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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Man gets seven days in jail for throwing glass bottles at Hong Kong residence of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s daughter Laurinda

In attempt to meet gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s daughter Laurinda, man threw glass bottles to seek her attention and damaged her property

16 Aug 2019 - 8:38PM

In attempt to meet gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s daughter Laurinda, man threw glass bottles to seek her attention and damaged her property

Man gets seven days in jail for throwing glass bottles at Hong Kong residence of gaming tycoon Stanley Ho’s daughter Laurinda
Two men accused of assaulting police at Hong Kong airport protest bailed

Pang Kap-kin and Au Tak-fuk say police assaulted them during and after their arrests on Tuesday. Both released on bail, but cannot return to the airport or leave Hong Kong.

16 Aug 2019 - 10:55AM

Pang Kap-kin and Au Tak-fuk say police assaulted them during and after their arrests on Tuesday. Both released on bail, but cannot return to the airport or leave Hong Kong.

Two men accused of assaulting police at Hong Kong airport protest bailed
Secret liaisons by helicopter, a Mid-Levels flat and love money: how Hong Kong official Wilson Fung and his high-flying extramarital lover ended up in court

Property dealings in midst of love triangle lead to intriguing tale of power, infidelity and money, played out in District Court.

14 Aug 2019 - 9:56PM

Property dealings in midst of love triangle lead to intriguing tale of power, infidelity and money, played out in District Court.

Secret liaisons by helicopter, a Mid-Levels flat and love money: how Hong Kong official Wilson Fung and his high-flying extramarital lover ended up in court
Love almost conquers all as former Hong Kong official Wilson Fung and businesswoman Cheyenne Chan are cleared of bribery, but misconduct verdict could send Fung to jail for years

Wilson Fung, who made key decisions on air traffic control rights, cleared of bribery along with businesswoman and lover Cheyenne Chan, but could still spend years in jail after being convicted of misconduct in public office.

14 Aug 2019 - 10:45PM

Wilson Fung, who made key decisions on air traffic control rights, cleared of bribery along with businesswoman and lover Cheyenne Chan, but could still spend years in jail after being convicted of misconduct in public office.

Love almost conquers all as former Hong Kong official Wilson Fung and businesswoman Cheyenne Chan are cleared of bribery, but misconduct verdict could send Fung to jail for years
Boy, 14, youngest person to be charged in connection with anti-government protests rocking Hong Kong

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was among 20 people charged at two Hong Kong courts on a raft of offences including rioting, assaulting police and possession of explosive substances.

14 Aug 2019 - 12:32AM

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was among 20 people charged at two Hong Kong courts on a raft of offences including rioting, assaulting police and possession of explosive substances.

Boy, 14, youngest person to be charged in connection with anti-government protests rocking Hong Kong
Hong Kong protests: two charged with damaging traffic light, while four accused of possessing weapons in Yuen Long are bailed

In separate cases, two charged with damaging traffic light and four charged with possessing offensive weapons in extradition bill protests get bail.

6 Aug 2019 - 10:45PM

In separate cases, two charged with damaging traffic light and four charged with possessing offensive weapons in extradition bill protests get bail.

Hong Kong protests: two charged with damaging traffic light, while four accused of possessing weapons in Yuen Long are bailed
Hong Kong protests: Filipino dancer and 15-year-old boy among those charged over weekend clashes in Mong Kok and Wong Tai Sin

Pair among 16 facing charges ranging from unlawful assembly and failing to provide proof of ID, to assaulting and obstructing police.

6 Aug 2019 - 10:35AM

Pair among 16 facing charges ranging from unlawful assembly and failing to provide proof of ID, to assaulting and obstructing police.

