More than 10 men were seen shirtless running on a highway in Chengdu, the capital city of China’s southwestern province, said Chengdu Business Daily on Tuesday. Accompanying them were several female colleagues who wore thin clothes.Wednesday, 20 February, 2013, 1:25pm 1 comment
The companion of an Indian medical student who died after being gang-raped identified on Tuesday the bus on which the attack took place as he testified in the trial of five adults accused of her murder.5 Feb 2013 - 8:21pm 1 comment
A government-appointed panel recommended the changes after the death of a 23-year-old woman who was savagely raped and attacked in a bus on December 16 and died nearly two weeks later.3 Feb 2013 - 7:05am
During sentencing in Nairobi, Magistrate Timothy Okello regretted the defendants' crime "is still considered a petty offence" and called for Kenyan laws "to be amended to reflect the gravity of such matters".30 Jan 2013 - 4:21am
Hong Kong's free market means we are open to criminals taking advantage of our liberal regime. While the government thinks it has put in place tight controls against money laundering and other illegal activities, prosecutions and convictions do happen from time to time.29 Jan 2013 - 4:25am 5 comments
Legal experts and rights groups welcomed reports this week about ending re-education through labour, but are concerned that another unjust punishment system will take its place as long as stability remains the Communist Party's overarching priority.9 Jan 2013 - 5:46am
"Oh why do they have to be such boys?" my mother complained when my sons jumped up and down on the bed instead of settling down to do their Chinese homework.9 Jan 2013 - 1:27am
Giving criminals the punishment they deserve is a fundamental principle of the administration of justice. To most people, it means putting the accused in the dock, giving him or her a fair trial and passing the appropriate sentence. But punishment is only a means to an end. There is more to justice than locking people up.30 Dec 2012 - 5:35am
Imagine you are a young man standing handcuffed in the Old Bailey, London's courtroom, in 1791, facing a capital crime for which you have been framed. Enter William Garrow, a young defence lawyer, uttering these words: "Innocent until proven guilty!" - which saved you from the gallows, and also saved justice from the gallows.8 Dec 2012 - 3:15am 4 comments
A Nepali migrant worker who spent 15 years in a Japanese jail for a murder he did not commit claims he was tortured in prison and has urged Tokyo to reform its police and prison system.
Govinda Prasad Mainali was working at a restaurant in the Japanese capital when he was arrested on suspicion of strangling Yasuko Watanabe in 1997.9 Nov 2012 - 3:20am
A stationery shop in Choi Hung estate has been fined HK$9,000 for selling airplane chess sets that were considered dangerous. The supplier of the games was fined hundreds of thousands of dollars.23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Match the following words with their meanings below.
b not open; secretive
c passionate, showing strong feelings17 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Donald Tsang's Team Clean considered imposing jail terms on repeat spitters, people who let their dogs foul the streets and bill poster offenders but dropped the idea because it was too excessive 'at this stage'.10 Aug 2003 - 12:00am
A former police constable has won his fight to be reinstated. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann ruled in the Court of First Instance the decision by a disciplinary officer in March last year to compulsorily retire Kam Wai-hung breached the principle of fairness.24 Apr 2002 - 12:00am
A former policeman is fighting to get his job back after being forced out for abusing the police computer system while in training.
Kam Wai-hung filed a High Court writ yesterday seeking reinstatement on grounds that the force's discipline officer had wrongfully amended a ruling made by its disciplinary tribunal on October 15 last year.27 Sep 2001 - 12:00am