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  1. News - China - CRIME

    China's Supreme Court overturns death sentences for two men who raped 11-year-old girl

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:08am by WU NAN

    ... nationwide attention and support. The local authority reversed its decision and released her after locking her up in the labour camp for nine days. "If [my daughter's] case opens and fails ... 2012, the local authorities sentenced Tang Hui to 18-months re-education through labour after she petition ed for the death sentence for all the people convicted in her daughter's case. Her ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Women, watch your step: Apple store, Legco and courts identified in new 'up-skirt blackspot' list

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 02:03pm by LO WEI

    ... headquarters building and the Tuen Mun and Fanling courts also put skirt-wearers at risk. But fellow lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan, of the Labour Party, said peeping Toms were the root of the problem, ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Angry father of four sentenced to death for murdering family-planning officials

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 06:02pm by WU NAN

    ... including a swelling elderly population, shrinking labour force and gender imbalance. In 2012, China’s sex ratio rose to 115 boys for every 100 girls, while the working population began to drop last ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mother suspected of hacking infant daughter to death moved to psychiatric hospital

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 02:07pm by clifford lo and lo wei

    ... was found in the apartment. In the wake of the shocking killing, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung appealed to people suffering with emotional problems to seek timely ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Erwiana set to file compensation claim, says Hong Kong labour official

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 01:51pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... thought she had been subject to [alleged] torture … the officer should not be blamed for failing to make that association." Commissioner for Labour Warner Cheuk Wing-hing said after ... If that failed, he said, the case would be handed over to the Minor Employment Claims Adjudication Board or the Labour Tribunal. Cheuk also said the department was contacting Erwiana's agency ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Care in US next for rape victim after mother Tang Hui's court win

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 05:41pm by WU NAN

    ... scoring a legal victory against labour camp authorities in Hunan who wrongfully detained her for being outspoken in the wake of her young daughter's abduction and rape, Tang Hui travelled ... case that could help put an end to the controversial labour camp system that has been in effect for more than half a century, according to civil rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang. "The arbitrary, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Database of maid abuse being compiled to stop agency exploitation

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:51pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com University of Hong Kong and support groups to use US$3m Google grant to aid possible legal action against labour agencies, moneylenders Hunt for evidence ... were about illegal agency fees. Last year only six employment agencies were convicted of violations, according to the Labour and Welfare Bureau. Allan said employers suffered too. "Some ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kevin Lau Chun-to- a Hong Kong journalist at the centre of a storm

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:46am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... which some say are sympathetic to Hong Kong's pan-democratic camp. Under Lau the paper investigated the city's chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, and the mysterious death of a mainland ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong police fear prostitute influx after Dongguan vice crackdown

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 04:46am by Lana Lam, MANDY ZUO

    ... Economic Observer reported yesterday. "Because labour cost was low on the mainland, plus HK$100 converted to 120 yuan, Hongkongers liked going north to spend money," an anonymous ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong under pressure to improve rights of city's 300,000 maids

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:12am by Joanna Chiu and Danny Lee

    ... on the human rights of migrants, said there would be less abuse if labour inspectors were allowed into homes employing live-in maids but conceded it would be very difficult for Hongkongers to accept. "We should have labour inspections in homes. That is something I'm advocating," said Crépeau. "I'm not sure Hong Kong is ready to do that. I don't think families want ...




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