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  1. Catholic Church wants improved security after cemetery vandalism

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The Catholic Church said it would strengthen security at a Happy Valley cemetery after large-scale vandalism there last week. The chairman of the Diocesan Board of Catholic ... the vandalism on Monday, and the church had notified relatives of people whose grave sites were damaged. According to rules for Catholic cemeteries, the church is not liable for the loss or damage ...

  2. Now take more action against eco-vandals

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is what is required. Neither the public, nor the government, should stand for any further examples of eco-vandalism. At the same time, the government should not rest on its laurels, but continue ...

  3. Vandals hit cemetery

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh The vandalism at St Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Happy Valley has shocked Hong Kong. Thirty-seven graves and 130 vases were damaged in the city's first ... of the vandalism. The case has been classified as criminal damage. 'It is clear that the suspect's motive was not looting, as niches in the ossuary and columbarium, which often have valuable items ...

  4. Vandals desecrate graves at Happy Valley cemetery

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Diocesan Board of Catholic Cemeteries, Dominic Chan Chi-ming, said it was the first large-scale vandalism in the cemetery's history. He said a guard had seen a middle-aged woman leave ... 'I was shocked,' she said of the vandalism. 'Fortunately my father's tomb is fine. Only the vases had fallen down.' ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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