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  1. In Brief

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the passengers, the Jockey Club as the employer and the driver. Prostitute accused over body A prostitute appeared in Eastern Court charged with preventing the lawful burial of a body. Zhou Gonjiao, 27, is also accused of working illegally. She did not enter pleas to the charges. Zhou and two others allegedly prevented the burial of Cheung Kam-fat's body in Shau Kei Wan on Thursday. Helper ...

  2. Hush money only exacerbates unrest

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the incident and the Li family paid the family of the victim, 460,000 yuan to prevent a full trial. Justice was also denied regarding Zhao Lianhai, who became an activist when he tried to bring ... quarrels and making trouble'. Instead of responding to the outrage by reviewing the judicial process, the authorities appear to have prevented Zhao from filing an appeal so that he can ...

  3. Newspaper fined over ads offering Sars cure

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin The Sun newspaper was slapped with a $6,000 fine yesterday for publishing an advertisement promoting a herbal drink as a prevention against Sars. Magistrate Eddie Yip ... for preventing flu in the country'' and that it could 'prevent viruses and toxins''. The paper then advertised the product again on May 9, but this time the advert read: ...

  4. Medic sanctioned for promoting clinics, parlours

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to prevent the promotion but denied sanctioning it. 'He did not have prior knowledge of the promotion. If he knew about it, he would have stopped it. In fact, when he found out about ... that he not only failed to take preventive steps to promote services of the company, but he also sanctioned that promotion,' Lieh Mak said. The council said the medical centre and beauty ...

  5. A lengthy battle

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the trial judge gave wrong and contradictory directions that effectively prevented the jury from considering her key defence- of acting in self-defence. Feb 11: The Court of Final Appeal throws out ...

  6. Arrest, dismissal after eight schoolchildren crushed to death in stampede on staircase

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... issued in 2005 for preventing stampedes. After eight students were killed in a similar accident in Sichuan four years ago, the Ministry of Education urged schools to pay attention to the issue. It issued detailed instructions to prevent stampedes, such as dividing children into small groups when walking down stairs. CCTV urged all schools and organisers of large events to double-check ...

  7. Tutor jailed for sexual assaults on girl, 13

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... the door of any room where tutoring is taking place and monitor what is happening inside. In cases of abuse, she said both prevention and treatment are important. Treatment programmes can help the victims rebuild trust in people. The culprits should receive counselling in prison to help them understand the harm they have caused. An important method of prevention is to check the backgrounds ...

  8. Lack of protection for workers decried

    Posted Dec 11th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... everyone in the city, the punishment failed to act as a deterrent to construction companies that they should enhance safety measures to prevent accidents.' Unionist lawmaker Ip Wai-ming said ...

  9. Block on activist 'not censorship'

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government said yesterday its decision to prevent a convicted activist from becoming a board director at his former secondary school was not political censorship. The Education and Manpower Bureau said Christopher Fung Ka-keung, 24, did not meet the 'fit and proper' criteria to fulfil his role as a board director of Kwun Tong Government Secondary School. Mr Fung has ...

  10. Fitting punishment

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the situation of the offender, and to the reasons the crime was committed. The public good is also relevant, and England's former chief justice Lord Bingham has spoken of the need 'to prevent ... can be addressed, this may benefit society. Rehabilitation, crime prevention and public protection are inter-related, and if a dangerous criminal is reformed, an obvious threat to society ...




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