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  1. Wife of slain expatriate released on bail

    Posted Nov 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Police have released the wife of an expatriate man whose badly beaten and bloody body was found in their flat in North Point 10 days ago. The 38-year-old ... not seen nor heard anything unusual in the days before the killing. Police are continuing their investigation. Expatriate homicides in Hong Kong are rare, with most recent accidental deaths ...

  2. Expatriate man found floating in sea dies

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating whether foul play was involved in the death of an expatriate man thought to be in his 40s. He was found floating in the sea off Shek Kwu Chau at about 5am yesterday by an angler on board a sampan. The unconscious man was taken to Ruttonjee Hospital, where he was declared dead shortly before 7am. Police said no suspicious wounds were found ...

  3. Police appeal for information on expatriate woman

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.16pm: Police on Tuesday appealed to the public for information on a mysterious expatriate woman found wandering in Kowloon City last week. A spokesman said little ... the expatriate woman appeared to be non-Caucasian. She is thin and about 1.62 metres tall. She has a pointed face and long light brown hair. The spokesman urged people with information to contact ...

  4. Trust funds can help expatriates minimise their taxes the legal way

    Posted Jun 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... that might affect their financial futures. For British residents this often means overlooking the issue of inheritance tax. Mr Sherman said many British expatriates failed to realise that they remained subject to Inheritance Tax (IHT) even if they left Britain a long time ago. Liability to IHT often comes as a nasty surprise to the family of a deceased expatriate. The rate of IHT is 40 ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Couple held after fight Police arrested an expatriate man and his girlfriend following an assault at their Square Street flat in Sheung Wan at about 5am. Police said the man, 30, allegedly punched the 30-year-old woman who, in turn, stabbed him with a fruit knife. ...

  6. Three men held over assault on 5 boys

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Three men were arrested yesterday over an alleged indecent assault on five expatriate boys playing near a building site at Discovery Bay on Lantau Island. ... Bay, a development popular with expatriate families, have drawn criticism. Last night, a police spokesman confirmed three men were being questioned. No one had been charged and the Lantau ...

  7. Expats held in Lamma drug bust

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Joshua But Lamma Island, long considered the home of Hong Kong's expatriate drug subculture, saw its biggest drug raid in recent memory early yesterday morning. While many will question whether the raid came 30 years too late, more than 60 police officers swooped on four bars on Yung Shue Wan Main Street, detaining 10 expatriates. Police said the raids ...

  8. Return of expats bolsters HK luxury rental market

    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Landlords are rushing to lease their luxury properties to take advantage of the return of expatriate tenants. Three luxury residential projects being offered on the market are aimed at expatriate senior executives who can afford to rent homes for $32,000 to $180,000 a month. The first, a penthouse of 8,018 square feet at Tregunter Tower III in Mid-Levels, is owned ...

  9. NEW lease of life

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the rental bracket of HK$80,000 to HK$150,000 a month particularly sought after by tenants such as expatriate executives and senior corporate management. With uncertainty over housing policies under ... are bringing in expatriate executives to Hong Kong from other regional offices to support business growth here,' Fu says. 'Some expatriates are leaving Hong Kong, but we see the arrival ...

  10. Man arrested for assault after fleeing taxi in tunnel

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Carney A drunken man was arrested after he ran into the Lion Rock Tunnel in early yesterday following an alleged assault on a 35-year-old taxi driver. The man, an expatriate who had no ID, gave his name only as David, police said. The man, aged about 30, hailed the taxi on Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, and asked to be taken to Sha Tin. As the taxi approached the toll ...




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