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  1. Slice of Life

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Sandra Lowe

    ... to the Speaker in the House of Commons on December 10. The feeling of the British public as a whole is one of complete stupefaction, with a sense of humiliation. Public opinion was so confused ... People rolled up in their hundreds in the hope of trying to obtain admission to Parliament, while outside several thousand more had to be kept in order by police. Throughout the day and night, ...

  2. Liquidators suing Akai auditors for negligence

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... valuable trademark. When insolvency teams arrived on the scene after the winding-up order, they found Akai's cupboards bare. Previously a global empire, Akai had no premises, no staff ... on the details their clients present to them. Other professional services firms have fought off negligence claims in this way. In July, British accountant Moore Stephens successfully defended ...

  3. Michael Yip convicted over Ocean Grand orders

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Former Ocean Grand Holdings chairman Michael Yip Kim-po, 49, and five others were convicted yesterday of 15 charges over fake and overly expensive purchase orders ... to Nanfang Alloy-Sheet Company, of which the two siblings were directors. About HK$27 million received by Crown Regent was paid to Good Light, a company set up in the British Virgin Islands, which ...

  4. Internal matters

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Ogus

    ... I marched on Hong Kong's streets last Tuesday. Like many people, this was the first time I had joined a public protest. Hong Kong has never enjoyed full political rights, but its civil liberties are among the best-respected in the world. What gets pe ...

  5. Key appeal verdicts could affect public order legislation

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... that has attracted international attention. The case involves the appeal by 16 members of the spiritual group- five of them overseas nationals- who were convicted of public order offences after ... Kwok-hung and two other protesters who were the first to be convicted of holding an unauthorised rally under the controversial Public Order Ordinance. They were bound over to keep the peace. Both ...

  6. 'Madame Butterfly' tale of sex a hot-sell

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao It is the story everyone wants to read but is proving hard to find. The latest edition of Caijing magazine tells all about a woman who built a business empire through her ... in 1970. It tells how she used sex and business savvy to build up a business empire worth several billion yuan, investing in property development, petrol stations and sewage treatment plants. ...

  7. History-makers Part 2: Mahatma Gandhi

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... taught young Gandhi the importance of kindness, self-sacrifice and tolerance. Gandhi studied law in England. He then went to South Africa, which was a part of the British Empire. In Africa Gandhi ... to India. At that time India was part of the British Empire. Gandhi wanted Indian independence. He protested peacefully and was jailed a few times. But in July 1947 India was given independence. ...

  8. 1953- 1962

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Business Hong Kong had the largest fishing fleet of any city in the British empire, according to government reports of 1953. The fishing industry employed 50,000 people. In September 1960, 16 new ... people were hacked and kicked to death that day in Tsuen Wan; unofficially, the toll was thought to be far higher. Alarmed by the failure of police and soldiers to restore law and order, a curfew ...

  9. SFC feels the sting of Wong's influence despite being in jail

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... these legal wrangles can be solved in a blink with an order from the very top. After all, there have been cases in which a wanted mainland entrepreneur suddenly turned up at the border to face ... our regulators. First, the Gome empire is too big to fail or fall into the hands of foreign-owned business. Keeping Wong 'alive and kicking' is therefore necessary. ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with Neil Gough Lots of sparring suggests this bout will go the distance So the battle for control of jailed billionaire Wong Kwong-yu's electronics empire drags on... and on. ... sovereign wealth fund, the US$200 billion China Investment Corporation, is not interested in buying Liverpool Football Club- contrary to much speculation in the British press. The Financial Times ...




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