Sales of flats in a luxurious project being developed in Macau by Chinese Estates on land linked to a corruption trial were continuing yesterday, a day after a court ruled that company chairman Joseph Lau Luen-hung had a case to answer on bribery charges.Friday, 25 May, 2012, 12:00am
A new US-based website which promises to expose what it claims are 'dangerously weak' regulatory curbs on the influence of organised crime in Macau casinos has provoked an angry response from the city's gaming regulators, who accuse it of having 'questionable motives'.11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
When Song Min Li was sworn in as the new judge of Macau's Court of Final Appeal this week - after tragedy struck her predecessor last year - she became the first female judge in the top court of the Macau Special Administrative Region.7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
I have been a member of the National People's Congress Standing Committee Basic Law Committee since 2006, and the recent interpretation of the Basic Law in the Congo 'state immunity' case was my first experience of participating in this important task.2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
Lawyers representing high roller Henry Mong Hengli yesterday asked a high court judge to deny a motion by Wynn Resorts (Macau) seeking summary judgment over HK$30 million in unpaid gambling debts.9 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Law students from a Macau university feel shut out of the enclave's law profession, at a time when demand for legal services is surging on the back of the casino boom.
None of about 100 graduates last year from the Macau University of Science and Technology's (MUST) Faculty of Law - one of only two law schools in Macau - were accepted as trainee lawyers in the city.2 May 2008 - 12:00am
Fallen former Macau minister Ao Man-long has decided not to appeal against his 27-year jail term and confiscation of about HK$250 million, his lawyer said yesterday.
'It is Mr Ao's decision not to appeal or seek a reinterpretation of Macau's Basic Law from Beijing,' Nuno Simoes said after meeting Ao yesterday.5 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Disgraced former minister Ao Man-long may ask Beijing for a reinterpretation of Macau's Basic Law regarding his right to appeal against the judgment in his graft trial, his lawyer said.
Ao, former secretary for transport and public works, was jailed for 27 years on Wednesday on 57 counts of bribe-taking, money laundering, abuse of power and other charges.1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Former Macau minister Ao Man-long is likely to emerge from his graft trial today entitled to the bulk of the HK$800 million wealth uncovered by investigators, legal experts say.30 Jan 2008 - 12:00am
Former Macau secretary for transport and public works minister Ao Man-long said he was 'deeply regretful' for the social repercussion of his graft trial at the city's top court.
On the 15th day of Macau's biggest graft trial, the prosecution asked the judges to hand down a tough sentence and have 98 per cent of Ao's HK$800 million in 'unexplained income' forfeited.13 Dec 2007 - 12:00am