• Saturday
  • August 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:12pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 3656 for hong kong police force

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Railway protester in court for tearing off police officer's epaulette

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau An activist accused of tearing off a police officer's epaulette in a protest last year appeared in court yesterday accused of criminal damage. Yang Kuang, 43, a programme ... backwards because of the force. He used his left hand to clutch at my left epaulette. He kept pulling it until I swayed a bit. 'I warned him to withdraw his hand and back off, but he ignored ...

  2. Centrepiece of colonial law

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Victoria Prison was built in 1841 during the closing days of the first Opium war, the year before Hong Kong was ceded to Britain. The cluster of historical buildings between Old Bailey ... Station in 1864 - all three were declared monuments in 1995. After witnessing historical moments from the fall of Hong Kong during the second world war to the influx of the Vietnamese boatpeople ...

  3. Force of nature

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fashion cover: duchess satin dress with silk ribbon by Viktor & Rolf from Joyce, Lee Gardens, Causeway Bay (inquiries: 2907 2228). Silk top from Kenzo, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui (inquiries: 2175 4118). Silk gazar hat (HK$24,000) from ...

  4. Police clear protesters from pier

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Olga Wong

    ... said. Wong Ho-yin, one of the three hunger strikers, complained of excessive police force. 'They were violent,' he said. 'Why did they deploy so many officers? We were so ... cleared away in an operation involving hundreds of police officers. But activists and observers said the showdown with the government over heritage conservation had only just begun. Police moved ...

  5. Heritage listing sought for police station

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Activists and district councillors will try to have the historic Central Police Station compound placed on the Unesco World Heritage List. They will call on the government ... The compound consists of the Central Police Station, the Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison. In April 2003, the site was earmarked for tourism-related restoration and development. Seventeen ...

  6. Pottery Workshop chief upset at being forced out of premises

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... though it has not been invited back. 'I'm going to kick up a big fuss, I hope, because the Pottery Workshop is not just a ceramic centre in Hong Kong,' said Ms Cheng, 46. 'We represent Hong Kong and China and the best ceramics of the world.' Ms Cheng said the Fringe Club, which began leasing the building from the government for a nominal fee more than 20 years ago, ...

  7. Red tape delaying makeover of police base

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'People go on about it being part of Hong Kong's identity, but it's a colonial prison for God's sake. Is that your identity? Maybe it still is. 'The idea is to get through all of that and tell the story. We have to get to the root of what it symbolises in Hong Kong and world history, and take it on from there.' Elliott wants the content of the new arts complex ...

  8. Canucks out in force

    Posted Jul 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... game of the just finished ice hockey playoffs- Lan Kwai Fong is pretty much Canadian controlled. They're politely taking over Hong Kong's booze hub. ...

  9. Man causes bomb scare at Central MTR station

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bomb disposal and counter-terror units to be called. The Pakistani man, 37, a Hong Kong resident who speaks Cantonese, had a mobile phone taped to his forearm, with wires apparently attached ... the man ignored the driver's demand to leave, the driver called his colleagues and police. The man was forced out of the driver's cabin by officers and taken to the police post ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    24 police rewards totalling HK$9.7m put up for unsolved crimes in city

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... "It's possible the stolen goods were smuggled out of Hong Kong and sold on the black market," the officer said. The two thieves are believed to be aged between 40 and 50, 1.7 metres tall ... to the arrest of two robbers and the recovery of HK$11.7 million in cash and valuables stolen from a company safe in Cheung Sha Wan earlier this year. It is the largest of the 24 police rewards ...




SCMP.com Account