Former marine dept. official granted permission to appeal 16-month conviction over Lamma ferry tragedy

Ex-Marine Department assistant director So Ping-chi has been given permission to proceed with appealing his conviction over his involvement in the Lamma ferry tragedy. 39 people were killed on October 1, 2012, when a passenger ferry and a Hongkong Electric Company-owned vessel collided off Yung Shue Wan. The Hongkong Electric vessel was carrying staff members to watch […]