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  1. Trial by media

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a suspended sentence; the most severe sentence by far was 10 months in jail. In one case, a 76-year-old convicted of failing to disclose assets of HK$3.6 million and cheating the government of HK$600,000 in welfare payments received a three-year suspended sentence. Compared with this last case, the Jackson-Lipkins received much harsher sentences, although the amount of money involved- ...

  2. 'Evil' mistress gets maximum jail sentence

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... intended to pass consecutive jail sentences, which could have resulted in a total jail term of up to 16 years, but as he was restricted by his jurisdiction, he passed the maximum term available ...

  3. Hurrah! Magistrate spot on with insider trading sentence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... (looking for the right word here, shall we say...) liberal with numbers like that. The point, however, is that magistrate Yuen sentenced Chan to 240 hours of community service and told him to pay SFC investigation costs. That was all. There was no jail sentence, no fine and no order to pay back illegal gains. But there was plenty of consternation among our regulators. 'The SFC ...

  4. Teens sentenced for assault on pupil

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Four teenagers who beat a Form Five pupil in Wong Tai Sin on January 9, resulting in his memory being impaired, were sentenced in the District Court yesterday. Law Ka-ming, 17, was sent to a rehabilitation centre, while Wu Tang-kit, 17, Kam Kai-wang, 17, and Lam Chun-hong, 16, were given 240 hours of community service. They were convicted of assault occasioning ...

  5. Property developer jailed over ploy to frustrate HK$14m deal

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of forgery. His one-year jail sentence was suspended for two years. Two months later Chan was convicted of two charges of aiding and abetting another person in perjury, a charge of forgery and one ... in To Kwa Wan. Passing sentence in the District Court, Judge Bernard Whaley said Chow Kit-kwong, director of Charmfar, was the mastermind behind the 1998 conspiracy. Chow, who pleaded not guilty, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Under China's watch, Macau won't return to 'gangsters' paradise'

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:24am

    ... authorities, detained more than 300 people and resulted in 3 jail sentences, 22 suspended prison terms and 15 people still in custody. The main crimes were drug use, illegal immigration and fake ... that Macau, the world's casino capital, may be backsliding to the bad old days of the late-1990s. And that's even before ex-triad boss "Broken Tooth" ends a 15-year jail sentence ...

  7. Property developer convicted of masterminding scam to delay deal

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to sell the property to Chan for only HK$8.3 million in October 2004. Chow's sentencing was adjourned to October 23, pending a background report. In June last year, Sin pleaded guilty in the District Court to two counts of perjury and one of forgery. His one-year jail sentence was suspended for two years. Two months later, Chan was convicted of three charges and jailed for three years. ...

  8. Too lenient on illegal developers?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... for a court to hand down a jail sentence in such cases. Even in the case of construction waste being dumped on farmland in Ho Sheung Heung in 2009, the offender was given an eight-month suspended ... light. Critics say higher fines and tougher sentences are needed. 'If the sentences are too lenient, they might send the wrong message to the wrongdoers- that their acts can ...

  9. Environment protection is a community effort

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not seem to come to much. Take the HK$35,000 fine and eight-month suspended jail sentence imposed recently on a developer who dumped construction waste on land in the New Territories. The practice ... awareness of the need to send clear messages of deterrence. It means getting tougher with violators, and regularly reviewing fines and sentences. But figures show not enough of either is being done. ...

  10. Copyright bill faces partial delay

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 2001, the legislation partially suspends the Copyright Ordinance provisions that make the use of infringing copies of copyright works in business a new criminal offence. The suspension came amid public concerns that the provision would hamper dissemination of information and classroom teaching. And the partially suspended law remained effective in four categories of copyright works- ...




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