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  1. Phone scam suspects arrested

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Five Hongkongers suspected of involvement in a cross-border phone scam have been arrested in a joint operation conducted by local and mainland police. Hong Kong police said yesterday at least HK$23 million was involved. They said that the scam artists posed as mainland police and told victims to transfer money because their accounts might be looted. The money ...

  2. IIs arrested trying to enter by sampan

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police mounted an air, land and sea search yesterday, arresting a mainland woman and 16 suspected illegal immigrants attempting to enter Hong Kong in a sampan. Police said ... With the help of a government helicopter, police spotted and arrested 16 men in the mangroves near Lut Chau at 7am. Police said the head of the human smuggling operation managed to escape. ...

  3. Ship crew rules a boost for rivals

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... especially affected ships arrested by Hong Kong law firms acting on behalf of clients involved in legal disputes with the ship owners. This has usually involved banks seeking to sell the ship for the non-payment of loans or mortgages. The time between a ship being arrested and sold through the High Court's bailiff office can be six or seven months. But under the Immigration Ordinance, ...

  4. History of goodwill on both sides

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1995. She was arrested in Australia, but prior to the hearing before a magistrate to determine her eligibility for surrender she applied to the Federal Court of New South Wales for a judicial ... requested the provisional arrest of Le for offences of murder and kidnapping. Le, who was believed to be connected to a A$24.5 million (HK$144.5 million) heroin shipment into Australia, was found ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese poachers’ ship hauled off Philippine reef

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... to the Palawan capital of Puerto Princesa where its 12 Chinese crewmen were arraigned on Friday, she said. They were arrested for alleged poaching in the marine reserve and anger mounted after hundreds ...

  6. letters

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Paul's Secondary School Stars' experience a lesson for teens Hong Kong singers Jill Vidal and Kelvin Kwan Chor-yiu were arrested in Tokyo for alleged possession of drugs. I was disappointed ...

  7. News - Asia

    Resource deals could end island rows: Australia FM

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 10:26am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... prevented the Philippine Navy from arresting Chinese fishermen. Carr told the Center for Strategic and International Studies that the tensions were damaging the region, and suggested the complex ...

  8. Risky business

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ethnic Chinese journalists risk official threats and arrest working on the mainland. How can the Hong Kong authorities help and protect local journalists working on the other side of the border? Share your views: write to us ...

  9. News - Asia

    Philippines names ambassador to China amid sea row

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 04:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... the Philippine navy from arresting what the Philippine side described as Chinese poachers in Manila’s waters. “This sends a signal of how important our relations with China are and how serious we ...

  10. News - Asia

    Briefs, December 29, 2012

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... a crackdown on figures who speak out against the country's one-party, authoritarian rule. Le Quoc Quan was arrested on his way to drop off his children at school on Thursday in Hanoi. ...




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