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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‘I never had a special relationship with murder accused,’ young woman tells Hong Kong body-in-cement trial

Ho Ling-yu shared a bed with accused Tsang Cheung-yan, 29, but she regarded him as a ‘vicious and spiteful’ man, High Court hears.

18 Oct 2019 - 4:13AM

Ho Ling-yu shared a bed with accused Tsang Cheung-yan, 29, but she regarded him as a ‘vicious and spiteful’ man, High Court hears.

‘I never had a special relationship with murder accused,’ young woman tells Hong Kong body-in-cement trial
Hong Kong woman thought her flatmates were joking when they talked about killing a man for US$30 million, court hears

Ho Ling-yu tells court she was afraid seeing blood seeping out of a cement block in the living room, but did not call police as she feared for her life.

17 Oct 2019 - 10:58PM

Ho Ling-yu tells court she was afraid seeing blood seeping out of a cement block in the living room, but did not call police as she feared for her life.

Hong Kong woman thought her flatmates were joking when they talked about killing a man for US$30 million, court hears
Student charged with attempted murder of four women in Hong Kong sent to psychiatric facility to determine whether he can stand trial

Police arrested Liu Yueteng at Shenzhen Bay Port two days after four women were hurt in a knife attack in Sham Shui Po.

15 Oct 2019 - 7:44PM

Police arrested Liu Yueteng at Shenzhen Bay Port two days after four women were hurt in a knife attack in Sham Shui Po.

Student charged with attempted murder of four women in Hong Kong sent to psychiatric facility to determine whether he can stand trial
Hong Kong retiree sentenced to two months jail for box cutter attack on schoolteacher during human chain demonstration

Separately, Sha Tin district councillor Hui Yui-yu and former Occupy leader Benny Tai also appear in Hong Kong courts.

12 Oct 2019 - 2:27AM

Separately, Sha Tin district councillor Hui Yui-yu and former Occupy leader Benny Tai also appear in Hong Kong courts.

Hong Kong retiree sentenced to two months jail for box cutter attack on schoolteacher during human chain demonstration
Hong Kong police officer stole US$54,200 Rolex turned in as lost property, court rules

Constable Chow Hop-chun says he put the Rolex Cally-Daytona in his belt bag and forgot about it – but judge finds his story unbelievable.

10 Oct 2019 - 3:49AM

Constable Chow Hop-chun says he put the Rolex Cally-Daytona in his belt bag and forgot about it – but judge finds his story unbelievable.

Hong Kong police officer stole US$54,200 Rolex turned in as lost property, court rules
Friend of Filipino helper who died of cancer sues her Hong Kong employer for damages and apology over ‘inhumane’ treatment

Rita Choy is accused of firing Joan Sarmiento Guting after learning she had cervical cancer, which killed Guting last year. Ma Carla Arangote Temporosa has gone to court on her friend’s behalf.

9 Oct 2019 - 1:02AM

Rita Choy is accused of firing Joan Sarmiento Guting after learning she had cervical cancer, which killed Guting last year. Ma Carla Arangote Temporosa has gone to court on her friend’s behalf.

Friend of Filipino helper who died of cancer sues her Hong Kong employer for damages and apology over ‘inhumane’ treatment
Hong Kong court grants bail to 18-year-old student protester still in hospital recovering from gunshot wound inflicted by police officer

Tsang Chi-kin granted bail of HK$5,000 cash, facing one count of rioting and two counts of assaulting police during protests in Tsuen Wan.

4 Oct 2019 - 7:48PM

Tsang Chi-kin granted bail of HK$5,000 cash, facing one count of rioting and two counts of assaulting police during protests in Tsuen Wan.

Hong Kong court grants bail to 18-year-old student protester still in hospital recovering from gunshot wound inflicted by police officer
97 protesters hauled to court over Sunday’s clashes on Hong Kong Island, with prosecutors accused of rushing charges

At least half of the defendants charged with rioting are students, as defence lawyers accuse prosecutors of rushing to press charges.

3 Oct 2019 - 12:10AM

At least half of the defendants charged with rioting are students, as defence lawyers accuse prosecutors of rushing to press charges.

97 protesters hauled to court over Sunday’s clashes on Hong Kong Island, with prosecutors accused of rushing charges
Hong Kong court refuses police applications for protection orders against three teenagers arrested over anti-government protests

Hong Kong court finds it unnecessary to accept police applications for protection orders against two girls and a boy arrested over protests.

27 Sep 2019 - 11:18PM

Hong Kong court finds it unnecessary to accept police applications for protection orders against two girls and a boy arrested over protests.

Hong Kong court refuses police applications for protection orders against three teenagers arrested over anti-government protests
Andy Chan, founder of outlawed Hong Kong National Party, charged with assault and unlawful assembly over Sheung Shui border protest

Andy Chan, founder of the outlawed Hong Kong National Party, charged with assaulting police and unlawful assembly in Sheung Shui.

26 Sep 2019 - 9:28PM

Andy Chan, founder of the outlawed Hong Kong National Party, charged with assaulting police and unlawful assembly in Sheung Shui.

