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  1. Wan Chai district councillor admits fiddling expenses

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Wan Chai district councillor has admitted he fraudulently inflated his expenses claims and pocketed the difference. Kennedy Lee Kai-hung, 48, an elected member of the council with Canal Road as his constituency, pleaded guilty in the District Court to fraud and misconduct in public office, an Independent Commission Against Corruption spokesman said. Deputy Judge Li ...

  2. DAB candidate wins Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung The candidate from the government-loyalist camp won the district council by-election in Wan Chai yesterday. Jacqueline Chung Ka-man, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, polled 1,061 votes in the Canal Road, Wan Chai, constituency. Her rival, Gavin Kwai Sze-kit of the League of Social Democrats, received 544 votes. Turnout ...

  3. Rival camps battle in Wan Chai by-election

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passers-by in Wan Chai's Canal Road constituency. Although the by-election came just 10 days before the annual march for democracy, both camps' publicity focused on livelihood issues, ... an arsonist on an MTR train. His team distributed leaflets with the slogan: 'Wan Chai person working for Wan Chai.' Canvassing for Mr Kwai, league chairman Wong Yuk-man saw the race as a way ...

  4. Cabbie preyed on Wan Chai drunks

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu It's not unusual after a night out in Wan Chai for a drunken reveller to find cash, valuables or credit cards missing- usually thanks to a pickpocket, an unscrupulous bar ... passed out in his car. One victim was stolen from on two separate occasions. In the District Court yesterday Chan Kin-ming, 45, was jailed for 32 months after pleading guilty to 22 counts ...

  5. Rolling brawl erupts in Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Nick Gentle

    ... Barclay Crawford and Nick Gentle A former Fijian Sevens rugby player has been convicted of assaulting a police officer after a vicious rolling brawl through the streets of Wan Chai early ... in Wan Chai early yesterday said Maisiri was one of the key figures in the melee, which lasted for an hour before eventually being brought under control by officers outside Dusk til Dawn, ...

  6. Drunk driver guilty of killing US student

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

    ... Loretta Fong A drunk man in a high-speed sports car, who hit and killed an American student in Happy Valley, was yesterday found guilty after trial of dangerous driving causing death. The District Court heard that transport proprietor Daniel Sheung Kun-hoo, driving a Nissan Skyline GT-R at speed, mowed down 21-year-old Kurt Leswing in Wong Nai Chung Road, opposite St Paul's ...

  7. Policeman jailed for drug trafficking

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A policeman was jailed for 22 months yesterday after supplying undercover anti-graft agents with drugs at a private club in Wan Chai. Former acting sergeant Yip Tak-kin, 34, was found guilty in the District Court of two counts of trafficking 0.27 grams of cocaine and an unknown quantity of ketamine at Star Club on December 12, 2006, and also taking ketamine at the club. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Kwong Fuk Road and Nam Wan Road in Tai Po yesterday. The taxi driver, 52, surnamed Lee, fell into a coma in the incident. Seven men and one woman suffered minor injuries. Filipinos jailed for trafficking Two Filipinos were jailed by the District Court yesterday for trafficking two young Filipino women into Hong Kong to work as prostitutes in a club in Wan Chai. Carmen Aspuria, 46, ...

  9. Chef gets 20 months for chopper attack on woman diner

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... 50, a chef at Shum Tak Fisherman's Village restaurant in Wan Chai, had earlier pleaded guilty in the District Court to wounding causing grievous bodily harm for striking Chan Kwai-chun, ... serious injury,' he said. The incident occurred on September 22, 2007. Ms Chan went to the restaurant in Wan Chai Road in the morning with a friend. The restaurant's manager, Lo ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Tuesday outside 2 Luard Road, Wan Chai. He pleaded guilty in Eastern Court to one count of wounding. Blaze at recycling plant Firefighters took about 90 minutes to put out a fire in a recycling ...




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