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  1. Bomb kills 7, sparking fears of violence yet again

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

    ... biggest trade fair, which opens on September 1. For locals, the blast was a bitter reminder of other bombings and ethnic violence in the past two years, including riots in Urumqi last year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722857/bomb-kills-7-sparking-fears-violence-yet-again
  2. Criminal home violence rises to six cases a day

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police recorded an average of six cases of criminal domestic violence every day in the first three months of the year, new crime figures show. The number of such cases ... half of all cases of domestic violence. Police break down domestic violence into two categories: crimes and miscellaneous cases, such as family arguments. Overall, there was a 29.2 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678530/criminal-home-violence-rises-six-cases-day
  3. Violence and graft rife in county, say residents

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Locals say Wengan, a remote county in Guizhou where a massive riot broke out on Saturday against the way the local authorities handled the death of a schoolgirl, is rife with corruption and violence. 'Public order is really bad here. Fights or scuffles happen frequently. Police vehicles patrol whenever it's dark. I never see this in the downtown areas of other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643534/violence-and-graft-rife-county-say-residents
  4. Violence flares over unpaid migrant wages

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Despite a crackdown, workers are still fighting for their pay ahead of holiday Another annual ritual leading up to Lunar New Year is well under way- violence ... to drag out payment,' she said yesterday. Alarmed by the violence, the government has launched a propaganda campaign ordering employers to pay their workers before the holidays. Vice-Premier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/440689/violence-flares-over-unpaid-migrant-wages
  5. Proposals for internet cafes to rein in sex and violence

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... The government is to introduce voluntary regulations on a six-month trial period Access to sex, violence and gambling over the web should be banned at internet cafes, according to the latest government proposals to regulate the industry. The surge in popularity of internet cafes and video-game arcades in Hong Kong has prompted the Home Affairs Bureau to recommend a series ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421261/proposals-internet-cafes-rein-sex-and-violence
  6. Hindus face retrial over Gujarat massacre

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S.N.M.Abdi in Calcutta The retrial of a controversial case tied to one of the worst massacres during anti-Muslim riots in western India two years ago begins today amid tight security and threats from Hindu hardliners. The Supreme Court ordered a fresh tri ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/458508/hindus-face-retrial-over-gujarat-massacre
  7. Two Social Democrats convicted of assault

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was assaulted by a police officer who sprayed a fire extinguisher directly in his face and that such violence was unnecessary. He said the prosecution had charged him unfairly, intending to sully his reputation by painting him as an activist who used violence against police. The magistrate said that the motive for the assaults was irrelevant as the scuffle itself had constituted illegal use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663444/two-social-democrats-convicted-assault
  8. Talkback

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yuen Long Should domestic-violence laws cover same-sex couples? Of course domestic-violence laws should cover everyone ('Uproar at having gay couples under domestic violence law', November 9). When neighbours report violence in a nearby apartment, police should respond promptly. But when they discover someone is hurt, what sense does it make to start the investigation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663409/talkback
  9. Riots blamed on fight at Guangdong factory

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the unprecedented eruption of violence- the worst on the mainland- in decades, in which at least 156 people were killed- underscored the simmering ethnic tensions in the mainly Muslim region. This year is the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and communist power. The authorities in Xinjiang and overseas Uygur groups have blamed each other for the violence, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686037/riots-blamed-fight-guangdong-factory
  10. Leaders break their silence to urge stability

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Kristine Kwok and Josephine Ma The top political leadership has broken its silence over the violence in Urumqi, issuing a statement yesterday calling it a 'serious violent criminal ... Lequan, and shows that the central government supports the regional government's handling of the violence. The committee vowed to 'stage a firm crackdown on... assaults, vandalism, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686343/leaders-break-their-silence-urge-stability

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