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Chris Ip

Tycoon's father called deceitful

The patriarch whose son is at the centre of a multibillion-dollar divorce case took the stand for the first time yesterday and was portrayed as deceitful and keen to sue others.

Thursday, 27 October, 2011, 12:00am

Ex-wife in HK$2m holiday claim

The list of expenses of the ex-wife of a high-profile business heir keeps growing, with the woman wanting to continue her holidays, including to the Maldives and Seychelles, to the tune of nearly HK$2 million a year.

The Court of First Instance heard yesterday that the holidays cost the woman, identified only by the initials TCWF, HK$160,000 a month, excluding airfares.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Hunger strike man tells of failing health

As a hunger strike at Hong Kong's biggest immigration detention centre continues, one of the men taking part has told of his declining health after refusing meals for 37 days.

25 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Bank seeks legal advice over advert

Dah Sing Bank is consulting its lawyers over a full-page advertisement castigating the company that appeared in a local magazine.

The advert appears on the inside cover of the September edition of bc magazine, a local English-language arts and entertainment publication.

21 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

By-election options dismissed

None of the government's four proposed options to replace by-elections would stand up to a judicial review, said Alan Hoo, chairman of the Basic Law Institute, which submitted its own proposal yesterday.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

GDP growth slows on global uncertainty

Hong Kong's economic output grew 5.1 per cent year on year between April and June, and the government maintained its forecast for it to grow by 5 to 6 per cent this year. Still, it is concerned that problems elsewhere continue to put the global economy at risk.

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Security firm Brink's faces HK$1.3m claim over damaged bangles

Brink's - the security firm with the ubiquitous armoured vehicles - is being sued for HK$1.3 million over a delivery gone wrong. The company wasn't shuttling bags of money around town, though. Instead, it is accused of irreparably damaging two precious jade bangles.

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Stateless and stuck on the way to Samoa

In the dead of night, without time to say goodbye to friends and family, and carrying only a backpack stuffed with clothes, Michael set off on a journey from his ex-Soviet state to Samoa. But soon after going through Kazakhstan, into Xinjiang and across China by train, he hit roadblocks in Hong Kong that have kept him stuck here for the last five years.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Gay protester takes police chief to court

A participant in an anti-homophobia rally that was interrupted by police for allegedly violating public entertainment laws is taking the commissioner of police to court in a judicial review.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Dream on - HK$100m to play for in Mark 6

One of the largest Mark Six jackpots to date - worth an estimated HK$75 million - went unclaimed last night after the top prize eluded punters for a eighth consecutive draw.

But they can now dream about the next draw, on Friday, when the holder of a single winning ticket could grab a record HK$100 million, after last night's rollover of HK$85,618,703.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am