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City Digest, December 27, 2012

Organisers of the January 1 march demanding Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's resignation say poor police arrangements could cause chaos.

Thursday, 27 December, 2012, 2:49am 1 comment

China Digest, December 20, 2012

A 17-year-old waitress was given a suspended sentence of three years in prison for drowning her newborn boy in a Haidian district toilet, the Beijing Morning Post reports.

20 Dec 2012 - 4:12am

Manny Pacquiao aides accused of attacking photographer

A Philippine media union demanded yesterday that Manny Pacquiao punish two members of his camp after they allegedly assaulted a photographer moments after his brutal knockout in Las Vegas.

14 Dec 2012 - 2:10am

Apple Daily photographer Gary Sing cleared of assaulting Tamar guard

A former Apple Daily photographer was acquitted of assaulting a security guard while working at the government headquarters after a magistrate agreed he might have acted in self-defence.

8 Dec 2012 - 4:10am

Chen Guangcheng's nephew jailed for assault after uncle's escape

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng's nephew was jailed for three years and three months by a Shandong court yesterday, Chen said.

He condemned the sentence as retaliation for his daring escape from house arrest earlier this year.

1 Dec 2012 - 3:11am 2 comments

Soccer fan jailed 4 months for goalkeeper attack

A soccer fan has been sentenced to jail for four months for assaulting a goalkeeper during an English league game following an all-day drinking binge.

23 Oct 2012 - 9:46am

Actress JuJu Chan's plea to MTR chiefs after assault at Admiralty

Actress Juliana "JuJu" Chan Yuk-wan has started a campaign calling for the introduction of women-only carriages on MTR trains.

Chan, who also wants to see designated women-only waiting areas on platforms, delivered a petition to MTR headquarters yesterday.

17 Oct 2012 - 3:47am 1 comment

Arson attack at Hunan plant kills three

A retired female worker set fire to a bottle of petrol at a water plant in central China on Monday, killing three staff and injuring four others in an apparent revenge attack, state media said.

Three company managers suffered fatal burns in the attack, which happened during a staff meeting at the plant in Shaoyang city, Hunan province, the official China News Service said.

27 Aug 2012 - 8:54pm

Maid who bashed boy jailed for two years

A domestic helper who punched a seven-year-old boy three times in the stomach after he refused to do piano practice - bursting his intestine - was jailed for two years yesterday.

Palgue Jonita Awas, 33, was found guilty of assault causing grievous bodily harm.

24 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Sex crimes by children on rise, study finds

The number of sex-related crimes by children is increasing, a survey by the Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service found. Over two years, the group studied 1,100 children who were under the supervision of the police superintendent's discretion scheme. In 2010, 30 had committed sex-related offences, up from 24 in 2009.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am