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  1. Jail for rape of mentally retarded woman

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com An assistant at a shelter for people with mental health problems who raped and sexually attacked a mentally retarded woman he met there was jailed for nine years yesterday. Tsui Wing-cheung's crime was made more serio ...

  2. News - World

    Job killings becoming rarer, despite latest events

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 11:12am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... that the trend follows the overall decrease in violent crime nationwide. Though workplace homicides are down, financial stress could still lead to other acts of violence, acts that often go unreported, Schouten cautioned. Nearly 2 million American workers report being victims of workplace violence annually, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which defines workplace ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Under China's watch, Macau won't return to 'gangsters' paradise'

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:24am

    ... little indication the violence is spiraling out of control in the only place where Chinese nationals can legally casino gamble. Much has changed in the past 15 years in Macau, a special ... is that China is in control. "Number one: the Chinese government will not tolerate it (rising violence). Number two: if you look at the structure of the VIP room operation in Macau, it's ...

  4. Group to give men accused of sex crimes free legal aid

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... said that while there was a general need to campaign for men's rights, such as encouraging male victims in family violence cases to seek help, she said it was unnecessary for Yum to set up ...

  5. Appeal court agrees torture claimants must first overstay visa

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld an Immigration Department requirement that people fleeing torture in their home countries stay in Hong Kong long enough to be illegal 'overstayers' before they can lodge an appeal to stay in the city ...

  6. Census-takers team up after sex scares

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Census-takers will undertake their work in pairs after alleged indecent assaults, including rumours last week of the rape of one officer. The Commissioner for Census and Statistics Fung Hing-wang said yesterday that the ne ...

  7. Census taker 'rape' denied by officials

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com An internet rumour that a female census-taker had been raped was still causing a stir yesterday even after the Census and Statistics Department said the rumour was untrue. The department would not say whether it had ...

  8. Big rise in student indecent assaults

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The number of reported indecent assaults involving students significantly increased last year, police revealed yesterday. Statistics show indecent assault cases involving students rose 38 per cent, from 82 cases in 2009 to 113 last year. Thi ...

  9. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The headline, 'Judge's niece slapped second police constable, court told', which appeared on page C1 yesterday, was inaccurate. The court was not told the nature of the alleged assault by the defendant in the case, Amina Mariam Bokhary. We ...

  10. 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 ...




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