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  1. Child abuse a worsening epidemic in Japan

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Etsunaga Inoue's daughter is two weeks old and in critical condition at a hospital with internal injuries. She was taken to the hospital by her father, a 37-year-old decorator, who was arrested after staff concluded her injuries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512945/child-abuse-worsening-epidemic-japan
  2. Crime increase

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police figures show a steep rise in crimes involving triads, intimidation and guns in January compared to a year ago. How can the increase in these crimes be curbed? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490642/crime-increase
  3. Crime victims 'unaware of injury compensation fund'

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Victims of violent crime are largely unaware of the existence of a 32-year-old government fund to which they can apply for compensation for injuries, non-government workers have complained. The Criminal and Law Enforcement Injuries Compensation Scheme, which has been running since 1973, provides assistance to people hurt in violent crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518811/crime-victims-unaware-injury-compensation-fund
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510931/petty-crime-rise-macau
  5. Police struggle to cope with Shenzhen crime wave

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The city sees the most kidnappings of any mainland city, accounting for half the cases in Guangdong. Despite repeated police pledges to tackle it, street crime remains a thorny problem ... ashamed by what I have seen,' Mr Zhang told local officials. 'There are many crimes happening in Baoan and safety has become a public concern. If we cannot tackle this problem properly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530946
  6. Early success cited in crime crackdown

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... province-wide crackdown on violent crime codenamed 'Yueying', or 'Canton Eagle'. Zhu Suisheng, deputy chief of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Public Security, said on Sunday that since November 2 police had targeted criminals involved in murder, kidnapping, armed robbery, drug smuggling and other violent crimes. He said officers had cracked 4,358 criminal cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/525048
  7. Crimes involving triads and intimidation soar

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Police figures have revealed a steep rise in cases of intimidation and triad-related crimes, which contributed to an overall increase in crime last month. There were 130 cases of intimidation last month, 165 per cent more than the 49 recorded in January last year. There was a 120 per cent rise in crimes related to triad societies- from 36 to 79. Secretary for Security Ambrose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490543/crimes-involving-triads-and-intimidation-soar
  8. Robberies down as crime rate falls 6pc

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The crime rate fell just over 6 per cent in the first half of the year, but the detection rate also dropped slightly, figures released yesterday show. There were 38,117 cases from January to June, including 6,517 violent crimes such as robbery and wounding, compared with 40,605 cases and 6,618 violent crimes in the same period last year. The detection rate- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509055/robberies-down-crime-rate-falls-6pc
  9. How a crime writer's shea determination almost drove him nuts

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Bron Sibree, Robert Wilson

    ... innovative and literary crime writers. But until 2002, he paid the bills by shipping shea nut from West Africa to Europe. All that changed with his Gold Dagger Award-winning fifth novel, A Small Death in Lisbon- a hit on both sides of the Atlantic. 'If you're writing stuff that doesn't particularly read like a crime novel, it just takes time for people to come round, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488791/how-crime-writers-shea-determination-almost-drove-him-nuts
  10. Crime rate falls 6pc in first half of the year

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Drop attributed to fewer robberies and burglaries The crime rate fell just over 6 per cent in the first half of the year, but the detection rate also dropped slightly, figures released yesterday show. There were 38,117 cases from January to June, including 6,517 violent crimes such as robbery and wounding, compared with 40,605 cases and 6,618 violent crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509053/crime-rate-falls-6pc-first-half-year

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