Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles
Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles

Hong Kong man jailed in Philippines for 40 years over drug charge loses final appeal

  • According to Hong Kong immigration records, Tang Lung-wai was not in the country when the offence occurred
  • Despite Hong Kong leader intervening with request to Philippine president for help, court allows conviction to stand

Topic |   Crime
Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles
Tang Lung-wai (right), 49, has been behind bars in the Philippines for 20 years. Photo: Raissa Robles
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