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Bruce Lee's Green Hornet contract to be sold off to fund Diaoyu dispute

Diaoyu activists are auctioning off the supposed initial contract signed by kung fu hero Bruce Lee for the 1960s TV series The Green Hornet which propelled him to stardom.

Friday, 26 April, 2013, 10:06am

Disney ordered to reinstate sacked Hong Kong filmmaker

The Walt Disney Company has been ordered to reinstate an employment contract with a Hong Kong filmmaker on the mainland after it was found to have unlawfully terminated the agreement.

11 Mar 2013 - 10:11am

Nervous investors in Apex Horizon hotel suites seek police help

Between the four buyers they bought three units at the Apex Horizon in Kwai Chung in a provisional agreement reached last Wednesday, but it emerged yesterday that they were given what a lawmaker called a "surprisingly short" six days to conclude formal agreements - by tomorrow.

25 Feb 2013 - 5:27am 11 comments

VisionChina plaintiffs seek US$60m

Venture capital firms Oak Investment Partners and Gobi Partners have asked a New York court to award them US$60 million plus interest in a breach-of-contract dispute against VisionChina Media, a mainland firm that broadcasts advertising-backed TV shows on Hong Kong's Airport Express trains.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Guideline helps courts enforce judgments

The Supreme People's Court has issued another guideline designed to tackle common difficulties faced by court officials when trying to enforce judgments in civil lawsuits - a major problem plaguing the mainland judicial system and weakening judicial authority.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Victim paid deposit for job as 'spokeswoman'

'I was not trying to lose weight, I was just applying for a job,' said a victim of the alleged Royal Bodyperfect slimming scam.

The 26-year-old woman, who did not give her name out of privacy concerns, said she was forced to pay HK$24,800 as a deposit for a slimming package when she applied for a job at Royal Bodyperfect in 2009.

17 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Cash-short duo must pay HK$5m

The Macanese musical duo Soler must pay HK$5 million in compensation to their former management company after the Court of Appeal upheld an earlier judgment against them.

6 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Lawmakers want policy review after 700 contract staff let go

Lawmakers yesterday urged the government to review its policy on hiring contract employees, after more than 700 non-civil service contract staff in the Buildings Department learned their contracts would be terminated.

22 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Cautionary tales - three people who signed up

Ms Lee

'I received a telephone call on June 22 from an Easyfit telephone sales person who said the company was recruiting people to be beauty ambassadors. The caller said the centre would offer a free slimming programme and I would become a beauty ambassador and get paid for it.'

31 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Cautionary tales - two people who signed up

Ms Lee

'I received a telephone call on June 22 from an Easyfit telephone salesperson who said the company was recruiting people to be beauty ambassadors. The caller said the centre would offer a free slimming programme and I would become a beauty ambassador and get paid for it.'

31 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Street protest threat by market traders

The Alliance of Hong Kong Public Market Retailers has threatened to paralyse traffic in Central by staging a protest involving 300 goods vehicles and 1,000 wet market stall operators next week if the government refuses to scrap new terms added to their rental contracts.

23 May 2009 - 12:00am

Gym sues ex-trainer for contract breach

8 May 2009 - 12:00am

Flora Chan sued over alleged contract breach

Actress Flora Chan Wai-shan is being sued for allegedly breaking an advertising contract with Slim Beauty Group by appearing in a magazine advertisement for SK-II cosmetics. According to the writ, filed in the High Court on Wednesday, the group is seeking more than HK$1.1 million damages from her and her manager.

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

We paid nothing to settle: Emperor

Emperor Entertainment Group insisted last night that it had paid nothing in a legal settlement with actress-singer Isabella Leong Lok-sze.

The group said it had received a 'considerable and reasonable' sum when it sold the 20-year-old starlet's contract to independent third-party company Trump Art on October 31.

11 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Farmers to get land leases past 30 years

The central government will revise laws to allow farmers to continue using the land contracted to them beyond the current 30-year term, the country's top rural policymaker says.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

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