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Past articles by Jasmine:

Ousted Hong Kong lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung loses bid to reclaim seat

Disqualified pro-democracy lawmaker “Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung lost his bid to reclaim his seat, as Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal ruled against him on Friday.... → Read More

Zambian woman whose baby was found dead in Hong Kong alley denies manslaughter

A young Zambian woman accused of throwing her baby away in a back-alley rubbish bin minutes after giving birth in a Hong Kong hostel pleaded not guilty to manslaughter on Thursday.... → Read More

Hong Kong bus driver who ran over leg of tourist jailed for 11 months for dangerous driving

A Hong Kong bus driver who ran his double-decker over a young mainland Chinese tourist in a traffic accident that left her without a lower leg was jailed for 11 months on Wednesday.... → Read More

Hong Kong construction worker jailed for 10 years for raping Indonesian domestic helper slammed by judge for showing no remorse

A Hong Kong man who showed no remorse after he raped his Indonesian domestic helper five days into her job was jailed for 10 years by a court on Wednesday.... → Read More

Security guard admits molesting mentally disabled woman on Hong Kong building site

Defence lawyer says Shah Arshad ‘would have never touched her’ if he had known of the victim’s abnormality → Read More

Three Hong Kong police officers claimed they found drugs on man, but they never searched him

Trio handed 10 weeks in jail for perverting the course of justice after video shows they never searched man’s trouser pocket they said contained drugs → Read More

Mainland Chinese businessman who escaped from Hong Kong police via toilet ceiling jailed for 18 months

A mainland Chinese businessman who triggered a 36-hour manhunt in Hong Kong after escaping police custody through a washroom ceiling was on Friday jailed for 18 months, as the magistrate criticised him for repeatedly undermining the city’s judicial system. ... → Read More

Three contractors fined total of HK$614,000 for fatal industrial accident at Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

Three contractors for the world’s longest sea crossing linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macau were on Friday fined a total of HK$614,000 (US$78,000) over an accident in 2017 that claimed two lives and exposed 27 breaches of occupational safety.... → Read More

Man who repeatedly stabbed female neighbour in robbery jailed for five years in Hong Kong

An unemployed man who repeatedly stabbed his neighbour with a seven-inch knife in a “frightening and traumatic” robbery that left her physically and psychologically scarred was jailed for five years by a Hong Kong court on Thursday.... → Read More

Macau lender Luso International Banking sues troubled Hong Kong Airlines over alleged failure to repay US$20 million loan

High Court legal action comes amid concerns over financial robustness of the city’s third biggest carrier → Read More

Hong Kong father who raped young daughter jailed for 15 years

Defence counsel uses letter 10-year-old sent saying she loved her father as part of mitigation plea → Read More

Filipino helper put bleach in baby’s bath, Hong Kong court told, but worker says it was the mother’s fault

Incident happened day before helper was due to leave after resigning → Read More

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong made up claims he had to squat naked ‘like a dog’ during interrogation, prison officer says

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong Chi-fung made up allegations about insulting treatment in prison, an officer testified at a tribunal on Friday.... → Read More

Demosisto leader Joshua Wong says he was insulted ‘like a dog’ when made to squat naked during prison interrogation

Testifying in court, where he is suing the Secretary for Justice over the incident, the pro-democracy activist called the treatment an ‘abuse of power’ → Read More

Unrepentant Hong Kong woman avoids jail after throwing coins towards judges over ruling by another court that cost her HK$37,000

A woman who threw coins towards three Hong Kong judges because she was angry about a ruling made by another court was found guilty of common assault and given a suspended jail sentence on Wednesday.... → Read More

Hong Kong police officer fined after being found guilty of stealing HK$8,000 left behind at ATM

Lau Yuen-ming, 39, took money from a cash machine next to the one he was using in July 2017. He claimed he was unsure if the money was his or someone else’s → Read More

Police officer launches legal bid to stop Hong Kong prosecutors charging him over unlawful death of taxi driver he helped arrest

A Hong Kong police officer involved in the arrest of a taxi driver who later died from injuries sustained in the incident has applied for a judicial review challenging the rare Coroner’s Court finding the man was unlawfully killed.... → Read More

Otto Poon, husband of Hong Kong’s justice chief, says wife not involved in his illegal structures case

The husband of Hong Kong’s justice chief Teresa Cheng Yeuk-wah has distanced himself from her to avoid bringing her into a case over illegal structures in his home.... → Read More

Hong Kong Harry Potter-themed cafe sued for copyright infringement by Warner Bros

The 9 ¾ Cafe in Mong Kok, which opened in 2017, is bedecked in paraphernalia from the hit books and movie franchise → Read More

Attacks on Hong Kong’s judiciary threaten confidence in the city’s courts, say top legal figures

Top figures in Hong Kong’s legal circles have criticised “unwarranted attacks” against the city’s judges, warning that such moves could “have a corrosive effect on trust in” the judiciary.... → Read More