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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Solicitor and wife of former dairy firm director jailed for laundering HK$230m

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:47pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... formerly known as China Jin Hui Mining Corporation- had raised HK$790 million to acquire 22 dairy farms in New Zealand. Via a number of transactions, HK$68.95 million eventually ended up ... sentence was reduced from seven years to six-and-a-half. Ye's husband Chen and two other officials from Natural Dairy were charged with conspiracy to defraud over the purchase of New ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Pair cleared of conspiring to blackmail the crew of new Transformers film

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 06:47pm by Chris Lau and Lai Ying-kit

    ... of conspiring to blackmail the crew of new Transformers film Two men were yesterday cleared of conspiring to blackmail the crew of the latest Transformers film, though one was convicted of a related ... for six weeks for resisting a police officer. The incidents drew international attention when director Michael Bay revealed them to the media. Since its world premiere in the city in June, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Trial told of Muslim power dispute

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by Lana Lam

    ... The association was established in 1997 as a charitable institution and operated a primary school and a home for elderly Muslims in the New Territories. On February 7, 2010, shortly after Din died, some members of the association- the plaintiffs in the defamation case- held what they said was its annual general meeting and voted for a new council of management. But other members- the defendants- ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Filipino maid's son born and raised in Hong Kong loses permanent residency bid

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:43pm by JULIE CHU

    ... 17," Daly said. "He has not lived anywhere else in the world except some short … holidays. It is quite surprising that the court still finds that Hong Kong is not his permanent ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former leader Tung Chee-hwa tapped Rafael Hui for government job, graft trial hears

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 01:40pm by Stuart Lau

    ... declined Tung, he had cited his new role as managing director of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority and the availability of other capable candidates. "After [some] consideration, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Government guesthouses didn't suit Hui

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Stuart Lau

    ... in the Hong Kong government in 2007. The new role involved "a lot of socialising, entertaining". He told the court he spent HK$40,000 on banquets for officials. "On these occasions, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui 'gave HK$8 million to young woman he was having intimate relationship with'

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:26pm by Stuart Lau

    ... in the commercial world … Thomas was very different from them. He was friendly and he was not calculating," Hui said. The court then heard of the trips Hui made to Japan. One took place on July 1, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lawyers sound alarm at time Hong Kong suspects spend on remand

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:15am by Lana Lam

    ... I was a public defender in New York City in the 1980s, a remand lasting more than three days would be considered a cause for concern. An average remand time of 99 days would shock the conscience." ...

  9. News - China - COURTS

    Chinese court postpones Yang Maodong trial after no show by rights activist’s lawyers

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 10:15am

    ... if the trial went ahead. Calls to the court after the postponement rang unanswered. New York-based Human Rights Watch on Friday urged Chinese authorities to release both Yang and Sun. “Much of Guo’s ... that a New Year’s message that called for rule by the constitution was altered because of censorship. The authorities have accused Yang of disturbing public order, but his supporters say the rallies ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com New-towns activist faces jail for resisting arrest An activist has been told he could face jail despite admitting resisting arrest during attempts to storm the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department ...




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