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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must heed anger over health care standards to curb hospital violence

    Posted May 06th 2014, 04:54pm by LIJIA ZHANG

    ... issued guidelines warranting severe punishment for those who attack medical workers. Hospital violence attracted massive media attention last October when a patient, Lian Enqing, angry over ... doctor six times before jumping to his death in northeast Liaoning province. Many factors contribute to the growing violence in hospitals. A decline in morality has been blamed; specifically, ...

  2. News - World

    Iraqis vote with violence high and tensions rising

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 10:32am by AFP

    ... to bolster security for the election. Members of the security forces will vote on Monday so they are free to guard polling stations on Wednesday. ‘Foreign hand’ behind violence  “Any future ... from poor electricity and sewerage services to pervasive graft and difficulties securing jobs, to say nothing of near-daily violence, the election has centred around Maliki and his efforts ...

  3. News - World - BRAZIL

    Fifa concerned but confident on prospects for World Cup despite violence in Brazil

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:56pm by Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro

    ... Associated Press in Rio de Janeiro Fifa marketing director Thierry Weil worried over recent riots following police actions in Brazilian slums but positive over country's ability to stage 'the biggest party on Earth' Fifa is concerned about recent violence in Brazil less than two months before it hosts the World Cup but remains confident the country will stage ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:24am by WU NAN

    ... reddened cheek in silence. "Violence in parenting is still entrenched in Chinese culture," said Dr Long Di, a family psychotherapist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. "Many Chinese ... I think that violence has no place in parenting." She said people of her generation, raised in the 1970s, had a different approach to parenting than their parents' generation ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Deal between Afghan presidential candidates close after 'breakthrough'

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... spokesman Faizullah Zaki said. Abdullah's spokesmen were not immediately available to comment on any deal. The UN has expressed fears that a disputed election result could revive the violence ... a week ago he insisted he had won fairly and that negotiations over the unity government had failed. An angry reaction by either side's loyalists risks spilling into violence because ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Japanese man kills son, wife then commits suicide in Shenzhen, police say

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 05:21am by Teddy Ng

    ... wife and he had became emotionally upset. He killed his wife on September 1, and his son on Saturday, and then committed suicide, police said, without giving details of how the violence was carried out. Officers were contacted by the man's elder brother, who grew alarmed after he couldn't reach him. "Because [I] cannot bear my wife's domestic violence, [I] lost my ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 11:32am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Samantha Power urges Yangon to prevent religious violence between Buddhists and stateless Muslim Rohingya in Rakhine state US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former Canto-pop singer Roy Chow bound over for assault on wife

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 12:50pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... refrain from violence against others for 18 months or face a HK$3,000 fine after he shoved his wife, Chiu Tsz-ki, to the ground on August 24, injuring her jaw. Magistrate Winnie Lau Yee-wan, in Tuen Mun Court, warned Chow that domestic violence was a serious offence. If he reoffended, he "would not be treated so leniently", Lau told Chow in a courtroom packed ...


    UN approves peacekeepers to stem violence in Central African Republic

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangui UN to send peacekeepers amid fresh violence The UN Security Council yesterday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, as police said fresh sectarian violence had killed at least 30 people. The 10,000 UN troops and 1,800 police will take over from 5,000 African Union soldiers, but not until ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Plea for action on domestic violence

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Advocates mark 10th anniversary of family's killing with demand for more protection Plea for action on domestic violence Ten years on from the shocking killing of a mother and her two daughters, an advocacy group says the government is still not doing enough to protect victims of domestic violence. Mourners gathered at the Tin Heng Estate in Tin ...




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