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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Corrupt officials get off lightly: report

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... cent of corrupt officials have been given suspended sentences or even exempted from criminal penalties. The Procuratorate Daily, run by the nation's top prosecution body, said yesterday ... suspended jail sentences or escaped punishment, up from about 50 per cent in 2001. 'A total of 33,519 people convicted of taking advantage of their official duties were given probation between ...

  6. Investor receives suspended sentence

    Posted Aug 28th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu An investor has been given a suspended jail sentence for warrant manipulation during three closing auction sessions last year. Chang Kar-hung pleaded guilty in the Eastern Magistracy yesterday to three counts of false trading. He was sentenced to jail for two months, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay a fine of HK$9,000 and HK$29,263 in investigation costs ...


    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A suspended sentence can only be applied for when the term is less than three years To qualify, the defendant will usually have to show remorse or a good attitude, or sign agreements with the authorities about certain conditions If the period is longer than the jail term, a convict does not have to go to jail unless he commits another crime ...

  8. Welfare cheat's sentence too soft, court told

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for one year. In a review application of the sentencing, the department said Leung, 28, 'showed no remorse' before conviction. The eight-month jail term, suspended for two years, ... Chin-ping told the Tuen Mun Court. 'The defendant's action is unfair to the community and the taxpayer,' said Mr Poon said. 'The suspended sentence will project a wrong message ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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