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  1. Tougher jail terms urged after torture-killing of girl

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Officials said that they had to protect the privacy of the parents. But Ho Hei-wah, director of the watchdog Society for Community Organisations, said the department's response ...

  2. Youngsters taught cyber ethics to curb online gaming crimes

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the event was jointly organised by the Hong Kong Police, the IT Education Centre, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals and software firm Symantec. Seminars focused on different aspects of online activities, ... with the same period last year, organisers believed young children should be taught the possible implications of internet usage. ...

  3. 'Godfathers' on trial in latest crime crackdown

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The China Youth Daily reports the brothers are accused of heading an organised crime group charged with murder, assault, gambling, illegal detention and gun possession. The gang has allegedly killed ... of charges. The Hegang Intermediate People's Court began hearing the case on July 18 and the trial is expected to take more than a month. The newspaper said criminal organisations with strong ...

  4. Female crime kingpin eludes police dragnet

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael 300 officers chase $35m in ill-gotten gains during huge anti-vice operation The female kingpin of a multimillion-dollar organised crime syndicate escaped a police cordon just ... on organised crime syndicates involved in trafficking women for prostitution. At the height of the raids, at 4.15pm, one suspect tried to escape by climbing out of the seventh-floor window of a brothel ...

  5. Piracy's a crime, but when it comes to diamonds...

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... trailer. Then came, meow, Catwoman. The Motion Picture Association (MPA) organised the screenings to introduce the trailer to the media and 50 or so supporters of the anti-piracy effort. The moviegoers among you will soon be seeing jolting images of crime caught on tape, and a message that targets our law-abiding scruples. You wouldn't snatch a purse, steal a car, walk ...

  6. 'Road map' will help crime victims

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... will help crime victims seek compensation. Director of Public Prosecutions Grenville Cross announced the policy yesterday and said it would be implemented immediately. '[It] is a road map ... people who are the victims of crime and the witnesses to crime. We commend it to the community.' Mr Cross said the statement was the brainchild of one of three committees set up ...

  7. Triad allies cash in on crimes over the border

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Chief Superintendent Stephen Fung Kin-man of the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau said cross-border co-operation was crucial to curbing many serious crimes involving triads. 'Because ...

  8. A safe haven from drugs and crime

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... students in Hong Kong, or from the darker realities lurking outside- the perils of drugs and crime they might encounter on the streets of Lan Kwai Fong, Wan Chai or Sham Shui Po. But The Warehouse, ... There is a tendency among parents and adults to impose, he said. He had done so with his elder daughter, whose time was organised from morning to night. The Warehouse has helped him see there is a different ...

  9. War crimes: justice has a price

    Posted Sep 26th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Righting the wrongs of genocide and other war crimes does not come cheaply. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent around the world each year investigating and bringing to trial suspected perpetrators of what are considered the worst crimes against humanity. Almost 60 years after the end of the second world war, more than 900 cases against suspected Nazi war criminals are being ...


    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by Sue Green

    ... years, but the time is finally right. That's how long it's been since best-selling crime writers Faye and Jonathan Kellerman each published their first novel. And now the pair, who ... but it was a sore point for a while.' Now, though, both are international literary stars, Jonathan with 21 crime novels, Faye with 17. Each is best known as a series writer. Faye has the Detective Pete ...




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