Jasmine Siu

Jasmine Siu is a reporter who covers Hong Kong courts and legal affairs at the Post.
Jasmine Siu
Jasmine Siu is a reporter who covers Hong Kong courts and legal affairs at the Post.

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Judge in fraud trial involving former adviser to ex-Hong Kong leader CY Leung recuses himself, delaying proceedings for sixth time

Defendant Barry Cheung claimed Stanley Chan had shown apparent bias in previous proceedings and applied for judge’s removal, delaying trial until January 7 next year.

25 Jun 2019 - 10:49AM

Defendant Barry Cheung claimed Stanley Chan had shown apparent bias in previous proceedings and applied for judge’s removal, delaying trial until January 7 next year.

Judge in fraud trial involving former adviser to ex-Hong Kong leader CY Leung recuses himself, delaying proceedings for sixth time
Hong Kong woman who hacked elderly father in head with meat cleaver gets 12 months in jail

Woman said she attacked elderly father because he stole her laundry soap. Judge reduces sentence because father forgave her.

21 Jun 2019 - 5:26PM

Woman said she attacked elderly father because he stole her laundry soap. Judge reduces sentence because father forgave her.

Hong Kong woman who hacked elderly father in head with meat cleaver gets 12 months in jail
Friends of the Earth assistant manager admits HK$400,000 fraud after court hears he lied on his CV before getting corporate social responsibility role

Johnny Wong lied on his CV to get job and claimed to have master’s degree in economics from Baptist University, a programme that does not exist.

20 Jun 2019 - 10:00PM

Johnny Wong lied on his CV to get job and claimed to have master’s degree in economics from Baptist University, a programme that does not exist.

Friends of the Earth assistant manager admits HK$400,000 fraud after court hears he lied on his CV before getting corporate social responsibility role
Student accused of slashing fellow pupil’s face with a pen at Hong Kong secondary school is charged with wounding

Aramiz Julyan Zita Delfino, 17, is accused of injuring another student in changing room at Rosaryhill School in Happy Valley on April 11.

20 Jun 2019 - 10:01PM

Aramiz Julyan Zita Delfino, 17, is accused of injuring another student in changing room at Rosaryhill School in Happy Valley on April 11.

Student accused of slashing fellow pupil’s face with a pen at Hong Kong secondary school is charged with wounding
University of Hong Kong professor accused of murdering wife hit with additional charge of preventing lawful burial

Fresh charge alleges Cheung Kie-chung, 53, prevented his wife’s body from being buried between August 17 and 28 last year.

20 Jun 2019 - 12:31PM

Fresh charge alleges Cheung Kie-chung, 53, prevented his wife’s body from being buried between August 17 and 28 last year.

University of Hong Kong professor accused of murdering wife hit with additional charge of preventing lawful burial
Former Leung Chun-ying adviser Barry Cheung requests Hong Kong judge sitting on his fraud trial steps down over ‘apparent bias’

Barry Cheung wants judge to recuse himself over previous comments, less than two weeks before start of his trial, which is set to hear allegation he defrauded the city’s finance watchdog.

20 Jun 2019 - 12:39PM

Barry Cheung wants judge to recuse himself over previous comments, less than two weeks before start of his trial, which is set to hear allegation he defrauded the city’s finance watchdog.

Former Leung Chun-ying adviser Barry Cheung requests Hong Kong judge sitting on his fraud trial steps down over ‘apparent bias’
Affair between tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law and former Hong Kong government official ‘is no defence against bribery charges’

Defence counsel counters that any bribe would have been for Wilson Fung’s heart, not his office.

19 Jun 2019 - 1:32PM

Defence counsel counters that any bribe would have been for Wilson Fung’s heart, not his office.

Affair between tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law and former Hong Kong government official ‘is no defence against bribery charges’
Hong Kong sex attacker who claimed to be Taoist monk and used rituals as cover for groping mother and daughter jailed for four and a half years

Yuen Ming-kuen sentenced to four and a half years in prison for indecent assaults, but maintains he was trying to help his victims and blames them for not speaking up at the time.

