Accompanied by his wife Selina Tsang Pou Siu-mei, former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, appears at the High Court in Admiralty to lodge his appeal bid. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Cleared Donald Tsang still a warning to others

  • The legal and jail ordeal of the former city leader, who has seen a criminal misconduct conviction quashed, should make officials more mindful when it comes to conflicts of interest

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Accompanied by his wife Selina Tsang Pou Siu-mei, former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, appears at the High Court in Admiralty to lodge his appeal bid. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Donald Tsang (centre) heard the news of his appeal win while on holiday in Europe with his family. Photo: Handout

Former Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang has charges of criminal misconduct quashed by Court of Final Appeal

  • Tsang had been sentenced to 18 months in jail, later reduced to a year, for failing to disclose conflict of interest involving mainland Chinese businessman
  • The former city leader was released in January, having been plagued by ill-health throughout his sentence
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Donald Tsang (centre) heard the news of his appeal win while on holiday in Europe with his family. Photo: Handout
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