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  1. In Brief

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of HK$50,000 in cash and HK$550,000 worth of jewellery and watches was stolen from the home of Yuen Long District Council vice-chairman and businessman Tang Yun-chor, 68, in Tin Shui Wai. Police were ... road racing after their cars were seen switching lanes dangerously and at high speed on the Tsing Long Highway in Yuen Long on Sunday afternoon. Street sleeper found dead A 66-year-old man ...

  2. Magistrate tells 'Long Hair' he should protest more rationally

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A magistrate turned to Hollywood for inspiration yesterday after sentencing lawmaker 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung to perform 60 hours of community service for staging ... will not interfere as long as it is lawful. 'I remember there was a movie, Dead Poets Society, in 1989... In the movie, Robin Williams, who was an English teacher, taught his class in an unconventional ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Yuen Long. Officers raided the house in Wang Chau beside Fuk Hi Street at 10am. Correction The proposal released by the Advisory Committee on Teacher Education and Qualifications on Tuesday ...

  4. Privatisation not the cure for HK's long-term woes

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is suffering from a structural deficit. Selling off public assets may help ease the deficit in the short to medium term. But in order to cure a structural problem we need a long-term solution. As Hong Kong assumes the status of a world-class city, government expenditure on areas such as education and health care is likely to increase significantly in the long run. The revenue generated ...

  5. Truck driver guilty of causing death

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Container truck driver Wong Shun-cheong, 43, was convicted in the District Court of dangerous driving causing death. His overloaded truck crashed into a vehicle in the oncoming lane in Yuen Long on November 28 last year, killing the driver. Wong had pleaded not guilty but admitted other offences, including using an overloaded vehicle. He will be sentenced ...

  6. Man jailed for attempted bank robbery

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A man was jailed for six years and eight months yesterday after he attempted to rob a bank with an air gun because he did not have enough money to pay a HK$3,300 fine for littering. Hui Man-sang, 45, earlier pleaded guilty at the Court of First Instance to one count of attempted robbery. He admitted to taking out the air gun at a branch of Ta Chong Bank in Yuen Long ...

  7. 6 acquitted over liaison office rally

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the compound of the central government's liaison office. Lawmakers 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and Lee Cheuk-yan, activist Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong and three others were among members ... In the District Court, Magistrate Anthony Yuen Wai-ming said the prosecution relied on an assertion by Liang Xiong, head of the liaison office's administration and finance department, that the office ...

  8. After breaking Japanese codes, going home proved a long and harsh road

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill If Chi Buzhou made a courageous and patriotic decision to return to China in 1937, he made the wrong judgment to remain in 1949. After the establishment of the new state, he worked in a savings branch of the People's Bank in Shangha ...

  9. Macau acts to reclaim missing Ao kickbacks

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger HK$236m sought from disgraced works chief Ao Man-long, the disgraced Macau minister jailed for 27 years in January for corruption and money laundering, has not seen the end of his legal troubles. Macau has slapped a lawsuit on its former public works chief to recover more than HK$230 million still missing from the kickback scandal. A dozen other defendants are also ...

  10. Man accused of transferring millions to Ao Man-long appears in court

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

    ... Maggie Ng A former deputy general manager of a construction and engineering company appeared in court yesterday accused of transferring HK$20.3 million in crime proceeds to a company controlled by the jailed former Macau minister Ao Man-long. Macau resident and engineer Ieong Wa-kong, 43, did not enter a plea in Eastern Court to one count of dealing with property representing ...




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