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  1. Vietnam wakes up to child-sex trade

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... in Vietnam, experts warn. The former British glam rocker was sentenced in March to three years in a Vietnamese jail for obscene acts with children in the southern resort city of Vung Tau. The case ... with child-sex tourism and underage prostitution in Vietnam that still rarely makes the international radar screen. The syndrome is widely attributed to a combination of factors: poverty, fast-rising ...

  2. 14 women jailed in sex-sting operation

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Fourteen woman from Vietnam, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda were each jailed for six weeks yesterday for soliciting for immoral purposes and breaching their conditions of stay. The women, aged between 24 and 38, were arrested on Saturday during an anti-vice operation in Wan Chai. Police officers posing as prospective customers were asked to pay up to HK$3,000 for sex. ...

  3. Former officer in court on drug charges

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A former police senior inspector appeared in Kowloon City Court accused of helping to manufacture the drug methamphetamine in Vietnam. Lam Koon-wah, 41, did not enter a plea to a charge of aiding Mak Wai-keung to carry out a crime in a place outside Hong Kong, and an alternative charge of misconduct in public office. The case was adjourned to February 2. ...

  4. Welfare department employee denies theft

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Social Welfare Department employee, Lui Kin-wai, 28, yesterday pleaded not guilty at Eastern Court to seven counts of theft and one of pretending to be an ICAC officer. Lui allegedly claimed he had lost his wallet and needed HK$17,900 to go to Beijing for the Independent Commission Against Corruption and to Vietnam to clear himself and colleagues being investigated. ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ex-police inspector to face court over drugs made in Vietnam A former senior police inspector who was jailed for 11 months in June for misconduct in public office has been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for allegedly aiding and abetting a drug trafficker to make Ice in Vietnam three years ago. Francis Lam Koon-wah, 41, will appear in Kowloon City Court today ...

  6. Tackling the two-bullet tourists

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of tourism was described by the judge as the 'two-bullet tour'. And the 'travel agents' are snakehead gangs in Vietnam. It works like this: A poor villager in Vietnam pays ... Fergal Sweeney was tempted to send the immigrant straight back to Vietnam. This was the obvious step to take as it would frustrate the aim of the 'tour' and deter other economic ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and bags from several luxury chains, cigarettes and personal hygiene products were bound for Vietnam. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Seven mainland women arrested trying to cross border at Deep Bay

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by CLIFFOD LO

    ... at a temple nearby. She said she was waiting to be picked up to return to Vietnam via the mainland. ...

  9. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... medicine in China, Vietnam and Thailand- with the help of the Hong Kong government. A DNA data bank set up by the South African government and the University of Pretoria in 2010 now has DNA ...

  10. Britain opposes death penalty in heywood case

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He was in Hong Kong as part of an Asian tour also including Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Meanwhile, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will visit China on Monday for two days ...




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