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  1. Property agent jailed for tax evasion

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The sole proprietor of a real estate agency was jailed for seven months yesterday on six counts of tax evasion. Chan Kwok-ying, 49, earlier pleaded guilty in the District Court. Between 1999 and 2005, Chan falsely declared that her business earn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735660/property-agent-jailed-tax-evasion
  2. Corrupt officials use law loophole

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang A loophole in the property law is providing shelter for corrupt officials and should be closed, according to an academic. In a letter posted on the People's Daily website on Wednesday, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences researcher Shao Daosheng said Article 395 of the criminal law was defective and allowed corrupt public servants to escape more severe punishment. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489489/corrupt-officials-use-law-loophole
  3. Property-dispute lawyer gets three years' jail for leaking state secrets

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai A Shanghai court has sentenced Zheng Enchong, a prominent lawyer who advised residents on property disputes with the government, to three years' jail ... to entities outside China'. Prosecutors based their case on two matters. One was an essay Zheng wrote about evictions for property development in Shanghai, which he distributed to western human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432694/property-dispute-lawyer-gets-three-years-jail-leaking-state-secrets
  4. Pensioner jailed for part in property scam

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... had deceived the law firm, but also because the underlying aim was to prepare documents in order to facilitate the sale of the properties. In handing down a 14-month prison term, the judge ... Loretta Fong A 75-year-old woman pensioner was jailed for 14 months yesterday for using a forged identity card to complete a multimillion-dollar property deal- in exchange for being paid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667642/pensioner-jailed-part-property-scam
  5. Shanghai property baron gets life

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lilian Zhang A former official, known as the property baron of Shanghai's financial district, was sentenced to life in prison for graft yesterday, mainland media reported. ... 12.1 million yuan in unexplained assets. The court said that Kang, 52, had seriously violated the law by profiting from his posts, and took bribes between 1993 and 2007. He reportedly bought 24 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668803/shanghai-property-baron-gets-life
  6. Verdict good for property sector, says Centaline chief

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang and Chandra Wong The conviction of three property agents yesterday on bribery offences was a good step towards rooting out malpractice in the property sector, where agents faced intense pressure from unscrupulous buyers to offer advantages, their boss said yesterday. Centaline Property Agency chairman Shih Wing-ching said the offences had arisen from low awareness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640213/verdict-good-property-sector-says-centaline-chief
  7. Top officials' business interests pose hurdle to 'sunshine law' in Macau

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... million patacas, which property consultants said was half its market value. So said successful enactment of a sunshine law would help ease the public's doubts over Chui's impartiality. ... Fox Yi Hu A proposed 'sunshine law' requiring Macau officials to disclose their wealth faces a hurdle in the form of complex business interests at high levels of the government, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703355/top-officials-business-interests-pose-hurdle-sunshine-law-macau
  8. Shanghai property lawyer's wife held

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... with legal counsel, a relative and a human rights group said. A Shanghai court sentenced Zheng, a crusading lawyer who advised local residents on property disputes with the government, to three years ... rights group condemned the move. 'There is no legal basis for any branch of the government interfering with these women in their lawful and peaceful contact with legal counsel and other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435405/shanghai-property-lawyers-wife-held
  9. Verdict 'good for property sector'

    Posted Jun 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang and Chandra Wong Malpractice will be curbed: Centaline boss The conviction of three property agents yesterday on bribery offences was a good step towards rooting out malpractice in the property sector, where agents faced intense pressure from unscrupulous buyers to offer advantages, their boss said yesterday. Centaline Holdings chairman Shih Wing-ching said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640210/verdict-good-property-sector
  10. Director jailed for offering bribes

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The director of an interior design company was sentenced to a year in jail for offering HK$100,000 in bribes to an employee of a property management firm to connive on unauthorised building works at Marina Cove. Law Woon-tong, 35, of MIB Interiors Design, was found guilty in Kwun Tong Court of two counts of offering an advantage to an agent. Magistrate Abu Bakar bin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687815/director-jailed-offering-bribes

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