More than 200 Hong Kong drivers have been barred from obtaining a British licence without taking a test, after Britain tightened requirements for a reciprocal arrangement that allows for direct exchange of licences.Monday, 17 June, 2013, 7:30am 4 comments
Exports in May rose by 1 per cent to US$182.8 billion from the same month last year, according to customs data released yesterday. The growth was far below the 14.7 per cent increase in April and also well below the 7.4 per cent estimate of economists polled by Bloomberg.9 Jun 2013 - 6:34am
The mainland's crackdown on fake export invoices used to disguise money flows is probably cutting its trade figures, revealing subdued global demand that will weigh on economic growth.7 Jun 2013 - 3:46am
Several cases involving alleged sick leave scams - in government departments or private companies - have ended up in court over the past few years.2 May 2013 - 5:09am
Liu Tienan, the director of the National Energy Administration, forged his CV and profited from his position using members of his family, according to Luo Changping, deputy managing editor of Caijing Magazine, one of the mainland's most influential business publications, which has a reputation for exposing corporate scandals.31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am
The state banking watchdog is launching an investigation into a former Shanxi bank official after she was accused of using a double residence loophole to buy properties worth millions of yuan, the Beijing Times reported on Saturday.5 Feb 2013 - 8:43pm 2 comments
A 17-year-old waitress was given a suspended sentence of three years in prison for drowning her newborn boy in a Haidian district toilet, the Beijing Morning Post reports.20 Dec 2012 - 4:12am
State broadcaster China Central Television raised 15.8 billion yuan (HK$19.49 billion) on Sunday by auctioning off advertising spots for next year.21 Nov 2012 - 3:27am
Badminton stars wed24 Sep 2012 - 3:06am
A welfare worker accused of cheating a charity group out of almost $270,000 by posing as its chairman for wage rises and promotions went free yesterday. The District Court found Chung Hung-ying, 43, not guilty of trying to steal blank, signed bank documents and letter paper bearing the real chairman's signature.10 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
A MAN cheated his way into the financial world using false examination results and by concealing his criminal record, the District Court heard yesterday.
Joseph Tang Wing-leung, 40, denies two charges of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception and two counts of uttering a forged document.30 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
EIGHTEEN extra charges, including theft, were yesterday laid against a solicitor who had earlier been charged with defrauding a client of more than $1 million.
No pleas have been taken from Choi Sze-fai, 32, who was originally charged by the ICAC with two counts each of theft and uttering a forged document.8 Apr 1993 - 12:00am
A SENIOR government official, accused of having submitted false qualifications and employment history to support his application for emigration to Australia, is expected to face trial in June.6 Jan 1993 - 12:00am