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Court rejects appeal bid from ex-chief exec. aide Lew Mon-hung over obstruction of justice conviction

An application from pro-Beijing businessman “Dream Bear” Lew Mon-hung to overturn his criminal conviction been rejected by the Court of Appeal. Lew, an aide-turned-foe of former chief executive Leung Chun-ying, was sentenced to 18 months in jail in 2016 for obstruction of justice over letters he wrote to Leung and the anti-graft agency threatening them to halt an investigation involving him. […]