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Court spares Hong Kong couple from prison for assaulting their adolescent daughters

Parents, aged 48 and 49, who admit beating the children on two separate occasions, given 12 months’ probation.

19 Sep 2019 - 11:00PM

Parents, aged 48 and 49, who admit beating the children on two separate occasions, given 12 months’ probation.

Court spares Hong Kong couple from prison for assaulting their adolescent daughters
Sixth man linked to Yuen Long MTR station attack in Hong Kong surrenders himself to police and is bailed by Fanling Court

Truck driver Ng Wai-nam appears in Fanling Court to face rioting charge.

18 Sep 2019 - 11:04PM

Truck driver Ng Wai-nam appears in Fanling Court to face rioting charge.

Sixth man linked to Yuen Long MTR station attack in Hong Kong surrenders himself to police and is bailed by Fanling Court
Hong Kong barristers challenge police chief Stephen Lo over accusations officers are curbing access to clients arrested amid protests

Officers hindering counsel’s defence of those held in recent weeks, says Bar Association chairman in two complaint letters.

18 Sep 2019 - 3:21PM

Officers hindering counsel’s defence of those held in recent weeks, says Bar Association chairman in two complaint letters.

Hong Kong barristers challenge police chief Stephen Lo over accusations officers are curbing access to clients arrested amid protests
Hong Kong court jails woman for using fake death certificate of business partner to claim HK$5 million from insurance company

Woman gets 25 months in jail as judge says her crime was a planned act that dealt a blow to local insurance industry and also had larger implications.

17 Sep 2019 - 6:58PM

Woman gets 25 months in jail as judge says her crime was a planned act that dealt a blow to local insurance industry and also had larger implications.

Hong Kong court jails woman for using fake death certificate of business partner to claim HK$5 million from insurance company
Hong Kong sex attacker who claimed woman’s aborted baby could be reincarnated through intercourse jailed for 38 months

Mickey Fung, 40, sentenced to more than three years in prison after posing as religious figure and telling victim the sexual acts would bring back the souls of her aborted child and late mother.

17 Sep 2019 - 5:19PM

Mickey Fung, 40, sentenced to more than three years in prison after posing as religious figure and telling victim the sexual acts would bring back the souls of her aborted child and late mother.

Hong Kong sex attacker who claimed woman’s aborted baby could be reincarnated through intercourse jailed for 38 months
Death of man crushed inside Ocean Park haunted house was an accident, Hong Kong coroner finds

Cheung Chiu-kit took a wrong turn inside the attraction because staff members either overlooked him or mistook him for a colleague.

16 Sep 2019 - 9:54PM

Cheung Chiu-kit took a wrong turn inside the attraction because staff members either overlooked him or mistook him for a colleague.

Death of man crushed inside Ocean Park haunted house was an accident, Hong Kong coroner finds
Hong Kong court upholds ban on Uber drivers without hire-car permit, saying new modes of transport do not outdate old traffic laws

Some 24 Uber drivers committed the offence of offering commercial carriage services, expecting a reward, without having correct permit, judge rules.

13 Sep 2019 - 10:01PM

Some 24 Uber drivers committed the offence of offering commercial carriage services, expecting a reward, without having correct permit, judge rules.

Hong Kong court upholds ban on Uber drivers without hire-car permit, saying new modes of transport do not outdate old traffic laws
Hong Kong protests: cleaner gets 80 hours of community service for vandalising police station wall, in first sentence against a demonstrator during months-long unrest

Cheung Wing-kei is the first person to be sentenced over the months-long anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

13 Sep 2019 - 11:09PM

Cheung Wing-kei is the first person to be sentenced over the months-long anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong protests: cleaner gets 80 hours of community service for vandalising police station wall, in first sentence against a demonstrator during months-long unrest
Hong Kong protesters launch series of legal challenges and ask city’s judges to remove riot label from early clashes with police

In series of court challenges, Civil Human Rights Front leader Jimmy Sham and protester Yeung Kwok-ming want use of tear gas on June 12 declared unconstitutional, while teacher Yeung Tsz-chun targets Special Tactical Squad.

13 Sep 2019 - 11:42AM

In series of court challenges, Civil Human Rights Front leader Jimmy Sham and protester Yeung Kwok-ming want use of tear gas on June 12 declared unconstitutional, while teacher Yeung Tsz-chun targets Special Tactical Squad.

Hong Kong protesters launch series of legal challenges and ask city’s judges to remove riot label from early clashes with police
Ocean Park workers mistook Hong Kong student for fellow employee and failed to prevent his death in haunted house accident

Former employee says he did not pay special attention to Cheung Chiu-kit, 21, when he took the incorrect path leading to his fatal accident.

12 Sep 2019 - 11:47AM

Former employee says he did not pay special attention to Cheung Chiu-kit, 21, when he took the incorrect path leading to his fatal accident.

Ocean Park workers mistook Hong Kong student for fellow employee and failed to prevent his death in haunted house accident
Eight spared jail in Hong Kong over 2016 protest against Beijing’s interpretation of Basic Law

Chairmen of two political parties and a former student leader given suspended jail terms over unlawful assembly outside central government’s liaison office in the city, while five others handed community service.

