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  1. Raid on properties of Chen family

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in the embezzlement case last month. They also listed Mr Chen, Wu, his son, daughter-in-law and brother-in-law as defendants in the money laundering case. But official charges have yet to be filed. The money ... son, Chen Chih-chung, and his daughter-in-law, Huang Jui-ching. Prosecutors have learned that Wu used the bank account of her elder brother, Wu Ching-mao, for fund transfers between Taiwan ...

  2. Should suspected human rights violators be allowed to own property in Hong Kong?

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Anthea Wong, Ronald Ling

    ... in Hong Kong, even a human rights violator should be allowed to own property here. However, such a person might have broken loads of laws and the money used in property transactions may ... resource in all major cities and there is always fierce competition for properties. In my opinion, everybody should have the right to own property. There is no international law that prevents ...

  3. Regina Ip's sister-in-law accused of damaging firm's reputation

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford The sister-in-law of former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has been named in a writ for allegedly conspiring with others to damage a firm's reputation. The writ, ... property on the 12th floor of the building on January 30, 2001. In September this year, Dr Ip further instructed Mr Ng to draft a resolution to be passed by the Incorporated Owners ...

  4. Writ seeks repayment from jailed official

    Posted Sep 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A government official who was jailed for fraudulently claiming extra rent allowances has been hit with a writ seeking repayment of more than $600,000 in overcharged rent and unpaid housing loans. The secretary for justice has filed the writ against former ...

  5. Bribery law extended to cover chief executive

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Eleven years after the handover, Hong Kong finally has a bribery law binding the chief executive, though amendments proposed by pan-democrats to tighten the restrictions all ... been an offence. The bill, which brings the chief executive under existing graft laws, was passed with 45 votes in support, one against and one abstention after a five-hour debate. ...

  6. Company boss faces fraud charge

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Theodore Cheng Chee-tock, 61, appeared in Eastern Court for failing to declare his interest in a Wan Chai property that he induced his firm, CY Foundation Group, to buy. Cheng, the chairman of the online gaming operator, is accused of defrauding the firm between April 2 and December 17, 2007. He did not enter a plea and was released on HK$200,000 bail. The case was adjourned ...

  7. 259m yuan in assets frozen as crime cartel tied to ex-police boss is raided

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Provincial-level law enforcement authorities have frozen 259 million yuan (HK$302 million) in illicit funds after raiding an underworld syndicate with apparent ties to a former ... in the past 10 years, including 27 properties in Beijing. Deep pockets The number of Beijing properties that police say the syndicate owns is: 27 ...

  8. HK government has damaged rule of law

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is no surprise that officials and 'legal experts' on the mainland are playing fast and loose with our Basic Law. After all, they have been doing the same with their own ... to the mainland mast. In August 1997, she said we should 'resist the temptation to influence the mainland'. (To which a response might be: why? The oath you take to uphold the Basic Law requires ...

  9. Corrupt graft-buster avoids death sentence

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... was charged with taking 7.71 million yuan in bribes and being unable to account for the sources of another 8.94 million yuan of personal assets including cash, bank deposits, properties, shares ...

  10. HKU first-year couple charged over theft of credit cards

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A student couple from the University of Hong Kong denied stealing two credit cards and trying to buy a laptop with them at a computer shopping arcade. Michel Yuen Sui-fa, 20, and his girlfriend, Li Chi-wah, 21, both first-year students, pleaded not guilty yesterday at Kwun Tong Court. Yuen is charged with stealing the cards and Li with two counts of obtaining property ...




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