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Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bid

Hong Kong couple jailed for torturing Indonesian helper fail in appeal bid A Hong Kong couple convicted of torturing their Indonesian helper for two years with hot irons and bicycle chains have failed in a bid to appeal the verdict. Catherine Au Yuk-shan, 41, and her husband Tai Chi-wai, 42, were found guilty in September […]

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Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal

Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal HONG KONG (Reuters) – American Nancy Kissel, serving a life sentence in a Hong Kong jail for the "milkshake" murder of her Merrill Lynch banker husband, failed in her bid on Thursday for a final appeal against her conviction. A panel of three judges on … […]

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Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal

Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal HONG KONG (Reuters) – American Nancy Kissel, serving a life sentence in a Hong Kong jail for the "milkshake" murder of her Merrill Lynch banker husband, failed in her bid on Thursday for a final appeal against her conviction. A panel of three judges on … […]

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Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal

Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal The 2003 murder gripped Hong Kong's business and expatriate communities with its tales of domestic violence, rough sex and adultery that cast a shadow over the high-flying lifestyles of financial professionals in the former British colony. Kissel has … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Hong Kong 'milkshake murderer' Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal

Hong Kong 'milkshake murderer' Nancy Kissel loses final bid to appeal American housewife Nancy Kissel, dubbed the “milkshake murderer”, on Thursday lost her final bid to appeal against her conviction in Hong Kong for the 2003 murder of her banker husband. The 49-year-old expatriate, serving a life sentence since 2005 … Full News here – […]

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Birmingham City boss Carson Yeung files appeal against six-year jail term

Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the owner of English soccer club Birmingham City, has filed an appeal against his conviction and six-year jail term for laundering HK$ 721 million. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Court spares milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel from paying costs of lost appeal

“Milkshake murderer” Nancy Kissel will be spared from paying the prosecution’s legal costs for her failed appeal as she does not have the financial means, the Court of Appeal ruled yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong drone pilot’s fine dropped as US authorities plan appeal

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to appeal after a judge threw out a fine against Hong Kong-based Raphael Pirker for operating a drone while filming a commercial in 2011. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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US aviation agency to appeal after Hong Kong pilot’s fine overturned

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to appeal after a judge threw out a fine against Hong Kong-based Raphael Pirker for operating a drone while filming a commercial in 2011. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Nancy Kissel cannot file further appeal, Court of Appeal rules

Milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel failed on Friday to persuade the Court of Appeal to let her take her case to the top court after she lost an appeal last month against a conviction for murdering her high-flying banker husband. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Appeal court judges cross about law firm’s failures

The Court of Appeal yesterday criticised a law firm for failing to properly file court documents to inform the court that an action would be abandoned before a hearing, wasting judges’ time in preparing for the case. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Court of Appeal upholds gay activist’s right to dance at 2011 rally

The Court of Appeal has upheld a gay activist’s right to dance during a 2011 rally by rejecting a police appeal. The judgement, handed down on Wednesday, agreed with a ruling in July last year in favour of the gay activist, identified in court only as T. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Task force report into CSSA system ‘got it wrong’, says Court of Final Appeal

A report by a population policy task force chaired by the then chief secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen first suggested the introduction of the seven-year rule to the CSSA system. But the Court of Final Appeal cast doubt on the report, which was frequently cited in its 60-page judgment. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Court of Final Appeal rules policy of denying immigrants CSSA is unconstitutional

The government’s policy in denying new immigrants Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) was declared to be unconstitutional, the Court of Final Appeal said on Tuesday morning. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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TVB seeks appeal over Communications Authority ruling

TVB is seeking a judicial review of a Communications Authority decision to fine it HK$ 900,000 for imposing unreasonable contract terms with actors and singers. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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