11 Sep 2019 - 7:19PM

Chairmen of two political parties and a former student leader given suspended jail terms over unlawful assembly outside central government’s liaison office in the city, while five others handed community service.

Eight spared jail in Hong Kong over 2016 protest against Beijing’s interpretation of Basic Law
At least two members of Hong Kong theme park staff should have prevented death of youth at haunted house, trainer tells inquest

Theme park trainer says haunted house attraction was designed in a manner that at least two employees would notice and stop anyone who trod the wrong way.

10 Sep 2019 - 11:38PM

Theme park trainer says haunted house attraction was designed in a manner that at least two employees would notice and stop anyone who trod the wrong way.

At least two members of Hong Kong theme park staff should have prevented death of youth at haunted house, trainer tells inquest
Inquest into Hong Kong ‘haunted house’ death: visitors had clear instructions on attraction, show director says

Responding to coroner’s officer probing death of youth, show director Joel Brett Talacko says all attractions at Ocean Park have maps posted at gate.

10 Sep 2019 - 3:23AM

Responding to coroner’s officer probing death of youth, show director Joel Brett Talacko says all attractions at Ocean Park have maps posted at gate.

Inquest into Hong Kong ‘haunted house’ death: visitors had clear instructions on attraction, show director says
Hong Kong father who beat son with vacuum cleaner, putting him in hospital for two weeks, spared jail

Attack was punishment for skipping school and coming home late.

9 Sep 2019 - 10:29PM

Attack was punishment for skipping school and coming home late.

Hong Kong father who beat son with vacuum cleaner, putting him in hospital for two weeks, spared jail
Married chef dupes single mother into ‘exorcism sex’ to purge her bewitched son, Hong Kong court hears

Married chef dupes single mother into ‘exorcism sex’ with him twice to expel evil spirits dwelling inside her four-year-old son, court hears.

6 Sep 2019 - 7:08PM

Married chef dupes single mother into ‘exorcism sex’ with him twice to expel evil spirits dwelling inside her four-year-old son, court hears.

Married chef dupes single mother into ‘exorcism sex’ to purge her bewitched son, Hong Kong court hears
Hong Kong gym workers jailed for conning students into buying health club memberships

Officials say case is the first time fitness industry workers have been imprisoned for breaking Hong Kong sales laws.

5 Sep 2019 - 11:19PM

Officials say case is the first time fitness industry workers have been imprisoned for breaking Hong Kong sales laws.

Hong Kong gym workers jailed for conning students into buying health club memberships
Teenage boy sent to children’s home after arrest related to Hong Kong protest released by High Court but ordered to obey curfew

The boy, 15, was arrested on August 29 after attending a documentary screening. He denied taking part in protest. Police have not charged him, but applied for care and protection order from Juvenile Court.

5 Sep 2019 - 11:28PM

The boy, 15, was arrested on August 29 after attending a documentary screening. He denied taking part in protest. Police have not charged him, but applied for care and protection order from Juvenile Court.

Teenage boy sent to children’s home after arrest related to Hong Kong protest released by High Court but ordered to obey curfew
Serial robber confesses to stealing diamond jewellery worth HK$5.5 million from Hong Kong jewellery store after being granted parole from a life sentence

Ho Tung-sing, who will turn 62 soon, was out on parole serving a life term for armed robbery, when he raided a jewellery store in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 23 last year.

4 Sep 2019 - 1:30AM

Ho Tung-sing, who will turn 62 soon, was out on parole serving a life term for armed robbery, when he raided a jewellery store in Tsim Sha Tsui on May 23 last year.

Serial robber confesses to stealing diamond jewellery worth HK$5.5 million from Hong Kong jewellery store after being granted parole from a life sentence
Election ban on Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow overturned

High Court rules that pan-democrat lawmaker Au Nok-hin, who ran in the Demosisto figure’s place, was not duly elected.

2 Sep 2019 - 11:50PM

High Court rules that pan-democrat lawmaker Au Nok-hin, who ran in the Demosisto figure’s place, was not duly elected.

Election ban on Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow overturned
Prominent activists and lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong police crackdown, fuelling tensions as protesters vow to defy march ban over the weekend

Police have arrested prominent pro-democracy activists and at least three lawmakers ahead of a banned mass march as the city braces for the 13th straight weekend of anti-government protests.

31 Aug 2019 - 2:10PM

Police have arrested prominent pro-democracy activists and at least three lawmakers ahead of a banned mass march as the city braces for the 13th straight weekend of anti-government protests.

Prominent activists and lawmakers arrested in Hong Kong police crackdown, fuelling tensions as protesters vow to defy march ban over the weekend
Mainland Chinese taxi driver jailed for two weeks for defacing US consulate in Hong Kong

Xie Yongqiu splashed black ink on front of consulate on Tuesday evening after entering city the same day. It is the second time this month the US diplomatic mission has been targeted by a visitor from the mainland.

