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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517164/police-chief-says-regional-co-operation-helping-combat-crime
  8. Crimes Against Nature

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy Penguin Books, $116 First published last year to alert voters to the anti-environment policies of the Bush administration, the release of Crimes Against Nature in paperback allows time for reflection on the issues raised by Robert Kennedy, many with implications beyond the US. Kennedy believed that if Americans knew ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518677/crimes-against-nature
  9. Money-laundering bill to cover wider range of crimes

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peggie Yuan Draft legislation that would broaden the definition of money-laundering crimes to include accepting bribes and other forms of corruption will go before the National ... the definition of money laundering under the existing Criminal Law was too narrow and needed to be expanded to include the 'upstream crimes' of corruption and bribe-taking. 'Article 191 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508075/money-laundering-bill-cover-wider-range-crimes
  10. US crime writer to cover Kissel murder

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Book will mark return to the genre for Joe McGinniss US true-crime author Joe McGinniss is writing a book on the bizarre murder of Merrill Lynch banker Robert Kissel by his wife, ... by publisher Simon & Schuster, will mark McGinniss' return to the true-crime genre after a 15-year absence. The author will be working with the co-operation of the victim's father, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/524841

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