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City University looks into harsh treatment of students

Students who took part in the protest when Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying visited City University accuse some security guards of violent treatment. Photo: Sam Tsang

City University will set up a review committee to investigate the rough treatment of students who protested at a rally held last week during an opening ceremony on campus.

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Rant: lack of security for old guard

Rant: lack of security for old guard

16 Sep 2012 - 2:36am

Good Deed Feed

Each morning at about 8.30, the TV programme Breakfast Time has a section called 'Good Deed Feed'. Viewers are invited to phone in to express their thanks to someone who has recently done them a good deed. Listen to yesterday's four callers and answer the questions.


1 Where was Kate when she fainted?

a. in the kitchen at home

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Bad news inspires actors

News reports have depicted Sheung Shui in a poor way recently. At the start of the year parallel traders competed with local mothers in the New Territories town to buy stocks of powdered milk formula. The huge demand was sparked by continuing health fears over mainland-produced milk. Also, a psychiatric patient killed a security guard there in January.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

Hospitals back defence plan, but critics warn of possible abuse

Hospital staff and the public are split over a controversial Dongguan government regulation requiring hospitals to stock up on nightsticks and pepper spray to cope with violence from patients' families.

The government issued the regulation in February to boost security at the city's medical facilities.

25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Security guards helped thief in HK$4.5m robbery of flat, resident claims

A City Garden resident is suing the estate's property manager for a blatant breach of duty after its security guards let a burglar into the building and helped him remove HK$4.5 million worth of property from her flat.

Chong Yuk-mui is suing Cayley Property Management, the property manager of the residential estate in Electric Road, North Point.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Guard chopped to death

HONG KONG - A psychiatric patient is believed to have slashed a security guard to death in Sheung Shui only three hours after visiting a public hospital. The killing raises fears the current medical system is failing to identify and care for the mentally ill.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Police will use technology to trap 'quick cash' rogues

Police are cracking down on 'quick cash' crimes, which are expected to increase during the holiday season.

The crimes targeted include shoplifting, street scams, robbery and pickpocketing - and they are on the rise.

19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

A property manager is a jack of all trades

If you love helping others solve their problem, the job of a property manager might be right for you. 'It is a property manager's duty to help tenants solve all sorts of problem - it can be a hygiene or security issue, or as simple as helping shoppers find their way in the mall,' says Passy Wong Wai-chung (below right), senior manager for leasing and management at Hang Lung Properties.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Donald Tsang vows to uphold 'social order'

Anyone who disrupts public order will be dealt with according to the law, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen told a policy-address consultation forum yesterday, amid stepped-up security.

This came after a similar meeting last Thursday ended in a violent clash between protesters and government supporters.

6 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Reporters walked unchallenged into Chief Executive's Office at Tamar site

Security at the new Chief Executive's Office in Admiralty is under review after three reporters bypassed security checks and were allowed in without being questioned.

The three were arrested for attempted burglary after their foray on Thursday, but were released later without being charged.

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Security needs rise

Companies in the Philippines have beefed up their security in the wake of last year's Manila hostage crisis, a security consultant says.

Gerardo Carual, president of the Manila-based voluntary Search and Rescue Unit Foundation, who was first on board the tour bus after the siege ended, said business had grown since the bloodbath. The foundation provides security training.

25 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Extras star in reality show of security

China has a worldwide reputation for making counterfeit products ranging from eggs to iPhones, but villagers from Beijing's outlying Fengtai district were surprised to discover that hundreds of security guards hired by the authorities to suppress their protests were fakes, too.

23 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Burning incense sparks blaze

6 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Activist's scuffle brings battle of the videos

Activist Chu Hoi-dick has criticised police for doing nothing while he scuffled with a security guard at a Yuen Long village, which is being razed to make way for the HK$66.9 billion high-speed railway to Guangzhou.

22 Jan 2011 - 12:00am