Hong Kong protests: Filipino dancer and 15-year-old boy among those charged over weekend clashes in Mong Kok and Wong Tai Sin
Hong Kong kindergarten teacher escapes jail term after snatching child’s necklace and pulling down his shorts, as boy’s mother refuses to let him recall horror in court

Fung Yan-yi, accused of ill treatment to child, was let free on bond of 12 months, as child’s mother did not want him to recall horror in court

2 Aug 2019 - 7:28PM

Fung Yan-yi, accused of ill treatment to child, was let free on bond of 12 months, as child’s mother did not want him to recall horror in court

Hong Kong kindergarten teacher escapes jail term after snatching child’s necklace and pulling down his shorts, as boy’s mother refuses to let him recall horror in court
First suspect in court over Hong Kong extradition bill protests sees number of charges against him triple

Defendant now charged with seven counts of assaulting police officer, one of unauthorised assembly and another of criminal damage in relation to Hong Kong protest outside police headquarters.

2 Aug 2019 - 11:47PM

Defendant now charged with seven counts of assaulting police officer, one of unauthorised assembly and another of criminal damage in relation to Hong Kong protest outside police headquarters.

First suspect in court over Hong Kong extradition bill protests sees number of charges against him triple
‘My son died, you got six months’: Hong Kong mum’s fury after taxi driver jailed over fatal accident five days after he got licence

Court reduces jail term for taxi driver Cheung Tsz-hin as he was only partly responsible for the accident and afterward suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

2 Aug 2019 - 6:09AM

Court reduces jail term for taxi driver Cheung Tsz-hin as he was only partly responsible for the accident and afterward suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

‘My son died, you got six months’: Hong Kong mum’s fury after taxi driver jailed over fatal accident five days after he got licence
Hong Kong celebrity English tutor Kris Lau pleads not guilty to bribing ex-assistant to leak HKDSE exam information

Kris Lau, 44, said to have offered former assistant HK$1,000 for confidential information about the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education.

1 Aug 2019 - 7:24PM

Kris Lau, 44, said to have offered former assistant HK$1,000 for confidential information about the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education.

Hong Kong celebrity English tutor Kris Lau pleads not guilty to bribing ex-assistant to leak HKDSE exam information
First wave of alleged Hong Kong rioters – including teacher, 16-year-old and Cathay Pacific pilot – released on bail with most handed curfew

Dozens of defendants granted bail and most subject to curfew from midnight to 6am. Nurse also among 44 charged with rioting following Sunday night’s city centre clashes.

1 Aug 2019 - 12:01AM

Dozens of defendants granted bail and most subject to curfew from midnight to 6am. Nurse also among 44 charged with rioting following Sunday night’s city centre clashes.

First wave of alleged Hong Kong rioters – including teacher, 16-year-old and Cathay Pacific pilot – released on bail with most handed curfew
Five men in Hong Kong court over Yuen Long clashes amid extradition bill anger

Social worker faces charge of obstructing police, but alleges unnecessary force during his arrest. Four others accused of carrying an offensive weapon in public.

31 Jul 2019 - 1:30AM

Social worker faces charge of obstructing police, but alleges unnecessary force during his arrest. Four others accused of carrying an offensive weapon in public.

Five men in Hong Kong court over Yuen Long clashes amid extradition bill anger
Four associates of bookmaking ex-sergeant in Hong Kong police found guilty of laundering more than US$12.8m from illegal horse and football betting

Four men, including brother-in-law, younger brother and former subordinate allowed bank accounts to be used for channelling illicit funds.

29 Jul 2019 - 11:51PM

Four men, including brother-in-law, younger brother and former subordinate allowed bank accounts to be used for channelling illicit funds.

Four associates of bookmaking ex-sergeant in Hong Kong police found guilty of laundering more than US$12.8m from illegal horse and football betting
From crime fighter to criminal: serial offender who stole HK$6.5 million in banking scam was 32-year veteran of Hong Kong police

Chan Wing-kai had promised a judge he would turn over a new leaf after being jailed in 2016, but the 32-year Hong Kong police veteran returned to a life of crime just three months after his release.

30 Jul 2019 - 8:55AM

Chan Wing-kai had promised a judge he would turn over a new leaf after being jailed in 2016, but the 32-year Hong Kong police veteran returned to a life of crime just three months after his release.

