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  1. QC says Kissel's crime 'simple case of murder'

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The case of Nancy Kissel was 'straightforward,' a court heard yesterday, as the prosecution summed up its argument that the American mother-of-three had murdered her investment banker husband. 'It is a simple, straightforward case ...

  2. Student drove cabbie to his death, court told

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... of driving the taxi away,' Chan said. The vehicle travelled along Connaught Road before colliding with an oncoming taxi. Chan was testifying on the second day of Mudd's trial at the Court ... an ambulance and police arrived, the vehicle was seen travelling in the wrong direction along Connaught Road Central. The trial continues before Mr Justice Alan Wright. ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Verdicts in Paris gang rape trial due today

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Paris

    ... 'gang rape' verdicts A trial surrounding the alleged gang rape of teenage girls in the high-rise tower blocks of a poor Paris suburb has shocked France. It has also exposed a culture ... outside Paris. In 2005, Nina was left unconscious by one final, brutal beating and told a female police officer. Her claims led to a trial that centred on alleged attacks in Fontenay-sous-Bois ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    To overcome the past, Cambodia needs fair and open trials

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Cambodia needs fair, open trials More than three decades on, Cambodia still needs reconciliation to put its tragic past behind it. Due to official obstruction and judicial ... just freed the "first lady" of the regime, 80-year-old former social affairs minister Ieng Thirith, because dementia had rendered her unfit to stand trial. Six years after the court ...

  5. News - Asia - MALDIVES

    Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed snubs his trial and violates a travel ban

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Male Ex-president risks arrest for boycotting trial The first elected president of the Maldives risks arrest after boycotting the scheduled start of his criminal trial and violating a travel ban, the government said yesterday. Mohamed Nasheed had been due to go on trial on Monday on abuse of power charges in connection with the events that led to his ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China doesn't need more show trials

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping laments that Chinese people still don't know the full facts of the Bo Xilai case, after two trials that betrayed Beijing's pledge for a prosecution that would stand the test of law Poor show During the trial of the Gang of Four in the winter of 1980, Jiang Qing delivered a two-hour tirade in her own defence, during which she famously described ...

  7. News - China - CHONGQING

    Trial of former police chief Wang Lijun to be partly secret

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Part of the trial of former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun , whose attempted defection in February triggered the country's worst political scandal in two decades, would be conducted secretly, a court spokesman said yesterday. A spokesman for the Chengdu Intermediate People's Court said he would face trial on Tuesday. "According to the Criminal Procedure Law, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Macau corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons may be adjourned

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... TRIAL MAY BE DELAYED BY HITCHES The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing, which is due to start on Monday in Macau, may be adjourned over pre-trial ... is set to hear eight cases that morning, in 15-minute intervals. "Eight scheduled trials in one morning is not possible," Valente said. "The court is expected to postpone, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Macau's La Scala corruption trial postponed until 2013

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com La Scala trial to start in January, with reams of documents and dozens of witnesses expected Macau bribery trial postponed until 2013 More than 70 witnesses will be summoned for the bribery trial of Hong Kong tycoons Steven Lo Kit-sing and Joseph Lau Luen-hung, lawyers say. And it will consider thousands of pages of legal notes. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - MACAU CORRUPTION CASE

    Macau bribery trial of Hong Kong tycoons postponed

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 11:37am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The bribery trial involving Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing was adjourned to next year, a Macau court heard on Monday. Lau and Lo were charged with offering a HK$20 million bribe to Macau’s former public works chief Ao Man-long. Ao was sentenced to 29 years in May. Clerks at the Macau Court of First Instance announced that presiding Judge ...




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