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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Activist faces jail for resisting arrest during Legco new-towns protest

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the Legislative Council building to protest against planned new towns in the New Territories. Chan Nin, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting arrest at Eastern Court yesterday, after the Department ... for the new-town plans. They claimed villagers would lose their homes for minimal compensation while big developers would cash in. The government said the new towns were vital to its ambitious homebuilding ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Planners 'went against their own policy' in giving go-ahead to PLA dock, hears court

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by JULIE CHU

    ... accused the Town Planning Board of acting against its own policy in taking harbourfront land in Central from the public and rezoning it for military use. Barrister Nigel Kat, representing ... continue to enjoy the seaside when operations are not in place," Mok said. He said the board had taken into account all kinds of situations and there was no need for it to change the plan. He ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hysan Group takes town planners to court to get building restrictions eased

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Causeway Bay landlord asks court to get Town Planning Board to relax restrictions Building rules limit freedom, Hysan claims Developer the Hysan Group yesterday challenged the Town Planning Board in court over the board's refusal to relax building restrictions on various sites in Causeway Bay. Hysan, a major landlord in Causeway Bay, argued ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP manager tells court of shock at theme park setback

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:42pm by Austin Chiu, Stuart Lau

    ... Wan Island might not be approved by the government even though the Town Planning Board had given them the nod two years earlier, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday. SHKP project ... of agreement of the project with the government in 1995 and the government handed over the land in 2001 for the first phase. In 2003, the company won approval from the Town Planning Board to vary ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Murder accused ‘woke up' during attack and was ‘shocked’ by father’s screams

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 03:32pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Ian Fok tells court he first learned of his own plan to kill his parents when he discovered online messages sent by another of his personas A 20-year-old ... Christoffer Fok Lap-yin said he had multiple personalities linked to accounts on online messaging services, and that he first learned of his own plan to kill his parents from reading back messages ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Son had ‘change of heart’ during knife attack which left his father dead: court

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 03:51pm by JULIE CHU

    ... this character real, he planned the "assassination" about six months earlier and enlisted his former schoolmate Chan Ming-tin. He was notoriously "extreme" and would serve ... "extraordinary" and, when he put the plan to Chan, his schoolmate agreed to carry it out. Fok told police he devised 90 per cent of the plan, and the pair discussed details such as what sleeping position ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Murder accused 'had many personas' court hears as he takes the stand

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 03:32pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Ian Fok says he learned of split personalities from multiple chat accounts on his computer- one of which was discussing killing his parents Murder accused 'had many personas' A man accused of murder told his trial that he realised about four months before the crime that one of his many personalities was discussing plans to kill his parents. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Teenager 'wore Japanese kendo mask while friend stabbed his father to death'

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 03:21pm by JULIE CHU

    ... that after his arrest, Ian Fok told police he believed he was destined to save the world- and to do so, he had to kill his parents. "He admitted it was him who had made the plan to kill both ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Henry Chau 'decided to murder his parents for putting pressure on him'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 01:02pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Son of dismembered couple had initially planned to commit suicide, court hears Alleged killer's friend 'gave him idea for revenge' A man ... in the Court of First Instance. Chau said he became extremely depressed when he turned 29 and told his co-accused Tse Chun-kei, 38, of his plan to commit suicide when they met for coffee in September ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hysan loses bid to relax building limits in cases against town planners

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Hysan loses bid to relax building limits Developer Hysan group yesterday lost two judicial challenges against the Town Planning Board's refusal ... challenge. The board was awarded costs in the judicial review relating to the Wan Chai plan and 95 per cent of the costs in relation to the Causeway Bay plan. ...




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