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  1. Money-laundering casino boss jailed for 4 years

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Loretta Fong The head of a family's online casino business based in Myanmar was jailed for four years yesterday for laundering a substantial part of HK$314.1 million from casino proceeds in Hong Kong. Tam Hung, 58, was earlier convicted ...

  2. Police detain second Charter 08 author

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... computers, books and documents, his wife, Shi Xiaoli, said yesterday. Shi and their son were taken away by police but released after four hours of questioning. Zhao remained in custody ...

  3. Obey the law, top Sichuan official tells HK journalists

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... journalists covering the trial of quake activist Tan Zuoren last month. Sichuan vice-governor Wang Ning was apparently surprised when the question was put to him at a press conference. An RTHK journalist said she was pushed around and her mobile phone was confiscated by Chengdu police when she was covering Tan's sentencing. Her phone was returned after she agreed to delete all photos. ...

  4. Verdict today on quake activist who cited shoddy schools

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu A Sichuan court will hand down a verdict today on mainland activist Tan Zuoren, whose independent investigation blamed shoddily constructed school buildings for the deaths of thousands of children in the 2008 earthquake. Tan, 55, was tried on the charge of 'inciting subversion of state power' in the Chengdu Intermediate Court in August. His lawyer, Pu Zhiqiang, ...

  5. Man jailed for attempting to rape drunken woman

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A man who tried to rape a woman beside a cemetery late at night was jailed for three years and four months yesterday. In jailing Tan Chin-bu, 25, Deputy High Court Judge Alan ... for the purposes of sentencing however, he would place the offence at the lower end of the scale. Tan had pleaded guilty to attempted rape, which happened in the early hours of October 20, 2001. The Court ...

  6. Ex-director found guilty of paying $3.39 million in bribes

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... with the ICAC, gaining immunity. Li was also found guilty of paying $1 million to Nicholas Tan Chye-seng, 31, a former top research analyst of UBS. In return, Tan arranged for a favourable stock report ... the judge concluded. Both Li and Tan had pleaded not guilty over the $1 million bribe. The UBS stock report was published in February last year with a 'buy' recommendation. The tenor ...

  7. 14 days' jail for protester who tore off police badge

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... of Tan Zuoren, who campaigned against shoddy school construction that he said killed thousands of children in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Yang was arrested after a scuffle with a policewoman who ... Leung said police video footage showed few references to Tan. 'Protesters were holding the tofu and transgressing the police. It didn't look like the protest was held for Tan ...

  8. Three arrested in wrong-identity murder case

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Intermediate People's Court convicted Wang in 2002, and Guangxi Higher People's Court upheld the ruling in 2005. But in 2007, Guangxi farmer Tan Hanbao, who was already serving a four-year jail term for robbery, confessed to prison officials that he was the real killer of Wang's friend and had also injured Wang. Tan told police that he killed his neighbour because he could ...

  9. 20 jailed over Hunan bridge collapse that killed 64 in 2007

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

    ... into being scapegoats because they were mostly young, recently graduated engineers or low-level workers. Tan Shikui, the lawyer for defendant Zeng Wei, said the key decision-makers had been left unscathed. Mr Tan said Zeng, who received an eight-year sentence from the Jishou People's Court, only joined the project as a surveyor in December 2006, almost three years after construction ...

  10. Sichuan police detain 40 parents seeking justice after earthquake

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by complaints. Some parents have even attempted to take their cases to Beijing, but were returned to Sichuan before they could do so. Two well-known activists, Huang Qi and Tan Zuoren, both from Sichuan, were sent to jail for their attempts to help the quake victims. Huang was jailed last year for three years on charges of illegal possession of state secrets. Tan, who carried out his own ...




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