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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau is too ill to attend hearing, his lawyer tells Macau court Tycoons' corruption trial adjourned again The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick. They are charged with offering ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Macau graft trial involving tycoons is delayed again

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... trial of tycoons 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 again because of legal snags ... for several more months. It was not known whether Costa, Lau and Lo would appear in court next week. But the court list on the Macau judiciary's website showed that the trial was scheduled ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge to stay in charge of trial of tycoons Joseph Lau and Steven Lo

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Niall Fraser, Simpson Cheung

    ... Niall Fraser and Simpson Cheung Provision in Macau legal system will be upheld, legal source says, after corruption trial of two Hong Kong tycoons was adjourned last week Sick judge to stay in charge of graft case The corruption trial of two Hong Kong tycoons in Macau will go ahead with the same judge whose illness caused it to be adjourned, legal sources say. Proceedings ...

  4. Jailed works chief fronts court in bid to delay trial

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... latest trial began on graft charges. The charges relate to extensive documents that investigators found at his home in 2006. Among them are four pieces of paper with notes detailing Ao's ... also asked for the handwriting to be verified before the trial should be allowed to proceed, arguing it would affect the authenticity of the testimony of the next witness. But Mr Justice Shum ...

  5. Property firm named in Macau graft trial

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau and Ada Lee International property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle was named yesterday in connection with the corruption case involving jailed former Macau works chief Ao Man-long. The company helped submit a bid on behalf of Moon O ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Rimsky Yuen to 'follow up' on extradition deal with Macau

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... arbitration," he said. The absence of an extradition agreement between the two cities means it is not mandatory for Hong Kong people to appear in criminal trials in Macau and vice versa, and anyone ...

  7. News - China - MACAU

    Gangster 'Broken Tooth' Wan Kuok-koi wants quiet post-prison life

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... have been just a talented spin doctor. While some security analysts described him as Southeast Asia's "most powerful triad leader" before his arrest, those who followed his trial came to the conclusion he was just a common gangster suffering from delusions of criminal grandeur. During the trial it emerged that Wan had just a few years of formal schooling and an army ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Macau ex-gang boss arrested over alleged plot to kill

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Their trials, which took place a month before Macau's handover to China, were regarded as a major victory against the Portuguese enclave's powerful gangsters. Wan is due to be released ...

  9. Pair on trial over bribes paid to Macau's Ao

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Two former directors of a Swire Pacific waste services subsidiary went on trial yesterday charged with conspiring to bribe Macau's corrupt former ... Five cheques amounting to HK$7.37million were signed by da Silva's wife and deposited them into the bank account of Ao's father, of which Ao was a signatory. The trial continues ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... government's liaison office in the former Portuguese enclave.   Trial of Maldives' toppled leader begins The Maldives' first democratically elected president goes on trial on abuse of power ...




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