksona suffered her ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - COURTS

    Goldman Sachs ran 'boys club' and visited strip clubs, says lawsuit

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by BLOOM

    ... proposed class action DAVID WELLS, GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP A decision by District Judge Analisa Torres to allow the women to sue as a class would increase the risk to Goldman. In the lawsuit, filed ... has denied the women's claims. "This is a normal and anticipated procedural step for any proposed class action lawsuit and does not change the case's lack of merit," said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Planners 'went against their own policy' in giving go-ahead to PLA dock, hears court

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by JULIE CHU

    ... of it as a military berth or dock. Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung reserved his judgment to an unspecified date and granted an interim stay. The board decided in February to rezone the middle 150 metres ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... private company, Villalta- one of the alleged vehicles used to funnel secret payments to Hui.  Villalta disbursed HK$10.8 million by cashier order to middle man Francis Kwan, "not ... via Francis Kwan. The middle man allegedly used his sister-in-law Mabel Chan's bank account for some of these transfers.   Hui received several cheques or cashier orders for amounts ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Rafael Hui portrayed as Kwoks' 'inside man' as prosecution sets out case in graft trial

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:13am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, Enoch Yiu

    ... But in all this, Kwan was the middle man. For his efforts, Kwan was allegedly "rewarded handsomely": HK$2 million for the 2005 transfer and around HK$1 million for the 2007 payment. "It is not bad for simply passing some money to an old friend," the prosecutor says.  3.43pm: Francis Kwan Hung-sang is described as the "middle man" by the prosecutor. Kwan, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Plane bomb hoax accused was delusional and erratic, court told

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 06:05pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Passenger who allegedly used Toblerone bar ‘like a sword’ says he was only making jokes 'Bomb threat on a first class that wasn't there' A Finnish traveller on an Amsterdam-Hong Kong flight that had no first-class seats claimed there was a bomb in the first class, a court heard yesterday. Antti Manselius, 23, also thought at times ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Mexican jailed almost 13 years for role in smuggling cocaine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by JULIE CHU, Bryan Harris

    ... year, yet the drug has been classed by the United Nations as a "growing threat" in Asia, where increasing affluence has led to a surge in demand. Follow Bryan on Twitter  @bryanhimself ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Plane bomb-threat accused found not guilty due to mental illness

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:08pm by LO WEI

    ... said. Lam asked if Manselius was wearing a blanket on his head like a Ninja Turtle. Luk replied: "It was like the Middle Eastern women's way of wrapping their heads with only the eyes ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Cathay passenger wielded Toblerone 'like sword' and demanded to be flown to Sochi

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by LO WEI

    ... six hours into Cathay Pacific flight 270 on February 14. The passenger's head was wrapped in two economy class blankets, leaving only his eyes visible, and he wore another blanket on his ... thought the passenger was trying to hijack the plane. However, he changed his mind when Manselius followed the attendants' instructions to return to his seat in economy class. There had been ...




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