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UN foreign bribery trial picks up the pace after two weeks of "dragging"

By Roger Hamilton-Martin

21 July 2017

UN foreign bribery trial picks up the pace after two weeks of "dragging" Thurgood Marshall Courthouse in Manhattan where the Ng trial is taking place. (Credit: Harvey Barrison on Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0))

The ongoing foreign bribery trial in a Manhattan district court of Chinese billionaire Ng Lap Seng sped up rapidly on 20 July with prosecutors calling a string of witnesses to the stand after a prolonged questioning of star witness Francis Lorenzo.