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  1. News - China Insider - CRIME

    North America most dangerous destination for Chinese: report

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to an analysis by the Legal Evening News, a newspaper in Beijing. One in three of these incidents occurred in North America, the paper said, making it the most dangerous place for Chinese. The newspaper ... the number of incidents is more than two times higher in North America compared to Asia, the latter accounted for most deaths last year. Last year, 92 were reported, according to the Beijing paper, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1422025/north-america-most-dangerous-destination-chinese-report
  2. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... for ivory is fuelling violence and bloodshed across Africa and the Middle East, with militant groups such as al-Shabab and the notorious Lord's Resistance Army using the "white gold" ... supply leaving Africa. Based on seizures, Crosta believes the actual figure is close to 80 per cent. Earlier this year Operation Cobra II, an Interpol-led international crackdown on wildlife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547682/ivory-trades-role-funding-african-militants-highlighted-un-report
  3. News - China - CRIME

    Two stabbed to death in Yanji knife attack

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:04pm

    ... Associated Press in Beijing CCTV reports knife-wielding man went on slashing spree at a shopping mall in city near border with North Korea A knife-wielding man in a northeastern Chinese city near the North Korean border went on a slashing spree on Sunday, killing two people and injuring 14 others, a state broadcaster said. The attack at a shopping mall in the city of Yanji ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575539/two-stabbed-death-yanji-knife-attack
  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Pangolin scales worth HK$17m found hidden in shipments from Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:35pm by Clifford Lo

    ... containers that arrived in Hong Kong from Africa. The Customs and Excise Department said yesterday it was the biggest seizure of its kind in five years. The haul is believed to have come from more ... curative powers- are understood to sell for HK$1,500 to HK$2,000 a kilogram in Africa. They were seized from two shipments which both arrived via Malaysia. One of the containers arrived from Uganda ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534140/pangolin-scales-worth-hk17m-found-hidden-shipments-africa
  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    HK woman jailed in US$850,000 New Zealand drug smuggling case

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Hongkongers. Last month, two Hong Kong men were involved in South Africa's biggest ever drug bust. The pair were arrested in Durban on June 25 after police seized pure heroin powder worth more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561340/hk-woman-jailed-us850000-new-zealand-drug-smuggling-case
  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Antique vase snatched in raid on shipping magnate's home

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Clifford Lo

    ... to another four burglaries in North Point and Tsuen Wan this month.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562129/shipping-magnate-antony-mardens-home-peak-burgled
  7. News - World - CRIME

    Online gambling guru and '14K triad member' Paul Phua snared in Las Vegas arrest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by Patrick Boehler, Bryan Harris, Raquel Carvalho

    ... at the Caesars Palace hotel on the Las Vegas Strip he last visited earlier in the month. The exclusive and expansive residences can cost north of US$40,000 a night, according to press reports. Casino ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560119/las-vegas-arrest-snared-worlds-online-gambling-guru-malaysian-paul-phua
  8. News - World - CRIME

    One in 14 women sexually assaulted, first global estimate of abuse concludes

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:01pm by AFP

    ... and north Africa and the Middle East at 4.5 per cent. Within Europe, three countries in the east (Lithuania, Ukraine, Azerbaijan) had a lower level of sexual assault (6.9 per cent) than countries ... a pressing health and human rights concern," the investigators said. The highest rates were in sub-Saharan Africa- 21 per cent in the centre (Democratic Republic of Congo) and 17.4 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1426596/one-14-women-sexually-assaulted-first-global-estimate-abuse-concludes
  9. News - World - CRIME

    Experts say they found no signs that Oscar Pistorius was mentally ill

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... anxiety dating back to the amputation of his lower legs as a child and the influence of a mother who abused alcohol and slept with a gun under her pillow out of fear of South Africa's high ... submissions before presenting them to court. They will return to court to answer final questions on their arguments. South Africa does not have jury trials, so a verdict will be delivered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543626/pistorius-had-no-mental-disorder-time-shooting-say-psychiatrists
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fake oranges seizure becomes Hong Kong's first counterfeit fruit scandal

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:59am by LO WEI

    ... ate the oranges and found them sourer than the usual ones. The skin was thicker too," Lam said. The counterfeit oranges were imported from North Africa. Tests by government chemists have found them suitable to eat. Genuine Sunkist oranges, usually imported from South Africa and California, cost HK$3 to HK$4 each and are sold to customers at HK$5 to HK$6. The counterfeit ones ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1496013/fake-fruit-gives-buyer-sour-taste

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