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  1. 259m yuan in assets frozen as crime cartel tied to ex-police boss is raided

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... police-department head in Yangquan, Shanxi. Guan Jianjun, a former department chief in the downtown district police bureau, will stand trial along with 44 accomplices over alleged gang-related crimes ... of Guan has shed more light on rampant collusion between police and local crime syndicates on the mainland, which threatens the legitimacy of the Communist Party's grip on power. Guan- who ...

  2. Moulin jail terms reflect the crime's scale, judge says

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and must also bear major responsibility. Commercial crime on this scale has to be met with a sentence at the top end of the bracket.' The four charges Ma admitted included inflating his ...

  3. Dissident faces up to 15 years' jail for 'serious' crime, lawyer says

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Liu Xiaobo, one of the mainland's most prominent dissidents, faces a maximum jail term of 15 years, with police considering his alleged crime 'particularly ... 'The report said his crime was particularly serious,' Mo said yesterday, which was International Human Rights Day. Other cases similarly labelled had attracted jail terms of between five ...

  4. Crime gang suspects reverse confessions

    Posted Oct 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The trials of Chongqing underworld suspects, the subjects of a recent crackdown, got off to a turbulent start, with an alleged gang boss and eight co-defendants reversing their confessions and denying involvement in organised crime. Yang Tianqing was the first suspected gang boss to go on trial since the triad sweep started in June. Yang faces seven charges ranging from ...

  5. Crime doesn't pay

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen If someone does something against the law, they commit an offence. Crimes are serious offences. When anyone commits a crime, they get into trouble with the police. Remember, crime never pays! Crimes Match up the crime with its description 1. assault 2. mugging 3. arson 4. blackmail 5. burglary 6. fraud 7. murder 8. kidnapping 9. hijacking 10. shoplifting a) ...

  6. Chilly courts accused of perpetrating 'thermo-crime'

    Posted Jul 10th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma and Carissa Koo Hong Kong's courts have been accused of committing 'thermo-crime' by one of the city's biggest environmental lobbies. A Sunday Morning Post ... in the near future. It has been estimated that the 'thermo-crime' perpetrated by Hong Kong people overeager to beat summer heat by creating an artificial winter indoors adds $330 million ...

  7. War crimes: justice has a price

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Righting the wrongs of genocide and other war crimes does not come cheaply. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent around the world each year investigating and bringing to trial suspected perpetrators of what are considered the worst crimes against humanity. Almost 60 years after the end of the second world war, more than 900 cases against suspected Nazi war criminals are being ...

  8. Crimes of passion

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 'crime prejudicial to morals' and subject to up to two years in prison. Earlier this year, Kim was accused of having an affair with a married man in a case brought by his outraged spouse. ...

  9. The Roar of the Butterflies

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Roar of the Butterflies by Reginald Hill Harper, HK$91 Best known for his Dalziel and Pascoe mysteries, Reginald Hill was recently voted one of the world's best crime writers by The Times. A brilliant plotter, he mixes serious subject matter with splashes of light relief- not least the bickering banter of his detective heroes. In The Roar of the Butterflies, ...

  10. Business chief accused of assaulting wife

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Horst Geicke, a former head of the German and European chambers of commerce, has been charged with assaulting his wife outside their home. Geicke, 53, chairman of Pacific Alliance was charged with assaulting Katherine Yip Ching occasioning actua ...




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