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  1. Three-hour trial for democracy activist

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Democracy activist Yang Jianli's trial for spying opened yesterday in Beijing and was over in three hours. A verdict would be announced this month or next, US-based Yang's lawyer ... the three-hour, closed-door trial in Beijing's No2 Intermediate People's Court. Yang's sister and brother had travelled from Shandong to Beijing in the hope of seeing him, but were barred ...

  2. HK coach banned for race 'invasion'

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Coach Ng Fai-yeung was yesterday suspended until the end of 2010 for commandeering a runner's race number in last month's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon so he ... in a time of two hours, 59 minutes and 39 seconds. Lau finished fifth in the same category for men in 2:40.29, but the result is nullified following his disqualification. 'The decision was made ...

  3. Aids activist Gao Yaojie hard at work in US

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to walk without support. But she still spends at least four hours a day working on finalising her books. 'Yesterday after I wrote for four hours, my fingers all turned black,' Gao said ... to make the trip in the end, bowing to international pressure, and many in the US urged Gao to stay. She said no at the time, thinking that all her work and patients were in China. But in May last ...

  4. Hard-working single father jailed for bomb-threat robbery attempt

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A divorced, formerly law-abiding warehouse employee who, a judge said, had worked hard all his life and single-handedly raised his son, was jailed yesterday for 71/2 years ... Club off-course betting station in Sham Shui Po in February that he had a bomb and held them at knifepoint. Deputy High Court Judge Stephen Geiser described Chu as a 'hard-working man who ...

  5. Shining examples of hard work paying off in face of adversity

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... 'When I first returned to schooling, I was way behind my classmates, though I was older than all of them. I had to make an extra effort to catch up with the class' standards.' Now he is trying to decide whether to choose accounting or social work as his first choice for university studies. 'Accounting is a subject I'm interested in, while social work would equip me ...

  6. Jockeys get the work done for absent Cruz

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... standard type of victory, well in the betting on the basis of a sound, if brief career to date, and the final race worked out perfectly for his on-pace style. With Crystal leading and Chui happy ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the books they need. We lead hectic lives in Hong Kong and we only have so much spare time. Thanks to e-books, people can download material and read it during their lunch hour. It is more convenient ...

  8. 200-hour service order for cruelty to dogs

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A 23-year-old man was ordered to perform 200 hours of community service for cruelty to animals. Salesman Li Cheuk-on was earlier convicted in Fanling Court for failing to provide a mongrel dog and a German shepherd with sufficient fresh food and water. He was also found guilty of confining three dogs in unclean premises for three days. Magistrate Symon Wong Yu-wing also ...

  9. News - China - COURTS

    Chinese man accused of adultery clears his name after 50 years

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 06:41pm by Ernest Kao

    ... his appeals. His wife also worked long hours to help him. In 2005, Wang read an article about a man finding his biological father through a paternity test. So Wang hired a team of lawyers ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is to set standard working hours. Such legislation should not only stipulate the maximum working hours allowed, but it should also force employers to pay extra if they want employees to do overtime. ... Set maximum hours to stop exploitation Following minimum wage legislation, unionists are now turning their attention to a law regulating the hours people work. It is not uncommon ...




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