Judge erred in Tony Chan tax ruling, court told

The Court of Appeal yesterday reserved its judgment on an appeal brought by the Inland Revenue Department against a ruling in favour of Tony Chan Chun-chuen over a HK$331 million tax claim.

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012, 12:00am

Munce praises stewards after Delpech's objection is overruled

Pugnacious Australian rider Chris Munce offered a spirited defence of the stewards' decision to overrule the objection by the rider of runner-up Arigato in the Albert Handicap (1,200 metres) yesterday.

Anthony Delpech (Arigato) said he would certainly have won the race in the stewards' room had it been run in his native South Africa.

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Protest motion gets green light

A pro-democracy lawmaker was given the green light yesterday to move a motion calling on people to 'demonstrate once again on July 1 this year the might of the people'.

Approval from Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai followed her rejection of the original motion tabled by unionist legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, which urged people to take part in the march.

30 May 2004 - 12:00am

Last-minute objections defeated mortuary plan

In the report headlined 'Planners shelve reforms giving public more say' (South China Morning Post, March 18), Secretary for Planning and Lands John Tsang cited the recent rejection by the Town Planning Board of a proposed mortuary at Pokfulam as an example of the existing planning consultation process being 'sufficient'.

28 Mar 2002 - 12:00am