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Sun Hung Kai's Kwok brothers on bribery trial

Published Thu, May 8, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[HONG KONG] A blockbuster corruption trial involving Hong Kong property tycoons Thomas and Raymond Kwok got underway yesterday, with all five defendants pleading not guilty to bribery charges.

The billionaire Kwok brothers, who jointly chair development giant Sun Hung Kai Properties, were arrested along with Hong Kong's former chief secretary Rafael Hui in a major swoop by the city's anti-graft watchdog in March 2012.

The Kwoks, aged 62 and 60, were accused of bribing Hui, who once held the second-highest position in the southern Chinese territory's government.

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