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  1. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 9, 2012

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... on labour issues to the government.   Civic Party calls for lower stamp duty The Civic Party called on the government to change stamp duty rates on homes to make it easier for first-time buyers. ... stamp duty, it said. After this the rate is progressive. The party said the lower stamp duty should apply to flats cheaper than HK$3 million.   Force on the hunt for middle-aged flasher Police ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Social order officers' violence hits home

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo A Shaanxi city's 'temporary workers' stamp on owner of bike shop, but critics say this problem is far from temporary Violence by 'social order' officers ... in Yanan, Shaanxi, stamping on a vendor's head was circulated online last week, it sparked surprise and anger. Eight chengguan, who are meant to maintain social order, took five bicycles from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW ENFORCEMENT

    Hong Kong police canines to do double duty as drugs dogs

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Police have begun years-long effort to train their 75 patrol dogs to help sniff out illegal narcotics Canines to do double duty as drugs dogs Police dogs are generally specialists, trained to find drugs or explosives, or to go on patrols, among other tasks. But Hong Kong's patrol dogs will soon do double duty in drug detection. "We ...

  4. Police officer kills man in off-duty brawl

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A Yunnan police officer has been detained on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter after he killed an unarmed man in an off-duty brawl, triggering a public outcry on the mainland, ... justice. A university student was killed last November in a brawl between several students and six off-duty police officers at a nightclub in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, sparking a heated debate ...

  5. Shot fired outside disco by off-duty gaming officer

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An off-duty gaming inspector fired a shot outside a Macau disco early yesterday during a dispute involving an allegation of sexual assault. The inspector, from the Gaming ... investigation is needed.' The bureau has 159 inspectors whose duties include enforcing laws and regulations at casinos. Senior gaming inspectors can apply for a gun licence and use their weapons ...

  6. Off-duty officer ambushed constables, say police

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong, Cheung Chi-fai and Agnes Lam Attack on TST patrol pair was aimed at stealing their guns, investigators believe The off-duty officer at the centre of Friday's Tsim Sha ... to the shooting scene at the junction of Canton and Austin roads yesterday to reconstruct the shootout, in which off-duty constable Tsui Po-ko is believed to have shot dead one patrolling officer ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as role models for the younger generation. We keep emphasising the importance of human rights and equality. So why should a policeman have to put up with insults when he is simply doing his duty? Working for the disciplined services is never an easy job. All police officers have a duty to ensure the safety of the public and maintain law and order. But who guarantees their safety ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI investigates Los Angeles Swat unit over illegal gun trading

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... and Bustamante's report. Sales records showed that as many as 324 pistols had been bought from Kimber. There are only about 60 officers in Swat, and the guns were intended to be used by officers on duty ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    150 elephants died for ivory load seized at port in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... for luxury goods- carvings, name stamps, chopsticks. People have more disposable income in China now." No one has been arrested over the latest seizure, but seven men- including one from Hong ...

  10. News - China - LAW AND ORDER

    Trigger-happy Shenzhen police cause public concern

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... attacked them. For the past six years, all police on duty in the city have been armed with pistols, the newspaper said. Shenzhen police refused to comment about the public concerns but said police ...




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