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44 nabbed in HK anti-smuggling raid

Independent Online 15.01.2012
44 nabbed in HK anti-smuggling raid

Forty-four people have been arrested in an operation targeting smugglers moving goods between Hong Kong and China, a news report said on Friday.

Police puzzle over 250000 US dollars left in Hong Kong cab

Hong Kong police have been forced to seek legal advice over the ownership of more than 250,000 US dollars left in a taxi, a news report said Thursday.


Triad gang smashed, 222 arrested in Hong Kong police operation

Hong Kong police have arrested 222 people and smashed a triad gang believed to be involved in illegal gambling, smuggling, drug trafficking and vice, police said Tuesday.

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung in Hong Kong court

Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung has appeared in court in Hong Kong accused of money laundering.


Hong Kong girl dies after 10-storey fall

Monsters and Critics.com 09.12.2011
Hong Kong girl dies after 10-storey fall

A 4-year-old girl fell 10 storeys to her death after being left home alone in a Hong Kong flat while her mother went shopping, police said Thursday.

Deadly blaze rips through Hong Kong's Ladies Market killing 9

A FIRE engulfed a Hong Kong residential tower and popular tourist market today, killing nine people and injuring 30.


HK grants NZ "accidental millionaire" extradition

Hong Kong may soon extradite a New Zealand gas station owner suspected of withdrawing millions of dollars and going on the run after a bank mistakenly gave him a huge line of credit.

South African drug smuggler arrested at HK airport

Hong Kong Customs officers arrested a South African woman found with about 3 kg of methamphetamine, popularly known as Ice, at Hong Kong International Airport Tuesday morning.


Hong Kong Agency Charges Former UBNZ Executive With Bribery

The ICAC has charged a New Zealand woman for allegedly giving more than $73 million in bribes to an executive at a Hong Kong-listed company, to secure a $930 million acquisition deal for her asset holding firm.

Stabbing spree 'covered up'

Phila Siu Hong Kong Standard 11.10.2011
Stabbing spree 'covered up'

Police have come under fire for allegedly trying to cover up four random knife attacks by an unidentified assailant within an 11-hour span in Tseung Kwan O this month.


HK in frame as Libya rendition victim sues U.K.

Lana Lam South China Morning Post 10.10.2011
HK in frame as Libya rendition victim sues U.K.

New details about the role Hong Kong played in the forced rendition of a Libyan dissident and his family to face torture under Muammar Gaddafi have emerged as the family's lawyers sue the British government in a case that may extend to Hong Kong.

Travellers prepare to board a mass transit railway (MTR) train in Hong Kong on January 29.

Three weeks ago, a man behaving strangely in a city subway station in Hong Kong attracted the attention of police, fearing he may be a terrorist plotting a train attack. When police searched him, they found he was engaged in terror of another kind...


Domestic Helpers Win Residency Ruling in Hong Kong

ALLISON MORROW And ISABELLA STEGER The Wall Street Journal 30.09.2011
Domestic Helpers Win Residency Ruling in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has ruled unconstitutional the immigration ordinance that blocks foreign domestic workers from obtaining permanent residency. The victory by Filipina Evangeline Banao Vallejos could lead to the more than 270,000 domestic workers ...

Runaway Westpac millionaire arrested in Hong Kong

Angela Beswick 3News NZ 30.09.2011
Runaway Westpac millionaire arrested in Hong Kong

The man dubbed the Runaway Millionaire is believed to have been arrested in Hong Kong. Police say a 30-year-old Chinese New Zealander has been arrested in relation to the theft of more than $6 million from Westpac bank in April of 2009.


Hong Kong to rule on landmark maids residency case

A Hong Kong court was set to rule on Thursday whether foreign maids should be allowed to settle permanently in the city, in a landmark case which has sparked frenzied debate on equal treatment.

China firm execs and fund manager charged in HK

Hong Kong authorities have charged two executives at a Chinese agricultural firm and a fund manager for a US-based company with insider dealing, documents showed Wednesday.


Hong Kong's crime rate falls 0.2%

Deng Shasha Xinhua 27.09.2011
Hong Kong's crime rate falls 0.2%

Hong Kong's crime situation remained stable in the first eight months of the year, with a 0.2 percent year-on-year decrease in the overall crime rate, the city' s Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee said Monday.

Six in court after $600m coke bust at village

Phila Siu Hong Kong Standard 19.09.2011
Six in court after $600m coke bust at village

An American and five Mexicans, charged in connection with the biggest cocaine seizure in Hong Kong, will appear in Tuen Mun Magistrates' Court this morning.


Hong Kong Police Drop Charges Against NTD Intern

On the evening of July 1st, one of our NTD interns Cai Wenwen was arrested as she took pictures of protestors after the annual democracy parade in Hong Kong. Police mistook her for one of the protestors. Although NTD faxed her credentials to polic...

Filipino nabbed in HK for trafficking 26kg of heroin

A Filipino was arrested at the Hong Kong airport while allegedly carrying 26 kilogram of heroin, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday.



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