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Perjury

Briefs, February 8, 2013

Xi Jinping urged members to speak truthfully. Photo: Xinhua

The high-profile Beihai "four lawyers" perjury case came to an end on Wednesday as prosecutors dropped the charge against the last defendant, Guangxi lawyer Yang Zaixin, Caixin magazine reported.

Friday, 8 February, 2013, 5:01am

Book early for second chance to meet Archer

If you were thinking about attending writer Jeffrey Archer's luncheon at the China Club on March 31, then you waited too long.

20 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Property developer jailed over ploy to frustrate HK$14m deal

A property developer was jailed for three years yesterday for conspiring to make false claims in legal proceedings to try to frustrate a HK$14 million deal for a building in To Kwa Wan.

Passing sentence in the District Court, Judge Bernard Whaley said Chow Kit-kwong, director of Charmfar, was the mastermind behind the 1998 conspiracy.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Property developer convicted of masterminding scam to delay deal

A property developer was convicted yesterday of conspiring with a repossession negotiator to make false affirmations in civil proceedings to try to frustrate a HK$14 million deal for a building in To Kwa Wan.

District Court Judge Bernard Whaley ruled that Chow Kit-kwong, director of Charmfar, was the mastermind behind the 1998 conspiracy.

21 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Agent faces court over $14m deal

A property repossession negotiator allegedly conspired with a rooftop occupant to launch a claim against the building's owner to postpone the completion of a $14 million deal, a court heard yesterday.

Philip Chan Man-kwong, 44, pleaded not guilty in the District Court to conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, forgery and aiding and abetting a person to commit perjury.

11 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

A dirty job that must be done

Rightly, we talk about the importance of the rule of law in Hong Kong. So far, despite some jitters about cross-border cases, we have not had cause for concern. But to see what the rule of law really means, cast an eye on Washington this week.

This is the trial which hardly anybody wants but which has become unavoidable.

11 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Both sides should admit error

Mr President, you lied to us. You abused your power. If you had any sense of honour you would resign. Then again, a majority of Americans still seem content with your leadership.

15 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Perjury case set

A businessman accused of lying under oath in a family dispute over a $200 million estate is to have his case heard on September 23. Daniel Kwan Tit-on, 59, is charged with two counts of perjury in a case involving the estate of the late Kwan Kai-ming, former director of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. No plea has been taken.

8 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Sergeant denies vice trial perjury

A police sergeant went from the witness stand to the dock yesterday after being accused of perjury.

Tse Tsz-yin was alleged to have lied during a vice trial 16 months ago which ended with all four defendants being acquitted.

The officer, 34, denied perjury when he appeared in Eastern Court yesterday.

4 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Viet inquiry denied powers

THE inquiry into the tear-gassing of hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers at Whitehead detention centre has been denied the power to summons or grant protection to witnesses or take sworn evidence.

19 Apr 1994 - 12:00am