18 Jun 2019 - 11:37AM

Yuen Ming-kuen sentenced to four and a half years in prison for indecent assaults, but maintains he was trying to help his victims and blames them for not speaking up at the time.

Hong Kong sex attacker who claimed to be Taoist monk and used rituals as cover for groping mother and daughter jailed for four and a half years
City University student and police reach settlement over Occupy arrest in HK$12 million court case

Li Cheuk-hin had sued Hong Kong force and accused officer of ‘violent and brutal’ behaviour during 2014 protests, and judge expresses surprise at decision, saying plaintiff appeared to have ‘clearly arguable case’.

17 Jun 2019 - 10:16PM

Li Cheuk-hin had sued Hong Kong force and accused officer of ‘violent and brutal’ behaviour during 2014 protests, and judge expresses surprise at decision, saying plaintiff appeared to have ‘clearly arguable case’.

City University student and police reach settlement over Occupy arrest in HK$12 million court case
Main suspect in firebombings at Hong Kong police station was identified in line-up by officer and two civilian witnesses, court is told

Unemployed Lucas Chong, 25, remanded in custody after case is adjourned to allow prosecutors time to conduct further investigations.

15 Jun 2019 - 4:50AM

Unemployed Lucas Chong, 25, remanded in custody after case is adjourned to allow prosecutors time to conduct further investigations.

Main suspect in firebombings at Hong Kong police station was identified in line-up by officer and two civilian witnesses, court is told
Care home cleaner in Hong Kong jailed for groping vulnerable residents of Jockey Club Yee On Care and Attention Home in Aberdeen, who could not protest

Chan Yau sentenced to 11 months in prison for indecent assaults on five elderly women, most of whom were in their 90s.

14 Jun 2019 - 11:31PM

Chan Yau sentenced to 11 months in prison for indecent assaults on five elderly women, most of whom were in their 90s.

Care home cleaner in Hong Kong jailed for groping vulnerable residents of Jockey Club Yee On Care and Attention Home in Aberdeen, who could not protest
Indian fugitive Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh played key role in jail break, Hong Kong extradition hearing told

Ramanjit Singh funded the breakout and on-the-run expenses of terrorists, extradition hearing told.

11 Jun 2019 - 10:31PM

Ramanjit Singh funded the breakout and on-the-run expenses of terrorists, extradition hearing told.

Indian fugitive Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh played key role in jail break, Hong Kong extradition hearing told
Former care home warden and Hong Kong Paralympian sentenced to 33 months for ‘long-term’ indecent assault, starting when victim was seven

Judge says ex-care home warden inflicted ‘long-term’ pattern of indecent assault – starting when victim was seven.

6 Jun 2019 - 10:55PM

Judge says ex-care home warden inflicted ‘long-term’ pattern of indecent assault – starting when victim was seven.

Former care home warden and Hong Kong Paralympian sentenced to 33 months for ‘long-term’ indecent assault, starting when victim was seven
Hong Kong judge rules against appeal application in acquittal of Avery Ng for throwing tuna sandwich at former chief executive C.Y. Leung

Prosecutors lose first bid to have court overturn acquittal of democracy activist Avery Ng – who was cleared of assault in March.

6 Jun 2019 - 10:55PM

Prosecutors lose first bid to have court overturn acquittal of democracy activist Avery Ng – who was cleared of assault in March.

Hong Kong judge rules against appeal application in acquittal of Avery Ng for throwing tuna sandwich at former chief executive C.Y. Leung
Hong Kong magistrate bars Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh from lodging torture claim against Indian authorities in Eastern Court extradition hearing

Alleged jailbreaker Ramanjit Singh told by magistrate not to raise the claims during extradition hearing.

6 Jun 2019 - 1:13PM

Alleged jailbreaker Ramanjit Singh told by magistrate not to raise the claims during extradition hearing.

Hong Kong magistrate bars Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh from lodging torture claim against Indian authorities in Eastern Court extradition hearing
Lawyers for Hong Kong resident Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh challenging extradition to India claim he risks being tortured if sent back to his homeland

Indian government requested return of Ramjit ‘Romi’ Singh last year over alleged links to terrorism and a prison break.

