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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Security chief Lai Tung-kwok stops short of apology for rape remark

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Responses leave Lai Tung-kwok 'uneasy', but he makes no attempt to withdraw the comment Security chief stops short of apology for rape remark ... for Security Lai Tung-kwok said. On Tuesday, Lai appealed to young women not to drink too much, as the latest government statistics showed the number of rapes in the first quarter of the year had ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL SECURITY

    Article 23 legislation not top priority, Lai Tung-kwok says

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok made his remarks yesterday on the last day of his five-day visit to Beijing, after meeting Zhang Xiaoming, a deputy director of the State Council's Hong ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Article 23 legislation not major priority, Lai says The city's security chief has given Hongkongers an assurance that a controversial national security law- ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Security chief was victim of political correctness over rape comments

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Mike Rowse

    ... Tung-kwok. In presenting the crime statistics for the first quarter, Lai noted that there had been an increase in the number of reported rapes, and that one factor in many of the crimes ... on to the attack. Lai was blaming the victims for bringing the crime upon themselves, this was a second violation of their persons, and so on. Of course, poor Lai was doing no such thing. Rape is a crime ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Security chief's remarks on rape are illogical and misguided

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... in each revision, it would seem he has purposefully left that to our imagination. I'm in the "raped" camp, and I'm pretty sure Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok is also, ... was raped. I have no knowledge of Lai's literary tastes, but given his "appeal" to young ladies not to drink too much, in response to a 60 per cent jump in rape statistics, Tess would ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Customs officers' union makes demands ahead of new measures

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Bernard Lee Kwan-kit, vice-chairman of the Association of Customs and Excise Service Officers, yesterday. Security chief Lai Tung-kwok had earlier in the day said customs officers would step up ... in visitor numbers in the past decade, he said. Lee also said more space was needed at checkpoints to conduct inspections and to store the milk powder that was seized. The union would meet Lai ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Security chief Lai Tung-kwok denies blaming rape victims

    Posted May 15th 2013, 04:29pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit

    ... remark Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok said on Thursday he had no intention of putting the blame on rape victims when he earlier suggested women should drink less to avoid being assaulted. ... for suggesting women should drink less to avoid being raped. They said Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok had shown his ignorance and was putting the blame on the victim instead of the attacker. Linda ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government ministers should think before they speak

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Think before you speak, sir A sudden surge in crime should ring the alarm bells in any society. So when rape cases in Hong Kong are found to have jumped 60 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter, the community rightly expects the problem to be addressed with a sense of urgency. But Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok is apparently eager to teach women ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC EYE

    Tick tock! Mainland tourist time bomb is set to blast

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... such as the Philippines. We need to wake up and smell the time bomb.   What would one call the ugly confrontations then? Security chief Lai Tung-kwok is unworried about the time bomb. He said we have had ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 18, 2013

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Cowle, Western district   Lai's ignorant rape remarks are damaging Like many women I am disappointed in the comments made by Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok regarding the increase ... and then being blamed for being raped. Lai also asks victims to "step forward to report rape" ("Security chief stops short of apology for rape remark", May 17), something that is now ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 31, 2013

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ...   Lai's rape remark taken out of context Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok is taking a lot of heat for advising that women should drink less to avoid being assaulted or raped. I don't believe Mr Lai meant to add salt to victims' wounds and did not insinuate that most victims somehow invite an attack through their "provocative" manner of dress or when drunk. ...




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