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  1. Guns for hire

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and you can be a Green Beret, Navy Seal or SWAT team member. Safety measures include eye protection and gun control- the guns must be Combat Games approved and may only be discharged at people ... Andrea Chasanow In the beautiful countryside of Sai Kung, you can pick up a gun and try your hand at organised- symbolic- killing. Hailed as Hong Kong's premier Airsoft skirmish site, ...

  2. US fails to learn from school shootings

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lives, including the teenager's own, was also made possible by what are the loosest gun control laws in the developed world. After this shooting, there will be calls for tighter security ... One area where meaningful progress will be hard to come by is gun control. National laws limiting sales and mandating registration of weapons remain weak. State laws are varied and full ...

  3. Assurance issued on open security sector

    Posted Dec 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies in the sector would not end restrictions on security guards carrying arms. 'For example, China has strict control in gun ownership. Only those qualified companies and organisations can be equipped with guns according to our gun control regulations,' he said. 'Even if foreign companies enter the security industry on the mainland, there will be limitations ...

  4. America's gun warfare

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... many guns in the country, the issue of gun control is a hot potato which politicians approach at their peril. The National Rifle Association (NRA)- membership 4.3 million, each paying US$35 ... the concept of gun control is almost heretical- the NRA has closely aligned itself with the party. Acting in concert with it, the lobby group has figuratively shot down scores of gun-control ...

  5. How experts lose the big picture in school killings

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thankfully, such incidents never happen in Hong Kong. There is no doubt we too must have our share of mentally disturbed youngsters; it is only that we have better gun control. A new book by US child ... Few news stories are as disturbing as young people who take up a gun and go on a rampage against schoolmates. Yet they exert a morbid fascination for many people because the phenomenon ...

  6. Good news in the battle against the waste of life

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... places, and it could do the same here. In Britain, pharmacies have been required to sell painkillers in smaller quantities and in blister packs. In the United States, gun-control laws have been ...

  7. Anti-British diatribe must be repudiated

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SUPPLIED Torn in the USA If the United States' loose gun control laws are blamed for the tragic shooting in Minnesota on Monday, we might be better off taking a look at another issue that led ... it is not the US government's failure to improve its weak gun control laws for decades. It is the American population's inability to eradicate prejudice. MAGGIE JIM, Kowloon Tong Silent eloquence ...

  8. Awe some!

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Institute regime change in comfort and style with the SmarTruck III. Ideal for both hauling and kicking ass, the Humvee on steroids comes with a remote-controlled 50-calibre machine gun ... capabilities to locate and neutralise those threats. The SmarTruck III is a command centre on wheels, with touch-screen control modules and data ports for guiding Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (not ...

  9. Revolutionary gaming

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... controller works much like the virtual guns in some shooting games- there is even a 'trigger' button underneath. The controller will not only know where you are pointing on the screen, ... and connect to the internet. However, the Revolution will offer some revolutionary game play. The key detail is the new Nintendo controller. Looking very much like a television remote control ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as there is no father figure to control them. Here in Hong Kong, we are lucky that most children are brought up by both parents, though in reality the maid may do most of the childminding. And our strict gun-control, effective police presence and limited recreational drug use all contribute to making our city one of the safest in the world. But in many others, violent youth gangs roam the streets, ...




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