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  1. Violence should not be tolerated

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their views in a violent way. The use of violence is unacceptable in Hong Kong which is a peaceful and law-abiding society. If people abuse their freedom of speech, there will be chaos in the city. ... are quite right when you say violence is unacceptable. It should not only be unacceptable in this city but in the world. People think freedom of speech means they can say anything and do anything. ...

  2. Sex, violence and chewing gum- and millions of happy customers

    Posted Jul 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... thrillers, laced with sex, sadism and violence, were devoured by a post-war America hungry for the exploits of hardboiled gumshoe Mike Hammer. The shoot-em- up detective was a hit from the moment he ... was born. Hammer was a loner with no time for the jury system, dispensing justice on his own murderous terms. Critics attacked the series for its sex, violence and vigilantism, one saying I, ...

  3. letters

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... them. Phyllis Chan, Pooi To Middle School Domestic violence has no place in HK No one would hurt their loved ones intentionally. However, when people are under great pressure, they may do ... to save the family. According to the Social Welfare Department, there has been a rapid increase in cases involving domestic violence. Although the problem is very common in the city, I have never ...

  4. Student bound over for butting his ex

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A University of Hong Kong student was bound over yesterday in Eastern Court for a year for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Prosecution dropped the charge against Kwong Tze-shun, 21, of assault occasioning bodily harm. Kwong had been dating Ginny T ...

  5. Cat among the pigeons

    Posted May 22nd 2008, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Written by John Millen Last week, we looked at phrases to do with man's best friend, the dog. Now let's look at the cat, another favourite friend. Has the cat got your tongue? Do you know the meanings of the following cat phrases? 1 There's ...

  6. talk back

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Should a register of child ex-offenders be established? There has been much attention on domestic violence, with a strong element of child abuse- but without regards to this latter one being, in majority, a female crime (domestic violence being roughly gender-even). I said 'in majority'- not entirely. I shall never blame just one side, when there are two. ...

  7. Battered husbands up in arms

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... not been invited to join a family violence committee. 'Only officials and women's concern groups join the committee. The government is even considering building another sheltered home ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong's use of violence has violated the rules of conduct as a legislator. The party will definitely pursue the case Democratic Party vice-chairman Sin Chung-kai on the alleged behaviour of Wong Yuk-man (above) in Taiwan Do these look like a stripper's arms to you? Tessa Yung, Hong Kong's champion pole dancer You don't need to thank everyone... just the main ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I've got no troubles at all with peaceful protests... What I utterly condemn is when protests turn violent the way we saw the violence yesterday Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard I have some great memories of the club... and we have tried our best to keep it going Former chief secretary David Akers-Jones on the demise of the Kowloon Club I don't think ...

  10. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... If I have done anything wrong, it has nothing to do with her. They should come to me, not to her Ai Weiwei, on the detention in Beijing of his wife, Lu Qing, for questioning You can't regret your fate, although I do regret my mother didn't marry a carpenter Lana Peters, daughter of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin I keep my cool despite verbal abuse and visual violence, so ...




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