6 Jun 2019 - 1:15PM

Indian government requested return of Ramjit ‘Romi’ Singh last year over alleged links to terrorism and a prison break.

Lawyers for Hong Kong resident Ramanjit ‘Romi’ Singh challenging extradition to India claim he risks being tortured if sent back to his homeland
Gambling addict disfigured friend and left her ‘like walking dead’ after unprovoked acid attack over US$7,700 debt

Victim Huang Qiong suffered third-degree chemical burns to 70 per cent of her face and body, deformed eyes and extensive scarring in unprovoked assault over US$7,700 debt.

4 Jun 2019 - 3:33AM

Victim Huang Qiong suffered third-degree chemical burns to 70 per cent of her face and body, deformed eyes and extensive scarring in unprovoked assault over US$7,700 debt.

Gambling addict disfigured friend and left her ‘like walking dead’ after unprovoked acid attack over US$7,700 debt
Businesswoman Cheyenne Chan denies paying flat deposit for senior Hong Kong official Wilson Fung after they became lovers to keep him sweet for her dealings with government

Cheyenne Chan said she did not know co-defendant Wilson Fung was the deputy secretary for economic development and labour when she paid for his flat deposit after they became lovers.

31 May 2019 - 11:09PM

Cheyenne Chan said she did not know co-defendant Wilson Fung was the deputy secretary for economic development and labour when she paid for his flat deposit after they became lovers.

Businesswoman Cheyenne Chan denies paying flat deposit for senior Hong Kong official Wilson Fung after they became lovers to keep him sweet for her dealings with government
Cheyenne Chan tells bribery trial she and former Hong Kong government official Wilson Fung loved one another but she never tried to use money to keep him

Cheyenne Chan said she withheld information about her shares and directorships from Fung and he did likewise about government work.

30 May 2019 - 11:28PM

Cheyenne Chan said she withheld information about her shares and directorships from Fung and he did likewise about government work.

Cheyenne Chan tells bribery trial she and former Hong Kong government official Wilson Fung loved one another but she never tried to use money to keep him
Wilson Fung’s lover claims she forgot about HK$510,000 flat deposit and says she bought 30 properties during their 12-year affair

Cheyenne Chan says former government official decided he wanted the flat after she paid initial HK$510,000 deposit and during tearful testimony recalls how happy she was in relationship.

30 May 2019 - 8:51AM

Cheyenne Chan says former government official decided he wanted the flat after she paid initial HK$510,000 deposit and during tearful testimony recalls how happy she was in relationship.

Wilson Fung’s lover claims she forgot about HK$510,000 flat deposit and says she bought 30 properties during their 12-year affair
Hong Kong official Wilson Fung insists he was ‘absolutely loyal to government’ despite hiding his illicit tryst and secret getaways with businesswoman

Court sees intimate photos of former deputy labour secretary’s trips to Macau and Washington with Cheyenne Chan, as he admits to keeping quiet about potential conflict of interest over lover’s business dealings.

28 May 2019 - 10:29PM

Court sees intimate photos of former deputy labour secretary’s trips to Macau and Washington with Cheyenne Chan, as he admits to keeping quiet about potential conflict of interest over lover’s business dealings.

Hong Kong official Wilson Fung insists he was ‘absolutely loyal to government’ despite hiding his illicit tryst and secret getaways with businesswoman
Former senior Hong Kong official Wilson Fung tells court he and co-defendant in bribery trial were lovers for 12 years

Wilson Fung admits he did not declare relationship to his boss even while he was handling applications Cheyenne Chan had made to the government, District Court hears, as judge rules pair have a case to answer on three charges.

27 May 2019 - 10:52PM

Wilson Fung admits he did not declare relationship to his boss even while he was handling applications Cheyenne Chan had made to the government, District Court hears, as judge rules pair have a case to answer on three charges.

Former senior Hong Kong official Wilson Fung tells court he and co-defendant in bribery trial were lovers for 12 years
Ex-official accused of accepting bribe never revealed his personal dealings with gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law, former boss tells Hong Kong court

Former economic development chief Sandra Birch Lee says she would not accept a colleague having monetary transactions in private.

