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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 18, 2013

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Cowle, Western district   Lai's ignorant rape remarks are damaging Like many women I am disappointed in the comments made by Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok regarding the increase ... and then being blamed for being raped. Lai also asks victims to "step forward to report rape" ("Security chief stops short of apology for rape remark", May 17), something that is now ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Lawmaker questions police spending

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... rise in the cost of duty visits. It came against a background of a general rise in such expenses by all the disciplined services. The figures, in a written reply from Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok to a question from To, show the force spent HK$2,637,000 on entertainment in the 2012-13 financial year, up 30 per cent from the HK$2,008,000 in 2008-09. It spent HK$11,332,000 on duty ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 31, 2013

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ...   Lai's rape remark taken out of context Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok is taking a lot of heat for advising that women should drink less to avoid being assaulted or raped. I don't believe Mr Lai meant to add salt to victims' wounds and did not insinuate that most victims somehow invite an attack through their "provocative" manner of dress or when drunk. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Cap on tourists would be unprecedented, says security chief

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the security chief says. "Of all the tourist cities in the world, I've never heard of any setting a cap on visitors," Lai Tung-kwok said yesterday. "Also, setting a clear-cut limit would not be an easy task." Lai was responding to a call for curbs after facilities were strained by an influx over Lunar New Year. The secretary for security also said limiting the number ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    We need a sober view of sexual violence

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE We need sober view of sexual violence Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto and our own security chief Lai Tung-kwok have much in common. Both men have caused public outrage this month with their comments related to violence against women. After half a century of the sexual and gender equality revolution, it's remarkable how powerful and well-educated men ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong immigration service loses computers with information of 3,000 travellers

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND SIMPSON CHEUNG

    ... of its mobile devices that contained personal data, Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok said. Lai said he was "very concerned" about the suspected theft. Other computer systems ...

  7. Bells may toll for marriage registries

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of Immigration Lai Tung-kwok yesterday. Speaking on Commercial Radio, Mr Lai said he expected the number of people using marriage registries would 'definitely decrease' with the amended ... a choice.' Mr Lai, who is also Registrar of Marriages, said if some registries were closed, affected staff would be transferred to other departments. He said that while 132 lawyers had been appointed ...

  8. Deregulating the marriage business

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is nothing sacred? That rhetorical question is cliched, and every cliche needs a good excuse. In this case one has been provided by the Director of Immigration, Lai Tung-kwok, in his ... Lai's marriage registries would attest after being shunted in and out- single one minute and married the next. In case you haven't guessed, it means, as we report today, that from now ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Security tsar Lai Tung-kwok's popularity falls to zero over tear gas

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Lai Tung-kwok records rock-bottom showing in HKU poll, days after police's heavy-handed approach in dispersing Occupy protesters Security tsar’s popularity falls to zero over tear gas The popularity of security tsar Lai Tung-kwok went into free fall after police fired volleys of tear gas to expel protesters from outside the government ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 28, 2013

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... May 23). He issued another statement ("Security chief Lai Tung-kwok stops short of apology for rape remark", May 17) and managed to miss the point again by defending his intentions. ... Security chief should have apologised I was extremely offended by Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok's suggestion that young girls drink less in order to prevent rape ...




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