For most of his life, Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas has only been able to see his mother and grandmother in prison, but they are inspiring him for Sunday's Super Bowl.Wednesday, 29 January, 2014, 10:08pm
Former Shanxi deputy party secretary Hou Wujie was jailed for 11 years in 2006 for taking 880,000 yuan in bribes, but mainland internet users discovered this week that he was released from jail more than a year ago.22 Feb 2013 - 6:12am
A Sichuan court jailed writer Li Bifeng for 12 years yesterday on fraud charges, his lawyer said.
Li's supporters said the authorities suspected he helped dissident author Liao Yiwu flee the country last year.
The Shehong County People's Court in Suining jailed Li, 48, for "contract fraud", fining him 300,000 yuan (HK$372,000), his lawyer Ma Xiaopeng said.20 Nov 2012 - 4:58am 1 comment
A businessman who launched cyber attacks on a Hong Kong stock exchange website last year was jailed for nine months.
Tse Man-lai, 28, was earlier convicted in the District Court of two counts of obtaining access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent.10 Nov 2012 - 4:03am 1 comment
A prominent Singaporean businessman began a three-month prison sentence yesterday after being convicted of having paid sex with a minor, reports said.6 Oct 2012 - 2:57am
A prominent critic of Cambodia's government was sentenced to 20 years in prison yesterday for an alleged secessionist plot, dismaying rights campaigners who decried the verdict as politically motivated.2 Oct 2012 - 4:29am
The 15-year jail sentence handed down to former Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun did little to shed light on the fate of his boss, disgraced Politburo member Bo Xilai .
Analysts said the lenient sentence for the former anti-triad hero, who was once Bo's right-hand man, was part of a political deal aimed at putting an end to the Bo scandal ahead of the party's leadership succession.19 Dec 2012 - 6:00pm 2 comments
A sister of Tungda Innovative Lighting's former executive directors whose bank account was used to help inflate revenue ahead of the company's listing was jailed for one year yesterday for money laundering.19 Sep 2012 - 3:34am