24 May 2019 - 11:12PM

Former economic development chief Sandra Birch Lee says she would not accept a colleague having monetary transactions in private.

Ex-official accused of accepting bribe never revealed his personal dealings with gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law, former boss tells Hong Kong court
Tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law and ex-official Wilson Fung had private relationship, gaming mogul’s nephew tells bribery trial

Tycoon Stanley Ho’s nephew Andrew Edward Tse was asked to describe the relationship between defendants during the District Court trial.

24 May 2019 - 10:35PM

Tycoon Stanley Ho’s nephew Andrew Edward Tse was asked to describe the relationship between defendants during the District Court trial.

Tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law and ex-official Wilson Fung had private relationship, gaming mogul’s nephew tells bribery trial
Inmates must work in pairs when cleaning areas in security camera blind spots, Hong Kong Coroner’s Court rules, after man facing rape charge hanged himself

Recommendation concludes inquest into death of Lam Lok-man who was found hanged at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre in 2017

22 May 2019 - 10:17PM

Recommendation concludes inquest into death of Lam Lok-man who was found hanged at Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre in 2017

Inmates must work in pairs when cleaning areas in security camera blind spots, Hong Kong Coroner’s Court rules, after man facing rape charge hanged himself
Celebrity Hong Kong tutor Kris Lau gets more time to prepare defence in bribery trial after prosecutors withdraw ‘one-size-fits-all’ charge

English teacher Kris Lau is accused of paying student Seraph Wong for information on secondary diploma exam, and had also faced charge of accessing a computer with dishonest intent.

22 May 2019 - 10:17PM

English teacher Kris Lau is accused of paying student Seraph Wong for information on secondary diploma exam, and had also faced charge of accessing a computer with dishonest intent.

Celebrity Hong Kong tutor Kris Lau gets more time to prepare defence in bribery trial after prosecutors withdraw ‘one-size-fits-all’ charge
Gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law ‘in unhappy marriage’ when she first met ex-official Wilson Fung, court hears in HK$510,000 bribery case

District Court hears how Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law Cheyenne Chan had ‘lost the centre of her life’ when she discovered husband’s affair around 2002 to 2003. She is accused of bribing former deputy secretary for economic development and labour Wilson Fung.

22 May 2019 - 10:25AM

District Court hears how Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law Cheyenne Chan had ‘lost the centre of her life’ when she discovered husband’s affair around 2002 to 2003. She is accused of bribing former deputy secretary for economic development and labour Wilson Fung.

Gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s sister-in-law ‘in unhappy marriage’ when she first met ex-official Wilson Fung, court hears in HK$510,000 bribery case
Former Hong Kong official Wilson Fung accused of concealing HK$510,000 sweetener from sister-in-law of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho

Husband of Betty Fung, head of the Policy Innovation and Coordination Office, accused of hiding a HK$510,000 sweetener.

21 May 2019 - 4:31PM

Husband of Betty Fung, head of the Policy Innovation and Coordination Office, accused of hiding a HK$510,000 sweetener.

Former Hong Kong official Wilson Fung accused of concealing HK$510,000 sweetener from sister-in-law of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho
Teenager accused of raping 15-year-old Facebook friend in Hong Kong claims alibi: he was at home with his mother on day of alleged assault

The girl accuses him of assaulting her during their first meeting in her flat.

18 May 2019 - 5:00AM

The girl accuses him of assaulting her during their first meeting in her flat.

Teenager accused of raping 15-year-old Facebook friend in Hong Kong claims alibi: he was at home with his mother on day of alleged assault
Woman with mental age of a two-year-old who ‘gouged out sister’s eye’ not fit to enter plea, Eastern Court in Hong Kong was told

Prosecutors to decide how to pursue the case after experts find 59-year-old defendant has mental age of a two-year-old. Third sister says impact has been ‘like torture’.

17 May 2019 - 5:36AM

Prosecutors to decide how to pursue the case after experts find 59-year-old defendant has mental age of a two-year-old. Third sister says impact has been ‘like torture’.

Woman with mental age of a two-year-old who ‘gouged out sister’s eye’ not fit to enter plea, Eastern Court in Hong Kong was told