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George Tam Siu-ping

Catholic principal guilty of slander

George Tam Siu-ping, principal of the Hong Kong Wah Yan College

District Judge Wong Hing-chun wrote in a 24-page judgment that George Tam Siu-ping, principal of the Hong Kong Wah Yan College had breached a commandment and must "face his God and conscience for speaking evil falsely of his neighbour".

Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 5:30am 2 comments

Hong Kong headmaster blames his bad English for defamation lawsuit

George Tam Siu-ping

The District Court appearance of George Tam Siu-ping - who is due to retire as principal of the 93-year-old Wah Yan College after about 17 years - proved a school scandal significant enough to draw former pupils to the public gallery.

4 Apr 2013 - 8:56am 5 comments

Head of Wah Yan College 'too busy' to defame teacher

George Tam, principal of Wah Yan College. Photo: SCMP

The headmaster of an elite school has claimed his job did not leave him enough free time to defame subordinates, while denying allegations made by a teacher.

George Tam Siu-ping, principal of Wah Yan College on Hong Kong Island, told the District Court the defamation suit was the result of a misunderstanding.

16 Mar 2013 - 4:53am 1 comment