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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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