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  1. Hopeful sign on pollution amid smelter clash

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan and Lilian Zhang Another factory pollution row has triggered a confrontation between villagers and police on the mainland. Up to a thousand residents of Fengxiang, ... the smelter following three days of peaceful protest, a court hundreds of kilometres away passed sentences on two polluters that may signal a tougher approach to the problem, which plagues towns ...

  2. Teacher who 'polluted' child in sex sessions jailed for 10 years

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Poon Man-kay told him: 'You used your identity as a teacher to pollute the girl's innocence. To satisfy your own selfish desire, you forced the innocent victim to grow up early ...

  3. Light shed on Gome scandal by mainland state media

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam More scandalous details about the probe and trial of former Gome Electrical Appliances Holding chairman Wong Kwong-yu have been exposed by state media, nearly a month after the billionaire was sentenced to 14 years' jail. The Guangzhou-base ...

  4. 'Too light' jail terms for police criticised

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a one-year suspended sentence. Wang Qingbao, Yan's former deputy, was charged with neglecting duty but not jailed. The perceived light sentences were questioned by state media and internet ... father, Xu Heping, said in a text message to reporters. Mainland internet users criticised the sentences as far too light. 'Why are defendants involved in murders sentenced to more than 10 ...

  5. Drink-driver jumped five lights and hit taxi

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Yvonne Tsui and Joyce Man A drink-driver has admitted jumping five red lights and ramming into a taxi to escape a policeman's hunt just two hours after new safety laws took effect ... at 2.07am during an anti-drink-driving operation at the junction of Castle Peak Road's San Hui section and Tsing Hoi Circuit. Lok accelerated and ran five red lights along Castle Peak Road ...

  6. Judge detained over light sentence given to policeman who raped teenager

    Posted Apr 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Ruan Jingzhong is investigated for alleged dereliction of duty The judge responsible for handing a light sentence to a policeman who raped a teenage girl has been detained while ... worked as an accountant at the Zhouning court where Judge Ruan has worked for more than 10 years. The relatively light sentence given to Chen, deputy director of the local Public Security Bureau, ...

  7. Trial casts light on gangsters' grip on booming Bollywood

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... India's 20-billion-rupee (HK$3.4 billion) Bollywood film business is in the grip of organised crime. That oft-repeated rumour and accusation was finally given credence through the conviction by a Mumbai court last week of millionaire diamond merchant ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... atop The One mall in Tsim Sha Tsui intrusive. It is so massive that it has also obscured my view of Lion Rock. Light pollution and the associated massive advertising signs have become ... the 'polluter pays' principle has to be enforced by setting limits for domestic waste production, which encourage unco-operative polluters to cut dumping. Third, the plastic levy scheme got off ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of pollutants in the air. Given the conditions on Monday, one doesn't have to be a rocket scientist to understand that even if all smokers had stopped lighting up, the air quality would have ... to retire. Christopher Perry, Sha Tin Daft response beggars belief Your editorial on Hong Kong's air quality and the environment is bang on ('Now there can be no more pollution ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whatever changes are needed. Jack Tam Electric cars can make HK greener More people are driving private cars, so exhaust emissions are increasing. Noise pollution is also serious during busy hours. Therefore, electric cars should be introduced to Hong Kong's roads. Electric cars are more environmentally friendly, as they produce less noise and air pollution. If all the belching cars ...




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