Andy Chan, founder of outlawed Hong Kong National Party, charged with assault and unlawful assembly over Sheung Shui border protest
Cathay Pacific Airways beats Labour Tribunal claim by retired flight attendants seeking ex gratia payments from 2017

Five retired flight attendants demanded HK$175,00 in ex gratia payments after airline suffered record losses in 2017 and cancelled annual bonuses.

26 Sep 2019 - 7:22PM

Five retired flight attendants demanded HK$175,00 in ex gratia payments after airline suffered record losses in 2017 and cancelled annual bonuses.

Cathay Pacific Airways beats Labour Tribunal claim by retired flight attendants seeking ex gratia payments from 2017
Hong Kong Court of Appeals calls for immediate review of laws and policies that discriminate against same-sex relationships

Judges reduce jail term of sex offender who complained he received an excessive sentence for ‘consensual buggery with a minor’ because he was gay.

26 Sep 2019 - 9:00AM

Judges reduce jail term of sex offender who complained he received an excessive sentence for ‘consensual buggery with a minor’ because he was gay.

Hong Kong Court of Appeals calls for immediate review of laws and policies that discriminate against same-sex relationships
First person charged over Hong Kong protests denies attacking police and criminal damage

Pun Ho-chiu, known as ‘Occupy Mong Kok Painter’, faces nine charges relating to a protest outside the city’s police headquarters in June. Elsewhere, a 32-year-old telecoms worker was in court accused of disclosing personal details of police officers’ friends and family.

26 Sep 2019 - 5:34AM

Pun Ho-chiu, known as ‘Occupy Mong Kok Painter’, faces nine charges relating to a protest outside the city’s police headquarters in June. Elsewhere, a 32-year-old telecoms worker was in court accused of disclosing personal details of police officers’ friends and family.

First person charged over Hong Kong protests denies attacking police and criminal damage
Hong Kong barber gets 160 hours community service for chopping off stranger’s ponytail on bus

Allen Yu, 65, gets 160 hours of community service after cutting off fellow passenger’s hair because it ‘was getting in my way’.

25 Sep 2019 - 10:58PM

Allen Yu, 65, gets 160 hours of community service after cutting off fellow passenger’s hair because it ‘was getting in my way’.

Hong Kong barber gets 160 hours community service for chopping off stranger’s ponytail on bus
Founder and manager of China Metal Recycling accused of making bogus transactions worth more than HK$4.2 billion to get listed on Hong Kong stock exchange

China Metal Recycling’s officials made bogus transactions worth more than HK$4.2 billion to get listed on Hong Kong stock exchange, High Court hears.

24 Sep 2019 - 8:21PM

China Metal Recycling’s officials made bogus transactions worth more than HK$4.2 billion to get listed on Hong Kong stock exchange, High Court hears.

Founder and manager of China Metal Recycling accused of making bogus transactions worth more than HK$4.2 billion to get listed on Hong Kong stock exchange
Hong Kong woman who threw acid in shopkeeper’s face because he was ‘old, fat, short and ugly’ sent to psychiatric hospital

Ng Lai-fong walked into a shop run by Lam Shing-yip, 56, at the Dragon Centre mall in Sham Shui Po, splashed a bottle of highly corrosive hydrochloric acid onto the man’s face and ran away.

24 Sep 2019 - 4:37AM

Ng Lai-fong walked into a shop run by Lam Shing-yip, 56, at the Dragon Centre mall in Sham Shui Po, splashed a bottle of highly corrosive hydrochloric acid onto the man’s face and ran away.

Hong Kong woman who threw acid in shopkeeper’s face because he was ‘old, fat, short and ugly’ sent to psychiatric hospital
Hong Kong court orders MTR to preserve footage of police operation at Prince Edward, Lai Chi Kok stations, pending ruling on releasing clips to student leader suing officers

Move comes before ruling on whether clips should be released to student leader who is suing officers.

19 Sep 2019 - 11:07PM

Move comes before ruling on whether clips should be released to student leader who is suing officers.

Hong Kong court orders MTR to preserve footage of police operation at Prince Edward, Lai Chi Kok stations, pending ruling on releasing clips to student leader suing officers
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
Hundreds of supporters turn out at Hong Kong court as three anti-government protesters face charges of rioting and assaulting police officers

Three cases related to protests at Sha Tin on July 14, Hong Kong airport on August 13 and North Point last Sunday.

18 Sep 2019 - 12:03PM

Three cases related to protests at Sha Tin on July 14, Hong Kong airport on August 13 and North Point last Sunday.

Hundreds of supporters turn out at Hong Kong court as three anti-government protesters face charges of rioting and assaulting police officers
Hong Kong student leader takes MTR to court to preserve security footage of police operation rail operator has already said it will keep for three years

Education University’s Kex Leung goes to High Court over August 31 incident, although rail operator has already said it will save the footage for three years.

16 Sep 2019 - 10:23PM

Education University’s Kex Leung goes to High Court over August 31 incident, although rail operator has already said it will save the footage for three years.

