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Joyce Man

At home in the world, and just as much a Hongkonger

I will no longer apologise for my flawed Cantonese and foreign ways. I am that Westernised child who emigrated in the 1990s, returned later, and attended expensive international schools and a foreign university. I speak English fluently and Cantonese with an accent.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013, 2:06am 2 comments

Kuk urged to solve village eviction row

Villagers threatened with eviction from homes that have been in their families for decades have called on the Heung Yee Kuk to step in to solve the dispute.

Seven families are fighting a bid by indigenous villager Man Fong-hang to move them from land in Mai Po Lung Village that he claims to own.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Legal challenge over incinerator plan

A veteran activist has lodged a legal challenge over the government's plan to build a HK$14.96 billion waste incinerator on an island west of Cheung Chau.

Ho Loy, who previously protested against the demolition of the Star Ferry and Queen's piers, filed an application for judicial review with the High Court on Monday.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Doctor guilty of indecent assault

A doctor from Caritas Medical Centre was convicted of indecent assault yesterday for touching a woman in a Lai Chi Kok street one night in July.

Accident-and-emergency room doctor Yeung Kok-fung, 26, was found guilty after a trial in Kwun Tong Court. He had pleaded not guilty.

30 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Landmark transgender case set for highest court

A transsexual woman will take her landmark battle for the right to marry her boyfriend to the highest court after losing an appeal yesterday.

26 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Bid to eject hawker advances

A Central building owner has received permission to proceed with its legal effort to strip a news vendor's licence, on grounds she is an 'incorrigible' obstructor of the busy pavement near the building's entrance.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Man who poisoned toddler gets jail term

A man who was about to pursue a master's degree in the United States was jailed for 14 days yesterday for spraying pesticide on a one-year-old girl because she was playing too loudly outside his flat.

18 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Dirty work for police in warehouse drug search

At least 200 police officers equipped with masks, gloves and tools will spend the next four days sifting for drugs amid heaps of plastic in a Tuen Mun warehouse following the largest cocaine bust in the city's history.

20 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Woman denies taking vet boyfriend's cash

A woman who claims she was assaulted by her vet boyfriend denied she had made the report to police to 'beat him to the punch' after he became aware that she had taken money from their joint bank account behind his back.

13 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

No blame over patient's death

A coroner ruled yesterday that a 51-year-old cancer patient who was found bleeding days after undergoing a procedure to remove a tumour died by misadventure.

Wong Choi-ngor died at Tuen Mun Hospital on March 5 last year, two days after the tumour was removed from her rectum and following a fall while walking.

2 Aug 2011 - 12:00am