William Lam

Jail term for drunken assault on 4-year-old

A man who slammed his four-year-old son into a wall during a drunken outburst that left the child with a dislocated jaw and other injuries was jailed for 21 months yesterday.

Thursday, 18 October, 2007, 12:00am

Post memoirs a last farewell

In 1959, I was working for a family friend at a car-importing firm when I bumped into a schoolmate who was working as a reporter with the South China Morning Post. He told me how much fun his job was, writing something new every day and talking to people from all walks of life. I was hooked, and wrote to the Post's manager, Peter Plumbly.

18 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Officials promise improved service

I refer to the letter from William Lam (South China Morning Post, April 9), concerning water-disruption cases at Macdonnell and Kennedy roads.

12 May 2001 - 12:00am

Constable indecently assaulted prostitute

A POLICE constable who indecently assaulted a prostitute whom he had arrested during an anti-vice operation was yesterday convicted in North Kowloon Court.

Magistrate Robert Edwards deferred sentencing Yip Chi-ching until October 4 for background and psychological reports.

19 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Weapons 'dumped overboard'

A BAG thrown overboard from a ferry contained three loaded pistols and 52 bullets, the High Court heard.

Pang Wan-chiu denied possessing arms and ammunition without a licence and is being tried by a jury before Mr Justice Duffy.

Crown counsel Mr William Lam said that on Christmas Eve 1991, Pang got off a ferry at Ping Chau.

14 Jan 1993 - 12:00am