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Oriental Press Group Ltd & others v Google
HK Court of Appeal, 6-Feb-2018
Google fails in its appeal to prevent a writ being served on it outside HK. The plaintiffs claim that shortly before 8-Apr-2015, their solicitors searched Google for the Chinese characters for "white powder newspaper" and that the results included 8 links which they say were defamatory to them.
Oriental Press Group Ltd & others v Google
HK Court of First Instance, 8-Dec-2016
Oriental Press Group Ltd & others v Google
HK Court of First Instance, 20-Oct-2016
DoJ no longer has sufficient evidence to prosecute Ma Sik Chun
HK Government, 14-Apr-2014
This would appear to clear the way for Ma to return to HK, get arrested, appear in court and then have the charges against him formally dropped - assuming that there is also insufficient evidence to support any new charges.
Court blow for fugitive publisher Ma Sik-chun
China Daily, 14-Apr-2014
Ma Sik Chun fails to have arrest warrant revoked
RTHK, 14-Apr-2014
Note: there are no extradition treaties between HK, mainland China, Macau and Taiwan. China is one country (or two if you count Taiwan) and 4 legal systems.
Oriental Press Group Ltd & others v Fevaworks Solutions Ltd & others
HK Court of Final Appeal, 4-Jul-2013
The Court held that an internet forum provider is not like a notice board owner and not a first or main publisher, but qualifies as a subordinate publisher entitled to rely on the defence of innocent dissemination.
Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & another v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & another
HK Court of Final Appeal, 26-Sep-2012
Tung Lai Lam v Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & Oriental Press Group Ltd (Chinese only)
HK District Court, 15-Dec-2011
Mr Tung's claim is struck out for having no reasonable cause of action.
Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & another v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & another
HK Court of Appeal, 9-May-2011
Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & another v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & another
HK Court of Appeal, 15-Apr-2011
Oriental Press Group Ltd, Ma Ching Kwan & others v Fevaworks Solutions Ltd & Alive! Media & Communications Ltd
HK Court of First Instance, 25-Feb-2011
In this libel case, the court finds that the operators of an internet discussion forum were mere "subordinate distributors" and as such the defence of innocent dissemination is open to them, but they lose that defence if they fail to remove defamatory material after they become aware of it.
Tung Lai Lam v Oriental Press Group Ltd & The Sun News Publisher Ltd
HK District Court, 27-Jan-2011
The first disability vilification claim under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance fails, although the judge condemns the use of distatesful and insensitive words in the article, it falls short of "serious contempt" or "severe ridicule" of mental patients.
OPG Human Resources Ltd v Apple Daily Ltd
HK Court of First Instance, 24-Jan-2011
Apple Daily Ltd v Oriental Press Group Ltd & others
HK Court of First Instance, 3-Jan-2011
Apple Daily Ltd v Oriental Press Group Ltd & vice versa
HK Court of First Instance, 30-Nov-2010
Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & another v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & another: costs
HK Court of First Instance, 21-Jun-2010
Oriental Daily Publisher Ltd & another v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & another
HK Court of First Instance, 28-May-2010
Oriental Press Group Ltd - breach of Listing Rule 8.08
Company announcement, 26-Aug-2009
The paid advert opposing the blackout rule
With links to the signatories in Webb-site Who's Who. (29-Dec-2008)
Wong Yeung Ng v Secretary for Justice
HK Court of Final Appeal, 23-Jun-1999
"The courts below have given detailed and cogent reasons for reaching their conclusion on what, as counsel accepts, is an extreme case: The likes of which, hopefully, will never be seen again. Despite the Court of Appeal's certification, we refuse to give leave to appeal against conviction."
Wong Yeung Ng v Secretary for Justice
HK Court of Appeal, 26-Mar-1999
The Court of Appeal certifies a point of "great and general importance".
Wong Yeung Ng v Secretary for Justice
HK Court of Appeal, 11-Feb-1999
Mr Wong stays out on bail.
Wong Yeung Ng v Secretary for Justice
HK Court of Appeal, 9-Feb-1999
Mr Wong's appeal on both liability and sentence is dismissed.
Wong Yeung Ng v Secretary for Justice
HK Court of Appeal, 3-Jul-1998
Mr Wong is granted bail pending appeal.
Secretary for Justice v Oriental Press Group Ltd & others
HK Court of First Instance, 30-Jun-1998
OPG is fined HK$5m for contempt of court, and its chief editor gets 4 months.
Secretary for Justice v Oriental Press Group Ltd & others
HK Court of First Instance, 23-Jun-1998
OPG and the chief editor of Oriental Daily News are found guilty of "scandalising the court" and contempt of court for various articles. The chief editor is also found guilty of contempt for the harrassment of a Court of Appeal judge.
Hong Kong Donor to Tories Now Wants $1.7 Million Returned
New York Times, 25-Jan-1998
Senior Tories `made a deal' with Chinese heroin trafficker
Independent, UK, 21-Jan-1998
Hague will hand back foreign money
BBC, 20-Jan-1998
Tory Scandal: An Oriental family tale of drugs, corruption and exile
Independent, UK, 20-Jan-1998

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