Hong Kong injunctions balanced striking dock worker, landowner rights

Striking dock workers put pictures of Victor Li Tzar-kuoi and his father Li Ka-shing at Cheung Kong Center in Central to voice their discontent over the poor working conditions in Kwai Chung Container Terminal. Photo: Edward Wong

During the recent 40-day dock-workers strike, owners of the Kwai Chung Container Terminal and the Cheung Kong Centre applied to the Court for interlocutory injunctions to restrict named and unnamed individuals from demonstrating on their land.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 2:51am

Developer cannot begin building in Mei Foo before December hearing

A developer wanting to build a high-rise at Mei Foo Sun Chuen has no legal argument to secure an interim injunction preventing protesting residents from blocking the site because it is not in a position to start work, the Court of Appeal says.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

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Sixth Jockey Club voting member on fraud charge

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

Lehman victims oppose BOC injunction

Three victims of Lehman Brothers' collapse yesterday opposed an injunction sought by the Bank of China after protesting outside its Central offices last month. In a writ filed by the bank last week, it sought to restrain them from interfering in its business and harassing customers.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Foundation seeks injunction over trademarks

The World Chinese Business Investment Foundation is seeking an injunction to restrain three parties from using two trademarks of the World Outstanding Chinese Award, in a writ issued on Friday. The defendants are Honor Doctorate of World Outstanding Chinese Limited, Success China Group Limited and Sze Wing-chung.

5 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Medic asks court to jail 10-year stalker

Chan Yuk-fung became so infatuated with a doctor that she repeatedly telephoned him, stalked him and brought food to him - for 10 years. But yesterday, the doctor told a court that he had had enough, and asked that she be jailed after twice breaching an injunction to stay away from him.

17 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

On March 26 in a story on C2 headlined 'HK$23m paid despite court stay on ATV deal', we reported that Taiwanese snack tycoon Tsai Eng-men was ordered to provide an extra HK$20 million in fortification for injunctions he obtained in the lawsuit brought by his company, San Want Media Holdings, against ATV's Payson Cha and others.

18 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Professor seeks restraining order

Chinese University Professor Ann Huss has filed for a restraining order from the Court of First Instance to stop Jordan man Lo Kwok-wai from coming within 50 metres of her home, workplace or Kowloon Tong's American International School, which her daughter attends. She also seeks damages for stress and anxiety he has caused.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

After prosecutions, it's time to fix radio law

The relentless effort and considerable resources the government has committed in its case against the unlicensed Citizens' Radio have secured another victory in the courts. But it is a pyrrhic victory and one for which the taxpayer will now meet most of the costs.

26 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Judge fines 5 Citizens' Radio activists in civil contempt of court case

Five Citizens' Radio activists and the operator of the unlicensed station have each been ordered to pay a fine of HK$10,000 and contribute HK$50,000 to the government's HK$1.44 million legal bill, in a civil contempt of court case.

The broadcasters have already been fined in criminal proceedings.

25 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Experts look at legal options for those in the eye of the storm

Edison Chen Koon-hei is entitled to apply for a court injunction to prohibit the distribution of his nude photos and claim copyright damages, legal experts say.

The singer yesterday released a statement claiming ownership of the photos and appealed to the media to stop publishing and disseminating copies.

22 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Trouble on the airwaves

January 8 Magistrate Douglas Yau Tak-hong rules the licensing regime under the Telecommunications Ordinance is unconstitutional, but suspends his decision until February 11 pending an appeal by the government

January 9 Government seeks an interim injunction to ban the radio station from going on air

21 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Judge lifts injunction on radio activists

Rebel broadcasters free to go back on air over the weekend

Citizens' Radio was given the green light yesterday to go back on air over the weekend after a judge refused to extend a temporary injunction imposed a week ago. But the rebel station still faces the prospect of a permanent injunction from Monday.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Contempt case begun against radio activists

Six face legal action over broadcast; lawmakers may also be targeted

Legal action has been taken against six activists from Citizens' Radio who defied a court injunction and went back on air last week.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Radio activists back on air despite court order

Six legislators and activists from Citizens' Radio were back on the air last night despite a court injunction, risking charges of unlicensed broadcasting and contempt of court.

11 Jan 2008 - 12:00am