30 Aug 2019 - 5:57PM

Xie Yongqiu splashed black ink on front of consulate on Tuesday evening after entering city the same day. It is the second time this month the US diplomatic mission has been targeted by a visitor from the mainland.

Mainland Chinese taxi driver jailed for two weeks for defacing US consulate in Hong Kong
Retired police officer is jailed by Hong Kong court for US$12.87 million illegal betting scheme

So Wing-yiu, 72, pleads guilty to one count of bookmaking and seven counts of money laundering. Four others, including three members of So’s family, also convicted.

29 Aug 2019 - 8:56PM

So Wing-yiu, 72, pleads guilty to one count of bookmaking and seven counts of money laundering. Four others, including three members of So’s family, also convicted.

Retired police officer is jailed by Hong Kong court for US$12.87 million illegal betting scheme
Hong Kong protests: two more demonstrators charged with rioting over clash with police in Kowloon Bay

Tse Cheuk-wa and Chow Kin-ho were charged at Kwun Tong Magistrates’ Court for taking part in riot near Wai Yip Street in Kowloon Bay on Saturday.

28 Aug 2019 - 10:33PM

Tse Cheuk-wa and Chow Kin-ho were charged at Kwun Tong Magistrates’ Court for taking part in riot near Wai Yip Street in Kowloon Bay on Saturday.

Hong Kong protests: two more demonstrators charged with rioting over clash with police in Kowloon Bay
Hong Kong protests: two anti-government demonstrators charged in Kowloon court over clash with police in Tsuen Wan

Anti-government protesters Chuk Ka-lok and Lam Hiu-wa have been charged in West Kowloon Magistrate’s Court for assaulting and obstructing police respectively.

27 Aug 2019 - 9:45PM

Anti-government protesters Chuk Ka-lok and Lam Hiu-wa have been charged in West Kowloon Magistrate’s Court for assaulting and obstructing police respectively.

Hong Kong protests: two anti-government demonstrators charged in Kowloon court over clash with police in Tsuen Wan
Hong Kong student found with weapons and explosive substance spared jail and given 12 months probation

Student, who possessed air rifle, pepper spray, knives and flammable powder was given 12 months probation.

27 Aug 2019 - 7:46PM

Student, who possessed air rifle, pepper spray, knives and flammable powder was given 12 months probation.

Hong Kong student found with weapons and explosive substance spared jail and given 12 months probation
Hong Kong protests: four people charged over Kwun Tong march while man accused of assaulting and imprisoning mainland Chinese journalist denied bail

Meanwhile, man accused of assaulting and imprisoning mainland Chinese journalist at Hong Kong airport denied bail.

26 Aug 2019 - 10:31PM

Meanwhile, man accused of assaulting and imprisoning mainland Chinese journalist at Hong Kong airport denied bail.

Hong Kong protests: four people charged over Kwun Tong march while man accused of assaulting and imprisoning mainland Chinese journalist denied bail
Hong Kong protests: pair bailed after overnight dispute outside residential estate office

Men live at Richland Gardens in Ngau Tau Kok where angry crowd had confronted staff over changes to access codes, and residents said people wearing black were stopped from getting back to their homes after civil unrest.

26 Aug 2019 - 9:12PM

Men live at Richland Gardens in Ngau Tau Kok where angry crowd had confronted staff over changes to access codes, and residents said people wearing black were stopped from getting back to their homes after civil unrest.

Hong Kong protests: pair bailed after overnight dispute outside residential estate office
Two men charged with rioting in relation to attack at Yuen Long MTR station ordered by Hong Kong court to stay away from scene of incident and obey curfew

Middle-aged pair are first of 28 suspects arrested between July 22 and August 15 to face charges. At least 50 armed men dressed in white T-shirts assaulted commuters and protesters returning to northern Hong Kong town on July 21.

23 Aug 2019 - 11:20PM

Middle-aged pair are first of 28 suspects arrested between July 22 and August 15 to face charges. At least 50 armed men dressed in white T-shirts assaulted commuters and protesters returning to northern Hong Kong town on July 21.

Two men charged with rioting in relation to attack at Yuen Long MTR station ordered by Hong Kong court to stay away from scene of incident and obey curfew
Hong Kong man accused of stabbing three at a Lennon Wall in Kowloon denied bail by Kwun Tong magistrate

Tony Hung, 50, before court charged with three counts of wounding over alleged attack at Lennon Wall in Tseung Kwan O.

22 Aug 2019 - 5:26PM

Tony Hung, 50, before court charged with three counts of wounding over alleged attack at Lennon Wall in Tseung Kwan O.

Hong Kong man accused of stabbing three at a Lennon Wall in Kowloon denied bail by Kwun Tong magistrate
Pro-Beijing politicians form concern group to stop school bullying from escalating amid Hong Kong’s protest tensions

Organisers of School Bullying Concern Group worry political crisis could make children of police and mainland migrants vulnerable in the classroom.

21 Aug 2019 - 10:55PM

Organisers of School Bullying Concern Group worry political crisis could make children of police and mainland migrants vulnerable in the classroom.

Pro-Beijing politicians form concern group to stop school bullying from escalating amid Hong Kong’s protest tensions