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  1. Anti-vandal covers harming rock art, say experts

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Perspex covers placed over ancient rock carvings to protect them from vandalism are causing lasting damage, experts say. The Antiquities and Monuments Office built the covers ... them from vandals, but according to Bill Meacham, these protections are causing a bacterium growth which is destroying the rocks. Mr Meacham inspects the coating applied by the Antiquities ...

  2. Eco-vandals block village stream

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ken Lee A stream in Tai Po has been blocked by an illegal dam-like access road to the site of a yet-to-be approved village house development, with conservationists describing it as the worst eco-vandalism since excavation of the Tung Chung stream on Lantau in 2003. Lands Department officers stepped in on January 2 but have not been able to identify those ...

  3. Tough penalties needed for rural vandals

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our community treasures the countryside. Those who despoil it for personal gain deserve a heavy fine and possibly a prison sentence. Yet, this was not the message that was sent by Tsuen Wan Court yesterday. For building an illegal concrete crossing that d ...

  4. Scores arrested in crackdown

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Police arrested 93 men and 27 women in connection with various cases, including robbery, arson, vandalism, brothels and illegal soccer betting during a joint operation with mainland and Macau law enforcement bodies. In the operation, which began on Friday and ended yesterday, officers seized HK$7 million of soccer betting slips, 7,300 pirated and pornographic movie ...

  5. Find dam plotter, greens demand

    Posted Jan 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai WWF calls for justice over eco-vandalism The Lands Department should track down the mastermind behind the illegal building of a dam across a natural stream in Tai Po now ... projects involving applicants linked to eco-vandalism. Last week, officers from the lands, environmental protection, drainage services, and agriculture, fisheries and conservation departments ...

  6. Our rivers need greater protection

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of eco-vandalism since the Tung Chung stream incident more than four years ago. Those are strong words, even in a city well accustomed to conflict between development and preservation of the environment. ... as a comic tragedy. There is no black comedy in the vandalism of the stream and its surrounds near Lo Lau Uk, just a few minutes from Tai Po. But it does defy belief that it could have been going ...

  7. Firebombs thrown at businessman's home- the third time in two years

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... restaurants in the SoHo area- Brasserie Le Fauchon on Elgin Street and Restaurant Le Fauchon on Staunton Street- were targeted in June 2005, when a vandal poured red paint on the floor, chairs ...

  8. Taking art and words to the streets

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... for 'vandalism' is less strictly enforced. A widely misunderstood art form, graffiti has a long history, and over the past few decades it has been nudging its way into the mainstream, ... people's minds, it is simply a form of vandalism, historically graffiti helped spread ideas long before the invention of commercial printing. In ancient Greece and Rome, people wrote stories ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 15. Police are seeking witnesses to the accident, which happened in Fortress Hill Road at about 4.30pm on Tuesday. Call 3106 8849 or 3106 8800. Ambulance vandal sought A vandal was being ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Feb 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... dam-like access road' across the natural stream of the Upper Tai Po River ('Eco-vandals block village stream', January 14). The road was part of a development plan involving small ... We raised the issue with various government departments, but unfortunately, none of them claimed responsibility. The courts must deal with eco-vandalism. The current legislation is too ...




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