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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Microblog justice can be too harsh

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... with the vandalism at the time, but it has come back to haunt him after being noticed by another Chinese visitor, who posted a photograph of it on microblogs. His parents have had to come forward tearfully ...

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

    People's Daily's anti-American rant backfires as Chinese teen trashes ancient Egyptian temple

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Papers, news portals and bloggers form chorus of criticism as red-faced party mouthpiece drops entire column A Nanjing teenager became famous literally overnight after photos appeared online of self-incriminating graffiti he left at the Temple of Luxor in Egypt. The teenager's act of vandalism - he scratched the words "Ding Jinhao was here" in Chinese characters ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Street artist find new outlet for free speech

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it hard to distinguish between street art and vandalism. "Most people don't know much about this art and the owners of the places where we graffiti are still very sensitive about ...

  7. letters

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it as vandalism. I believe that graffiti is a form of art. It brings colour and originality to our lives. I'm not talking about making it legal, but I don't think graffiti artists should ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. Kowloon King

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... and even living long enough to see his work auctioned by Sotheby's, which granted the-then old man something of a sense of vindication after years of being called a troublemaker, a vandal ...

  10. 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 ...




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