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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Top FedEx executive burgled in latest attack on high fliers

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 07:04pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Burglars ransack FedEx president's Shek O home The president of FedEx Express Asia-Pacific is the latest corporate high-flier to fall victim ... but no arrests were made. Cunningham joined FedEx in 1982 and has been the head of its Asia-Pacific division since 1999. The Shek O house is owned by The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, a spokeswoman ...

  2. News - Asia - CRIME

    Regional gangs earn US$90b a year, UN report says

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... nearly US$90 billion annually in East Asia and the Pacific, a UN report showed yesterday. "Transnational Organised Crime in East Asia and the Pacific: A Threat Assessment" is the most ... of distribution and logistics chains," he said in Sydney, Australia. Jeremy Douglas, the UNODC regional representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said many of the organised criminal ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Erwiana to return to Hong Kong to assist in assault case against former employer

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:45pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Domestic Workers Committee. Ramon Bultron of the Asia Pacific Mission for Migrants said Erwiana might take part in events next week planned by rights groups. Erwiana's former employer, Law ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong police launch special team against illegal World Cup bets

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 04:06am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with mainland China, Macau, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea- are all members of the Interpol Asia-Pacific Expert Group on Organised Crime, he ... operation against illegal soccer betting as the World Cup starts next Thursday. Southeast Asia is known as a region where syndicates are basing their illegal online businesses, he said. "Some ...

  5. Business - Money - CRIME

    Money laundering huge in Hong Kong and Macau: crime survey

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:38pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... laundering in the past two years. That compared with a global average of 11 per cent, the Asia-Pacific average of 11 per cent, Singapore's 5 per cent and mainland China's 4 per cent. Hong ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com HK, Macau top in Asia for money laundering Money laundering is more prevalent in Hong Kong and Macau than in most parts of the world, with rates far above ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars nab HK$1.8m from two luxury houses

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 05:28pm

    ... Registry records show. One of the company’s directors is Kwok Siu-ming, the chairman of Sa Sa International, the largest cosmetic retailer in the Asia-Pacific region. Shortly after midnight ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    36 people arrested in parallel trading raids in Fo Tan and Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies of Chinese University found. The survey also found about 70 per cent thought mainland individual visitors pushed up inflation and shop rents, while 62.8 per cent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mexican cartel smuggling cocaine into Hong Kong amid booming demand for drugs

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Bryan Harris

    ... of the booming demand for cocaine and methamphetamines in the Asia-Pacific region. Details of the syndicate's push emerged after the Post revealed last month how Hong Kong triad gangs are supplying ... Department last week announced it was setting up a dedicated team to crack down on the illegal trade of the controlled chemicals. Named after the state on Mexico's Pacific coast where ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police 'chased low-level prosecutions rather than probe global drugs network involving triads'

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:27am by Bryan Harris

    ... identified the kingpins of the multibillion-dollar drug trade in the Asia-Pacific region. Hong Kong police have declined to comment on Operation Dayu. But criticism of their role comes amid growing ... They also follow an economic crime survey by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released in February that ranked Hong Kong and Macau as the worst places in Asia for money laundering. ...

  10. News - World - CRIME

    Arrest of Joaquin Guzman 'won't slow Asia push' of Sinaloa cartel

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:06am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Kingpin's arrest 'won't slow cartel's Asia push' The capture of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is unlikely to halt his cartel's push into Asia, but it could lead to gangland violence in the longer run, observers say. Prior to his arrest in the Mexican resort town of Mazatlan eight days ...




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