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  1. Guangdong takes aim at youth crime

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the drafting of a new crime prevention law. 'There is nearly one child facing trial every hour. The situation is really pressing in the province,' Zhao Zhao, of the Communist Youth League's Guangdong Committee, said yesterday while releasing the first provincial draft law on youth crime prevention for public comment. An official survey showed that at least 8,666 minors aged ...

  2. Free flow of money but not for crime

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Apart from HSBC's link to Hong Kong, the embarrassing lapse of the bank's US operation in laundering money for Mexican drug cartels seems a long way from home. But it is the tip of the iceberg of drug-running and high finance that is far from re ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to come here? We can help cut the figures in Hong Kong by taking simple precautions to prevent crime. But we still rely on the police force to help us track down criminals. I note that the 380 ... Civic duty I refer to the article headline 'Police anger as crime rate soars', (October 19). Although the crime rate in Hong Kong has increased by nearly 20 per cent in the first ...

  4. Court 'interference' that prevents abuse of power

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... repercussions for our daily lives is not only inevitable but should be welcomed, for only then are individuals protected from abuses of power. The growing willingness of courts to step in and prevent ...

  5. Help people to prevent disease

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Diseases Aware' (NCD Aware) programme and newsletter on September 30, which the public can access at www.chp.gov.hk/ Dr Tse says in his letter: 'As the prevention and control ... and ethnicity. Also, it is unfair to say that the responsibility for type 1 diabetes, hereditary high cholesterol, or cancers such as breast cancer, 'rests with the individual'. Prevention ...

  6. Rise in violent crime unlikely even in the face of ruin, says criminologist

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... people did not readily turn to crime, a criminologist said. Chu Yiu-kong, an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong's department of sociology, said the economic crisis would probably not translate into an increase in crime. 'Common sense might suggest that the crime rate would go up during an economic crisis, but the reality is that we cannot see a direct ...

  7. Police chief says regional co-operation helping to combat crime

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Crime and Security Tang Hau-sing said. Heads of crime investigation units from the three territories on Thursday held the 11th tripartite meeting at Police Headquarters in Wan Chai. Speaking after the meeting, Mr Tang said: 'The law enforcers of the three places discussed various topics on cross-boundary crimes including internet crimes, illegal gambling, cross-boundary vice ...

  8. Petty crime on the rise in Macau

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Crime in Macau is rising this year but the city's security chief says the situation is under control. Macau reported 5,130 crimes in the first half of the year, up 10 per ... immigrants. But there had been a drop in violent crime. Mr Cheong said the increase in petty crime was the inevitable result of rising numbers of visitors from the mainland. 'Border checkpoints ...

  9. Macau case raises rendition problem

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had been in Hong Kong. This principle calls for voluntary restraint in commenting on matters related to the charges, even though it is in another jurisdiction. That, however, does not prevent ... courts jurisdiction over Chinese nationals wherever they are alleged to have committed a crime. If suspects are to be returned to the mainland or Macau, safeguards must be put in place to ensure ...

  10. Shenzhen losing fight against crime

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to crime.' After a series of shocking murder and kidnapping cases in the summer, the crime situation improved in the third and fourth quarters of last year, with the number of cases falling by 24 per cent. This was aided by the deployment of 500 members of the People's Armed Police to strengthen the local police force. Still, overall crime in Shenzhen soared last year, with total cases ...




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