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  1. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    PLA holds navy-air force joint exercise as Diaoyu tensions rise

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Report of PLA exercise 'sends signal to Japan' A joint navy-air force exercise to practise an amphibious assault and landing was held earlier ... islands, which the Japanese call the Senkakus, in the East China Sea. The PLA drill started on the south China coast at dawn on August 10, when amphibious assault squads were ordered to board ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs to make reforms in dealing with prostitution

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... corruption and the Communist Party's discomfort with sex for assault and abuse by customers, police and security officials, detention for up to two years without trial and forced HIV testing. ...

  3. News - China - CRITICISM

    China's 'world's safest country' claim greeted with ridicule by netizens

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... the ministry as indicating that the number of cases related to murders, assault or robbery have been declining in recent years, and that the annual murder rate was eight people per million, while ...

  4. News - China - EQUALITY

    Fear of abuse keeps bulk of Chinese gays in closet in workplace

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... "Such harm is even more horrible than actual physical assaults and, even worse, I have no one to turn to if I want to complain, but have to keep it to myself or my gay friends," he said. ...

  5. News - China - CRIME

    Zhu Baosheng among more than 10 protesters who face criminal charges

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... crowd … Zhu also assaulted a government official." Tens of thousands demonstrated against a Japanese-owned paper factory's wastewater pipeline plan, fearing it could pollute a nearby ...

  6. Mahjong players fight over game

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A mahjong player and an onlooker were arrested on assault charges early yesterday after they quarrelled during a game and threw tiles at each other in a King's Road restaurant in North Point. The woman, 37, was playing with three other women, and the man, 57, her friend, was watching when the dispute erupted over trivial matters at about 12.20am, police said. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's dream of rebirth

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Lee

    ... But, while the assault on the Qing dynasty by foreign powers is a historical fact, the notion that there has been one enduring China struggling against avaricious outsiders across several ...

  8. Restored to former glories

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the Jin until his army stood before the old capital of Kaifeng, one assault away from restoring the Song Empire, only for corrupt officials and a fearful emperor to collude and have him executed ...

  9. Yunnan prison guards held over inmate's death

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

    ... An official in charge of Li's cellblock was also dismissed. Li, 24, of Yuxi, was detained on January 28 for allegedly chopping down trees without authorisation. He was frequently assaulted ... probably face charges of assault causing death, he said. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politics before justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by JEROME A. COHEN

    ... thing happened to Chen Guangcheng when in 2006 he was sentenced to more than four years' imprisonment by the same local authorities after two farcical trials. They assaulted lawyers chosen ... stoked the fires of public opinion via the media and internet, they only convicted her of assault, and then found excuses to promptly release her. Chen, although plainly not guilty, may have ...




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