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  1. A Simple Act of Violence

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd A Simple Act of Violence by R.J. Ellory Orion, HK$114 R.J. Ellory broke out of the slavering pack of modern crime writers when his last novel- A Quiet Belief in Angels- was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. The big question is whether he can stay out in front. A Simple Act of Violence suggests he can, and then some. A 560-page blockbuster, it starts, ...

  2. Growing awareness of sexual violence

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women said it had received 11 per cent more inquiries about sexual violence in the first six months this year than it did ... been an increase in public awareness about sexual violence. Meanwhile the Perry Chiu Experimental Theatre is to donate part of the profits of its forthcoming musical, To Live On, to the group. ...

  3. No place for violence, says casino tycoon

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Macau casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, asked to comment last night on the attack on Albert Ho Chun-yan, said he did not want to see such violent acts taking place. Speaking at his Hong Kong headquarters in the Shun Tak Centre, Mr Ho said he believed police would find the culprits soon. 'I do not like to see such kinds of violence happening in Hong Kong ...

  4. Dark times

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in? It tells us that violence in the media has crossed a line and it needs to stop. As soon as the tragedy happened, renowned film critic Roger Ebert wrote an op-ed in The New York Times saying there's no easy link between movies and gun violence. Ebert's wrong. The movie A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film with rape, murder and torture scenes, ...

  5. The King of Pigs

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the culprits, but also faced criticism for making a melodrama out of something much more severe. There were compromises, with moments of comedy and scenes of unwarranted violence clumsily incorporated ... to violence by classmates whose misdeeds went unpunished because they were the scions of powerful clans. Dubbed 'pigs' by their tormentors, the pair turn to Kim Chul for help- and Kim deals ...

  6. FILM (1982)

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... no politician has been able to: allow a simple ethical philosophy based on the importance of every individual human life, in which peace and non-violence are absolutely central, to dictate all his ... the intensely personal. Its method is brilliantly simple, repetitive, incremental: many scenes dramatise a victory of sorts, large or small- over the British, over violence, over the attitudes of people ...

  7. Devil's bounty hunter revs up again

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than many other machines. Contains violence and frightening scenes Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance opens tomorrow ...

  8. Fools of Fortune

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Willie's father and both his sisters, and setting in motion a cycle of violence and political dissent that Trevor plays out over the next half century. Somehow the story feels intimate but epic ...

  9. Jail term for chopstick jab in boyfriend's eye

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... difficult for the court to determine a sentence in cases of this nature because the violence related only to a domestic dispute and not an attack that endangered society. 'But the court cannot impose a lenient sentence when violence is deployed, fearing that the public may misunderstand that the court tolerates violence,' the judge said. 'Nonetheless, defendants accused ...

  10. Wife killed husband 'after years of abuse'

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A woman who battered her husband to death after years of unhappiness in their arranged marriage told the court yesterday she had been raped, subject to domestic violence and had attempted suicide. Cleaner Liu Chui-fa, 44, was testifying on the second day of the trial for beating her husband, Cheung Chok-choi, to death after he threw away valued ...




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