Thomas Chan

A police sergeant borrowed loans of more than HK$129,000 from his subordinates, claiming he needed money to cure his sister’s cancer and support his daughter’s overseas studies, a court heard.

Two men were slapped with a HK$3,000 fine each at Kowloon City Court yesterday for throwing eggs at Scholarism convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung outside the same court building last year.

A painter and decorator slashed a man he suspected of having an affair with his wife, leaving a wound from his left ear all the way to his chest, a Hong Kong court heard.

Convicted money launderer and former English Premier League soccer chairman Carson Yeung Ka-sing was freed from jail after Hong Kong’s top court granted him the right to challenge his conviction.

A Hong Kong Social Welfare Department clerk was put on probation for 15 months for accessing the personal information of her ex-boyfriend and his wife on a government computer system.

The choice of a new University of Hong Kong provost will probably be submitted to its governing council by the end of this month, the council’s chairman and a member say.

Hong Kong’s new director of broadcasting, Leung Ka-wing, is minutes into his new job today and already he is bombarded with questions from reporters at the Kowloon Tong headquarters of RTHK, the city’s public radio and television station.