Hong Kong student leader takes MTR to court to preserve security footage of police operation rail operator has already said it will keep for three years
Hong Kong court overturns Ventus Lau’s by-election ban and declares winner was not duly elected

Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules NeoDemocrats lawmaker Gary Fan was not duly elected to New Territories East seat last march and that Ventus Lau’s nomination should not have been declared invalid.

13 Sep 2019 - 11:09PM

Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules NeoDemocrats lawmaker Gary Fan was not duly elected to New Territories East seat last march and that Ventus Lau’s nomination should not have been declared invalid.

Hong Kong court overturns Ventus Lau’s by-election ban and declares winner was not duly elected
Hong Kong riot suspect in court in connection with extradition bill protest outside Legislative Council complex in June

Lifeguard Sin Ka-ho is first of 32 arrested that day and faces charges of rioting and resisting police, but names of two officers are left off court documents as they are only identified by their serial numbers.

13 Sep 2019 - 4:04PM

Lifeguard Sin Ka-ho is first of 32 arrested that day and faces charges of rioting and resisting police, but names of two officers are left off court documents as they are only identified by their serial numbers.

Hong Kong riot suspect in court in connection with extradition bill protest outside Legislative Council complex in June
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
Filipino helper in Hong Kong facing jail after being found guilty of assaulting young boy in her care

Angela Villamer Vivo convicted at Kowloon City Court of hurting young child in her care, but is cleared of three other charges, including indecent assault, after magistrate said he could not rely on child’s testimony.

12 Sep 2019 - 8:37PM

Angela Villamer Vivo convicted at Kowloon City Court of hurting young child in her care, but is cleared of three other charges, including indecent assault, after magistrate said he could not rely on child’s testimony.

Filipino helper in Hong Kong facing jail after being found guilty of assaulting young boy in her care
Former Hong Kong civil servant jailed for nine months for failing to declare HK$510,000 payment from his lover, whose aviation applications he handled

Wilson Fung, 56, was found guilty of misconduct in public office last month for not disclosing dealings with businesswoman mistress Cheyenne Chan to government.

12 Sep 2019 - 11:24PM

Wilson Fung, 56, was found guilty of misconduct in public office last month for not disclosing dealings with businesswoman mistress Cheyenne Chan to government.

Former Hong Kong civil servant jailed for nine months for failing to declare HK$510,000 payment from his lover, whose aviation applications he handled
Hong Kong barber has shears confiscated after chopping off stranger’s ponytail on bus

‘Your hair was getting in my way,’ said Allen Yu Kam-lun, 65, when astonished woman demanded explanation.

11 Sep 2019 - 10:34PM

‘Your hair was getting in my way,’ said Allen Yu Kam-lun, 65, when astonished woman demanded explanation.

Hong Kong barber has shears confiscated after chopping off stranger’s ponytail on bus
Woman who suffered eye injury during Hong Kong protest going to court to stop police reading her medical records

Officers obtained records with search warrant on August 29 and claim woman did not respond to repeated requests to help with investigation, but she denies that and is going to court to stop police proceeding.

11 Sep 2019 - 1:12PM

Officers obtained records with search warrant on August 29 and claim woman did not respond to repeated requests to help with investigation, but she denies that and is going to court to stop police proceeding.

Woman who suffered eye injury during Hong Kong protest going to court to stop police reading her medical records
Two Hongkongers ‘kidnapped former schoolmate after he failed to pay cocaine bill’

Marco Tam Ho-tin and Lee Ki allegedly held Ma Ting-hin in a Mong Kok hotel room in June last year over his ‘failure to foot HK$200,000 cocaine bill’.

9 Sep 2019 - 11:15PM

Marco Tam Ho-tin and Lee Ki allegedly held Ma Ting-hin in a Mong Kok hotel room in June last year over his ‘failure to foot HK$200,000 cocaine bill’.

Two Hongkongers ‘kidnapped former schoolmate after he failed to pay cocaine bill’
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention

The 22-year-old was arrested at the airport on Sunday for breaching travel restrictions, on his way to Germany and the US. Eastern Court hears his bail terms were previously taken down inaccurately, leading to a mix-up.

9 Sep 2019 - 10:29PM

The 22-year-old was arrested at the airport on Sunday for breaching travel restrictions, on his way to Germany and the US. Eastern Court hears his bail terms were previously taken down inaccurately, leading to a mix-up.

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong cleared to travel after bail blunder leads to day of detention
Hong Kong man jailed for three years for attack on estranged wife with shovel and cleaver after she refused to return Cartier watch memento

Lai Yiu-tong attacked spouse at family winter solstice dinner last year, leaving her in hospital for a month and requiring 17 hours of surgery. Judge accepted mitigation plea that Lai was suffering depression under strain of his divorce, during which he and wife were dividing up assets.

6 Sep 2019 - 8:41PM

Lai Yiu-tong attacked spouse at family winter solstice dinner last year, leaving her in hospital for a month and requiring 17 hours of surgery. Judge accepted mitigation plea that Lai was suffering depression under strain of his divorce, during which he and wife were dividing up assets.

Hong Kong man jailed for three years for attack on estranged wife with shovel and cleaver after she refused to return Cartier watch memento