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  1. Business - China Business - COURTS

    Wu Ying appeals to Supreme Court to overturn death sentence for fraud

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com In a case that has gained wide attention, family writes to Supreme Court, claiming innocence Wu Ying appeals against death sentence for fraud Wu Ying, the self-made billionaire convicted of defrauding investors in a 770 million yuan (HK$956 million) scheme, has appealed to the Supreme People's Court to overturn her death sentence. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1156586/wu-ying-appeals-supreme-court-overturn-death-sentence-fraud
  2. News - China Insider - COURTS

    German sentenced to death in China for double murder of ex-girlfriend and her partner

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Province High People’s Court, China’s Supreme People’s Court would still have to approve the death penalty. The man is the second European citizen sentenced to death in China in recent years after ... punishment in 1949. Eastern Germany abolished it in 1987.   In 2007, when China's Supreme People’s Court resumed reviewing all death sentences, it overturned 15 per cent of them, said John Kamm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1578276/german-man-sentenced-death-china-double-murder
  3. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... be allowed outside party discipline and national laws”, Zhou Qiang, president of the Supreme People's Court, was quoted as saying on Tuesday. The party announced on July 29 that it had launched ... education and supervision of party organisations,” Zhou Qiang said at a court meeting on party building. Zhou Qiang and Zhou Yongkang are not related. Read more: How much wealth had Zhou ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581101/chinas-top-judge-says-zhou-yongkang-probe-proves-nobody-above-cage-law
  4. News - China - COURTS

    Canadian analyst sues mining firm for damages after jail time in China

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 05:22am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... for damages in the British Columbia Supreme Court against a mining company, accusing it of orchestrating his arrest and detention. Huang Kun, a researcher for hedge fund Eos Holdings, helped research ... to court filings. Huang said he was interrogated for three weeks, with police often telephoning Silvercorp representatives for instructions, before being released in January 2012 on condition he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580186/canadian-analyst-sues-mining-firm-damages-after-jail-time-china
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Rafael Hui charged SHKP HK$4m in consultancy fees inclusive of months as chief secretary, court told

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:08pm by Stuart Lau

    ... for future consultancy services between that month and February 2006, the High Court heard. That was despite Raymond Kwok Ping-luen, then SHKP vice-chairman and now co-chairman, having decided to end Hui's contract by March 2005. The court earlier heard Hui was hired as a consultant in March 2004. Kwok eventually paid the HK$4.125 million Hui sought, in what a senior SHKP executive described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567851/rafael-hui-charged-shkp-hk4m-consultancy-fees-inclusive-months-chief
  6. News - China - COURTS

    Shanghai court seizes Japanese ore carrier in second world war reparations dispute

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Chung Wei's owner, Chen Zhen and Chen Chun, filed the landmark lawsuit against Navix in 1988 with the Shanghai Maritime Court, seeking wartime reparations of US$160 million. The maritime court awarded the Chens nearly 3 billion yen in damages and compensation in 2007. The Supreme People's Court rejected the Japanese company's appeal in 2010, according to the maritime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1492360/shanghai-court-seizes-japanese-ore-carrier-second-world-war-reparations
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Law empowers government to decide on TV licensing bids, court told

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Provisions in Broadcasting Ordinance let Chief Executive in Council have final say on licensing, court told in review of failed HKTV application 'Law ... and there was no unfairness in refusing the application of Hong Kong Television Network (HKTV), a court heard yesterday. The Broadcasting Ordinance provided the statutory powers to the Chief Executive in Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581521/law-empowers-government-decide-tv-licensing-bids-court-told
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    HKTV asks High Court to quash government’s rejection of bid for broadcast licence

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:09pm by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com HKTV lawyer tells court that chief executive and Executive Council failed to discharge duty to give adequate reasons for refusing its licence Free-to-air TV ... bidder Hong Kong Television Network said yesterday. Barrister Russell Coleman SC told the Court of First Instance that prior to this new approach, it had been government policy to foster fair ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581154/hktv-asks-high-court-quash-governments-rejection-bid-broadcast
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Aircraft mechanic cut plane's wires to get revenge on boss, court hears

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:15am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Aircraft mechanic was angry at supervisor for telling him off over a mistake, court hears Teen cut plane's wires to 'take revenge on boss' ... 19, pleaded guilty to recklessly damaging property that endangered people's safety. The District Court heard he cut the wires of the Boeing 767 after his supervisor at flight-maintenance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580647/aircraft-mechanic-cut-planes-wires-get-revenge-boss-court-hears
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Refugee groups reach out-of-court deal to settle defamation case

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Christy Choi

    ... organisations locked in a bitter dispute have reached an out-of-court settlement in a defamation case. Long-established NGO Christian Action had reached a deal to end its action against relative newcomer Vision First so both could focus on "ongoing work to assist refugees," Christian Action counsel Earl Deng said. The settlement was reported to the High Court yesterday morning. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562859/refugee-groups-reach-out-court-deal-settle-defamation-case

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