The Spark of the Hong Kong Crisis


Law and Crime

Jasmine Siu
Published: 10:00am, 13 Apr, 2019

Chan Tong-kai will be sentenced on April 29 for money laundering. Photo: Felix Wong

‘Body folded in suitcase’: gruesome details emerge of Hong Kong man’s killing of pregnant girlfriend in Taiwan

A Hong Kong judge on Friday said she understood the great frustration of handling the controversial case of a student who had admitted to killing his pregnant girlfriend but could only be punished for money laundering.

Madam Justice Anthea Pang Po-kam made the comment before the court heard for the first time how an agitated Chan Tong-kai, 20, had ended his seven-month relationship with co-worker Poon Hiu-wing, 19, by killing her while they were on a trip to Taiwan in February last year.

The High Court heard the pair first crossed paths in July 2017 while working part-time for the same company and became lovers the following month. Poon confirmed she was five weeks’ pregnant in early December, when Chan booked and paid for a trip to Taiwan.

She had told her mother on February 8 she would be visiting Taiwan with a friend and return on February 17 but offered no further details on her travelling companion.

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Police fire tear gas in Tseun Wan in Hong Kong on August 25, 2019 in the latest opposition to a planned extradition law that has since morphed into a wider call for democratic rights in the semi-autonomous city.

An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang

Public anger: The shortage of affordable housing is seen as a key factor that has sent thousands of youths onto the streets to join protesters in setting fires and throwing petrol bombs. — AFP

Aleppo in the making!

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Jimmy Lai with John Bolton


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Martin Lee and Anson Chan with Joe Biden

Anson Chan and Martin Lee with Nancy Pelosi to defame Beijing

Joshua Wong with Julie Eadeh in US Consulate in Hong Kong

chris patten joshua wong alex chow.

Joshua Wong and Alex Chow with Chris Patten

Joshua Wong with Sen. (R) Marco Rubio, in Washington DC Courtesy

Joshua Wong with Marco Rubio

The US flag flies at an anti-government protest in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Agents with US flags


Misconceived and Misguided

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi is given a lapel pin by an activist following the news conference Wednesday at the Capitol in Washington. Behind Pelosi is Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong. Photo: AP

Polytechnic University in Hung Hom became a fiery battlefield on Monday, a day when police made a record high of at least 1,000 arrests, according to an insider. Photo: Sam TsangLogo non-governmental organization National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Lots of Fundings from the National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, D.C.



~ by Joel Huan on August 26, 2019.

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