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Tag: Vandalism

Bar brawl lands Uruguay Rugby World Cup team in trouble

Players are reported to have punched walls, mirrors, ruined DJ equipment.

Hundreds chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside court

Crowd gather in support of activist facing six years in jail for his role in 2016 riot.

HK metro partially reopens, city struggles after violent weekend

MTR Corp operator says most of the stations temporarily closed due to 'serious vandalism'.

Burst pipes, valves may be due to foul play, says Sabah...

Its director says the frequent disruptions are suspicious because the water plants are in optimum working condition.

Surrealist artist Man Ray’s tomb vandalised in Paris

Man Ray is best known for Ingres's Violin, a nude print in which he transformed the naked back of his muse, singer Kiki de Montparnasse, into a violin.

Statue of US sailor kissing nurse vandalised with #MeToo

The vandalism is believed to have been committed the day after the death of the sailor in the iconic photo, George Mendonsa.

Outrage in France after spate of anti-Semitic vandalism

The rise in anti-Semitic acts in France predates the yellow vest movement and there is no evidence linking the latest incidents to the protests.

Briton, Canadian arrested in Thailand for graffiti on wall

Thai police say 2 tourists have been charged with vandalism for spray painting graffiti on a wall in Chiang Mai.

West Hollywood council says Trump’s Walk of Fame star must go

A small district of Los Angeles has asked that Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame be removed, in part because of the way he treats women.

Russia urges harshest punishment for Ivan the Terrible painting attacker

Igor Podporin vandalised the painting for "historical reasons".

Taiwan protesters charged for vandalising former ruler’s tomb

Protesters who vandalised the tomb of a former nationalist ruler in Taiwan have been charged in a case that highlights divided opinion on how to deal with the island's authoritarian past.

Peru to enable military to protect oil pipeline from vandals, officials...

The pipeline has increasingly become a target for vandals.

Cops arrest civil servant suspected of vandalising church

Police say this is the second time the man committed such acts.

Malaysia Airlines says ground staff punished over ‘vandalism’

National carrier takes action after complaint from passenger on bags not being tagged at check-in and later found vandalised.

Vandals take hammer to ancient Australia dinosaur footprint

The footprint had been located at a site famous for its fossils.

Johor caps free WiFi operation hours

This after teenagers were reported to have loitered at WiFi hotspots until way past midnight.

Spike in crime: Singaporean guilty of sticking toothpicks in bus seats

Lim Lye Seng admitted the offence at a district court and asked to be fined, although prosecutors are pushing for him to be jailed.

WhatsApp RapidKL cases of vandalism on MRT, LRT and Monorail

Special mobile number launched for commuters to share feedback on their travel experiences.

MRT vandalism: Lack of security could lead to terror threat

Security expert says recent acts of vandalism on MRT demonstrates lack of concern, vigilance and preparedness of MRT Corp and public to handle security threats.

Vandalism: Borne out of bad governance and poor leadership?

Vandalism may be the expression of people who are frustrated and disillusioned with the dichotomy between what they are told and what they experience.

Penang considers extra CCTV cameras after iconic murals damaged

MBPP's Noorhanis Noordin says the council has already spent 25% of its RM100,000 annual maintenance allocation to restore vandalised street art this year.

A tale of two MRTs

In Malaysia, we tolerate misbehaviour on the MRT, and elsewhere, while in Singapore, even eating and drinking on the MRT carries a maximum fine of S$500.

Acts of vandalism surfacing at MRT stations

Barely nine days into operation, the facilities have already been found broken while benches are damaged, trees removed and trampled, and rubbish thrown everywhere.

Vandals with a cause

A former ideological vandal says there'll be people who will deface public property as long as authorities neglect their jobs.