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  • Aug 29, 2014
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Henry Tang Ying-Yen

Henry Tang's wife pleads guilty over illegal basement

The wife of failed chief executive contender Henry Tang Ying-yen has become the first public figure to be criminally liable for illegal structures after pleading guilty in court yesterday. Lisa Kuo Yu-chin admitted one of two counts relating to the construction of an illegal basement in the couple's luxury villa at Kowloon Tong.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Henry Tang puts on brave face ahead of wife’s trial over illegal basement

Failed chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen said on Wednesday he and his wife were prepared to take any responsibility for any illegal basement construction at their Kowloon Tong luxury home.

6 Jun 2013 - 7:27am

Tang and wife in court over alleged illegal basement

Henry Tang Ying-yen pledged support for his wife yesterday as she appeared in court over alleged breaches of buildings regulations in relation to a basement in their Kowloon Tong home.

25 Apr 2013 - 5:13am

Who said it?

Our government will take every step to protect the national integrity and security.

25 Apr 2013 - 3:03am

Talking points

The wife of former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen and three others make their first court appearance in the case over the city's most infamous basement.

24 Apr 2013 - 3:14am

Henry Tang: Fake wine allegations are 'unsubstantiated and false'

Henry Tang Ying-yen, some of whose wines auctioned by Christie's were alleged to be inauthentic, hit back strongly yesterday. He said all the lots are authentic and he reserves his legal right against "unfounded allegations".

21 Mar 2013 - 8:22am 3 comments

Tang wine auction clouded by doubts over authenticity

A detailed counterfeit wine allegation has been circulating on online forum Wine Berserkers, but former chief secretary Henry Tang said he "has no reason to doubt their authenticity".

19 Mar 2013 - 10:25am 1 comment

Withdrawn Henry Tang lot one of world's most prized wines

A bottle of wine that was withdrawn from Christie's auction of Henry Tang Ying-yen's wines could have fetched as much as HK$220,900. Christie's removed the estimated price for the six-litre bottle, a Methuselah of 1971 La Tache, after its authenticity was questioned by US attorney Don Cornwell, who sent e-mails to David Elswood, the international head of wine at Christie's, and the FBI, to express his suspicions.

19 Mar 2013 - 4:47am

Secret of former chief secretary Henry Tang's wine cellar remains bottled up

A wine expert given a rare glimpse inside former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen's wine cellar is remaining tight-lipped about its location.

17 Mar 2013 - 5:39am

Sold for HK$1m - Henry Tang cashes in on rare wines

Former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen's top lot of wine, said to be among the rarest in the world, sold at auction last night for HK$1 million. Christie's auction house estimated the total sale of 811 lots, which started yesterday and continues today, would raise more than HK$29 million.

16 Mar 2013 - 5:12am 3 comments