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  1. All the city's a canvas as taggers have their spray

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... in North Point. Police crackdowns on the practice have reportedly caused lawbreakers to spray-paint in Shenzhen, where enforcement against vandalism is thought to be more lax. Nevertheless, fresh ... of graffiti. Each case would be judged on its own merits according to the situation and evidence collected,' the officer wrote in an e-mail. Criminal damage cases with a motive of vandalism have ...

  2. Graffiti artist to be charged with vandalism

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong French graffiti artist Zevs will appear in Eastern Court today to face a charge of vandalism. The 32-year-old was arrested along with two Hong Kong men on Monday morning for allegedly painting a Chanel logo on the facade of Chater House in Central. The three were released on police bail late on Monday night. Zevs had been invited to the city by the owner of Art ...

  3. Graffiti blurs line between art and vandalism

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anecdotal evidence seems to indicate graffiti is on the rise in our city. People are generally in two minds about it. Certainly, young people should be encouraged to express themselves. Graffiti, by being spontaneous and a little subversive, is all the more interesting and appealing to young people. But is it art or vandalism? Even if a piece of graffiti has artistic merit, it can ...

  4. Police nab suspect in MTR vandalism

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police officers posing as passengers arrested a man on suspicion of tearing a poster on a train in Chai Wan. Detectives are investigating reports of criminal damage to MTR route maps on 17 trains between March 1 and Thursday. 'The route m ...

  5. Vandal admits defacing MTR property

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So An unemployed 23-year-old pleaded guilty in Kwun Tong Court yesterday to 18 charges of criminal damage. Robert Tang used stones to scratch the word 'SHRUB' on train windows and platform screen doors in MTR stations 18 times between Nove ...

  6. Africans arrested over fight in Wan Chai

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two Africans were arrested for assaulting two Nepali men during an argument in Wan Chai yesterday. The Africans, aged 28 and 30, were arrested for possessing weapons, criminal vandalism and resisting arrest. Police said the four men fought outside a bar in Lockhart Road. The Nepalis, 20 and 21, tried to flee in a taxi, but the Africans stopped the car ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pair flee after assault Two men aged about 20 fled empty-handed after they hit a man, 65, on the head with a hard object in an attempted robbery in Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan, at 4.30pm. The victim was taken to Yan Chai Hospital. Vandals hit six CD shops Red paint was poured on the front gates of six CD shops in Mong Kok, Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong and Sham Shui Po between 6am ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Man arrested for vandalism A 46-year-old man was arrested for vandalism at the junction of Sai Kung Road and Mang Kung Wo Road at 2am yesterday. Police said the man had damaged a taxi and attacked the 32-year-old cab driver during a dispute. The victim was taken to Tseung Kwan O Hospital. Four injured in car accident Four men aged 29 to 50 were injured when their vehicle hit ...

  9. local culture

    Posted Dec 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the internet and try to figure out what messages they carry. 2 Graffiti is sometimes regarded as vandalism and is illegal in many countries. Take a look at the debate, and search for court cases involving graffiti art. What is your position on this issue? Think about where we should draw the line between art and vandalism. ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outside the Sha Tin exit of Lion Rock Tunnel at about 7.45am. The injured were treated at Prince of Wales Hospital. Vandal targets shops A vandal sprayed the gates of two shops in Tong Mi Road ...




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