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Failing Chinese student's bribery bid backfires in Britain

The son of a Chinese government official who tried to bribe a British university professor with £5000 (HK$59,240) to pass his degree dissertation has been jailed for a year. Bristol Crown Court heard Li Yang also took a loaded replica pistol to the meeting in an effort to bribe the University of Bath professor.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 4:02am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, April 2, 2013

The description in Jose Chan's letter ("Policyholders worse off with proposed insurance authority", March 28) distorts our proposals. One of the purposes of establishing the new authority is to enhance protection of policyholders.

2 Apr 2013 - 3:45am 15 comments

Letters to the Editor, March 7, 2013

You have quite rightly drawn attention to the plight of recognised refugees who are awaiting resettlement to other countries. The facts make pitiful reading. A comparatively small number of people are involved [132] and a comparatively small amount of money is needed. Recognised refugees receive just HK$500 month. The annual cost is low, yet for the refugees themselves this is a vital lifeline.

13 Mar 2013 - 2:32am 4 comments

New Zealand turns back Chinese students over academic failures

About 30 Chinese students returning to New Zealand after the Lunar New Year holiday were denied entry to the country because they failed to meet academic requirements at their schools.

4 Mar 2013 - 6:54pm