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  1. Man who killed six in family executed

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com A 31-year-old man who hacked six members of his family to death two years ago in a crime that shocked the nation was executed in Beijing yesterday morning. Li Lei killed his parents, sister, wife and two sons- aged one and six- with a knife on November 23, 2009, at his flat in a residential compound in the capital's Daxing district. ...

  2. Little girl's horrific abuse shames the nation

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... watching television and singing. 'She likes to follow her granny to the fields and would leave the door at five or six in the morning,' her uncle, Lin Shuizhu, said. 'She's so ... than just a personal tragedy- it is also cause for national shame. The mainland has consistently failed to use the law to protect vulnerable children despite widespread child abuse. ...

  3. A bad week for...

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but the International Rugby Board has now ruled a level playing field must apply. Hong Kong Rugby Football Union chairman Trevor Gregory said. 'We have lost our status.' Patrick Sullivan The 68-year-old retired sheriff of Arapahoe County, Colorado, was arrested by ex-colleagues and accused of trying to swap methamphetamines for sex with a man. The 2001 'National Sheriff ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Law school graduates carry the nation's hopes for rule of law

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LI

    ... Andrew Li Andrew Li says to excel in a fast-changing world, graduates of the mainland's top law school must relish all of life's challenges, for the nation's hopes ... nation. This is essential not only for continued economic development but also for ensuring the stability and well-being of society. Graduates of the Tsinghua law school carry on their shoulders ...

  5. TV talent judge jailed six months for drink-driving

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Musician Gao Xiaosong was jailed for six months and fined 4,000 yuan (HK$4,800) over a drink-driving incident. Gao, 42, a judge for the popular show ... the tens of thousands of road accidents each year rising, the National People's Congress last August amended the Road Traffic Safety Law to make drink-driving a criminal offence. Instead ...

  6. Witness in Rugby Sevens fake-ticket trial missing

    Posted May 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The city's first trial on the sale of fake tickets for the Rugby Sevens tournament is on the verge of collapse, after the prosecution's sole witness went missing yesterday. Alexander de Sola Torgersen, 33, failed to reappear in Eastern Court at noon to continue giving his testimony as an agent working for sports-ticket agency Euroteam. ...

  7. City briefs

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man tried to bribe officers with mark six Mahjong school operator Lo Woon-tong, 71, was sentenced to three months' jail, suspended for 18 months, and fined $20,000 in Eastern Court yesterday after being found guilty of offering an advantage to a public servant. He had offered Mark Six tickets as a bribe to two officers of the Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority ...

  8. Police seize six luxury cars, arrest two

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police seized a Hummer, a red Ferrari racing car, a BMW sedan and three four-wheel-drives at a Pat Heung container park yesterday and arrested two men. Police said the six new ... the walled container park in Wang Toi Shan Wing Ning Lei at about 4pm after several hours of surveillance. A 29-year-old man from Zambia and a 36-year-old Indian national were arrested. Police were ...

  9. Last appeal for Anwar in six-year legal battle

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur The last chapter in Anwar Ibrahim's six-year legal battle for freedom starts today when Malaysia's highest court hears his final appeal against ... for Anwar since the trial. The years of imprisonment, a complete blackout in the mainstream media and the disastrous showing of his National Justice Party in the March polls have destroyed his once ...

  10. Chen's son-in-law jailed for six years

    Posted Dec 28th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The son-in-law of Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian has been sentenced to six years in jail and fined NT$30 million (HK$7.14 million) for insider trading. Chao Chien-ming, a doctor suspended by the National Taiwan University Hospital over the scandal, was found guilty of using information he obtained through the president's influence to make illicit ...




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