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  1. Tutor who assaulted autistic girl fined

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A tutor who pulled the hair of an autistic pupil and pushed her to the floor because she was noisy received a suspended sentence in court yesterday. Chui Yik-mei, 28, was sentenced to 14 days in jail suspended for two years in Tsuen Wan Court after she pleaded guilty to common assault on the eight-year-old girl. Principal Magistrate Ernest Lin ...

  2. Mengniu smear blitz against Yili ends with jail sentences

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Six people have been jailed or given suspended sentences for their roles in a smear campaign by dairy giant Mengniu against rival Yili. Prosecutors in Hohhot's Huimin ... public relations agency, identified only by her family name, Xiao, then asked two of her employees to carry out the plan, Xinhua reported. Xiao was given a suspended one-year jail sentence ...

  3. Judges to limit use of death sentence

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... execution to two-year suspended death sentences. The order, a reiteration of existing legal procedures, came in the Supreme People's Court annual report released on Tuesday. Legal experts said ... enjoy huge discretion in deciding whether a person should be given a suspended death sentence or a death sentence, as there are no specific rules on this at the moment apart from the general ...

  4. Death sentence for farmer in Yunnan raises concerns over judicial independence

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... a public outcry at an earlier suspended death sentence, state radio reported. The court announced the verdict late last night after a one-day hearing. Legal experts said the retrial had damaged ... People's Court in July last year. However, the provincial Higher People's Court reduced that to a suspended death sentence at a second trial in March on the grounds that the crimes had been ...

  5. Medical Council suspends former HKU dean

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The former dean of the University of Hong Kong's medical faculty was last night suspended from the medical register for nine months following his 2009 ... sentence, he had done voluntary work for the poor on the mainland, providing medical treatment and training for doctors in health projects under the Kerry Group Kuok Foundation. He needs a licence ...

  6. 'Triple Plenty' crooked vice-mayor sentenced to death

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... both received suspended death sentences, and Supreme People's Court deputy president Huang Songyou got life imprisonment. The Xinhua report added that Xu did not say yesterday whether he ... Choi Chi-yuk A former vice-mayor of Zhejiang's capital, Hangzhou, was sentenced to death yesterday after being found guilty of taking bribes and embezzling funds to the value of 200 ...

  7. Developer gets death sentence for fraud

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was sentenced to death on Monday, while two relatives were given suspended death sentences. The third relative received life imprisonment. Two employees from Ji's company, Yintai Real Estate Group, ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com A property developer in Zhejiang province has been sentenced to death for illegally raising 5.5 billion yuan (HK$6.73 billion) and for fraud involving 1.47 ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In the story yesterday on page A5 'Use of capital punishment may be reduced' on the new rules giving mainland judges the discretion to specify a mandatory minimum prison term for defendants given suspended death sentences, the use of the term 'without parole' was a translation error. It should have been without reduction of sentence due to good behaviour or special ...

  9. Use of capital punishment may be reduced

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei While new rules requiring the setting of a minimum prison term without parole for defendants given suspended death sentences will not help keep corrupt officials in jail, they will help prepare the ground for a reduction in the use of capital punishment, mainland legal experts said. The suspended death sentence has become a common punishment for high-ranking mainland ...

  10. Officials who paid the price for their greed

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2002 and given a suspended death sentence. Wang Baosen former Beijing vice-mayor, embezzled about HK$286 million. Committed suicide in 1995 after coming under investigation. Wang Chengming former chairman of Shanghai Electric Group, made more than 300 million yuan from a corrupt land deal. Given a suspended death sentence in 2007. Xu Maiyong former vice-mayor of Hangzhou, Zhejiang ...




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