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  1. Son of KMT chief gunned down on campaign trail

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in all senses and shows steady life signs,' the spokeswoman said. Police said the gunman, identified as Lin Cheng-wei, 48, was arrested immediately. 'He pressed the gun against the head ...

  2. 'Gun man' leads police on chase

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the road by a team of ambulance men travelling from south Lantau to Tung Chung at about 5.30pm. Later there were unconfirmed reports of villagers near Pak Kung Au hearing gun fire. A taxi driver ...

  3. Judge jailed for taking bribes, possessing gun

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo A Zhejiang judge has been sentenced to 101/2 years in jail for taking bribes and illegally possessing a firearm. His reason for owning a gun and dozens of bullets was unclear. ... of a firearm and about 36 bullets. The report did not say where he got the gun, whether he had used it or for what purpose he kept it. Xinhua said Xie was arrested in August last year in Quzhou ...

  4. Church may be heading for defeat on birth control

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... birth control in this impoverished nation. Dressed in a black suit and top hat like national hero Jose Rizal, he went to the front of the altar during a Friday service and began shouting: ... control and would allow sex education in state schools. Since 1989, the church has blocked efforts to pass legislation intended to slow population growth. The Philippines is the 12th most populous ...

  5. Malaysian activist is sticking to his guns

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur A prominent rights lawyer has publicly applied for a gun permit in gun-shy Malaysia after alleging that policemen angered by his rights campaign are out to get him. P. Uthayakumar, 42, cited two incidents in support of his application: one where unknown persons pointed a gun in his face and assaulted him and another where his car was smashed ...

  6. Student faces jail term after buying stun guns on Net

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy An Open University student faces a jail term for importing two stun guns through an internet purchase. Yeung Wing-hon, 23, yesterday admitted one charge of possessing arms ... a random inspection of overseas parcels at Chek Lap Kok's airmail centre last August. A parcel addressed to Yeung was found to contain a stun gun. Yeung was arrested after he signed a receipt ...

  7. India set to free British gun-runner

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S.N.M Abdi in Calcutta Lobbying pays off for Peter Bleach, who has been jailed in Calcutta since 1995 Notorious British gun-runner Peter Bleach, who has been imprisoned in a high-security Calcutta jail for almost nine years, is to be released, Deputy Prime Minister Lal Krishna Advani announced yesterday. The 52-year-old Bleach and five Latvian pilots were charged with waging war ...

  8. No plan to relax controls on Vietnamese

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong is not ready to consider relaxing immigration controls on Vietnamese nationals despite calls from lawmakers. In the Legislative Council yesterday, he cited statistics showing an average of 560 Vietnamese were arrested for offences in each of the past five years, which puts Vietnam second among all overseas countries. ...

  9. Man arrested after stun gun and keys found at scene of sex attack

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A 19-year-old plumber who police suspect attacked a woman using a stun gun was caught after keys found at the scene led them to his house. Detectives found women's uniforms, underwear, stockings and pornographic discs hidden in the man's Shamshuipo home. The 26-year-old woman he allegedly attacked with the stun gun in her own building on Friday ...

  10. Freed gun-runner offers to help catch HK kingpins of arms drop

    Posted Jul 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in Scarborough, England A convicted gun-runner freed from jail after lobbying by British Prime Minister Tony Blair has offered to help police bring two Hong Kong businessmen to trial for allegedly funding and planning a huge arms drop in India in 1995. The gun-runner, British arms dealer Peter Bleach, was unexpectedly released by the Indian government in February after ...




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