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    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 ...

  2. Cop this

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of your pockets. No smart criminal would touch you because all the local shop owners would have you for breakfast.' As for organised crime, the triads were 'paper tigers'. He says ...

  3. The Queen of Crime

    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Agatha Ngai

    ... Agatha Ngai You say you are a die-hard fan of crime novels. If you are, show some proof. Who is the Queen of Crime, or to some, the Queen of Murders? She was Agatha Christie (1890-1976) ... dignity and was loved by many crime story devotees. Poirot was the only fictional character whose death was honoured with an obituary on the front page of The New York Times. He 'died' ...

  4. Unlikely alliance fails to sway Tokyo court over war crimes

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... of retelling my terrible experiences,' she said. Mr Shinozuka- who served 11 years in a mainland prison after being convicted of war crimes- also gave evidence to the court on behalf ...

  5. The Untouchables

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... A government-funded study found that as much as 42 per cent of bad loans to mainly construction-related companies involved organised crime. The yakuza, say observers, are as much a part of Japanese life ... against organised crime to be bloody, this oddly genteel relationship between the underworld and law-abiding society appears surreal. Japan's top two dozen crime syndicates, including ...

  6. Star policeman faces jail term in loan fraud case

    Posted Oct 07th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... a superintendent in 1994. Aside from heading a division in the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau, Cheng had also worked in the Narcotics Bureau's intelligence unit. Cheng's lawyer submitted a letter of mitigation from Shamshuipo District Commander Peter Geoffrey Hunt, detailing Cheng's background, experience and character. Cheng's team at the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau ...

  7. Cold Monday

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Cold Monday by Terence Strong Pocket Books $101 Since leaving the Special Air Service Regiment, Eddie Coltrane has spent five years trying to hunt down the men who murdered his wife, Astrid. After assassinating one of the killers in London ...

  8. Almost 4 years' jail for theft of pines

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... by 35 per cent each man's sentence for conspiracy to steal Buddhist pines. She said it was a serious, organised crime. Harsher penalties would be sought under the Organised and Serious ... was aware from prosecution witnesses that the crime had become prevalent in Hong Kong in recent years. Deputy Judge Tallentire said he adopted the earlier findings by his fellow judges Peter Line ...

  9. Murder shocks Harare's shrinking expat community

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Jen Redshaw

    ... Jen Redshaw in Harare Aid worker's death follows a surge in violent crime The murder of a western aid worker in one of Harare's posh suburbs this month has sent ripples of shock through the shrinking expatriate community. The body of 30-year-old Lisa Veron-Brunner, who worked for the World Health Organisation in the Zimbabwean capital, was discovered near her upturned ...

  10. Raid 'not linked to Macau club'

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the company was co-operating fully with police, assisting investigations into other people in connection with the case. Last Thursday, officers from the financial investigations unit and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau raided the office of Onshine Securities as part of a wide-ranging investigation into a $400 million money-laundering case. Numerous files and documents were seized. Police ...




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