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Ex-TVB boss Stephen Chan’s lawyer retracts comment in bribery case

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan arrives at Hight Court for day two of his hearing. Photo: Sam Tsang

A lawyer for ex-TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan retracted an argument in court on Wednesday, after a judge warned him it was a “dangerous” justification for anyone to accept bribes.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Judge questions basis of Chan's fraud trial

A judge questioned a basic premise in TVB top executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan's fraud and corruption trial yesterday - whether taking outside jobs behind the broadcaster's back constituted civil liability rather than a criminal offence.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Chan 'needed consent of TVB' for outside job fee

A former subordinate of Stephen Chan Chi-wan told a court the top TVB executive, on trial for fraud and corruption, could receive payment for outside jobs only with the company's prior consent.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

TVB chief denies all as fraud trial opens

Top TVB executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan, who went on trial on corruption charges yesterday, has denied fleecing Hong Kong's biggest television station, cheating a string of actors or taking bribes.

22 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

TVB actresses to give evidence in trial

Five TVB actresses will give evidence against the station's general manager, Stephen Chan Chi-wan, in his corruption and fraud trial.

Charmaine Sheh Sze-man, Tavia Yeung Yi, Sharon Chan Man-chi, Skye Chan Sin-yeung and Shirley Yeung would be called as prosecution witnesses, prosecutor Alain Sham Chung-ping said after a closed-door pre-trial review in the District Court.

25 May 2011 - 12:00am