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  1. News - China Insider - vandalism

    Gilded Buddha statue in Beijing becomes latest victim of tourist vandalism

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 01:24pm by Chris Luo

    ... fallen victim to vandalism, the latest in a series of acts exposed by Chinese media. Staff at Qianling Mountain Park in southwest Beijing recently found palm-sized Chinese characters reading “Xu ... instances in which tourists tried to carve their names or other blessings on the statue using sharp tools since it had been built in 2006. The ongoing vandalism had already led to a restoration ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Country park vandalism not the way to solve housing shortage

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines Stephen Vines doesn't trust landowners to develop any areas sensitively Country park vandalism not the way to solve housing problem Politicians and bureaucrats have ... that the housing problem can be tackled by engaging in an act of environmental vandalism and have persuaded him that they can offer political support in ways that make destruction of the countryside ...

  3. News - China Insider

    ‘Thank heaven it’s not a Chinese tourist’ say netizens after Italian vandalism report

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... media this week reported that an American tourist accidentally broke a pinky finger off a statue by medieval Florentine sculptor Giovanni d’Ambrogio. The vandal was measuring the hand ... internet users expressed relief that the vandal was not Chinese. “Thank heaven it’s not a Chinese tourist or it would have triggered another bout of nationwide self-analysis,” one blogger commented ...

  4. News - China

    Hearing for Chinese woman charged in Washington monument vandalism

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 09:28pm by AP

    ... with prosecutors calling her a flight risk and a danger to the community. Police and prosecutors also believe she’s connected to several acts of similar vandalism, including at the Lincoln Memorial, ...

  5. News - World - BRAZIL

    Police clash with vandals in Sao Paulo

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 02:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo

    ... and stun grenades against the vandals, who retreated to adjacent streets, setting fire to piles of trash. There was no official word on casualties, but a photographer saw one demonstrator injured ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Search for suspects in car vandalism spree Police are hunting for those responsible for smashing the windows of 10 vehicles in a Yuen Long car park. The vandalism occurred at 5.30am at a car park in Tai Tong Road. A security guard found the windows of five vans, four cars and a truck had been smashed. ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Buses vandalised Vandals smashed the windscreens and windows of two cross-border coaches at a bus terminal in Lam Tin, the second such attack in three days. ...

  9. News - World - NETHERLANDS

    Abe visits Anne Frank House before US, Korea meeting

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... in 2009. Abe's visit to the museum was not directly linked to the recent vandalism in Japan, "but the prime minister is likely to express our feeling against it if he has a chance", ... to the vandalism. Japanese authorities often refrain from naming a suspect when there are questions over the individual's mental competence. Abe is the most prominent world leader to visit the Anne ...

  10. News - World - DENMARK

    Danish police arrest 14 in vandalism plot

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Cophenhagen

    ... vandalism. The Security and Intelligence Service says seven men and seven women ranging in age from 19 to 48 were targeting “police and other public institutions.” The agency did not give further details. They were not immediately charged. PET said on Wednesday the arrests show there are groups in Denmark that want to “commit organised vandalism and other forms of politically motivated ...




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