From crime fighter to criminal: serial offender who stole HK$6.5 million in banking scam was 32-year veteran of Hong Kong police
Two Hong Kong police officers jailed over Occupy assault clear their names while five others have sentence reduced but must return to prison

Two officers handed jail terms for assaulting pro-democracy activist during 2014 Occupy protests have cleared their names, but the remaining five only won appeals against their sentences and will return to prison.

26 Jul 2019 - 11:34PM

Two officers handed jail terms for assaulting pro-democracy activist during 2014 Occupy protests have cleared their names, but the remaining five only won appeals against their sentences and will return to prison.

Two Hong Kong police officers jailed over Occupy assault clear their names while five others have sentence reduced but must return to prison
Banker has indecent assault conviction quashed after Hong Kong court accepts ‘sexsomnia’ defence

Boris Anthony Finan, 28, had been sentenced to five months in prison for assaulting a female friend during party in hotel room. Judge rules that the condition, which occurs when a person engages in sexual acts while asleep had not been adequately considered at original trial.

25 Jul 2019 - 11:14PM

Boris Anthony Finan, 28, had been sentenced to five months in prison for assaulting a female friend during party in hotel room. Judge rules that the condition, which occurs when a person engages in sexual acts while asleep had not been adequately considered at original trial.

Banker has indecent assault conviction quashed after Hong Kong court accepts ‘sexsomnia’ defence
Democracy activist jailed over 2014 Occupy protests applies for judicial review of laws banning him from standing in Hong Kong elections for five years

Lawyers for Raphael Wong of the League of Social Democrats say disqualification violates city’s Bill of Rights and Basic Law. Wong was jailed for eight months after being convicted of two charges of incitement over civil disobedience movement.

25 Jul 2019 - 10:14PM

Lawyers for Raphael Wong of the League of Social Democrats say disqualification violates city’s Bill of Rights and Basic Law. Wong was jailed for eight months after being convicted of two charges of incitement over civil disobedience movement.

Democracy activist jailed over 2014 Occupy protests applies for judicial review of laws banning him from standing in Hong Kong elections for five years
National Front member arrested over Hong Kong explosives is denied bail

Louis Lo was one of three men arrested in Tsuen Wan and faces one charge of possessing an explosive substance, an offence that can carry a 14-year prison term.

22 Jul 2019 - 10:46PM

Louis Lo was one of three men arrested in Tsuen Wan and faces one charge of possessing an explosive substance, an offence that can carry a 14-year prison term.

National Front member arrested over Hong Kong explosives is denied bail
Hong Kong cryptocurrency promoter given suspended jail sentence over ‘money from the sky’ stunt that caused chaos in poor neighbourhood

Wong Ching-kit, 25, better known as ‘Coin Young Master’, pleaded guilty to one count of nuisances committed in a public place.

19 Jul 2019 - 11:26PM

Wong Ching-kit, 25, better known as ‘Coin Young Master’, pleaded guilty to one count of nuisances committed in a public place.

Hong Kong cryptocurrency promoter given suspended jail sentence over ‘money from the sky’ stunt that caused chaos in poor neighbourhood
Coroner’s Court rules suicide for Hong Kong man who set fire to MTR train in 2017 – with jury urging more contact with the families of the mentally ill

Jury rules that Cheung Kam-fai, 61, took his own life – but recommends setting up a way for doctors and social workers to meet with families of the mentally ill.

19 Jul 2019 - 11:26PM

Jury rules that Cheung Kam-fai, 61, took his own life – but recommends setting up a way for doctors and social workers to meet with families of the mentally ill.

Coroner’s Court rules suicide for Hong Kong man who set fire to MTR train in 2017 – with jury urging more contact with the families of the mentally ill
Taxi driver accused of assaulting two men in Lennon Wall row ordered by Hong Kong court to report to police three times a week while on bail

Wong Kin-hoi, 46, is alleged to have struck two men at anti-extradition bill display in Ngau Tau Kok on July 11.

24 Jul 2019 - 6:01PM

Wong Kin-hoi, 46, is alleged to have struck two men at anti-extradition bill display in Ngau Tau Kok on July 11.

