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  1. None of the fun of the fair

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Concern about al-Qaeda targeting China was the last thing on the mind of businessman Yang Wensheng as he sat in a German prison for 45 days in January and February this year. A businessman from Nanshao county, Henan province, Mr Yang had ...

  2. Child abuse a worsening epidemic in Japan

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Etsunaga Inoue's daughter is two weeks old and in critical condition at a hospital with internal injuries. She was taken to the hospital by her father, a 37-year-old decorator, who was arrested after staff concluded her injuries ...

  3. Crackdown sees illegal workers playing desperate waiting game

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... in violent crime and for tarnishing the country's image, though there are scant statistics to prove foreigners are to blame for rising crime. To implement the crackdown, plans have been drawn up ...

  4. Tougher jail terms urged after torture-killing of girl

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Hong Kong's child-protection policies need a shake-up in the wake of the torture-killing of a two-year-old infant by her parents in Shamshuipo, rights groups and lawmakers said yesterday. Democratic Party legislator Wong Sing-chi said Frida ...

  5. Drug cases up, but violent crimes fall

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The city's crime rate rose 1 per cent from a year earlier between January and the end of October. The biggest rises were in drug offences, theft and deception cases. Over the period, police dealt with 63,263 crimes. However, the number of violent crimes- including homicides, robberies and rapes- fell by more than 400, to 10,977, and there were ...

  6. Proposed law would create crime of stalking

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy and Jennifer Ngo The government plans to make stalking a crime, 11 years after that was first proposed by the Law Reform Commission. Under the proposed law, released yesterday for a three-month public consultation, stalkers will face up to two years in jail and a fine of up to HK$100,000. The crime is defined as 'a series of acts' directed at specific persons that cause ...

  7. Enter the Void

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clarence Tsui Enter the Void Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril Roy Director: Gaspar Noe From his first short, Carne (a 40-minute piece about a butcher plotting to avenge the rape of his autistic daughter), to the thriller Irreversible (with a notor ...

  8. Group to give men accused of sex crimes free legal aid

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... later this year- will provide legal and emotional advice to men who face sex-crime allegations. Several of Yum's friends, including lawyers and people working in the youth services sector, ... in sex-related cases. 'Our legal system protects victims in sex crimes well, but it also ensures protects the rights of defendants. I can't see it as slanted towards females,' she said. Ng ...

  9. Tough times boon for investigative services

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... to the networks associated with the companies being investigated to collect information,' he said. He said the most challenging aspect in uncovering white-collar crime was the fact that the companies ...

  10. Warning on pickpockets after 22pc surge in cases this year

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Shoppers should beware of pickpockets amid the festive crowds in light of a more than 20 per cent increase in such crimes, police warned yesterday. The Kowloon West regional ... Yui-luen, of the West Kowloon crime prevention office, said some victims reported their wallets might have been stolen by people behind them on escalators in malls and office buildings. Some victims ...




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