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The Court of Appeal yesterday extended the prison sentence of a former PhD student at Chinese University jailed for attempting to blackmail a senior religious figure.23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1999
Hollywood, March 911 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
You know how it is. You've a million or two burning a hole in your pocket, nothing else to do, so you pop along to Gloucester Road and bag yourself a brand new luxury motor. And with all the colours under the sun to choose from, you plump for ... metallic beige.5 Jun 2003 - 12:00am
Three Hong Kong men were sentenced to death by a mainland court yesterday for trafficking and selling more than 126kg of Ice.
Xinhua reported that Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court ruled that Chan Chen-hei, 41, was a leader of a narcotics ring. Tse Kwok-fai and Kwok Lee-ming, aged 32 and 30, were also sentenced to death.21 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
The arrest of alleged hitman Yang Wen in Hunan for a murder committed at a teahouse in Hong Kong has, once again, raised the vexing question of where cross-border suspects should be put on trial.7 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
The arrest of the alleged hitman in the Luk Yu Tea House murder has refocused attention on the lack of an agreement between Hong Kong and the mainland for transferring suspects, despite years of discussion.6 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
Critics have warned against a culture that allows media and film industries to exploit sensational crime stories as entertainment, yet offers little protection for victims.22 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
November 5, 2001: Four-year-old boy abducted from his home in Fairview Park, Yuen Long, during a robbery by a gang who later demand a $5 million ransom. He is found two days later. Four people connected with abduction are arrested.31 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
Kidnapping is a heinous crime, regardless of the identities of the victims and perpetrators. But it is doubly shocking and saddening when it involves an 11-year-old abducted with the alleged help of teenagers or even younger. Chan Chi-sin was reportedly seized by the gang on Wednesday and his body was found on Saturday.16 Jul 2001 - 12:00am
Armed robbery at a Nathan Road jeweller's; two police officers shot in an anti-burglary operation in Mongkok; Constable Leung Shing-yan gunned down in an ambush at a Tsuen Wan housing estate - news headlines over the past three months tell of an alarming number of violent incidents.27 Jun 2001 - 12:00am
SECRETARY for Security Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is heading for a showdown with legislators this week if she insists on keeping secret her negotiations with Beijing for a rendition agreement.9 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
A formal agreement for the transfer of fugitives between the mainland and Hong Kong is desirable and can be achieved, the Director of Public Prosecutions said yesterday.
Grenville Cross SC said last year's controversial cases of 'Big Spender' Cheung Tze-keung and fung shui killer Li Yuhui had highlighted the need for such arrangements.19 Jan 2000 - 12:00am
CONVICTED gangster Yip Kai-foon is back in Stanley Prison this week after spending more than a fortnight in Queen Mary Hospital amid reports his health had deteriorated.
Yip, 37, a notorious gunman who was once Hong Kong's most wanted criminal, needed intensive care for intestinal and bladder complications, prison sources told the Sunday Morning Post.14 Nov 1999 - 12:00am
THE arrest and forced removal of Hong Kong resident Wu Man from Thailand - without any apparent formal extradition procedures being followed - to Guangzhou, raises worrying questions about the actions of authorities in all three jurisdictions.14 Nov 1999 - 12:00am