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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. Shop vandalism was 'favour', court told

    Posted Dec 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter One of three men charged over vandalism attacks on New World Development properties in July claimed he was unaware of any impending attack until he was given a can of red paint near the scene by an acquaintance he had met in a disco. Huen Ka-sing, 22, told police he had helped splash the paint on the roller shutters of a New World Mobility mobile-phone shop ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Police explore triad link to vandalism

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the same road, and finally an HSBC branch on Hennessy Road. Bricks and metal bars were left behind at several of the crime scenes and a link between the arrests and the vandalism had not been ruled ...

  6. Vandals desecrate tombs of HK heroes

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are related to the case. Police believed the vandalism was carried out on Friday night or early yesterday morning. It was being treated as criminal damage and was under investigation by Tai Po ... 'My son died when he was a young man. Every time we go to visit his grave we have tears in our eyes. I hope the vandals will not do it again; it only hurts the family and relatives.' Last ...

  7. Activists demand stiff penalties for eco-vandalism

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... river on Lantau yesterday called for penalties on eco-vandalism to be toughened as the government considers whether to charge the main suspect. Law Kam-fai, chief of the Tung Chung Rural ... Chi-sum, the chief executive officer of Green Power, said the penalties were too light to deter future acts of eco-vandalism. 'Has anyone been jailed for environmental offences before? ...

  8. Pledge to seek river vandals' prosecution

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the government to guard all ecologically important sites to prevent the same sort of vandalism. Instead, she highlighted the need to plug legal loopholes to protect them and raise public awareness. ...

  9. Intimations of paradise lost in a victory for vandalism

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... focus of vehement public protest. Mr Tsang has won a victory for vandalism. History will score his tenure with a C minus: concrete, coughing, cars and carcinogens. GARETH WONG, Central I am ...

  10. Vandals hit minibuses in Chai Wan

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Wan MTR station and Ning Foo Street. The minibuses provide a daily service between Chai Wan and Chung Hom Kok. Inspectors discovered the vandalism about 4.30am. The buses' mirrors were smashed. Some had their back lights destroyed, while the air-conditioning covers of the others were wrecked. Police officers searched the scene but failed to find tools which the vandals might have ...




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