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  1. Slice of life

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1963 Ghosts made life such a misery for workers at Murray House in Central that permission was sought to exorcise the spirits. Employees of the Rating and Valuation Department, which had recently moved into the building, claimed that the ghosts had tampered with their drawings and blueprints. Investigations showed ...

  2. Slice of life

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1964 The influential weekly The Economist described Hong Kong as one of the world's most spectacular examples of rapid economic development. In a six-page survey entitled 'How Hong Kong does it', The Economist said Hong Kong's political and social circumstances were so peculiar that its ...

  3. Anita Mui's relatives sue over estate

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

    ... Yvonne Tsui The mother and brother of late diva Anita Mui Yim-fong are launching another legal action in the High Court over the star's estate. Tam Mei-kam, 85, and Peter Mui Kai-ming are suing the temporary administrator of the estate, Deloitte Touche. Virginia Lo Sau-ying of the firm has also been named as defendant in the action. The writ claims the mother and brother were ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    After latest gun massacre in US, who will stop this beast on the loose?

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... "Seung-hui Cho", which shot dead 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech, in the worst of the US mass shootings in recent decades. Other countries have them, too- Norway, Scotland, Australia, ...

  5. News - World - PIRACY

    Somali pirate negotiator gets 12 life sentences in US court

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to US$50,000 in cash for his negotiating services, the indictment shows. In a court in Norfolk, in the state of Virginia, on Monday, US District Judge Robert Doumar sentenced Shibin to serve 10 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Pepper spray claim over Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre inmate who died

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Virginia Lau Siu-yee told the court that on August 15, the three defendants took Chen to the hospital in the reception centre for a medical check-up but a doctor found nothing abnormal. But he ...

  7. HK court's 'drug money' knockback for El Chino

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and vehicles from his mansion in Mexico City. The Mexican authorities said the drugs were bound for the North American market and he was arrested in Maryland, Virginia, by the US Drug Enforcement ...

  8. Judge clears second pay cheque for TVB's Chan

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to Tseng's company. TVB's controller of production resources Virginia Lok Yee-ling testified that she had allowed the artists- Charmaine Sheh Sze-man, Tavia Yeung Yi, Sharon Chan Man-chi, Skye ...

  9. Judge in Singson case stands down

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... if the judge continued to sit. Senior Prosecutor Virginia Lau objected the application, saying Chan was a professional judge who would not be influenced by the letter. The judge said ...

  10. My message was changed, ex-lover says

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Senior Public Prosecutor Virginia Lau Siu-yee lodged a complaint with the court yesterday against a Chinese-language newspaper that she said had drawn an inference about the identity of Mr ...




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