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  1. Clerk admits fraud at university

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A stressed-out University of Hong Kong clerk admitted yesterday she used university credit cards to make purchases and took money worth more than HK$3 million to ease the pressure of a failed marriage and workload. Former administrative assistant June Chan Sau-hung, 42, pleaded guilty in the District Court to embezzling more than HK$3 million from the Skills ...

  2. Universities should rethink medical bill plan, says ICAC chief

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Hong Kong's top graft buster has suggested that universities rethink billing arrangements for private medical patients and only allow waiving of the portion of fees they pay which are owed to the university's doctors. Under current arrangements, the Hospital Authority takes 25 per cent of revenue earned from private patients and the medical school ...

  3. Multitudes march for universal suffrage

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for genuine universal suffrage, and hundreds insisting on a direct acknowledgement of their demands stayed on. March organisers claimed about 30,000 people took part, far exceeding their expectations, and cited the turnout as an example of the Hong Kong public's desire for the abolition of functional constituencies to achieve genuine universal suffrage. Police said about 9,000 marchers ...

  4. Suspended death penalty for ex-head of university

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li in Beijing The former head of a university in Zhejiang province has been sentenced to death, suspended for two years, in what is believed to be the biggest academic corruption case on the mainland in over a decade. Xia Jinrong , former deputy president of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, was put in charge of a housing development project worth 1.4 billion yuan (HK$1.59 ...

  5. Baptist University denies offer of job for imprisoned con man

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Peter Brieger and Dan Kadison Confusion swirled around the campus of Baptist University yesterday- a day after a barrister for an imprisoned 'con man' claimed that his client had been offered a job at the school. The university issued a firm denial of the claim by Senior Counsel Andrew Macrae, for former investment manager Charles Schmitt. Mr Macrae told a trio of high ...

  6. Con man 'offered university job'

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A leading Hong Kong university has agreed to hire convicted 'con man' Charles Schmitt as a career development manager after his release from prison, a sentence review hearing was told yesterday. The institution was later revealed to be Baptist University. But the one-time New York Stock Exchange executive's hopes for early release were dashed ...

  7. 'Inconvenient' anniversaries to be played down

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... will pass largely unnoticed today. The first is the 90th anniversary of the May Fourth Movement and the second is the 111th anniversary of the founding of Peking University, where students launched ... The May Fourth Movement was a watershed in modern Chinese history, adding impetus to the leftist intellectual New Culture Movement that grew into the Communist Party in 1921. Peking University ...

  8. Clerk jailed for using HKU credit cards

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A University of Hong Kong clerk was jailed for 22 months by the District Court for making cash withdrawals and purchases totalling more than HK$3 million with university credit cards to relieve stress. June Chan Sau-hung, 42, pleaded guilty to embezzling more than HK$3 million. The court heard Chan was under great stress from her former husband, who had psychiatric ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Claiming set-up by Bo Xilai, lawyer Li Zhuang seeks review on conviction

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK, Keith Zhai

    ... Professor Jiang Ping, the former head of China University of Political Science and Law, said the mainland had much to do to fix its judicial system. ...

  10. Where are they now?

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... in political science at Columbia University in 2006. He divorced his first wife, Hou Xiaotian, and married Lauren Ding, a Chinese student in the US, in December 1999. They have an eight-year-old daughter. Wang Dan, 40, a Shandong province native. He was a student at Peking University at the time he took part in the June 4 protests. He topped Beijing's wanted list and was in hiding ...




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