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Former Wah Sang chairman and director get six-year ban

Shum Ka-sang, the former chairman of Wah Sang Gas Holdings, and former board member Shen Yi were barred yesterday from serving as a listed company's director or officer for six years.

Saturday, 23 May, 2009, 12:00am

Shouts and Cantonese opera verses from the gallery

The press pack was treated to a lively display yesterday after the High Court approved Richard Li Tzar-kai's HK$15.93 billion privatisation bid.

The only real debate during the hearing presided over by Madam Justice Susan Kwan Shuk-hing was over who should bear the legal costs.

7 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Trickster convicted of HK$1m blackmail

Man guilty of plot to deceive married lover

A man who began a relationship with a married businesswoman, convinced her to lend him HK$1 million and threatened to expose their affair unless she doubled the money was yesterday convicted of blackmail and deception.

Cheung Kwun-yin, 29, a public relations officer, had pleaded not guilty to both charges.

25 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Ted Thomas told to give full account of spending

Famed war correspondent Clare Hollingworth will receive a detailed and sworn account of how Ted Thomas spent nearly $2 million of the money he was managing for her, a court has ordered.

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

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Perhaps President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo once fantasised that Filipinos would scramble madly at the chance to hear her voice. What's happening now is probably not what she had in mind.

23 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

'I just want my daughter back'

'It would have been better if he had stabbed me to death instead of pouring chemicals over my head.

'He has destroyed not only my appearance and my sight but also my family life,' said Madam To, her head and face concealed by a scarf and sunglasses.

Last Sunday was the first time in a year that the young mother was reunited with her seven-year-old daughter.

14 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Grandson gets 15 years for 'wicked' killing

A teenager was jailed for 15 years yesterday for a 'wickedly casual and violent' attack on his grandmother, who he knocked unconscious with a vase and left to die.

In sentencing Tang Ming-yang, 18, who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Lau King-tai, Madam Justice Clare-Marie Beeson said the case 'was extremely close to murder'.

16 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Bureau fights review of bid to close school

The Education and Manpower Bureau is fighting the first in a wave of judicial review applications opposing its controversial move to close under-enrolled schools.

28 May 2004 - 12:00am

$3.6m for lawyer defamed by paper

A newspaper was yesterday ordered by a judge to pay a 'timid' lawyer more than $3.6 million for depressing her so much with an untrue front-page story that led to her giving birth prematurely.

21 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

'I had to keep my illness a secret to avoid being fired'

A mental patient in her late 40s told yesterday how she tried to hide her condition from her employers for 25 years, fearing she would lose her job if they found out.

'It is very likely that I would have been isolated or even fired if they knew I was a mental patient. Even my family is worried I will bring them bad luck,' she said.

15 Nov 2001 - 12:00am