Derek Wong

Missing ex-Semtech chief gets 39-month jail term

Former Semtech International Holdings chairman Derek Wong Chong-kwong was sentenced yesterday to 39 months in prison in his absence for his conviction on bribery charges.

Thursday, 16 August, 2007, 12:00am

Warrant out for former Semtech chief

Arrest ordered after businessman fails to appear for bribery verdict

A warrant was issued yesterday for the arrest of former Semtech International Holdings chairman Derek Wong Chong-kwong after he jumped bail and failed to show up for a District Court hearing at which he was convicted of bribery charges.

25 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Egan untruthful, says judge

Lawyer's attempt to explain breaching court's gagging order 'defies imagination'

Barrister Kevin Egan was untruthful when he testified he had not breached a court's gag order by disclosing the identity of a participant on the ICAC's witness protection programme to others, a judge said yesterday.

15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

ICAC man denies he quit over blunder

No link between document delay and resignation, says ex-investigations chief

A former investigations chief for the ICAC denied his resignation had anything to do with the revelation a day earlier that he had not signed a document inducting a woman into the witness protection programme when a court was led to believe that he had.

25 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Egan trial told of mystery letter sent to Tung Chee-hwa

Agency trying to suppress evidence, says the defence

The trial of two lawyers and two other suspects on charges of obstructing an investigation into alleged market manipulation yesterday heard testimony that investigators may have suppressed evidence that could assist their defence.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

ICAC officer quizzed on lawyers decision

A senior ICAC investigator was yesterday questioned in the District Court on why she failed to inform a woman being held at the agency that lawyers had arrived to meet her.

11 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Court told of ICAC witness breakdown

Conspiracy trial witness admits that she was very unhappy

The key prosecution witness in the conspiracy trial of lawyers Kevin Egan and Andrew Lam Ping-cheung yesterday admitted having broken down twice in front of ICAC officers as she was considering withdrawing from the witness protection programme.

8 Mar 2006 - 12:00am