Articles: Defamation

Henry Chan Hin Keung v Apple Daily Ltd & others: costs
HK District Court, 1-Apr-2019
The newspaper wins its costs in the unsuccessful defamation action against it.
Henry Chan Hin Keung v Apple Daily Ltd & others
HK District Court, 22-Mar-2018
HK finance chief Paul Chan faces yet another court case over defaming children
South China Morning Post, 21-Aug-2017
Jonathan Lu, Caitlin Lu & Carl Lu v Paul Chan Mo Po & Frieda Hui
HK Court of Final Appeal, 21-Aug-2017
The plaintiffs are granted leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, to be heard on 6-7 March 2018.
Jonathan Lu, Caitlin Lu & Carl Lu v Paul Chan Mo Po & Frieda Hui
HK Court of Appeal, 5-Apr-2017
Jonathan Lu, Caitlin Lu & Carl Lu v Paul Chan Mo Po & Frieda Hui
HK Court of Appeal, 23-Dec-2016
Pui Kwan Kay v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & others
HK Court of Final Appeal, 23-Aug-2016
Bawang (1338) v Next Magazine Publishing Ltd
HK Court of First Instance, 23-May-2016
Centa-City Index v HK Economic Journal
HK Court of Appeal, 24-Nov-2015
HKEJ wins its appeal against a finding of defamation. The appeal court rules that the defamatory imputation was in the nature of a fair comment, not presented as a fact, and Judge Azizul Rahman Suffiad in the court below was in error by failing to have proper regard to the context.
Pui Kwan Kay v Ming Pao Holdings Ltd & others
HK Court of Appeal, 17-Nov-2015
Ming Pao succeeds in its appeal against a finding of defamation by invoking the Reynolds defence of public interest.
Jonathan Lu, Caitlin Lu & Carl Lu v Paul Chan Mo Po & Frieda Hui
HK Court of First Instance, 7-Oct-2015
Jury rules development chief Paul Chan and wife lose defamation case
South China Morning Post, 30-Sep-2014
Family seeks HK$9 million from Paul Chan and wife in school libel case
South China Morning Post, 20-Sep-2014
Paul Chan's accusations of exam cheating 'still hurt', student says
South China Morning Post, 13-Sep-2014
'Stress of Paul Chan's lies made twins anorexic'
South China Morning Post, 9-Sep-2014
Wife of development chief Paul Chan kept sending emails defaming teenage pupils, court hears
South China Morning Post, 5-Sep-2014
Solina Holly Chau Hoi Shuen v SEEC Media Group Ltd
HK Court of Appeal, 25-Apr-2014
Jonathan Lu & others v Paul Chan Mo Po & Frieda Hui
HK Court of First Instance, 13-Feb-2014
Jury trial for Chan libel case
HK Standard, 30-May-2013
Solina Holly Chau Hoi Shuen v SEEC Media Group Ltd (0205)
HK Court of First Instance, 15-Nov-2012
The judge says: "if anyone from the Defendant would just care to take a casual look at the cover of Issue No. 265, he or she would have noticed the words 'involving the richest man Li Ka Shing'. This should at once ring an alarm bell." So is he saying that distributors are not liable if the libelous material involves less wealthy people?
Solina Holly Chau Hoi-shuen v SEEC Media Group Ltd
HK Court of First Instance, 6-Aug-2012
Solina Holly Chau Hoi-shuen v SEEC Media Group Ltd
HK Court of First Instance, 25-May-2012
The case relates to issue number 265 of Caijing magazine published by SEEC Media.

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