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  1. Hong Kong shipowners voice concerns over rise in piracy

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Asia continues to be the biggest problem area, according to the Kuala Lumpur-based International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre. Eighty-seven of the 344 attacks reported ... Asia on the lack of response from law enforcement officials. Eighty-five mariners were taken hostage in Indonesian waters and two were killed. Nine died during attacks in Philippine waters ...

  2. Mudslide county trio face criminal charges

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

    ... rain and had concealed the number of deaths, fully aware that no heavy rain had been recorded on that day in the area, the report added. What they had done violated the criminal law ... Choi Chi-yuk Three top officials in Xiangfen county, Shanxi, have been arrested and are facing criminal charges on suspicion of covering up the death toll and faking the causes ...

  3. 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 International Assurance Company, could have been killed by someone she knew, a police source said. 'We are still trying to establish ...

  4. Film studies: Black September for reporters

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... presented La Vida Loca at the San Sebastian International Film Festival this time last year, he spoke of how the film's leading character was death. What the French ... public safety minister, Manuel Melgar, calling the killing 'a repugnant and reproachable criminal act'. The filmmaker's reputation went much further back: he began dispatching ...

  5. Freedom of speech defence bound to fail

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... of the Dui Hua Foundation said, was such rights were balanced by obligations to the state, and in any event courts would not apply constitutional principles in criminal cases. Rosenzweig was speaking at a conference organised by the Centre for Chinese Law at the University of Hong Kong on Saturday. The freedom-of-speech strategy was one that lawyers had focused on in the past in defending charges ...

  6. Fanny Law left puzzled at tighter restrictions on job

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The government barred the former permanent secretary for education and manpower, Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, from handling education services provided by a charity group after an advisory committee tightened restrictions proposed by the Civil Service Bureau regarding her post-retirement work. Mrs Law said she was puzzled why the Advisory Committee on Post-service Employment ...

  7. On deadly ground

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to rebuild communities by helping to construct new houses and classrooms, and assist in maintaining law and order. These projects can last for years. For many years, aid workers relied on the fact ... European aid workers were kidnapped and held for almost a week near the country's capital, Port-au-Prince, where most aid groups are based. Victor Law Ka-kiu, a Form Four student from England, ...

  8. Kwai Chung tragedy highlights vague law

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... of nowhere. Hutchison's Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), lessors and managers of the property where the fatal accident took place, are refusing to comment on operational procedures during ... at ports from Shenzhen to Singapore. The Kwai Chung facilities are industrial premises and regulated by the Labour Department. The department sets down guidelines for operators, which are not law ...

  9. Teenager arrested over internet rumour that caused run on bank

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent. Police said investigations revealed that the man posted an online message last Thursday afternoon alleging the bank would be closed. ... appeared on discussion forums yesterday afternoon. Netizens questioned what kind of action could be defined as gaining 'access to a computer with criminal or dishonest intent'. But some ...

  10. Deadly blazes

    Posted Aug 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are injured in a blaze at the Top One karaoke lounge in Prat Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui. A criminal trial finds the arson was the result of a petty dispute between the Wo Shing Wo and Sun Yee On triads. ...




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