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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Assault on Kevin Lau is tantamount to an attack on us all

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:20am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Lau assault an attack on us all The brutal attack on former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to has caused shock and outrage, not just in Hong Kong, but internationally. ... meticulously planned their assault; they knew his routine and inflicted the life-threatening wounds in moments. Whether the repugnant act was related to his work or was a personal matter is immaterial. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to get tough on repeat child-sex offenders with longer maximum term

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... commonly make comparisons, such as Britain, as governments and legislatures respond to public outrage over violent assaults, sex and child-sex offences committed by people set free after being ... years was an insufficient maximum in the case of a 35-year-old man who admitted indecently assaulting an 11-year-old girl- his fifth conviction for similar offences. In the latest case the judge ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Decision not to file charges over photographer assault is slap at press

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Not filing charge a slap at press Regrettably, the police have decided not to press charges against a man who was filmed assaulting a South China Morning Post photographer ... the slapping trial involving the couple was sparked by a video. If that is good enough to lay charges over what appears to be a private matter between lovers, given the serious nature of assault ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by STAFF

    ... the charges made against him.   Justin Bieber assault pretrial opens A pretrial hearing opens in Toronto into allegations that pop star Justin Bieber assaulted a limousine driver. The preliminary ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., April 6, 2014

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:55am by STAFF

    ... apartment. However, a New York state appeals court did not dismiss an assault claim against Soros, who allegedly slapped Ferreyr in the face and grabbed her throat during a 2010 argument. ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    India must look back to its traditions to stand up to the scourge of rape

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by Deep Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... the evil of assaulting women and how to manage it are central stories. The abandonment of these traditions of respect and proper conduct has been exacerbated by middle-class disdain of a past ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi’s crackdown on corruption won’t lead to a more open society

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:33pm by NORA SAUSMIKAT, Chang Ping

    ... campaign against "tigers and flies". Zhou Yongkang- who has been under assault since the start of the year- belonged to a faction associated with Jiang Zemin and Zeng Qinghong while ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Maid assault case shows Hong Kong helpers need protection

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... 300,000. In a case involving a local couple and their Indonesian helper, a District Court judge found a husband and wife guilty of eight charges including wounding and assault causing actual bodily ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    China graft probe looks more like a 'petro purge' than an assault on sleaze

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland If graft-busters focus on sectors controlled by rival political factions, it's hard to see investigations as anything but a tool to discredit opponents Probe looks more like a purge than a real assault on sleaze China's latest anti-corruption drive, which has so far snared a clutch of senior serving and former state oil company executives, has been widely ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Citizens must defend free press

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:27am by LETTERS

    ... reacts promptly. Lau's assault has given us grave cause for concern about press freedom in our society. It is a shame that Hong Kong prides itself on having a high reputation of press ...




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