Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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'We are sucked into this whirlpool'
Jasmine Siu

Former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen became the highest official ever prosecuted in Hong Kong after he was charged with two counts of misconduct in public office over his renting of a Shenzhen penthouse.

Shenzhen penthouse in center of case
Donald Tsang has been troubled by a series of scandals since 2012, among which the renting of a Shenzhen penthouse is key to the court case.

Spotlight falls on award-winning designer
The award-winning former interior designer of Donald Tsang has also been caught up in the spotlight.

Selina's politics claim has Yuen on defensive
Justice secretary Rimsky Yuen Kwok- keung yesterday rejected assertions that political considerations came into play in the misconduct charges laid against Donald Tsang three years after investigations began.

Taken for ride? Tourist says he paid cabbie $8,000 fare
A Swiss tourist claims he was ripped off by a taxi driver who charged him HK$8,000 for the ride from Hong Kong International Airport to a hotel in Hung Hom.

Massive free-trade pact
Twelve Pacific-rim countries have sealed the deal on creating the world's largest free-trade area, delivering US President Barack Obama a major policy triumph.

Nobel milestone for China prof
A trio of scientists earned the 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine yesterday for unlocking revolutionary treatments for malaria and roundworm, helping to roll back two parasitic diseases that blight millions of lives.

A man has been arrested over 17 parcel bombings that killed at least seven people and wounded scores more as a fresh explosion rocked Liuzhou in Guangxi province.

Tang slams gripes against tycoon
Former chief secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen has backed Li Ka- shing following the tycoon's lengthy rebuke against mainland media for labeling him ungrateful and unpatriotic.

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