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  1. Right thinking, not only law, needed to end graft

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... office of the law against commercial bribery, which says such practices flout the statute, is therefore a welcome move. But more needs to be done. It has always been a crime for government ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Acid attack investigation should start with blitz on illegal hostels

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... month, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen expressed his concern for public safety when visiting the crime scene. However, it is of little use crying over spilled milk. The Home Affairs ... against operators of unlicensed guest houses. It is illegal to operate such a business; the crime carries a maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment. The triads welcome these places. ...

  4. Practice makes perfect

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Firefighters and police team up during an exercise yesterday to put out a 'blaze' on a fishing boat in waters near the Tai Po wholesale fish market. The exercise was not only aimed at testing the readiness of fire and rescue services, but also to promote crime and fire prevention. Officers later distributed leaflets to residents at nearby Shuen Wan Typhoon ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Handle angry outbursts with care, judge urges

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crackdown on the increasing amount of organised and violent crimes. 'People's courts at all levels and localities should implement 'strike hard' policies, dealing in a swift and merciless way with violent criminal cases of murder, explosions, [using] poison and other dangerous materials, and organised crimes,' he said. Though official figures on the number ...

  8. 8 years' jail for setting fire to ex-lover's home

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

    ... Sentencing Wan Xiuying in the Court of First Instance, Mr Justice Darryl Saw said the crime was aggravated by her premeditation. The judge noted that she had used metal sealant to seal the hinges ... injured his mother, elder brother and the brother's girlfriend. None was badly injured. Mr Justice Saw described Wan's actions as a calculated and orchestrated serious crime that had ...

  9. Clinging to the past is a gamble with the future

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of organised crime on the fringes of the industry. Commentators in Macau have not taken kindly to the tycoon's remarks, suggesting he should strive harder to adapt to the enclave's way ... But the pervasive involvement of organised crime has blackened the image of the industry for much of its 150 years in Macau. It was at the root of the violence which marred the run-up to the city's ...

  10. Criminal home violence rises to six cases a day

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police recorded an average of six cases of criminal domestic violence every day in the first three months of the year, new crime figures show. The number of such cases ... half of all cases of domestic violence. Police break down domestic violence into two categories: crimes and miscellaneous cases, such as family arguments. Overall, there was a 29.2 per cent ...




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