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Military Police Corps

Boost your hopes of finding love

In fung shui, love sectors are related to the present year or our astrological year of birth, which can be stimulated to increase our chances of finding romance.

Saturday, 26 February, 2011, 12:00am

The first duty of police officers is to protect lives

The stopping and commandeering of private vehicles on the highway to form a roadblock against lawbreakers sounds like the stuff of Hollywood movie stunts. It is hard to believe that until recently it was the long-standing practice of Hong Kong police. It was last implemented just 16 months ago in an early-morning operation to stop an illegal road race.

14 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

New checks on vehicles eased after traffic jams

Beijing police have simplified new security checks on vehicles entering the capital just a day after they were implemented because the heightened vigilance, designed to ensure a safe Olympics, led to severe traffic congestion in some areas.

17 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Testing officers' state of mind could save lives

The inquest into the violent deaths of three policemen and a security guard in three separate incidents was the highest-profile coroner's inquiry Hong Kong has seen. Evidence linking one of the dead policemen to all three crime scenes ensured it held the public's attention.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Staff who let woman over border face action

The Immigration Department is considering disciplinary action against officers who allowed an 82-year-old woman with senile dementia to slip through the Lowu border crossing without travel documents.

11 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Incident highlights crisis in military and police

Tension remains high in the East Javanese city of Madiun after a petty row at a petrol station escalated into a raging battle between members of the Army Strategic Reserves Command and policemen, leaving three civilians dead and 15 injured.

20 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Inefficient

On March 10, I had to go to the emergency room of Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

While I was waiting for my turn to see a doctor, I saw three prisoners, each one handcuffed to a police officer, who were also waiting for medical attention. Each prisoner was escorted by two officers. My complaint was not urgent, so I had to wait for about four hours.

18 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Five cross-border checks for troops

PLA troops in the Garrison will have to go through five separate baggage checks every time they make a private return trip across the border.

8 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Officer planning smooth road ahead for territory's big night

Police Superintendent Andrew Li Tat-wah, 46, is working out traffic arrangements to ensure top officials, guests and the media can flow freely around East Tamar and the Convention and Exhibition Centre on June 30 and July 1.

He was appointed in February to the eight-member Police Planning and Implementation Team.

19 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Roadblocks no obstacle, drivers told

Police chiefs have told motorists to drive through police roadblocks.

Police Director-General Pracha Promnok said drivers should stop at permanent checkpoints but did not have to take any notice of groups of policemen flagging down vehicles.

12 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

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