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  1. A catalogue of school sex crimes

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Liz Heron

    ... of a cover-up because managers failed to take action after the victims' parents informed them about Tong's crimes, which only came to light after the parents went to the police. Maths teacher ... their clothes off. Choi, who was sacked when his crime was discovered, was placed on probation. Lam, a former primary school teacher, was convicted in 2000 of four counts of indecent assault involving ...

  2. Police chief predicts rise in crime

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Martin Wong There may be more demonstrations and a rise in quick-cash crimes in Hong Kong amid the worsening economy and increasing grievances among the public, ... and freedom of protest. 'We understand the public's grievances but then we will try to facilitate and co-ordinate their protests as usual,' he said. Of the 78,469 overall crimes last ...

  3. Drug hauls have smugglers on the run

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... be attributed to improved intelligence sharing with our counterparts in Southeast Asia,' said Kevin Kitson, director of intelligence at the Australian Crime Commission. 'The increase ...

  4. Audit links 53 ministries to embezzlement of 30b yuan

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam At least 53 ministries and central government agencies were linked to a National Audit Office audit which exposed misappropriation of nearly 30 billion yuan (HK$34 billion) in public money in 2007. The sum includes funds allocated for disaster r ...

  5. letters

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Don't use history to read Japan's tragedy Although the Japan earthquake and tsunami destroyed many people's homes and families, the Japanese stayed calm in the midst of this nightmare and did not panic. Instead, they helped others who were ...

  6. Police crackdown on illegal guest houses is long overdue

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fallen on deaf ears and the administration in Hong Kong has failed to act regarding illegal premises in the city. These guest houses encourage crimes such as burglaries and incidents of even ... in these buildings. Operating a guest house without a licence is a serious crime punishable with three years imprisonment. Assurances were given by the Fire Services Department and the police when a man died ...

  7. Coming to terms with being a global player

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sponsored by Britain and France for an asset freeze, arms embargo and travel ban. It supported a recommendation that the International Criminal Court investigate war crimes in Libya, the first time ... to the 'last drop of blood'. After all, China in 2005 backed a UN policy calling on member nations to protect a state's population from war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. ...

  8. Factory arson suspect retraces steps

    Posted Jan 12th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... with police yesterday for a reconstruction of the crime. Handcuffed, hooded and with a chain wrapped around his waist, the suspect was under heavy police guard as he retraced the steps which led ... in Dongguan on Saturday and immediately handed over to Hong Kong police at the Huanggang border crossing. Officers from the Kowloon West regional crime unit, which is handling the case, took ...

  9. Woman in suitcase was financial consultant

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A financial consultant with an international insurance company is believed to be the murder victim whose charred body was found in a suitcase after a fire in Yuen Long. The 44-year-old woman, who had been a staff member of the American Interna ...

  10. Police turn to technology in sex-worker murders

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the identity of those missing in the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004. The crime wing at police headquarters would co-ordinate intelligence and support, while the investigations would be conducted by crime units in the three districts, the source said. The possibility of copycat crimes had not been ruled out, the source said, adding that the force was considering offering a reward for information ...




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