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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's elderly women turning to crime

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, Mimi Lau

    ... Christy Choi and Mimi Lau in Guangzhou More care and assistance may keep women above 60 from breaking the law to support themselves, researchers suggest Elderly women turning to crime Elderly women are in need of more care and support, according to a report that found a sixfold surge in the number of arrests among females aged more than 60 over the past two decades. A crime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1185730/hong-kongs-elderly-women-turning-crime
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fewer prisoners ending up back in jail, thanks to increased help

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... for calculating recidivism varied so much. And that is exactly what juvenile-crime expert John Bacon-Shone wants to help change. "I'm interested in how it's calculated and I'd like ... officials from the department and is optimistic that he will be able to collaborate with them. In the 1990s, Bacon-Shone carried out a comprehensive study on juvenile crime: "At that time, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586878/fewer-prisoners-ending-back-jail-thanks-increased-help
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... the trend. "The penal population depends on a number of social, economic, demographic and crime factors and the changing trend cannot be fully accounted for without an in-depth ... In a recent meeting with the department, Karen Laidler, director of the University of Hong Kong's Centre for Criminology, and juvenile-crime expert John Bacon-Shone discussed possible reasons ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... Chef's Noodle, a Korean restaurant in Wan Chai which employs young offenders, is one of them. Roughly half of its employees have previous convictions for petty crimes and want to turn their lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Father who allegedly left learning disabled son, 11, in Singapore could face extradition

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:21pm by Clifford Lo

    ... "Arrangements will be made to return the boy to his place of origin as soon as possible." Kowloon East regional crime unit officers and social workers would probably fly to Singapore to bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563515/father-who-allegedly-left-learning-disabled-son-11-singapore-could
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... base of 100. Respondents rated their mental health as better- up by about 10 per cent- and perceived a drop in youth crime. Their views of economic conditions, participation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... as in this book. As someone who lives in Japan and has the deepest respect for many of its traditional attributes- loyalty, an ethos of hard work, respect for others, a low crime rate- I find this book ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cardboard cops retired from Hong Kong's roads (they just weren't cut out for the job)

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Cardboard cops just not cut out for the job They were hailed as the crime fighters of the future- cardboard traffic cops who would be on duty tirelessly to keep a counterfeit eye on Hong Kong's errant motorists. But in the end, it seems they just weren't cut out for the job. Two cardboard cut-out police officers created for HK$10,000 and put on duty near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532995/cardboard-traffic-cops-prove-theyre-just-not-cut-out-job
  9. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Mirror of Love, by Joachim Chu Chee-kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... in a woman's mind. This, in turn, propagates "violence widespread in society" such as "crimes" and "wars and killing in the battle fields between disagreeing nations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1531578/book-review-mirror-love-joachim-chu-chee-kong
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No need to criminalise stalking, say legislators

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by KC NG

    ... a crime was first proposed in 2000 by the Law Reform Commission, which examines existing laws and proposes new ones. The government launched a public consultation in late 2011. It proposed making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534239/no-need-criminalise-stalking-say-legislators

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