Taxi driver accused of assaulting two men in Lennon Wall row ordered by Hong Kong court to report to police three times a week while on bail
Family of elderly Hong Kong woman who died after house call to lodge another complaint as coroner rules doctor ‘unreliable’

Relatives blame ‘careless and negligent treatment’ for death of Lai Loi-heung, 75, and plan to consult lawyers about seeking damages.

18 Jul 2019 - 10:52PM

Relatives blame ‘careless and negligent treatment’ for death of Lai Loi-heung, 75, and plan to consult lawyers about seeking damages.

Family of elderly Hong Kong woman who died after house call to lodge another complaint as coroner rules doctor ‘unreliable’
Hong Kong contractors acquitted over 2016 collapse at historic former Central Police Station in Central during transformation into Tai Kwun heritage site

Verdict comes three years after partial collapse at Married Inspectors’ Quarters during compound’s transformation into Tai Kwun heritage site.

19 Jul 2019 - 10:29AM

Verdict comes three years after partial collapse at Married Inspectors’ Quarters during compound’s transformation into Tai Kwun heritage site.

Hong Kong contractors acquitted over 2016 collapse at historic former Central Police Station in Central during transformation into Tai Kwun heritage site
Taxi groups seek judicial review to restart consultation on Hong Kong government’s plan to launch franchised premium service

Taxi groups want ‘meaningful’ consultation with Hong Kong government on launch of premium service.

18 Jul 2019 - 8:00AM

Taxi groups want ‘meaningful’ consultation with Hong Kong government on launch of premium service.

Taxi groups seek judicial review to restart consultation on Hong Kong government’s plan to launch franchised premium service
Nepali accident victim on trial for three months over allegation of pedestrian negligence in Hong Kong gets leave for judicial review to challenge magistrate’s order

Accident victim Kamala Thapa’s counsel argues magistrate has no power to force her witness return to box

17 Jul 2019 - 11:14PM

Accident victim Kamala Thapa’s counsel argues magistrate has no power to force her witness return to box

Nepali accident victim on trial for three months over allegation of pedestrian negligence in Hong Kong gets leave for judicial review to challenge magistrate’s order
Hong Kong man in MTR arson case likened to ‘walking bomb’ despite getting ‘better psychiatric treatment than others’

Cheung Kam-fai had struggled with a gambling addiction and racked up a debt of HK$100,000, court hears.

17 Jul 2019 - 11:02AM

Cheung Kam-fai had struggled with a gambling addiction and racked up a debt of HK$100,000, court hears.

Hong Kong man in MTR arson case likened to ‘walking bomb’ despite getting ‘better psychiatric treatment than others’
Hong Kong woman, 75, with chronic illnesses stopped breathing less than two minutes after doctor’s house call, court hears

Coroner questions how doctor for Lai Loi-heung, a patient who suffered from chronic illnesses, stated her name and gender wrongly in report, while also misspelling medication.

17 Jul 2019 - 10:26AM

Coroner questions how doctor for Lai Loi-heung, a patient who suffered from chronic illnesses, stated her name and gender wrongly in report, while also misspelling medication.

Hong Kong woman, 75, with chronic illnesses stopped breathing less than two minutes after doctor’s house call, court hears
Hong Kong police officer jailed for rape of woman he met through online gaming acquitted on appeal

Court of Appeal rules that trial judge misdirected the jury in assessing comments about the 2016 assault.

11 Jul 2019 - 10:48PM

Court of Appeal rules that trial judge misdirected the jury in assessing comments about the 2016 assault.

Hong Kong police officer jailed for rape of woman he met through online gaming acquitted on appeal
Hong Kong doctor convicted of indecent assault for grabbing schoolgirl’s buttocks on bus spared jail after magistrate shows mercy

Lau Ka-chun, 27, was sentenced to 240 hours of community service after the magistrate agrees to the request by the defence.

9 Jul 2019 - 9:09PM

Lau Ka-chun, 27, was sentenced to 240 hours of community service after the magistrate agrees to the request by the defence.

Hong Kong doctor convicted of indecent assault for grabbing schoolgirl’s buttocks on bus spared jail after magistrate shows mercy