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Evidence raid was illegal, Macau trial told

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Macau's Court of First Instance should not consider as evidence the notebooks seized by Macau anti-corruption officers at the home of disgraced public works chief Ao Man-long, the court was told yesterday.

Tuesday, 10 September, 2013, 5:15am

Former Macau minister refuses to testify in Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial

Steven Lo at Macau's Court of First Instance. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Jailed former public works chief Ao Man-long refused to appear as a witness yesterday at the graft trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau.

The law grants a person who is a suspect in the same crime or a connected crime the right to refuse to testify.

25 Jun 2013 - 7:07pm

Macau judge tells Joseph Lau: we will send doctors to check your health

Steven Lo (right), charged alongside Joseph Lau with offering a bribe, at the court in Macau yesterday. Photo: David Wong

Tycoon Steven Lo Kit-sing and Lau are charged with offering a HK$20 million bribe to Macau's former public works chief, Ao Man-long, in 2005. Ao was jailed for 29 years in May last year.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

The media surrounds Steven Lo as he leaves court yesterday. He and Joseph Lau are accused of offering a HK$20 million bribe to secure a land deal. Photo: Dickson Lee

The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick.

They are charged with offering a HK$20 million bribe to Macau's former public works chief Ao Man-long in 2005. Ao was jailed for 29 years in May.

8 Jan 2013 - 6:27am

Macau bribery trial of Hong Kong tycoons postponed

Jorge Valente, lawyer of Steven Lo Kit-sing, on Monday. Photo Dickson Lee

The bribery trial involving Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing was adjourned to next year, a Macau court heard on Monday.

Lau and Lo were charged with offering a HK$20 million bribe to Macau’s former public works chief Ao Man-long. Ao was sentenced to 29 years in May.

17 Sep 2012 - 12:50pm

Chinese Estates to seek compensation from Macau over La Scala land deal

Chinese Estates Holdings said it was determined to pursue compensation from the Macau government and the original owners of five plots of land that comprise its HK$20 billion La Scala residential project after the sale was voided amid a corruption case involving two Hong Kong tycoons.

16 Aug 2012 - 3:52am

Macau voids sale of land for La Scala development by Chinese Estates

Macau's chief executive has invalidated the sale of five plots of land at the centre of a corruption case involving Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing, it was revealed last night.

The land in question is the site of the HK$20 billion La Scala luxury residential project.

15 Aug 2012 - 2:29am

Public projects get tiny slice of Macau's billions

Macau is raking in billions from its gambling boom - but only a tiny fraction of it is being invested in infrastructure.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK tycoon must stand trial over La Scala bribe

Hong Kong property tycoon Joseph Lau Luen-hung has been ordered to trial in Macau in September over accusations he and another developer paid a HK$20 million bribe to secure prime land for luxury flats.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

La Scala developer vows to fight Macau land grab

Hong Kong developer Chinese Estates said last night it planned to take legal action to 'strongly' fight Macau government moves to nullify land transfers involving its luxury residential project La Scala, following alleged corruption by its chairman Joseph Lau Luen-hung.

18 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Sales of La Scala flats halted

Sales of luxury apartments at the centre of a corruption case involving two Hong Kong tycoons have been halted - and people who have already put down money to buy flats are not happy.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Macau government in legal move over land deals

The Macau government has 'initiated procedures' over the handling of five plots of land at the centre of a corruption case involving former public works chief Ao Man-long and two Hong Kong tycoons after a thorough study of the judgment.

It did not rule out invalidating the land deals for the luxury La Scala development, a government statement said last night.

13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Snag over owners in Macau land grab

Complicated ownership issues will have to be resolved if the Macau government seeks to seize five plots of land at the centre of a corruption case involving jailed former public works chief Ao Man-long and two Hong Kong tycoons, legal experts said.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Chinese Estates can file appeal if La Scala seized

Chinese Estates Holdings has been told it can file an appeal if the site of its La Scala residential project in Macau is seized following a corruption trial.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

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