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  1. HK asks neighbours to track WTO protesters

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was revealed after the Director of Crime and Security, Senior Assistant Commissioner Tang Hau-sing, and fellow officers met their Guangdong and Macau counterparts at the police headquarters in Wan Chai ... as a protest zone during the World Trade Organisation conference. While most of the councillors accepted using the park as a gathering point for protesters, they felt the crowd- expected to be 10,000 ...

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    Drunken sailor fined for assaulting Wan Chai waitress

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:12pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com A United States Navy crewman was fined HK$1,000 in Eastern Court on Monday after pleading guilty to assaulting a waitress after drinking too much in Wan Chai last month. Mathew Forrester, 25, pleaded not guilty to a charge of ...

  3. Former crime fighter a dab hand at serving food

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com For former police inspector May Wong May-ping, the crime-fighting skills she picked up on the force have proved just as useful in reviving her ailing family restaurant. As a police officer, Wong excelled in physical exercise, discipline and observation. When she reopened her father's shuttered Yixin Restaurant in 2003, those abilities were useful ...

  4. We've got nothing to worry about, patriotic parade organiser says

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong The organiser of the July 1 patriotic parade has dismissed concerns over possible harassment by activists. Cheng Yiu-tong, chairman of the parade organising committee, brushed ... not interrupt me. That is democracy,' he said. The turnout for the parade, co-organised by the Home Affairs Department, is expected to drop from 40,000 to 6,000 due to space constraints as last ...

  5. Art fair organisers aim to raise awareness

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Organisers of May's Hong Kong international art fair, Art HK 08, hope to incorporate more community and student-oriented activities into the event to raise public awareness ... will feature works by world-renowned artists. Organisers have been working on possible group tours for students at universities and secondary schools, but details have yet to be finalised. Mr Renfrew ...

  6. Book festival organiser takes page from Europe

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... by about 10 readers and is free of charge, the organiser, Leslie Ng Chi-Ching, said. 'We long for an outdoor book festival,' Mr Ng, who has been to several similar activities in Europe, ...

  7. Crime show host collars suspected pickpockets

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... The policewoman was at lunch when she witnessed gang members at work The host of crime-busting television show Police Report yesterday helped capture suspected members of a pickpocket gang after chasing down on foot a taxi thought to be involved in their scam. Senior Inspector Elaine Ma Yee-ling was going out for lunch with three constables in Wan Chai when she saw a taxi drive ...

  8. Crime reporters killed in Causeway Bay bike smash

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Two off-duty crime reporters died yesterday after their motorcycle crashed into temporary guide posts that reroute traffic during construction of a new flyover in Causeway Bay. Chan Ho-ming, 28, and Wong Siu-bond, 30, of the Oriental Daily News, were travelling eastwards along Victoria Park Road just before 6am when their bike apparently ran out of control and rammed ...

  9. Ringleaders of high-end hotel vice syndicate in Wan Chai arrested

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the criminals perpetrating these crimes are not easy to catch. 'Hotel management is not happy that these activities are taking place on their premises. The hotels are not encouraging it,' Edmiston said. 'But a syndicate like this is pretty well organised. Sometimes the rooms are booked through a legitimate travel agent in China or through a number of travel agents. All ...

  10. Manhunt after girl is raped in Wan Chai

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... 30 to 40 with long hair, who wore dark clothing. Anyone with information should contact 2860 7833 or 9712 5841. The crime scene was still cordoned off early this morning and detectives from the Hong Kong Island regional crime unit were investigating, while scores of police tactical unit officers were conducting a search. Shoppers nearby were also interviewed, police said. Meanwhile, ...




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