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Stephen Chan Chi-Wan

Ex-TVB chief Stephen Chan acquitted of bribery

Stephen Chan Chi-wan arrives at District Court to hear his verdict on Thursday. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

A judge on Thursday maintained his previous decision to acquit former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant of bribery charges over show payments.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Talking Points

Stephen Chan Chi-wan

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant, Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun, learn their fate in their bribery case. District Court Judge Poon Siu-tung is reconsidering his verdict on the instructions of the Court of Appeal after it ruled that he had erred in law when he acquitted the pair in 2011

7 Mar 2013 - 2:35am

TVB host Stephen Chan's mall deal was fair, court hears

Stephen Chan Chi-wan leaves court yesterday. Photo: May Tse

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan had a reasonable excuse to get paid for a new year's eve TV special and not telling his employer, a court heard yesterday. It was the second and last day of a submissions hearing at District Court as Judge Poon Siu-tung reconsidered his decision to acquit Chan and his former assistant Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun on charges of bribery.

22 Feb 2013 - 3:44am

Ex-TVB manager Stephen Chan back in court over graft

Stephen Chan appears at District Court. The Court of Appeal sent back a bribery case against the former general manager. Photo: David Wong

A district court judge said an appearance by a talk show host at a countdown event at a mall would mean the host would receive payment if the arrangement had been brokered by an agency. Chief District Judge Poon Siu-tung made the comment at a submission hearing yesterday after the Court of Appeal sent back a bribery case against Stephen Chan Chi-wan, a former TVB general manager, and his former assistant Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun to the trial judge.

21 Feb 2013 - 7:37am

Stephen Chan freed on bail

Stephen Chan. Photo: David Wong

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan outside District Court in Wan Chai yesterday after he and former assistant Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun were freed on bail by Chief District Judge Poon Siu-tung, who will reconsider his verdict on February 20 and 21. The bribery case against the two men was sent back by the Court of Appeal to Poon, who earlier acquitted them.

19 Dec 2012 - 3:20am

District Court judge will reconsider his verdict in TVB bribery case

Ex-TVB general manager Stephen Chan (centre) is set to face the District Court judge who acquitted him, after prosecutors won an appeal yesterday. Photo: May Tse

The bribery case against former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant has been sent back to the District Court judge who acquitted them after prosecutors won an appeal yesterday.

The Court of Appeal ruled that Acting Chief District Judge Poon Siu-tung erred in law in acquitting Chan and Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun last year.

22 Nov 2012 - 4:30am 1 comment

Acquittal of former TVB manager Stephen Chan overturned on appeal

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan (centre) on Wednesday after the Court of Appeal quashed his acquittal on bribery charges. Photo: May Tse.

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday has quashed the acquittals of former TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan and his former assistant on bribery charges.

The court ruled on Wednesday that a District Court judge erred in the application of a law in acquitting Chan and Edthancy Tseng Pei-kun last year.

21 Nov 2012 - 1:48pm

Ex-TVB boss Stephen Chan’s lawyer retracts comment in bribery case

Former TVB general manager Stephen Chan arrives at Hight Court for day two of his hearing. Photo: Sam Tsang

A lawyer for ex-TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan retracted an argument in court on Wednesday, after a judge warned him it was a “dangerous” justification for anyone to accept bribes.

Chan is in court this week facing an appeal by the ICAC against his acquittal in District Court last year, on corruption charges under the anti-bribery ordinance.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Who said it?

I thank God for giving me such a good legal team

TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan, after being cleared of all corruption and fraud charges yesterday

Haven't been included in the final for the SA Mens 4x400m. Pretty guttered (sic)

3 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

No buddy

'I think some of the comments have been exaggerated. I do think he's a very smart manager, but, no, we are not friends.'

16 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Leo Ku follows design dream

Leo Ku kui-kei is branching out from his Canto-pop career into fashion. The 37-year-old this week opened a fashion concept store under his own label, A Big Company, in Tsim Sha Tsui.

23 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report 'Young discover joy of English in drama' on page C1 yesterday, the name of a member of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research was wrongly stated as Stephen Chan Chi-wan. The correct name should be Stephen Chan Shu-ki.

5 Apr 2005 - 12:00am