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  1. 'Nigerian scam' man held

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he paid the relevant stamp duty according to Hong Kong law, he would receive the inheritance. In February and March this year, the victim was induced to deposit a total of $1.23 million ...

  2. Top police and politicians detained over stamp scam

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for colluding with Abdul Karim Telgi, mastermind behind a racket that printed and sold fake postage and revenue stamps worth 300 billion rupees used in court papers and property transactions through his ... accomplices- ran out of luck after a Mumbai crime unit seized fake stamps worth 8 billion rupees from a warehouse in Bhiwandi, a town north of Mumbai, in January this year. The trail led to Telgi. ...

  3. Ex-lawyer jailed four years for $10m theft

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that in May 2001, Fung, Wong & Ha acted for All Link International to purchase a property in Stanley Village Road for $80 million. All Link sent the law firm a $3 million cheque to cover stamp duty and legal fees. Mr Pethes said the defendant pocketed the cheque and claimed the law firm had paid the stamp duty. The second theft arose when a company called Raingate entered ...

  4. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... Emily Lau In the past few weeks, I have met visitors from Europe and the US who are concerned about human rights in China. Besides monitoring the situation in the mainland, they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairma ...

  5. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of his effective work for charities was appointed to the Legislative Council in 1991. He entered the chamber with determination. He was not going to be a rubber stamp. Hong Kong at that time had ... handicapped; he knew the problems they faced. He regarded it as part of his duties as a legislator to see for himself. After one visit to a home for mentally handicapped children, the father of two ...

  6. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... School, which the children attend. Students and school staff have already been put under medical surveillance. Stamp prices stay steady after $17m postal profit Hongkong Post, which made $17 million in profit last financial year, will not increase stamp prices, said Postmaster-General Allan Chiang Yam-wang. Speaking after the launch of Year of the Rooster stamps at the General Post ...

  7. Criminal-law changes disappoint

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and more than 80,000 responses were received and reviewed by law drafters, Xinhua said. At the time, some of the changes that most concerned rights advocates related to the duty of police to inform ... a general duty to inform the family, except when it was not possible to reach them or in cases of state security or terrorism, when notifying them might prejudice investigations. Right advocates say ...

  8. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo I would like to thank God... and the company Television Broadcasts executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan, on resuming his duties as general manager, eight months after being suspended following his arrest by the ICAC A lot of times, guys use the fact that they have memberships to make themselves more attractive to girls Nick Willshire, founder of Central bar Hush, ...

  9. Hongkonger facing extradition to US loses bid for freedom

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gerard McCoy SC earlier argued that the prosecutors had failed in their duty to make frank and full disclosure in the extradition proceedings during his application for habeas corpus for Chan. He ... made no difference. Furthermore, he contended that the US authorities had no duty to keep a court informed of the whereabouts of witnesses, rather their duty was to keep a court informed of any ...

  10. Retrial for ransom killer over disclosure

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... down yesterday, Mr Justice Frank Stock said prosecutors had a duty to disclose material that might be relevant to an issue in the case. 'The instinct of any prosecutor familiar with his duty would, we are sure, have been to disclose Chu's complaint at once to those acting for the applicant.' So was jailed for life after the Court of First Instance heard he had ...




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