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  1. Question time

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Yang Jiechi added to the 'buzz' by telling the Council on Foreign Relations in New York that the summit is a 'historic opportunity' during which Hu and Barack Obama 'will map out a blueprint together for China-US co-operation for the new era'. American officials, having been disappointed by President Obama's visit to China in November 2009 ...

  2. A new trial, a new series of complex legal issues

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The retrial of Nancy Kissel featured a whole new set of defences which made the second court case a far more complicated affair than her original trial, a police officer who handled the court case said. Chief Inspector Lawrence Ng Yeung-yin spoke out after a jury found the mother-of-three guilty of murder for a second time in the Court of First Instance yesterday. ...

  3. Boom time for China's corporate crooks as the economy soars

    Posted Jan 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was just over 10 million yuan. The new list of corporate crooks declines to rank entrepreneurs by proceeds from crime (Forbes, by contrast, added Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' ...

  4. Student spared more jail time over burglary

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A former City University student recruited to act as a lookout for a failed burglary was sentenced to 18 months' jail yesterday, but allowed to go free because of time ... offered Mr Leung HK$1,000 to help act as a lookout for a group of mainlanders who wanted to rob a waste collection company in Pak Heung, in the New Territories, on January 27 last year. One ...

  5. Time for fresh ideas in Malaysian politics

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... garnered enough support to form a new government in September. Umno arrogantly believes that it has the sole right to govern Malaysia. Its determination to rule has led to corruption, erosion ...

  6. Wrongly jailed man to be deported from US

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Wu Yijing

    ... Wu Yijing in New York Six months after former Hong Kong resident David Wong Kin-jin had a conviction for murder overturned in the United States, supporters believe he may be deported soon. The Fujian native, who went to the US as an illegal immigrant, has finally received travel documents from the Chinese consulate in New York and could be sent to Hong Kong at any time in the next two ...

  7. Sex tapes a new weapon to smear foes

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Joe Cochrane

    ... But a new weapon has emerged in today's regional political landscape: the sex tape. Growing political and religious conservatism, particularly in Muslim-majority Indonesia and Malaysia, ... and Indonesia, which has also engendered a high level of hypocrisy, combined with the proliferation of technology,' said Karim Raslan, a Malaysian newspaper columnist who divides his time between ...

  8. Taxing times?

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C.K. Lau Luck has been with Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen. By the time he was drafted to fill the shoes of predecessor Antony Leung Kam-chung last July, the Sars outbreak ... only significant contribution to new fiscal thinking is his decision to issue bonds as a means of balancing the budget. In doing so, he is reversing not just Mr Leung's position against ...

  9. New Bar chairman sets out plans

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The new chairman of the Bar Association said he would continue to ensure that Hong Kong and the organisation remained a focus for the rest of the legal world. Kumar Ramanathan ... Kemal Bokhary, was convicted three times in eight years of assaulting a police officer and there was controversy last year over how her case had been handled by the courts. She is serving ...

  10. Restoration a success but stream needs time to heal

    Posted May 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The devastated Tung Chung River has been restored, though the forces of nature will need more time to complete the recovery. More than a year following the restoration ... beijiangensis, which has reappeared in the river and is believed to have colonised the new habitat. Grass, shrubs, young trees and other vegetation are slowly reclaiming the river banks, according ...




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