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  1. public opinion

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 How many people did Deng Yujiao stab? a. four b. two c. three d. one 2 Who was the blogger who highlighted the case? a. Zhou Jiugeng b. Xia Lin c. Wu Gan d. Wang Wei 3 Why did Ms Deng's mother d ...

  2. Mixed opinions on Deng Yujiao verdict

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... they planned to greet Deng by singing the national anthem, but she did not come out of the courtroom. The fallout from the slaying of the official and ensuing attempts to manipulate public opinion ... by deterring potential victims against defending themselves from danger. 'Deng Yujiao was lucky to have so much online support and public furore, but other victims might not be so lucky ...

  3. Public blamed for sacking of abusive official

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam A top maritime official has criticised netizens and 'improper public opinions' that forced authorities to sack his subordinate last year over a child molestation claim. ... and knew how to manipulate netizens and that the sacked subordinate was a victim. 'I feel that public servants are now a disadvantaged group... [Mr Lin was sacked] simply because ...

  4. Fuelling suspicions

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... for their release. But this has been rejected by Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie, who said: 'Legal opinions are always confidential. If we reveal them, it would be tantamount to a public ... portions of legal opinions and still argue that 'legal opinions are always confidential'. This inevitably raises doubts in the public's mind as to why the entire text has not been ...

  5. Sentence too lenient, or were charges too light?

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... should never apply political pressure to try to sway court decisions because that would be tantamount to interfering with judicial independence and is no different from trial by public opinion ... is Mr Justice Bokhary, who has nothing to do with the case. Now even his wife, who is a High Court judge, has come under attack. Judges should never bow to public pressure, and public opinion ...

  6. Bishop advises Tsang to listen up

    Posted Nov 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... urged the administration to carefully consider public opinion. Various groups yesterday staged protests to express their discontent with the government. In response to an online campaign, about ... to face criticism over his policies and governance. In a rare public comment on politics, Bishop John Tong Hon also called on Tsang to fight for Hongkongers' interests in the imminent ...

  7. Street performer cleared of blocking public place

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Causeway Bay may not be London's Covent Garden, but the public is expected to accept the level of inconvenience caused by a street performer juggling in a pedestrian zone, a magistrate said. Andrew So Chun-chau, 50, known as 'Mr Funny', was acquitted at Eastern Court yesterday for obstructing a public place. On April 6, he attracted 50 to 80 onlookers while ...

  8. Street performer 'Mr Funny' faces charge over public obstruction

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A street performer known as 'Mr Funny' has a case to answer on a charge of obstructing a public place by attracting dozens of onlookers while juggling in a pedestrian ... was juggling a rubber diabolo in front of about 60 people between 6.30pm and 9pm on the public holiday. Police, who received two complaints, prosecuted So after he ignored verbal warnings. Onlookers ...

  9. It's not the first time penalties have sparked public outrage

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Amina Mariam Bokhary's case is not the only one where a sentence has sparked a public outcry and calls for a review. One of the most notable cases was when pop star Nicholas ... The ruling sparked outrage and the department was urged to seek a harsher sentence, which it eventually did. However, the magistrate refused to change the sentences.Then director of public ...

  10. Public doctor denies molesting two clerks in consultation room

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A public doctor accused of molesting two colleagues in a consultation room by hugging them from behind said yesterday in court that he embraced one because he liked her and another because she liked him. Cheung Yiu-wing, 41, a doctor at Tsing Yi Cheung Hong General Outpatient Clinic, faces two counts of indecent assault over the June incidents. He pleaded not guilty ...




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