Jasmine Siu

Hong Kong

Jasmine Siu

Reporter, Hong Kong

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

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Hong Kong mask ban lifted: court refuses government request to suspend earlier ruling that it was unconstitutional

But judges warn their decision ‘is not and should not be regarded as an encouragement for any person to cover their face’.

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But judges warn their decision ‘is not and should not be regarded as an encouragement for any person to cover their face’.

Hong Kong mask ban lifted: court refuses government request to suspend earlier ruling that it was unconstitutional
Indonesian journalist blinded during Hong Kong protest takes legal action for police to name officer who shot rubber bullet

Veby Mega Indah, who lost her right eye after being hit by a rubber bullet, has applied to the High Court for an order forcing police to disclose the identity of the officer who fired the shot.

6 Dec 2019 - 11:21PM

Veby Mega Indah, who lost her right eye after being hit by a rubber bullet, has applied to the High Court for an order forcing police to disclose the identity of the officer who fired the shot.

Indonesian journalist blinded during Hong Kong protest takes legal action for police to name officer who shot rubber bullet
Hong Kong does not need new offences for human trafficking and forced labour, government lawyer tells Court of Final Appeal

Wrongdoing is already criminalised through existing legislation, government lawyer tells city’s most senior judges.

4 Dec 2019 - 8:41PM

Wrongdoing is already criminalised through existing legislation, government lawyer tells city’s most senior judges.

Hong Kong does not need new offences for human trafficking and forced labour, government lawyer tells Court of Final Appeal
Hong Kong judges told ‘evil’ trafficking for forced labour must be outlawed under dedicated new offence

Lawyers for victim demand dedicated offence for human trafficking to tackle ‘colossal’ issue of forced labour.

4 Dec 2019 - 7:51PM

Lawyers for victim demand dedicated offence for human trafficking to tackle ‘colossal’ issue of forced labour.

Hong Kong judges told ‘evil’ trafficking for forced labour must be outlawed under dedicated new offence
Hong Kong protester accused of punching policeman sees charges dropped due to insufficient evidence, in fifth case withdrawn by prosecutors in a month

Staniel Chan was said to have assaulted an officer on September 21. But the defence said video footage showed it was in fact the policeman who had attacked Chan.

30 Nov 2019 - 1:01PM

Staniel Chan was said to have assaulted an officer on September 21. But the defence said video footage showed it was in fact the policeman who had attacked Chan.

Hong Kong protester accused of punching policeman sees charges dropped due to insufficient evidence, in fifth case withdrawn by prosecutors in a month
Hong Kong war-gamer faces life behind bars after being found guilty of companion’s brutal murder, while accomplice is convicted of manslaughter

Benard Chow faces life behind bars after being convicted of the murder of Bosco Kwok on an overnight hike in 2017, while Martin Yim faces lengthy jail term for manslaughter verdict.

29 Nov 2019 - 5:45PM

Benard Chow faces life behind bars after being convicted of the murder of Bosco Kwok on an overnight hike in 2017, while Martin Yim faces lengthy jail term for manslaughter verdict.

Hong Kong war-gamer faces life behind bars after being found guilty of companion’s brutal murder, while accomplice is convicted of manslaughter
Gay homeowner challenges Hong Kong inheritance law over fears husband may not get house if he dies

Edgar Ng Hon-lam applies for judicial review over marriage provisions in intestate and inheritance laws over fears husband may not get house if he dies.

29 Nov 2019 - 11:00AM

Edgar Ng Hon-lam applies for judicial review over marriage provisions in intestate and inheritance laws over fears husband may not get house if he dies.

Gay homeowner challenges Hong Kong inheritance law over fears husband may not get house if he dies
Hong Kong court suspends police search warrant to access medical records of teen who claims she was gang-raped by officers

Teenager says incident occurred at Tsuen Wan Police Station on September 27 and police were subsequently given access to her files and security footage of her doctor’s office.

28 Nov 2019 - 5:28PM

Teenager says incident occurred at Tsuen Wan Police Station on September 27 and police were subsequently given access to her files and security footage of her doctor’s office.

Hong Kong court suspends police search warrant to access medical records of teen who claims she was gang-raped by officers
Hong Kong government gets more time to prepare case against High Court ruling that mask ban is unconstitutional

Pro-democracy camp unhappy with delay, says courts should act decisively to overturn face covering prohibition, brought in by government to quell protests.

28 Nov 2019 - 11:31AM

Pro-democracy camp unhappy with delay, says courts should act decisively to overturn face covering prohibition, brought in by government to quell protests.

Hong Kong government gets more time to prepare case against High Court ruling that mask ban is unconstitutional
Hong Kong paediatrician Alvin Chan cleared of misconduct in case of child’s amputated finger

Chan was acquitted on two counts of misconduct after the Court of Appeal found the Medical Council’s conviction last year ‘unsafe and unsatisfactory’.

28 Nov 2019 - 6:14AM

Chan was acquitted on two counts of misconduct after the Court of Appeal found the Medical Council’s conviction last year ‘unsafe and unsatisfactory’.

