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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Man who set barking village dog on fire gives himself up

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... kennel in a Tuen Mun village at the weekend. The computer technician, 31, told police he was so annoyed by the animal's barking that he poured paint thinner over the kennel and set ... the owner kept his dog on the forecourt. Identified only as Mok, the technician was arrested for cruelty to an animal. He was granted bail and ordered to report back to police on September 25. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Outcry over dog in washing machine

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... in washing machine A man who apparently put a dog in a washing machine and posted photographs on Facebook showing it struggling in the water has sparked a police investigation into suspected animal ... sharing the photographs and calling for police to investigate. It is not yet known if police have tracked down the man involved. The Hong Kong Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Reward offered to track down dog poisoner on Cheung Chau

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A series of deaths on Cheung Chau could be linked to opposition to a desexing programme Reward in hunt for dog poisoner An animal welfare group is offering ... and urged witnesses to come forward with any information. "The series of deaths is highly unusual. It started a day after animal groups took a trap-neuter-release proposal to the Islands ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    John Lennon's killer denied parole for the eighth time

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... not live and remain at liberty without again violating the law”, according to a statement released by state prison authorities. It added that his release “would be incompatible with the welfare ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong will seek custody of boy allegedly abandoned by father in Singapore: source

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 01:36pm by Clifford Lo

    ... shortly before 1am yesterday, and sources said a court order would now be sought to give Hong Kong's Social Welfare Department custody. The boy, who cannot hear or talk and is understood ... representatives from the police, Immigration Department and Social Welfare Department to Singapore on Wednesday to collect the boy, who was said to be in good health. "A care-and-protection order ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Nanny arrested for alleged child abuse

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:31pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Welfare Department handled 230 cases of child abuse between January and March this year, and a total of 963 cases last year. More than half of the cases involved the children's parents. ...

  7. News - World - CRIME

    Prosecutor questions Pistorius' immobility as re-enactment footage emerges

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... to shoot instead of leaving his bedroom. The leaked video was made by the Evidence Room, a US company that specialises in forensic animation. Lawyers for the athlete said it was commissioned by his ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Autistic boy's death underscores families' struggle to raise children with special needs

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Emily Tsang

    ... to HK$770 per hour, she added. A spokesman for the Social Welfare Department said the family had not been under its care before the incident, but had since been contacted and offered counselling ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... as a key source of funding. The involvement of such groups in the illegal ivory trade has politicians and activists increasingly viewing the issue as a threat to national security, not just animal ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Death threats after migrant welfare ruling

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Organiser of group that pushed for newcomers to receive benefits is bombarded with hate mail Death threats after migrant welfare ruling A key organiser of the group that pushed for a landmark court ruling last month granting new arrivals the right to welfare says he has been bombarded with online insults and death threats. Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, ...




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