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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Foreign English teachers face scrutiny after sex alerts

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Teaching clampdown after sex alerts Foreign English teachers on the mainland face tighter supervision in the wake of two child sex scandals in Beijing and Nanjing. ... for child pornography and the other on the run from child-sex charges, were able to get jobs as English teachers. In a brief notice on its website, the administration urged local foreign experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1226267/foreign-english-teachers-face-scrutiny-after-sex-scandals
  2. News - China Insider - CRIME

    US language tutor jailed for 30 years for sexually exploiting children in China

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:13pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places, to which he pleaded guilty. The maximum sentence to the charges is life imprisonment. Orjuela was one of five cases of sexual abuse of children by foreign teachers in China documented by the Post last year, raising calls for better background checks on teachers in China. Demand for teachers continues to boom as private school cash ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1443498/us-language-tutor-jailed-30-years-sexually-exploiting-children
  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Man arrested after his stepmother was hacked to death in Hong Kong flat

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:50pm by Clifford Lo

    ... and mental problems that may have triggered the violence. A second police source said: “His family told police he appeared to have been possessed by evil spirits and received treatment in Nepal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575989/police-hunt-nepalese-man-suspected-hacking-stepmother-death-tsuen-wan
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    'Child-tracker' app company disowns Hong Kong-based trafficking suspect

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Bryan Harris

    ... as of last night. Surrogacy laws in Thailand are not strictly regulated, making the Southeast Asian nation a popular destination for foreigners seeking such services. Shigeta- who through a lawyer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575131/child-tracker-app-company-disowns-hong-kong-based-trafficking-suspect
  5. News - China - CRIME

    150 Chinese graft suspects and officials ‘remain at large in America’, state media says

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... of so-called “naked officials” – government workers whose husbands, wives or children are all overseas – who use foreign family connections to illegally shift assets out of China or to avoid ... is not easy. There is no extradition treaty between China and the United States, and foreign governments have expressed reluctance to hand over Chinese suspects as they could face the death penalty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574167/over-150-chinese-graft-suspects-and-officials-remain-large-america
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    24 years on, an arrest at last in witness murder case

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Lana Lam

    ... seconds it took for it to open and close, according to news reports. Detectives from New South Wales police's unsolved homicide team, who have been working on the case since 2008, called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574399/24-years-arrest-last-witness-murder-case
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    ‘Disruptive’ passenger forces London-bound flight back to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 09:08am by DANNY LEE

    ... The man, who police said was a foreign citizen, was arrested upon landing for violating the Aviation Security Ordinance and was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital. The Airport Authority confirmed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571120/disruptive-passenger-forces-london-bound-flight-back-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police still looking for shooter in airgun attack on senior in Ho Man Tin

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Clifford Lo

    ... the second source said. Police asked anyone with information to call 2761 8281. Separately, Tin Shui Wai residents called police at about 9.30am to complain about someone firing an airgun. Officers arrested a man, 51, and seized an air pistol in his second-floor flat in Yiu Lung House at Tin Yiu Estate. An investigation showed he had aimed at a tree, police said. No one was injured. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568526/police-still-looking-shooter-airgun-attack-senior-ho-man-tin
  9. News - China - CRIME

    Son visits investigator Peter Humphrey and his wife in detention

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:57am by Toh Han Shih

    ... authorities chose to be humane. This is a good sign in future for foreigners who might be arrested in China." Peter Humphrey, a British national, and Yu, a China-born US citizen, will be tried ... for relatives of foreigners in detention. However, an unnamed US lawyer said there had been other instances of detained foreigners receiving visitors. Harvey said his visit had been arranged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1565243/son-visits-investigator-peter-humphrey-and-his-wife-detention
  10. News - China - CRIME

    Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... court judge Ambrosio de Luna also fined the fishermen US$100,000 each, while their boat was forfeited, Alaska said. They were the first foreigners to be found guilty of violating the law, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567202/crew-jailed-philippines-illegal-fishing

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