Hong Kong paediatrician Alvin Chan cleared of misconduct in case of child’s amputated finger
Hong Kong doctor loses bid to overturn six-month ban over medical blunder that led to elderly cancer patient’s death

Court of Appeal finds that Wong Cheuk-yi, who was found guilty of two charges of professional misconduct, has yet to appreciate the gravity of his failure.

28 Nov 2019 - 5:58AM

Court of Appeal finds that Wong Cheuk-yi, who was found guilty of two charges of professional misconduct, has yet to appreciate the gravity of his failure.

Hong Kong doctor loses bid to overturn six-month ban over medical blunder that led to elderly cancer patient’s death
Hong Kong father admits sexually assaulting daughter for 12 years, starting when she was just 11 years old

The Hong Kong man, 59, would coerce his daughter to join him for a shower, after which he would assault her and film the sexual intercourse.

26 Nov 2019 - 7:59PM

The Hong Kong man, 59, would coerce his daughter to join him for a shower, after which he would assault her and film the sexual intercourse.

Hong Kong father admits sexually assaulting daughter for 12 years, starting when she was just 11 years old
Hong Kong mask law: government lodges appeal against court ruling that face covering ban is unconstitutional

Department of Justice confirms that a notice of appeal had been served to the High Court and 25 pan-democrats who successfully applied for judicial review over the two laws that brought the ban into effect.

25 Nov 2019 - 11:49PM

Department of Justice confirms that a notice of appeal had been served to the High Court and 25 pan-democrats who successfully applied for judicial review over the two laws that brought the ban into effect.

Hong Kong mask law: government lodges appeal against court ruling that face covering ban is unconstitutional
Court suspends for seven days ruling that Hong Kong mask ban is unconstitutional but warns measure remains invalid

Decision comes just days after court’s ruling drew stern remarks from Beijing, seen by critics as a move to exert pressure on Hong Kong’s independent judiciary.

23 Nov 2019 - 12:51AM

Decision comes just days after court’s ruling drew stern remarks from Beijing, seen by critics as a move to exert pressure on Hong Kong’s independent judiciary.

Court suspends for seven days ruling that Hong Kong mask ban is unconstitutional but warns measure remains invalid
Hong Kong mask law: judges give themselves time to deliberate suspension of controversial emergency ruling

Justice department had written to judges to keep the mask ban ‘valid and of legal effect’ until a final verdict was reached.

22 Nov 2019 - 2:37PM

Justice department had written to judges to keep the mask ban ‘valid and of legal effect’ until a final verdict was reached.

Hong Kong mask law: judges give themselves time to deliberate suspension of controversial emergency ruling
Hong Kong mother serving suspended jail term for child neglect placed on probation for hitting boy, 4, with hanger

Case came to light when teacher found multiple bruise marks on boy’s face and upon inquiry the child revealed he had been hit with hanger while doing homework.

21 Nov 2019 - 10:49PM

Case came to light when teacher found multiple bruise marks on boy’s face and upon inquiry the child revealed he had been hit with hanger while doing homework.

Hong Kong mother serving suspended jail term for child neglect placed on probation for hitting boy, 4, with hanger
Hong Kong protests: more than 200 defendants charged over stand-off outside PolyU brought to six courts

Some 213 defendants were among those arrested, surrendered or had their information recorded by police outside PolyU on Monday.

21 Nov 2019 - 7:32AM

Some 213 defendants were among those arrested, surrendered or had their information recorded by police outside PolyU on Monday.

Hong Kong protests: more than 200 defendants charged over stand-off outside PolyU brought to six courts
Hong Kong police file disorderly conduct charge against couple accused of shouting profanities ‘in provocative way’ while man set on fire in Ma On Shan

Husband and wife charged with disorderly conduct for shouting profanities ‘in a provocative way’ while man set on fire on Ma On Shan footbridge.

20 Nov 2019 - 11:22PM

Husband and wife charged with disorderly conduct for shouting profanities ‘in a provocative way’ while man set on fire on Ma On Shan footbridge.

Hong Kong police file disorderly conduct charge against couple accused of shouting profanities ‘in provocative way’ while man set on fire in Ma On Shan
Hong Kong protests: reporter charged with possession of ammunition after he was stopped carrying submunitions of tear gas grenades and rubber and sponge-tipped bullets, court hears

Chow Man accused of carrying a host of used ammunition without a licence, when he was stopped by officers at Exit B of Sai Wan Ho MTR station.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:25PM

Chow Man accused of carrying a host of used ammunition without a licence, when he was stopped by officers at Exit B of Sai Wan Ho MTR station.

Hong Kong protests: reporter charged with possession of ammunition after he was stopped carrying submunitions of tear gas grenades and rubber and sponge-tipped bullets, court hears
Indian fugitive Romi can be extradited, Hong Kong court rules

Indian government had demanded Ramanjit Singh’s surrender over criminal cases they said are equivalent of 28 serious offences in Hong Kong.

