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  1. Former Sinopec chief gets suspended death sentence

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng The former chairman of the country's second-largest oil company has been given a death sentence, suspended for two years, for taking 195.7 million yuan (HK$222.3 million) ... interview, court officials explained that the reason Chen's sentence had been suspended was that he returned the money, admitted his crimes and provided information on the offences of others. ...

  2. Trio get suspended sentence for theft

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A mother and son were given six months in jail suspended for two years for theft. Wong Hau-kwan, 54, and Hui Ka-chun, 36, with Wong's daughter-in-law Chu Kam-wing, 28, stole condoms, pills and other items from Mannings, Kwun Tong Court heard earlier. Chu received the same sentence. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Transport fears and teachers' boycott threat see classes suspended

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Peter So

    ... to boycott classes from today. Dr Yip Wai-ming, principal of St Louis School in Sai Ying Pun, said earlier that the school might consider suspending classes today, depending on whether police had ... the Education Bureau to suspend classes at kindergartens and primary and secondary schools today because of possible traffic disruptions. Fung Wai-wah, president of the Professional Teachers' ...

  4. Court upholds suspended death sentence of Beijing ex-vice-mayor

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk A two-year suspended death sentence given to former Beijing vice-mayor Liu Zhihua was upheld yesterday. Hebei High Court in Shijiazhuang refused to overturn it on appeal, ... 7 million yuan (HK$7.95 million) in bribes. 'The court believed that in the first trial the facts were clear, the evidence was sufficient and the sentence was appropriate,' Liu's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Academic weighs in on 'lenient' sentence

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Eddie Lee, Danny Mok

    ... Eddie Lee and Danny Mok Academic weighs in on 'lenient' sentence A mainland scholar has criticised as too lenient the sentence imposed by the Court of First Instance on lawmakers Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip for unlawful assembly. The court on Monday quashed suspended jail sentences of six weeks for Wong and five weeks for Chan, suspended for 14 months, imposed ...


    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 ...

  7. Bribes earn ex-head of hi-tech zone suspended death sentence

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... according to local media. The Beijing No 2 Intermediate People's Court issued the death sentence, suspended for two years, to Zhou Liangluo, 49, former head of Haidian district, ... of the bribes Zhou took, the paper said. A suspended death sentence on the mainland is normally commuted to life imprisonment on condition of good behaviour. Most of the bribes offered to Zhou during ...

  8. Suspended death sentence for graft

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee Tao Niangen, a former labour and social security official in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve yesterday for taking bribes ... is missing. The case is yet another instance of graft involving social security funds by government officials. Former Shanghai party chief Chen Liangyu was sentenced to 18 years' jail this year ...

  9. Suspended sentence over unpaid wages

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A property management director was given a four-week suspended sentence yesterday for failing to pay outstanding wages and redundancy payments to about 200 staff. Harmony Property Management Ltd director Fung Hung-yiu was sentenced to four weeks' jail, suspended for 18 months, after being convicted in Kwun Tong Court. The company wound up last October ...

  10. Ex-BOCHK head given suspended death sentence

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... it described as 'extremely serious' and involving the embezzlement of an 'extraordinarily large' sum. Liu was given a suspended death sentence because he had helped investigators ... received bribes totalling 1.43 million yuan. As well as the death sentence, suspended for two years, for his overall crimes, Liu was given a 12-year jail term on the bribery charges and another ...




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