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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Keep our children safe from harm by sex predators

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says the rise of social media and availability of online child pornography have emboldened sexual predators to prey on children, and Hong Kong's ... year the number of prosecutions for child pornography offences, mostly internet-related, runs well into double figures. There is a heavy responsibility on internet service providers to police ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Grant Hong Kong courts a freer hand in sentencing

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross argues that the range of offences for which suspended sentences can be handed down should be widened to give Hong Kong's courts maximum discretion ... therefore, welcome, not least because it will stimulate discussion in the consultation period, which runs to September 23. In England and Wales, where the courts can also suspend sentences ...

  3. Tait sees off close rivals with hard-fought, tactical race

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pushed hard for a win over a hilly but scenic 12km course in Aberdeen Country Park yesterday. Former British cross country international Bob Shorrock led the 250-strong field from the starting point, but was shadowed closely by in-form Gunner Rethfeldt, who won the China Coast Marathon just three weeks ago, and trail running specialist Tait. The trio were evenly matched over the smooth ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - TRAIL RUNNING

    Peak condition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... for their main trail races in their countries". Bhattachan, 58, was early to spot Nepal's potential as a running destination and breeding ground for elite runners. He helped to establish ... races, self-guided running tours in the country are easy to organise, says Bull. "Nepal's established network of trekking tea houses, that provide bed and board, means you can run ...

  5. Lazy? Watson's prescribes a cross-country run

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sara Troughton The Hong Kong Amateur Athletic Association is organising the Watson's Pharmacy Self Care Cross-Country Championships and Relay 2004. The championships will be held ... and sweet fresh air impossible to find in the concrete jungle. The association will host a running clinic on Sunday for anyone interested in learning more about running strategies, medication ...

  6. Unsung heroes

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kung Name Alvin Chui Wui-chung School Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School Grade Form Six Sport Cross-country and athletics Achievements Alvin, 17, is a long-distance runner ... in the Southern District Cross Country Race. He is captain of his school's cross-country team. He came ninth in the Grade A boys' category of the 2010-11 Division Two Inter-school Cross Country ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Kimberley Ultramarathon burn victims to sue race organiser

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... than it can accept," she said. "Governments all over the world continue to contact us asking if we would consider staging an annual event in their country." ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ADVENTURE

    Participants in NT Border Run say organisers reckless

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... was taking part in a 10 kilometre run on the second day of the two-day Hong Kong ITU Triathlon Asian Cup. As the tragedy unfolded, Border Run racers navigated a route with insufficient water stops, which passed a zone outlawed for runners by the government until this year. Organisers provided no medical care, angry participants reported. The Border Run saw runners make their way from ...

  9. Late cancellation of cross-country event irks runners

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... The Hong Kong Amateur Athletics Association was forced to defend itself after a number of competitors complained that it had left it too late to cancel yesterday's Cross Country Championships at Hok Tau. The event was only called off a 5.30am because of a thunderstorm warning, while typhhon signal number three was also in effect. Some 500 runners were due to take part. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Independence day

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says a public prosecution system free from political interference is as vital for Hong Kong's future as an independent judiciary, and it's time ... now be done to promote the independence of the DPP and depoliticise the prosecution system will be good for Hong Kong, both before 2047 and after. Grenville Cross SC, an honorary professor ...




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