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  1. News - China

    Gu Kailai's suspended death sentence reflects recent anti-execution trend

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Sentence reflects anti-execution trend Suspended death sentences such as the one given to Gu Kailai yesterday are a measure Beijing has adopted in recent ... is no clear law to define the suspended death sentence; the judges can give this sentence as the circumstances may require," said Beijing lawyer Li Heping. He said Gu's case was definitely ...

  2. News - China - FRAUD CASE

    Self-made Chinese billionaire's suspended death sentence changed to life in prison

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:01pm

    ... of the way A mainland self-made billionaire convicted of illegally raising funds through fraud was granted a commutation on Friday morning that changed her two-year suspended death sentence to life imprisonment. Zhejiang High People’s Court commuted the suspended death sentence for businesswoman Wu Ying in a public hearing at the provincial women’s prison in Hangzhou, where she will serve the jail ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Railway official gets suspended death sentence for taking 70 million yuan of bribes

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 12:53pm by WU NAN

    ... in cigarettes Lin Fenqiang, the former chief of Inner Mongolia’s Hohhot Railway Bureau, has been given a suspended death sentence with a two-year reprieve. Lin, 54, and his family members took more than ... was a subordinate of disgraced railway minister Liu Zhijun, who was also dealt a suspended death sentence with a two-year reprieve last July. His former deputy chief Ma Junfei also received the same ...

  4. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report, 'Crime-buster given a suspended death sentence for graft', which appeared on page A10 on August 25, stated that Zheng Shaodong, formerly the mainland's top economic-crime buster, was given a suspended death sentence for accepting bribes worth nearly 83 million yuan between 2001 and 2007. The report should have said Zheng received 8.3 million yuan in bribes. ...

  5. Sentences for taxi protest downgraded

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Ten taxi drivers who blocked access roads to the airport in a December 2008 protest had their jail terms converted into suspended sentences yesterday. The drivers had been ordered by Tsuen Wan Court to serve jail terms of seven weeks to two months. They were given sentences of the same duration suspended for 18 months at the Court of Appeal and fined HK$5,000 each. ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Former South Korea spy chief handed suspended jail term for meddling in politics

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Former security chief Won Sei-hoon, released from prison for bribery on Tuesday, given suspended sentence on Thursday after conviction for engaging illegally in political acts The former head of South Korea’s spy agency was handed a suspended jail sentence on Thursday following his trial on charges of meddling in the 2012 election that brought current ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday's report 'Fine, suspended sentence for possessing child porn' on C1, should have said Cheng Siu-ming was given a two-month suspended sentence and fined $50,000. The error was introduced in the editing process. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Doctor was convicted in 2009 for taking patient data from Queen Elizabeth Hospital before he left to set up private practice in 2007 Oncologist censured over conviction A former public hospital doctor convicted in 2009 o ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor who prescribed drug knowing it could harm foetus gets suspended sentence

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 12:33pm by LO WEI

    ... child, the Medical Council has ruled. The council yesterday imposed a suspended sentence on Dr Liu Woon-tim. He will be removed from the doctors' register for two months if he commits ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Former senior public doctor given suspended punishment after admitting that blood pressure medicine threatened the health of unborn child Pregnant woman given risky ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Senior Guangdong official Zhou Zhenhong gets suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Death sentence reprieve for Maoming party boss A former senior provincial official from Guangdong was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for taking 24.6 million yuan (HK$31 million) in bribes and having 37 million yuan worth of unidentified property, a Henan court said yesterday. Earlier, the Xinyang Intermediate People's Court ...




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