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  1. Disgraced Lin Biao still beyond the pale

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... the verdict on Lin. Lin- a founding father of the People's Republic of China and one of the People's Liberation Army';s ablest generals, is also the most enigmatic Communist leader. He ... Hopes for at least a partial rehabilitation of Lin were raised when a December 2007 exhibition included him as one of the 10 marshals of the People's Liberation Army. But those hopes have ...

  2. PLA officer executed for spying for Taiwan

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove, Lawrence Chung

    ... to confirm the report in Ta Kung Pao. According to the report, a military court found Dai Yibiao, a 33-year-old lieutenant in the People's Liberation Army, guilty of transferring over ... to the report. But a spokeswoman for China's Supreme People's Court said she was unaware of the case, while a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office in Beijing declined to comment. A photo ...

  3. Recent court cases that have damaged the reputation of ancient Taoist arts

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

    ... February 2010 A 44-year-old retired soldier from the People's Liberation Army, who claimed to be a fung shui master and seduced a 47-year-old woman into having sex, is jailed for four years ... 2009 Tony Chan Chun-chuen loses bid to claim Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum's estimated HK$100 billion fortune in a probate battle against her Chinachem Charitable Foundation. The case ...

  4. Freed gun-runner offers to help catch HK kingpins of arms drop

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the People's Liberation Army. 'Hong Kong was the launching pad,' Mr Bleach said. 'The entire Purulia operation was conceived, financed and executed from Hong Kong. Naturally, Hong Kong ... operation. Mr Bleach offered last week to co-operate with Hong Kong police to help bring the two businessmen- who cannot be named for legal reasons- to trial. 'I am ready to help the police ...

  5. Bollywood's shady influence

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Front, the People's Liberation Army of Manipur and the United National Liberation Front have left more than 10,000 dead in two the past two decades. Manipur was a princely state which ... S. N. M. Abdi The arrest of a glamorous, award-winning actress in the hideout of one of India's most wanted men has once again exposed Indian film industry's links with alleged ...

  6. Public pressure helps tycoon to avoid prison term

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... week brought an end to a unique chapter of the mainland's legal history. The farmer, People's Liberation Army veteran and former bank clerk was found guilty by Xushui People's Court of raising 13.08 million yuan (HK$12.28 million) from 611 local depositors between January 2000 and May this year without approval from the People's Bank of China. Under mainland law, ...

  7. Man on a mission

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... advice and weaponry to the People's Liberation Army, which was looking to transform itself into a modern fighting force. Mr Wilhelm was among pioneering uniformed US officers sent ... as the staff officer who co-ordinated the withdrawal of US Army forces in 1979. 'I saw the horror that turned to fear on the faces of people on Taiwan when Richard Nixon made his visit ...

  8. Point of no return

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to the capital in support of the protesters. Mr Lam, who was studying at Chinese University, stayed on at Tiananmen Square until dawn on June 4, when the People's Liberation Army stormed the square. ... Gary Cheung June 4, 1989, changed Lo Hoi-sing's life forever. Mr Lo began the year as a businessman set to make a fortune from the rapidly expanding mainland economy. He ended ...

  9. Unhealed wounds

    Posted May 25th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Standing Committee members to call for an urgent meeting to defuse the crisis failed. On the evening of June 3, People's Liberation Army troops assembled on the outskirts of the capital ... that this event was aimed at overthrowing the People's Republic and the Communist Party. Where is the evidence? 'I had said at the time that most people were only asking us to correct our ...

  10. The grandmother branded a terrorist

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... that the riot was organised, instigated and masterminded by the WUC led by Kadeer,' Xinhua news agency said on July 8. In the 60 years since the People's Liberation Army took over Xinjiang, ... Yusuf Alptekin, founded the East Turkestan Overseas People's Association in Istanbul. It published magazines and campaigned for the region's independence. The two men died in 1964 ...




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