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  1. Lawmakers back censure of activists using violence

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers at a Legco panel yesterday endorsed motions to censure the use of violence by activists at a by-election consultation seminar two weeks ago ... at the Science Museum, accused his critics of hypocrisy. He said: 'We should find the sources of social conflict- it's hypocritical to just condemn any kind of violence indiscriminately.' ...

  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. Violence is not the solution to problems

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and guidance. CHAN WAI-YU POCA Wong Siu Ching Secondary School Thanks for your letter, Wai-yu. Violence is never the answer. As you have pointed out, hitting someone doesn't earn their respect. It just creates a climate of fear- and nothing positive can come out of that. If someone is reduced to violence, they have lost control. I hope you read Elaine Yau's story about the call ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Trouble at home

    Posted Apr 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai 'I hope there will be no violence in my family. That's my Children's Day wish,' says Ah Keung, an 11-year-old boy who has suffered from domestic violence. Ah Keung (not his real name) says he doesn't have a lot of friends at school, and he rarely shares his problems with other people because he is afraid that doing so will make him ...

  6. Threat of legal action over 'slapgate'

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... descended into claims of violence when Fung, who was re-elected as a Southern District councillor in November, met Wong at the entrance to the Kuomintang headquarters in Taipei on Friday while ... I said, that's something Hongkongers need to think about,' he said. Democratic Party heavyweights backed Fung. Party chairman Albert Ho Chun-yan said he condemned violence ...

  7. Masked men attack newspaper office

    Posted Aug 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on its website. The attack was condemned by lawmakers and the Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, which said such violence was a threat to freedom of speech and the press. In-media said that just ...

  8. Killer jailed for 39 months

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Court heard. Judge Chua Fi-lan noted Ho was 'no stranger to violence', having been jailed for seven years in 1987 for the manslaughter of his wife and serious wounding of a social ...

  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. movie buff

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The focus is on the poetry of the action rather than the excessive violence. In A Better Tomorrow- as well as other Woo-Chow collaborations including A Better Tomorrow II, The Killer, Once A Thief ... in a confined space to enhance the tension, and the ballet-like action is often portrayed in slow motion to make the violence look stylish, rather than gruesome. The style was quickly adopted ...




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