Mary Lau Man-Yee

Jailed journalist can have regular medical checks, say warders

Guangzhou prison officers have promised to allow jailed Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong to have regular intestinal check-ups to keep a medical condition under control, his wife said yesterday after meeting her husband on Monday.

Thursday, 30 August, 2007, 12:00am

Ching Cheong 'may soon be free'

The wife of detained journalist Ching Cheong says she has heard speculation that he is likely to be released before July 1.

But Mary Lau Man-yee could not confirm a report by a local Chinese-language newspaper saying Ching would be paroled before the handover anniversary.

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

I am innocent, says Ching Cheong

After being jailed for five years for spying for Taiwan, journalist says his Beijing trial was unfair

Hong Kong-based journalist Ching Cheong, sentenced to five years in jail by a Beijing court yesterday for spying for Taiwan, maintained his innocence and described his trial as unfair.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the article 'Wife hopes reporter goes free this week' on page 3 of the Sunday Morning Post yesterday it was stated that Mary Lau Man-yee was cautiously optimistic that her husband Ching Cheong would be freed from detention on the mainland on Saturday July 30. This was incorrect and the result of a problem in the editing process.

25 Jul 2005 - 12:00am