Hotel employee, supplier face bribery charges

A former purchasing manager from Renaissance Kowloon Hotel Hong Kong and a proprietor of a fresh meat company were charged with bribery in relation to food supplies to the hotel, the Independent Commission Against Corruption said.

Wednesday, 23 July, 2008, 12:00am



8 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

New bribery charge

Former assistant general manager of the Bank of China Li Dafan, 48, will appear in Eastern Court today charged with accepting $650,000 in bribes for arranging banking facilities of $18 million to Lam Mui-tuen, a proprietor of an aluminium company, in October 1997.

13 Jun 2000 - 12:00am

Money changer robbed

The proprietor, 39, of a San Po Kong money changer's and his wife, 33, were robbed of $127,000 by two men when they returned to their home in Broadcast Drive, Kowloon Tong.

13 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Shop boss robbed

The proprietor of a shop in Bedford Road, Tai Kok Tsui, was robbed of $10,000 in cash, a $40,000 watch and cheques worth $600,000 by two men, one armed with a knife.

20 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Cards scam

A 33-YEAR-OLD roast pork shop proprietor in Electric Road, North Point, said he was tricked into a card game by several men and later forced to sign an IOU for $210,000.

12 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Porn seizure

POLICE seized 420 pornographic video cassettes in a raid on a shop in Fa Yuen Street, Mongkok. The 49-year-old proprietor was arrested.

26 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Market probe

Western police were last night questioning the 57-year-old proprietor of a medicine shop to determine whether goods in his shop were bought from a gang which stole them form supermarkets. He was arrested after police trailed two men making a delivery of goods stolen earlier from a North Point supermarket.

11 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Goods stolen

THE proprietor of a trading company in Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan, returned to his office to find watches and components worth $1.7 million stolen.

23 May 1994 - 12:00am

Red lights dimmed but shine on in seamy Chengdu

THE big sign above the door labels the establishment, somewhat ambiguously, as an amusement centre. Step inside, and any uncertainty is quickly dispelled.

On the left, behind clapboard panels, are three sitting rooms with low-slung vinyl sofas and lotus bud-shaped table lights - all bathed in red light.

27 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Cheated by Stanley shopowner

MY husband and I are Americans living in Guangzhou.

We frequently enjoy being in Hongkong and never tire of the beautiful skyline from the ferry, exploring busy streets, and riding the bus to Stanley Market, understanding that Stanley is geared to the multitudes of tourist.

21 May 1993 - 12:00am

Teenagers hunted for armed raid

THREE young men armed with knives raided a trading company in Mongkok and escaped with 33 mobile telephones valued at $250,000.

The robbery occurred shortly after 6 pm yesterday when the three, two of whom appeared to be about 14 years old, rushed at the company's proprietor as he was entering the premises on the sixth floor of Man Sun Building in Portland Street.

27 Apr 1993 - 12:00am

Goldsmith sweeps up robbers

TWO armed robbers who tried to rob a goldsmith's workshop were swept away yesterday when the proprietor beat them off with a broom.

The robbers, armed with knives, entered the workshop at Rua de Bris da Rosa at about 11 am, threatened the proprietor and four workers and ordered them to hand over all the gold jewellery.

23 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

Extortion suspect arrested

A SUSPECTED triad member who had allegedly used the name of a different triad gang when he went to collect protection money in Wan Chai was arrested by police in Mongkok yesterday.

When arrested, the 44-year-old man confessed that he was a member of the Wo On Lok triad but he used the name of the Wo Hop To gang when he approached shop owners to collect protection money.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am