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  1. Twelve held in road racing swoop

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Police arrested 12 men, aged 23 to 35, and seized 12 cars in an operation to combat illegal racing on Yuen Long Highway near Shap Pat Heung and the Tsing Long Highway. They must report to police in January. In other districts, officers seized 10 cars suspected of having been illegally altered and issued seven summonses and 139 fixed penalty tickets for traffic ...

  2. The closest election race

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

    ... Staff writer People in Britain went to vote yesterday and should have a new government today. This is the closest fought election for decades. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, of the Labour Party, has never been elected as Britain's leader. He inherited ...

  3. Racing driver cleared of assault

    Posted Sep 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui The son of Hong Kong's 'God of racing' walked free yesterday after a judge quashed his convictions for allegedly assaulting a family of three in Cheung Sha Wan. ... that credible witnesses could have made an erroneous identification, the barrister said. Jim, a professional motor racing driver, said outside court that both he and his father were very happy about ...

  4. Hong Kong's 'God of Racing' in yet another brush with law

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui and Lai Ying-kit Former Macau Grand Prix driver Jim Chong-shing, known to the public and admirers as Hong Kong's 'God of Racing', or 'Mang Hang', ... to provide identification, the 51-year-old has been at odds with authorities since he was 17. He made headlines in the 1994 for participating in a street race in which 40 cars barrelled down Lung ...

  5. New race law draws flak at UN hearing

    Posted Aug 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... According to Hong Kong's NGO delegates, representatives from different countries raised doubts about the Race Discrimination Ordinance, which was enacted last month. The hearing saw committee ... Thornberry, said the race law had too many exemptions and a limited scope. The city's top delegate, Deputy Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Arthur Ho Kin-wah, told the panel ...

  6. EOC ready to hear first cases under race law

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The Race Discrimination Ordinance comes into effect today and one organisation has already said it has prepared two cases for the Equal Opportunities Commission to tackle. More ... discriminated against. The ordinance, passed last year, comes into effect following the passage of the Code of Practice on Employment under the Race Discrimination Ordinance in the Legislative Council ...

  7. Son of 'God of Racing' jailed over attack

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The son of 'God of Racing' Jim Chong-shing was jailed yesterday for assaulting a family after they stared at him in October. Kwun Tong Deputy Magistrate Daniel Tang Siu-hung sentenced Chong, 24, a car racer, to 15 months in prison for inflicting grievous bodily harm, among other offences. He and five other males attacked a couple and the man's elderly ...

  8. EOC investigating two race complaints

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

    ... Albert Wong The Equal Opportunities Commission had received two racial discrimination complaints since the Racial Discrimination Ordinance came into effect on July 10 and was investigating them, a spokeswoman confirmed yesterday. Unison, an NGO that assis ...

  9. Ambiguities in race law raise need for inquiry into shooting

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whether there was a police practice or procedure to systematically harass South Asians. A few years later, I helped lobby for the Race Discrimination Bill, when I met many South Asians who told me that they were routinely stopped by police asking for proof of identity. Such practices are the reason we have been fighting so hard to ensure that the Race Discrimination Ordinance covers all government ...

  10. Racing probe after Ferrari death crash

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... yesterday morning. Police are investigating the accident, in which Chan Kin-wo, 50, was killed, to see if it is connected with illegal car racing activity. Hours before the accident, police set up road blocks on the San Tin Highway, which has a speed limit of 100km/h, after receiving complaints from residents about noise caused by illegal car racing. However, no arrests were made ...




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