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  1. 'You must testify', New World pair told

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu A 12-member Legislative Council inquiry into the row over ex-housing chief Leung Chin-man's employment by New World China Land has decided to continue its hearings, despite a request from New World to temporarily adjourn. Citing the Basic Law and an ongoing court case against the government, a New World China Land letter to the inquiry on Wednesday requested ...

  2. 34 held for New World attacks

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Police have made 34 arrests and searched more than 800 premises as part of their investigation into attacks on New World Development properties. Officers have interviewed 550 people, including at least 150 New World employees, the force's director for crime and security, John Lee Ka-chiu, said yesterday. Investigators were targeting the 'real' masterminds behind ...

  3. Raids, one arrest in New World probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The anti-triad operation prompted by the vandalism and ram-raid attacks targeting New World Development properties last week continued yesterday with police raids and an arrest ... in the New World Centre. A man and a woman were detained. The woman was released, but the man, 26, was arrested for ketamine possession and was being questioned. The nine people arrested over the New ...

  4. Lawyers 'impeded New World probe'

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Lawyers for Lee Chi-ming, a businessman allegedly involved in a series of attacks on New World Development properties last month, tried to hinder a police investigation ... into the attacks. Nineteen premises owned by New World Development were damaged in the wave of attacks on July 4 and 5, including ram-raids on three buildings. Mr Justice Hartmann on Friday granted leave ...

  5. Brave New World for directors' rights

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Victory against clubby stock exchange rules fails to win total support, writes Jane Moir New World Development is not renowned for its crusades on behalf of human rights. But last Friday, ... hearing. The company, along with chairman Cheng Yu-tung, director Henry Cheng Kar-shun and two other executives had drawn stock exchange ire in March 2001, when details of New World's interim ...

  6. World-class city should not allow its elderly to languish in helpless indignity

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was depressing and grey. There were no plants or flowers or anything that might brighten the place and make it a more pleasant, comforting home environment. A lick of new paint was badly needed; ... of their days in such horrendous circumstances. Many of them would have suffered much adversity in their younger days. Hong Kong is supposed to be a world-class city; I have heard and read this claim ...

  7. Legal world pays tribute to outgoing HK chief justice

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Some of the most eminent judges and lawyers in the common law world paid tribute to the legacy of outgoing Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang yesterday, for having succeeded ... a recommendation to the chief executive this month. Mason also noted that it was the Hong Kong Court that pioneered new thinking on free expression, defamation and fair comment. Mason's presence ...

  8. A real world city needs a racial discrimination law

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Harris

    ... Paul Harris Hong Kong promotes itself as 'Asia's World City', but unlike world cities London, New York and Paris, it remains a city where it is legal for a property agent, ... be a pretext for hidden racial discrimination, rather than a genuine language need. Because Hong Kong is, by world standards, peaceful and free from the kind of racial violence found in many places, ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... before 6am. Checks on bus fleet after passenger scalded New World First Bus examined its fleet of 282 British-made buses after a cooling pipe on one vehicle's heating system burst ...

  10. Make Hong Kong the cartel capital of the world

    Posted Aug 18th 2003, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... been overlooked is to promote Hong Kong as the cartel capital of the world, given that the international cartel business appears to be thriving. According to an Organisation of Economic ... communications - good airports, telecommunications and land transport, superb hotel and office accommodation and world-class food. Also, a benign or even encouraging policy from the host government ...




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