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Prince

Fake Tahitian prince stole HK$129m from Australian health department

A man who led a playboy lifestyle while claiming to be a Tahitian prince pleaded guilty yesterday to embezzling A$16 million (HK$129 million) from an Australian health department. New Zealand-born Hohepa Morehu-Barlow, also known as Joel Barlow, admitted eight offences including aggravated fraud as an employee and forgery in the Brisbane District Court. He was jailed for 14 years.

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013, 3:40am

Lai See

So many policemen yet so much illegal car parking

Readers will know that from time to time we have fulminated about the ease with which some cars - particularly the seven-seaters beloved of tycoons - are parked wherever their drivers may please, with little likelihood of their owners being told to move on, or - God forbid - being ticketed by police or traffic wardens.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Gauze left in four patients, hospital says

The Prince of Wales Hospital yesterday announced four incidents in the past two months in which doctors - in three cases, the same intern - failed to remove pieces of gauze after stitching new mothers' wounds from giving birth.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:10pm

City Digest

Inflation continues falling trend with 3.7pc in June

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Shapes

Magic circles

The Pop range of products by French brand Kaloo adds a splash of colour to a child's room. Hard-wearing but soft, the rug is a riotous addition to a bedroom. The design of interlinking circles in all the shades of the rainbow is likely to appeal to most children. HK$1,650 at Kaloo, Shop 304, 3/F Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2522 7770

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Perfect stranger

Fashion cover: lace dress (HK$41,400) and lace cape (HK$49,800), both from Dolce & Gabbana, Alexandra House, Central. Necklace (HK$233,900) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central. Shoes (HK$9,950) from Gucci, The Landmark, Central.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

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