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Oscar Pistorius thankful for prayers to his and Reeva Steenkamp's family

Pistorius was freed on a record one million rand (HK$873,000) bail on Friday after eight days in custody and an emotionally charged four-day bail hearing.

Sunday, 24 February, 2013, 6:25am

A bad week for ...

Lily Chiang Lai-lei

24 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lily Chiang's bid for bail rejected

Jailed businesswoman Lily Chiang Lai-lei lost her bid for bail pending appeal after a high court judge ruled that she had no 'reasonably arguable ground' for appeal.

Chiang, 51, the daughter of industrialist Chiang Chen and the first woman to chair the General Chamber of Commerce, was jailed by the District Court in June last year for 31/2 years for a HK$3 million scam.

20 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Policeman to face court over restaurant graft claims

Police superintendent Titus Wong Koon-ho will appear in court on Monday after being arrested by anti-corruption officers again yesterday. He is accused of getting cheap meals at a restaurant and turning a blind eye to it serving alcohol without a liquor licence.

16 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Witness in Rugby Sevens fake-ticket trial missing

The city's first trial on the sale of fake tickets for the Rugby Sevens tournament is on the verge of collapse, after the prosecution's sole witness went missing yesterday.

12 May 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Trial date set for prison officers accused of assault

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Find alternative to custodial remand

The presumption of innocence is fundamental to our system of justice. When it comes to release on bail for people accused of crimes, however, the principle has to be weighed against the interests of justice and the community. As a result, many accused are deprived of their liberty before they are found guilty of anything.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

80 days' prison for defendants in courts crisis

People locked up awaiting trial are spending an average of 80 days in Hong Kong's prison system before their case is completed - nearly three weeks longer than they were in 2008 - figures obtained by the Sunday Morning Post show.

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

Media improvement measures at new Legco

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Judge bars tycoon from leaving on trip to UK

Tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-sing has been barred from leaving Hong Kong today to fly to the UK to attend to his financially troubled English League Championship soccer club Birmingham City.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am