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  1. IT sector can play its part to improve rights

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Robert Hanlon

    ... Robert Hanlon This week, the world's most prominent technology companies launched an industry response to protecting freedom of information and the privacy of customers, especially ... Voluntary codes such as the GNI are at the forefront of human rights social responsibility, an issue that desperately needs Hong Kong business on board. Robert Hanlon is a PhD candidate ...

  2. In cold blood

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Robert Cairns

    ... Thirteen years after the Bain killings, New Zealand's most baffling murder case is set for retrial. Robert Cairns reports It was a bizarre and chilling case which shocked a nation and refused to go away - five members of a family murdered in their home. Only the eldest son was left alive, to be tried, convicted and jailed for the killings. The murder of the Bain family ...

  3. Prosecution theory of a Kissel plot defies belief- defence

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... with a sedatives-laced milkshake defied common sense, the Court of First Instance was told yesterday. Alexander King SC, in his closing address for the defence, argued there was nothing to indicate that Robert ... and was 'off the tangent' when he spoke to him on the phone at about 5pm. But Mr King told the court the best evidence was the two witnesses who saw the deceased that afternoon. David Friedland ...

  4. Mugabe guards case queried by legislator

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A legislator has written to the secretary for justice challenging the decision not to prosecute bodyguards working for the daughter of Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe for an alleged assault on two newspaper photographers. In her letter, Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee, lawmaker for the legal sector, labels reports of the alleged assault 'disturbing' and calls ...

  5. Three jailed over bribes for Jockey Club entry

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Three men were jailed yesterday for arranging bribes from people who wanted to be members of the Jockey Club, in a 2009 scam. Full club member Robert Ng Ka-ki- also known as Robert Woo- was sentenced to two-and-a-half years after being convicted this month of defrauding the Jockey Club. He claimed falsely that he knew various applicants for membership. Alan ...

  6. Decision on Mugabe guards made 'after advice'

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The secretary for justice yesterday said the decision not to prosecute the bodyguards of Robert Mugabe's daughter was made after external advice that the case was borderline. However, pan-democrats accused Wong Yan-lung of avoiding responsibility and condoning attacks on journalists by bodyguards of public figures, who can later plead they were 'genuinely ...

  7. Frail Kissel still mentally strong

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... for drugging, then bludgeoning her husband, Merrill Lynch banker Robert Kissel, to death at their flat in Parkview, Tai Tam. Kissel has a worsening knee injury and is reportedly unable to walk. Recent ...

  8. 4 accused of lying on club application

    Posted May 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Four Jockey Club members appeared in Eastern Court yesterday accused of making false statements on an application form of someone seeking to become a racing member. Robert Ng Ka-ki, 56, John Douglas Mackie, 82, Tong Kam-pui, 62, and Ho Wai-shek, 53, entered no plea. Mackie is a business director and Jockey Club voting member, while the others ...

  9. Hotung fined over disclosure breach

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... disclosure threshold. Mr Hotung is the grandson of Sir Robert Hotung, who was Jardine Matheson's first comprador. ...

  10. News - World - PIRACY

    Somali pirate negotiator gets 12 life sentences in US court

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to US$50,000 in cash for his negotiating services, the indictment shows. In a court in Norfolk, in the state of Virginia, on Monday, US District Judge Robert Doumar sentenced Shibin to serve 10 ...




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