Stephen Chan

Talking Points

Iraq marks anniversary of US withdrawal

Iraq marks 12 months since the withdrawal of US forces - a year that has seen political turmoil and rising tension between the nation's Arab and Kurdish groups. While Iraqi security forces have held their own in their first full year without US troops to back them, they still face shortcomings. Attacks by insurgents remain common and the political reconciliation American officials had hoped for remains elusive.

Tuesday, 18 December, 2012, 2:08am

Prosecutors change tactics in ex-TVB chief Stephen Chan's graft case appeal

Stephen Chan arrives at the Court of Appeal for the hearing yesterday. Photo: Sam Tsang

The Department of Justice yesterday retracted its request that the Court of Appeal find former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan guilty of corruption if the appeal against Chan's acquittal was allowed.

8 Nov 2012 - 3:25am

Appeal starts against ex-TVB chief Stephen Chan's acquittal for bribery

Stephen Chan outside court after the government renewed its attempt to convict him on corruption charges. Photo: Nora Tam

The ICAC yesterday began its appeal against the acquittal of ex-TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his then assistant on corruption charges.

The government's lawyers called on the Court of Appeal to reverse the ruling, claiming that the District Court had made mistakes in applying the bribery law at the initial trial.

7 Nov 2012 - 3:46am

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6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Former TV head switches sides

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan, who was acquitted of corruption charges last year, has been appointed Commercial Radio's chief executive officer.

The appointment came less than a week after the 51-year-old left TVB. He resigned in December after a court cleared him of bribery allegations brought by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

TVB's Chan says resignation not linked to reshuffle

TVB's flamboyant general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan yesterday confirmed his resignation, insisting that the decision had nothing to do with the recent management reshuffle at the broadcaster.

10 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

TVB's top drama is behind the camera

How's this for a soap opera plotline? A young, brilliant executive at a dominant TV station rises through the ranks, earning the adoration of the station's owner but antagonising not a few artists and senior managers along the way.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

TVB's Chan faces retrial threat on some counts

The Department of Justice will appeal against last week's acquittal of TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun on graft charges, a department spokeswoman said yesterday.

7 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

A good week for ...

Stephen Chan

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Game for fame

Until his arrest on bribery and fraud charges last year, high-profile TVB manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan could do no wrong.

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Judge questions basis of Chan's fraud trial

A judge questioned a basic premise in TVB top executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan's fraud and corruption trial yesterday - whether taking outside jobs behind the broadcaster's back constituted civil liability rather than a criminal offence.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Tvb executive put her faith in 'the boss' Chan

TVB executive Virginia Lok Yee-ling would have not approved an appearance by actresses at a book signing by general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan had she known there was a HK$300,000 commercial deal involved, Chan's corruption trial heard yesterday.

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

TVB boss did not sanction side jobs

Mona Fong Yat-wah, wife of TVB's 103-year-old founder Run Run Shaw, never gave approval for Stephen Chan Chi-wan to do outside jobs, the District Court was told yesterday.

9 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Actress 'could not refuse' mall event

Star TVB actress Charmaine Sheh Sze-man said she had to show up at an event at a shopping mall even though she was not paid because the request came from TVB's top executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan, the District Court heard yesterday.

8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Chan objects to evidence by wife of Run Run Shaw

Top TVB executive Stephen Chan Chi-wan complained before the start of his trial on fraud and corruption charges about last-minute prosecution plans to call Mona Fong Yat- wah, wife of the station's 103-year-old founder, Run Run Shaw, as a witness, the District Court heard yesterday.

Chan complained to the court that the evidence from Fong would be useless, his lawyers said.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am