Benjamin Wong | South China Morning Post
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Benjamin Wong

Global bid to free journalist Ching Cheong

The wife of detained journalist Ching Cheong has again urged mainland authorities to release her husband, as 20 local and international organisations are set to organise press conferences today making the same demand.

Thursday, 20 July, 2006, 12:00am

Global bid to free journalist Ching Cheong

The wife of detained journalist Ching Cheong has again urged mainland authorities to release her husband, as 20 local and international organisations are set to organise press conferences today making the same demand.

20 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Shoeprints give the most clues

Although the examination of DNA evidence may appear more glamorous than other forensic tests, it is the inspection of less alluring shoeprints that takes up the bulk of the forensic scientists' work.

Unlike other kinds of evidence, it is almost impossible for criminals to avoid leaving shoeprints at a crime scene.

12 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Tourists warned over syndicates

Customs vowed yesterday to launch more raids against counterfeit syndicates that prey on tourists and expatriates ahead of the summer holiday season, and warned people against visiting the syndicates' shops for their own safety.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Gas leaks cause of congestion in Central

The same section of Pedder Street in Central had to be sealed off twice yesterday because of gas leaks.

The first leak was discovered under a centre lane outside the Central Building during a regular check before dawn.

Emergency repair teams were called and the work was completed before 6am.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

7 youths held after violent clash in Fanling

Police arrested seven teenagers after a melee involving two rival groups of youngsters left a 17-year-old boy critically injured yesterday.

The attack happened shortly before 3.40am in Fanling after the wounded youth and his friends had a dispute with another group.

5 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Officers 'not to blame' for death

Spokesman says they called police immediately

The government yesterday defended leisure officers' handling of a noise complaint at Tuen Mun Park on Sunday, where an elderly onlooker died from a fall during scuffles among a crowd.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

Council apologises to police for Web leak

The Independent Police Complaints Council has apologised to police officers named in the database leaked onto the Web, but some officers are not satisfied.

The letters, sent to individual officers and dated May 11, also said officers could contact the two council committees handling the blunder if they needed further help.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

Customs HQ passes finance hurdle despite cost

The $1 billion project to build a new customs headquarters was approved by the Legislative Council's public works subcommittee despite concerns its annual running costs will be higher than at present.

11 May 2006 - 12:00am

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