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  1. City Digest

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... organised by the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China outside the central government's liaison office in Western yesterday. They were protesting against ...

  2. letters

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and remind youths what kinds of acts constitute criminal offences. Schools should co-operate with the police to organise workshops or schemes to highlight the heavy penalties of committing crimes ... since I will face more competition. Wong Hoi-yi, Pooi To Middle School Fight juvenile crime with education I am writing in response to the increase in juvenile crimes. According to the police, ...

  3. Raids, one arrest in New World probe

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The anti-triad operation prompted by the vandalism and ram-raid attacks targeting New World Development properties last week continued yesterday with police raids and an arrest for drug possession. From 10pm on Monday to 5am yesterday, more than 50 officers from the Police Tactical Unit and Organised Crime and Triad Bureau searched eight locations, including a disco ...

  4. Robberies down as crime rate falls 6pc

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong The crime rate fell just over 6 per cent in the first half of the year, but the detection rate also dropped slightly, figures released yesterday show. There were 38,117 cases from January to June, including 6,517 violent crimes such as robbery and wounding, compared with 40,605 cases and 6,618 violent crimes in the same period last year. The detection rate- ...

  5. Guangdong blames crime surge on migrants' return

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Guangdong's crime rate rose 14.5 per cent in the first half of this year, with street robberies accounting for most of the reported crimes. Police blame criminals ... giving details. Street robberies made up 60 per cent of the 247,065 reported crimes. 'Because of the Sars outbreak, the transit population in Guangdong dropped significantly last year. ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    ADHD drugs 'may reduce criminality'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by THE NEW YORK TIMES

    ... to commit crimes when taking medication. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, examined records of 25,000 people in Sweden to see if those with ADHD had fewer criminal ... likely to have criminal convictions while on medication. Patients were primarily young adults, many with a history of being admitted to hospital. Crimes included assault, drug offences ...

  7. Police seek society's help on drugs

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Martin Wong

    ... As crime figures were released yesterday, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police John Lee Ka-chiu, the force's director of crime and security, said that a total of 609 people aged between 10 ... year. 'The 609 youngsters arrested accounted for 30 per cent of the total number of people arrested in connection with such crimes,' Mr Lee said, adding that this figure had risen ...

  8. Scare tactics

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... of the World Health Organisation. She suggested recently that the mainland is by no means the world's worst offender when it comes to food safety. A couple of days later, Li Changjiang- director ...

  9. Triad ketamine haul worth HK$10m seized

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police seized 93kg of drugs and chemical additives- enough to produce HK$10 million worth of ketamine- in a raid on a subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po. Officers later arrested two suspected members of the Wo Shing Wo triad, ...

  10. Talking points

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the killings but has tried to portray himself as the leader of a resistance movement against Islamification. WHO's Margaret Chan to open forum The World Health Organisation's director ... after the jury handed down its guilty verdict, with Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor noting: 'This is a crime where the end result was the death of a human being. That factor demands ...




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