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  1. RTHK set to screen its smoking gun

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... appointed director of health, Lam Ping-yan, saw tobacco control as one of his priorities. Since then, the local tobacco industry has said it wants an active role in the drafting of amendments to tobacco-control laws. The Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, a government-funded group that conducts research and educational campaigns on smoking, said yesterday that it supported ...

  2. Police gun drama wasn't on menu

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... carrying two MP5 machine guns rushed into the restaurant to help control the scene. Restaurant staff reportedly told officers that they thought the dramatic arrest was being filmed for a movie. ... carrying a homemade gun in front of customers and staff in a Mongkok restaurant early yesterday. Plainclothes officers from Kowloon West regional crime unit staked out the restaurant in Sai Yeung ...

  3. Thaksin's gun-free promise backfires

    Posted Sep 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... many people use guns in self-defence. Most of them just have guns to feel secure. There is no reason to possess firearms if there is effective crime control.' Based on official gun ... a spate of robberies in the area. On Mr Thaksin's order, the Interior Ministry has assumed control of firearms licensing, and last week ordered gun shops to stop firearms sales to the public ...

  4. Gun used to kill businessman is found in Ma On Shan hillside

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A gun believed to have been used in the fatal shooting of a Lok Ma Chau car park owner in June was unearthed from a hillside in Ma On Shan yesterday. The discovery follows the arrest ... the hillside but only a 7.62mm bullet was found. Yesterday, the 7.62mm pistol was found after elite search officers from the bureau were called to the Mui Tsz Lam Road site. The gun was found buried ...

  5. Tubby stun-gun robber jailed six years for foiled gold theft

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Man grabbed $1m in ornaments from jeweller but was caught while fleeing An overweight robber who zapped a jeweller with a stun gun before attempting to run off with gold ornaments worth ... said he felt numbness and pain on the back of his neck. His attackers then fled on foot. The building watchman saw the robbery and contacted police. He also found a broken stun gun on the lobby ...

  6. Executioner is happy to lay down his machine gun

    Posted Sep 14th 2003, 12:00am by Jason Gagliardi

    ... Lethal injections will replace death by machine gun in Thailand from October 19 - and the executioner couldn't be happier. Chaowares Jarabun, who has lost count of how many men he has gunned down during his 30-year career at Bangkok's Bang Kwang Central Prison, is out of a job and loving it. 'I'm very happy,' he told a source inside the prison. ...

  7. Guns, drugs and warlords still haunt Afghan dream

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer, Foreign Editor The worst vestiges of Afghanistan's immediate past- the Taleban, warlords, guns and drugs- continue to haunt its present. The new beginning promised two years ago by the American-led war on terrorism remains for many a dream. Yet Afghans and those closely involved in the country's development are optimistic. Three decades of political ...

  8. Big guns offer attractive roll-up

    Posted Dec 06th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... on the three runaway Premiership leaders. With Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers now included on the Jockey Club's betting list, there are more short-priced options for a bet on the big guns ...

  9. Defence of terminal handling charges exposed by smoking gun

    Posted Sep 09th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... profit, but in the Philippines last week they appeared to have found their smoking gun. A disclosure by the Philippine Shippers Bureau (PSB) - through the Department of Trade and Industry ... But with all trade lanes going full guns and industry profitability on a strong upswing, there has never been a better time to restore relations. ...

  10. DAB should stick to its guns

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One of the enduring images of the district council elections was the sight of Tsang Yok-sing slumped in a chair looking stunned at the extent of his party's defeat. Mr Tsang, who has led the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong since it wa ...




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