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  1. 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 girl or plain old carelessness. But for about 10 victims in the space of a year, the culprit was a single taxi driver who preyed on drunks he picked up in the early hours, most of whom quickly ...

  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. 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, ...

  5. 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 ...

  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-ho ...

  7. Salesman fined HK$2,000 for violin theft

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A salesman who stole a Taiwanese musician's antique violin on a ferry was fined HK$2,000 yesterday. Lau Chun-man, 47, pleaded guilty at Kowloon City Court. He took the violin- valued at HK$2.75 million- left behind by Lee Chia-hao on a Star Ferry from Tsim Sha Tsui to Wan Chai on August 10. Police traced Lau through CCTV footages and his Octopus card. The court ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 'Ugly Betty' attacker to serve community

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the American comedy Ugly Betty on TVB Pearl. The court heard that Chan attacked her from behind on January 20 while she was shopping in Spring Garden Lane, Wan Chai, after completing filming nearby. ... Tong Ying-ying 'not to be so nosy' after hitting her once in the face, Eastern Court was told. Chan, 33, said he had been offered HK$2,000 by a man he knew as 'Shek Chai ...




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