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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Police violence sparks call to reform mainland media system

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Mainland police violence sparks call for reform The mainland should abolish its accreditation system for Hong Kong journalists, two news associations say, after media workers covering the anti-Japanese protests suffered violence at the hands of the police. The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association and the Hong Kong Journalists ...

  2. Gay couples to be covered by violence law

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Same-sex couples will be covered by a controversial amendment to the domestic violence law after a name change that has mollified opponents of the measure. The amendment, to be gazetted tomorrow and tabled in the Legislative Council on June 17, renames the Domestic Violence Ordinance as the Domestic and Cohabitation Relationships Violence Ordinance and introduces ...

  3. Party clarifies stance on domestic violence laws for gays

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan The Democratic Party insists that it does not oppose protecting gays and lesbians under domestic violence laws, and all party members are expected to vote for a revision to them. Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan insisted the party had not broken election promises and he expected members would vote for changes to the Domestic Violence Ordinance, despite lawmaker ...

  4. Domestic violence is a growing problem

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recently, police chief Tang King-shing said the force has stepped up measures to address the issue of domestic violence, including assigning a special team to handle such cases. Domestic violence is becoming a serious problem in Hong Kong. Extreme cases can lead to tragedy. Life is very stressful in Hong Kong and many people do not know how to manage anger. Domestic violence can ...

  5. Electors not deterred by violence fear

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Ng Kang-chung The threat of election violence failed to frighten off residents of two rural constituencies in Yuen Long who streamed to polling stations yesterday ... in hospital. There were fears that violence could break out during polling yesterday. But, with a heavy police presence, voting yesterday afternoon appeared to go smoothly at the 37 polling stations ...

  6. A history of non-violence

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to violence. 1971 Hong Kong students took to the streets and called for a boycott of Japanese goods after Washington said it would give control of the Diaoyu islands to Japan. 1973 The flight from Hong ...

  7. Violence could disrupt vigil, Szeto Wah warns

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Democracy activists fear that political opponents will stir violence at their demonstration and candlelit vigil to commemorate the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident. Szeto ... that violence could break out during demonstrations. These fears have escalated since Beijing ruled out universal suffrage in 2007. Paul Yip Kwok-wah, former special adviser to Chief Executive Tung ...

  8. Activists warned against violence

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Police may use force if workers are attacked while dismantling Queen's Pier Police may use force if they are attacked when government workers dismantle Queen's Pier, possibly before the end of this month, Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor warned yesterday. 'I pledge that we will not use violence to cordon off the pier area,' she told ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, September 17, 2012

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Diver disappears in seas off Sai Kung An air and sea search continued last night for a 59-year-old diver who went missing in seas off Sai Kung. The man was last seen by fellow divers near Kung Chau. Teenager stabbed by gang in car park A 19-year-old was i ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Briefs, September 23, 2012

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by BRIEFS

    ... Parents want to know national education plan A parents' group has called on school sponsoring body the Po Leung Kuk to declare whether it wants its schools to teach national education. The group protested outside TVB during the filming of a fundraisi ...




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