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  1. 14 women jailed in sex-sting operation

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng Fourteen woman from Vietnam, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda were each jailed for six weeks yesterday for soliciting for immoral purposes and breaching their conditions of stay. The women, aged between 24 and 38, were arrested on Saturday during an anti-vice operation in Wan Chai. Police officers posing as prospective customers were asked to pay up to HK$3,000 for sex. ...

  2. Activist gives a global voice on the Web for women who have suffered in Asia

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Women in Karachi, Jakarta, Mae Sot and Sri Lanka who have suffered domestic violence and rape or have had to live as prostitutes are about to be given a voice. In a pilot ... vision is that these women should be able to talk to a local audience as well as a global community. 'I'll be going to each place for about 17 days. The first two days will be gaining ...

  3. Africans jailed for stealing 'drunk' policeman's wallet

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Two African women were sentenced to nine months in prison yesterday after they stole a wallet from a policeman pretending to be a drunk Wan Chai bar customer. ... trouser pocket take hold of the wallet, containing HK$640, and saw Karimi pass it to John. Karimi shouted across the street to two other African women. John was holding a number of banknotes, ...

  4. Cross-border sex operation smashed

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police believe they have smashed a gang bringing prostitutes from the mainland to Hong Kong after arresting a man and 11 women in an undercover operation. The 27-year-old suspected gangster was arrested in Ngau Tau Kok after the women were picked up on Wednesday night at two hotels, in Wan Chai and Kwun Tong. Crime squad officers say they are still investigating what ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Passers-by burned by chemical Two women were burned by a corrosive liquid that splashed from a bottle crushed by a passing bus in Tai Wo Hau. The women, aged 25 and 43, were walking on Castle Peak Road near Tai Wo Hau MTR station at 3.30pm when the incident happened. They were treated at Yan Chai Hospital. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three injured in collision Three people were injured in a collision between a truck and car in Island Eastern Corridor outside Taikoo Shing at about 9.40am. A man, 39, and two women aged 38 and 53 were treated at Eastern Hospital. ...

  7. Retail therapy for a real cause

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... basic education- for two days a week. Their shifts are from 12.30pm to 7pm, but the days are flexible, allowing the women to work when convenient and still have time to take care ... manager of St James' Settlement. 'In the past, women had brand-new purchases that were too valuable to donate to charity,' Cheung said. 'Now they are donating to us because we ...

  8. Two hurt, 100 flee, as blaze engulfs North Point block

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two women were injured in a fire in North Point which forced the evacuation of 100 people from a residential block yesterday. Emergency crews were called ... as it demanded extra manpower at the scene. Two women sustained light injuries and were treated at Eastern Hospital. One, aged 85, suffered from smoke inhalation. Her neighbour, 26, injured her legs ...

  9. Disco Divas

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The retro-chic Kassia Women's Choir stages a programme of old funky favourites, including Let's Get Physical and We are Family. Today, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, $180 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2575 3931 ...


    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chamber Music With violinist Kim Chee-yun, and the Mike Ensemble. Organised by the Korean Women's Association. Today, 7.30pm, Lyric Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts, Wan Chai, $80-$200 HK Ticketing ($700 includes cocktail reception). Inquiries: 2907 6182 ...




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