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Man admits unlawful sex with girl, 15

A man who had sex with his 15-year-old adopted sister when his wife was pregnant was described by a judge yesterday as "worse than a beast".

Tuesday, 21 August, 2012, 3:08am

Woman beat husband to death with hammer

A woman who lived in an unhappy arranged marriage for 20 years beat her husband to death with a hammer after he threw away her possessions, a court heard yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Jail time reduced for HK$3m embezzler

A clerk who misappropriated more than HK$3 million in University of Hong Kong funds had her jail term reduced to 18 months yesterday after she helped prosecutors convict her former boss, Dr John Wong.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm

Judge angry over baby death

A judge has slammed a mother of five whose infant son starved to death, saying the baby had been in a worse state than malnourished children in the developing world.

So Suk-yee, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of mistreating a child. She had fed him formula milk, but at a concentration of only 60 per cent of the usual level.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

'Quitting job never crossed my mind'

The outgoing secretary for justice said yesterday that he never once contemplated quitting despite his central role in some of the toughest policy fights in recent years.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Occupy activists defiant in face of HSBC legal action

Members of Occupy Central, camped in open space beneath HSBC headquarters since last October, remained defiant yesterday in the face of possible legal action to remove them.

The anti-bank campaigners said they had no plans to leave the plaza and described HSBC's arguments in its application to the High Court to reclaim the space as unreasonable.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. admits he made 'errors' on expenses

Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has filed an application with the High Court seeking to correct 'inadvertent errors' he made in his election expenses.

6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Gay rights activist challenges ban on dancing at protest

A gay rights protester who was among a group stopped from dancing during a rally last year because police said they needed a licence to provide 'entertainment' took the case to court yesterday.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Doctors go to court over disciplinary decision

The Medical Association is taking the unusual step of seeking to challenge in court a refusal by the Medical Council to review the decision of a disciplinary inquiry.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Judge denies firm's bid to eject hawker

A property company has lost its legal battle over a newspaper hawker who it says has cost it HK$9.4 million by taking up more space than she is allowed outside a building in Central.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

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