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  1. Son of sect founder is convicted of fraud

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fields and exude a special fragrance. China Aura Association, another name for Xiang Gong, moved its headquarters to Taiwan following the crackdown on Falun Gong and other meditation groups ... A court in Henan province sentenced the son of the founder of a meditation group to 10 months in jail and fined him 10,000 yuan (HK$9,444) for fraud, China News Service reported yesterday. ...

  2. More countries enlisted in Chen graft investigation

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reported. Switzerland, Singapore, Japan and the United States are among the countries that have been asked to provide banking details in the rapidly expanding money-laundering investigation centred on the former Taiwanese president and his family, the China Times reported on Saturday. The investigation has already traced funds to South Africa, Jersey and the Cayman Islands. Chen Yun-nan, ...

  3. Taiwan's new anti-graft agency under a cloud

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei After more than two decades of debate, Taiwan will soon form a body modelled on Hong Kong's Independent Commission Against Corruption to crack down on graft ... long associated with a lack of transparency and under-the-table dealings. It also reminded the public of media reports that some police officers were involved in the running of prostitution ...

  4. Taiwan's 'Empress Dowager' to face court over corruption charges

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Chiu Yi said. In her last summons in September, the Taipei District Court denied a request by prosecutors to arrest Wu for failing to show up for a court hearing, after the National Taiwan ... in 1985. The accident left her confined to a wheelchair and she has remained in poor health since. Wu was charged in November 2006 with embezzlement of NT$14.8 million (HK$3.5 million) in special ...

  5. Man stole silver bars from sister

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A man entrusted by his sister with trading silver on her behalf stole all the precious metal he bought, depriving her of at least $290,000, a court heard yesterday. Andy Lui Siu-keung, 30, yesterday pleaded guilty to theft. Deputy Judge Andrew Ma Hon-cheung will pass sentence today. His sister, Lui Siu-fong, works in Taiwan and relied on her younger brother to trade the metals, ...

  6. Jackson fan, 72, stole special disc

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man An unemployed and elderly fan of Michael Jackson who could not keep her hands off the late star's special edition CD in a Mong Kok store was fined HK$2,000 for stealing a copy. Choi Wai-ying, 72, pleaded guilty at Kwun Tong Court yesterday to taking a copy of the special Jackson album Bad from the store last month. A lawyer defending Choi told Acting Principal ...

  7. Transparent regulation is key to controlling growth

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Special Administrative Region in North Korea. At that time there was speculation that his Hong Kong-listed company was in trouble and that he was being investigated by mainland authorities. Within ...

  8. The public relations nightmare is not yet over

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unfortunate episode will make BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) a better bank. Those, in essence, are the curious conclusions of the special committee established by BOCHK to investigate the circumstances ... representations before making this report to the board', even though he still formally retains a position with Bank of China on the mainland. As for Mr Or, the committee recommended that 'the ...

  9. Taiwan court to rule on Chen's appeal

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The Taiwan High Court is to decide today whether to uphold or reverse former president Chen Shui-bian's conviction on corruption charges, for which he has ... for embezzling NT$104 million (HK$25 million) in special state funds, accepting NT$400 million in bribes, laundering NT$1.3 billion in funds abroad, influence peddling, document forgery and other ...

  10. Close associates of Taiwan's former first lady plead guilty

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Two close associates of Taiwan's former first lady, Wu Shu-chen, pleaded guilty yesterday to corruption and money-laundering charges, piling further pressure ... to be a special assistant to Wu, was the first to confess to the crime of bribery, saying he helped Wu obtain NT$400 million (HK$91.9 million) through a land deal between a businessman and a science park ...




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