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  1. Community service for student aid cheats

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A husband and wife were each ordered yesterday to do 240 hours of community service for cheating a government agency out of $223,000 in student aid for their two children. Pang Foun-hing, 53, unemployed, and his wife, Wong Sau-kuk, 48, had admitted defrauding the Student Financial Assistance Agency by concealing their assets. They pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud ...

  2. Student learns his fate

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer HONG KONG- A mentally ill 16-year-old student who killed his mother and younger sister two years ago was ordered to remain in a psychiatric hospital for an indefinite period. Kan Ka-leung pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished capacity. After the killing, Ka-leung told an ambulance officer ...

  3. HKU student with cancer given probation for theft

    Posted Jan 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A student from the University of Hong Kong who went on a HK$6,000 shoplifting spree in Sha Tin last month after she learned of her cancer relapse was put on probation for two years yesterday. Leung Wing-wai, 24, a third-year marketing student, earlier admitted stealing clothes and accessories from four stores at New Town Plaza shopping mall on December ...

  4. Criminal probe launched into HKU student's death

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi and Jennifer Ngo Police launched a criminal investigation into the death of the University of Hong Kong student Joseph 'Joey' Basha after it emerged that his wallet ... showed that the master's student, who also played in a local indie band, had small bruises on the back of his head. The cause of death is yet to be determined, but police say the bruises, ...

  5. Assault student given suspended term

    Posted Nov 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A Singaporean law student who assaulted his former girlfriend in a futile attempt to force a reconciliation was given a six-month suspended jail term yesterday. Brandon Tee Zhi-yi, 24, an exchange law student at the University of Hong Kong, was earlier found guilty in the District Court of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Attacking his ...

  6. HKU student has no case to answer on two charges

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A law student accused of locking up and assaulting his ex-girlfriend for three days to force her to reconcile with him yesterday was deemed to have no case to answer on two of the charges. After hearing evidence from the woman, Deputy Judge Merinda Chow Yin-chu ruled that Singaporean Brandon Tee Zhi-yi, 24, an exchange student at the University of Hong ...

  7. Students stole from school, court told

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Two students broke into the office of their school's vice-principal to steal cash and property, a court has heard. Yeung Ka-ming, 17, and Hui Chak-pui, 16, broke into the office at Kiangsu Chekiang College in Braemar Hill Road in North Point in the early hours of March 6. There, they found an expired driving licence, belonging ...

  8. Go-kart student's death an 'accident'

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Coxall, 15, a Year 11 student at the Mid-Levels school, died at about 4.30pm on February 17 last year at Tuen Mun's Diamond Coast International Kart Circuit. She went there with friends ... that the student's scarf got caught between the chain and the sprocket and strangled Coxall to death. The jury recommended better government checks on the sport, although there are no go-kart tracks in Hong ...

  9. College student executed for deadly stabbing

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam Fiona.tam@scmp.com A 21-year-old college student who hit a young mother with his car and then stabbed her to death to avoid paying compensation was executed yesterday morning ... but aspects such as humanity and respect for life are often given less attention. Following Yao's sentencing, some people tried to save the student from execution. In March, China Central TV ...

  10. And the winner of the most salacious report goes to...

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... smarter. Not to be outdone, rival Oriental Daily News ran with the guilty plea of a doctoral student at the University of Hong Kong who was caught filming up the skirt of a student at a campus ...




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