19 Nov 2019 - 11:29PM

Indian government had demanded Ramanjit Singh’s surrender over criminal cases they said are equivalent of 28 serious offences in Hong Kong.

Indian fugitive Romi can be extradited, Hong Kong court rules
Anti-mask law to quell Hong Kong protests ruled unconstitutional by High Court

Judges find government’s use of emergency legislation for mask ban ‘incompatible with the Basic Law’.

19 Nov 2019 - 4:16AM

Judges find government’s use of emergency legislation for mask ban ‘incompatible with the Basic Law’.

Anti-mask law to quell Hong Kong protests ruled unconstitutional by High Court
Hong Kong kindergarten teacher accused of slapping three-year-old with police relative has charges dropped

Child’s mother accused teacher of creating role play where pupils pretended to be protesters and hit and shone laser pens at her daughter.

16 Nov 2019 - 2:14AM

Child’s mother accused teacher of creating role play where pupils pretended to be protesters and hit and shone laser pens at her daughter.

Hong Kong kindergarten teacher accused of slapping three-year-old with police relative has charges dropped
Hong Kong protests: Disney cast member, Australian tutor, and politician among those charged in connection with lunchtime demonstration

Defendants aged 17 to 35 accused of a range of offences from unlawful assembly to assaulting police

15 Nov 2019 - 5:01PM

Defendants aged 17 to 35 accused of a range of offences from unlawful assembly to assaulting police

Hong Kong protests: Disney cast member, Australian tutor, and politician among those charged in connection with lunchtime demonstration
Hong Kong protests: five Chinese University students charged with rioting over Monday’s disturbance on Sha Tin campus

One defendant unable to attend court hearing as he was still in Prince of Wales Hospital, while two others showed up with apparent injuries

13 Nov 2019 - 4:59PM

One defendant unable to attend court hearing as he was still in Prince of Wales Hospital, while two others showed up with apparent injuries

Hong Kong protests: five Chinese University students charged with rioting over Monday’s disturbance on Sha Tin campus
Hong Kong body-in-cement murder suspect says he was only following orders by injecting alcohol into victim – as defence begins at High Court

Trial begins at High Court for three defendants who pleaded not guilty to murder after victim found encased in cement in Tsuen Wan in 2016.

8 Nov 2019 - 5:12AM

Trial begins at High Court for three defendants who pleaded not guilty to murder after victim found encased in cement in Tsuen Wan in 2016.

Hong Kong body-in-cement murder suspect says he was only following orders by injecting alcohol into victim – as defence begins at High Court
Hong Kong man jailed for three years for fatally punching his ex-lover’s boyfriend

Accused was defending himself and his ex-girlfriend when her boyfriend got enraged seeing them walk together in Kowloon City last year.

7 Nov 2019 - 6:44AM

Accused was defending himself and his ex-girlfriend when her boyfriend got enraged seeing them walk together in Kowloon City last year.

Hong Kong man jailed for three years for fatally punching his ex-lover’s boyfriend
WhatsApp messages and alleged confession emerge in 2017 Black Hill murder case of Hong Kong war game enthusiast

Bloodstained body of Bosco Kwok, 20, found at Black Hill on May 29, 2017, two days after he joined ‘night operations’ planned by fellow gamers.

4 Nov 2019 - 10:26PM

Bloodstained body of Bosco Kwok, 20, found at Black Hill on May 29, 2017, two days after he joined ‘night operations’ planned by fellow gamers.

WhatsApp messages and alleged confession emerge in 2017 Black Hill murder case of Hong Kong war game enthusiast
Hong Kong mask law enacted to ‘save as many young people as possible’ from ruining their life with lengthy jail sentences, barristers tell court

Benjamin Yu, responding to judicial review applications against emergency law, says young protesters have been emboldened when covering their face.

1 Nov 2019 - 9:01PM

Benjamin Yu, responding to judicial review applications against emergency law, says young protesters have been emboldened when covering their face.

Hong Kong mask law enacted to ‘save as many young people as possible’ from ruining their life with lengthy jail sentences, barristers tell court
Hong Kong court order bans posting and spreading of online messages inciting violence as anti-government protests continue

Interim injunction sought by government, targets threats of violence intended, or likely to cause, unlawful bodily injury to any person and damage to any property.

1 Nov 2019 - 7:21AM

Interim injunction sought by government, targets threats of violence intended, or likely to cause, unlawful bodily injury to any person and damage to any property.

Hong Kong court order bans posting and spreading of online messages inciting violence as anti-government protests continue
Hong Kong’s mask ban unconstitutional say pan-democrats, as they ask High Court to overturn emergency law

Pan-democrats at High Court to challenge implementation of Emergency Regulations Ordinance, and lawmaker Dennis Kwok says fight is a duel between rule of law and totalitarianism.

31 Oct 2019 - 10:21PM

Pan-democrats at High Court to challenge implementation of Emergency Regulations Ordinance, and lawmaker Dennis Kwok says fight is a duel between rule of law and totalitarianism.

Hong Kong’s mask ban unconstitutional say pan-democrats, as they ask High Court to overturn emergency law