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  1. Vandals attack district councillors' posters

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... to be a politically motivated attack. 'Vandalism used to occur in isolated cases before an election, but we have never suffered damages of such scope,' councillor Lee Kin-kan said. The faces of the councillors on six banners have been slashed in a string of vandalism attacks that started a couple of weeks ago. The association has four councillors in Kowloon City District: Lee Kin-kan, Kenny Lam ...

  2. Shop vandalism was 'favour', court told

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter One of three men charged over vandalism attacks on New World Development properties in July claimed he was unaware of any impending attack until he was given a can of red paint near the scene by an acquaintance he had met in a disco. Huen Ka-sing, 22, told police he had helped splash the paint on the roller shutters of a New World Mobility mobile-phone shop ...

  3. Vandals strike on three MTR trains

    Posted Jun 18th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are investigating an outbreak of graffiti on the MTR, with three separate cases reported yesterday. A staff member found eight Chinese characters written with black marker on the wall between two cars of a train on the Tsuen Wan line at a ...

  4. MTR commuter jailed for vandalism

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A telecom technician who slashed rubber seals on MTR train doors out of irritation over the closing beeps was jailed for a month yesterday and ordered to pay HK$44,250 to the railway operator. Lee Shu-wa, 46, pleaded guilty in Tsuen Wan Court to 18 counts ...

  5. Banksy is making his mark in the art world

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... paintings and stencil graffiti garner much debate among eminent critics and columnists, all musing about the distinction between art and vandalism. When does vandalism become art? When people like ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by a saw that fell from a flat in Tit Shu Street, Tai Kok Tsui, at 11.15am. Police arrested a man, 44, who said he dropped it while working. Alleged vandals assault police Two taxi passengers were arrested for vandalism and assaulting police officers at Ting Fu Street, Sau Mau Ping, at around 1am yesterday. The driver complained the men had damaged the taxi seats. The pair attacked officers ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. New World ram-raid suspects bailed

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Nine men who were arrested in connection with the ram-raid attacks and vandalism on New World Development properties were released on police bail of HK$5,000 each yesterday. Four of the suspects have been ordered to report back to police tomorrow while the rest must report next Tuesday. The arrests were made on Saturday after the company's headquarters ...

  9. Damaged goods

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jason Miller's creations are not for the pernickety. The US-based designer believes duct tape should be worn as a badge of honour and vandalism can be beautiful. Which explains why his Duct Tape Chair (HK$38,000) is upholstered with tape-like leather strips and his I Was Here table (above left; HK$26,000), made from recycled timber and plastic, features graffiti culled ...

  10. Anti-graffiti crusade gets messy

    Posted Apr 20th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... vandalism'. Only after he had washed it off did it emerge the work had been commissioned by a local sports club. The chief minister of the Australian Capital Territory, John Stanhope, said ... of those he so consistently reviles- the vandals,' he said. He added that the MP could face prosecution. 'I think it's only right that we follow through with this.' But Mr Pratt ...




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