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  1. Tourist dies during show

    Posted Nov 24th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A mainland tourist died yesterday after collapsing in his seat while watching a musical performed by transvestites at the Hong Kong Theatre in Aberdeen. The 60-year-old man, surnamed Yeung, was taken unconscious to Queen Mary Hospital. He was declared dead at 5.07pm. The man belonged to a tour group from Kunming in Yunnan who arrived in the city on Tuesday. The tour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/526276
  2. Four thieves flee after botched raid

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four bungling robbers fled empty-handed yesterday after mistaking a mainland tourist for a cash-carrying security guard. Even when they realised their error and chased down the guard, they did not get the loot, which the guard had hidden in his pockets, police said. The guard and tourist suffered head injuries in the attacks in busy Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520975
  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Latest phone scam sees victims threatened over fake pregnancies

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... will step up patrols to fight quick-cash crimes, which include pickpocketing, theft, snatching and deception. Luk warned that mainland tourists could be the targets of thieves during the holiday. He said mainland thieves might also come to the city and look for opportunities to steal in areas popular with tourists. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320804/phone-fraudsters-new-pregnancy-scam
  4. Mainlander attacked in botched robbery bid

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Four bungling robbers fled empty-handed yesterday after mistaking a mainland tourist for a cash-carrying security guard. Even when they realised their error and chased down the guard, they did not get the loot, which the guard had hidden in his pockets, police said. Both the guard and the tourist suffered head injuries in the attacks in busy Granville Road, Tsim Sha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520989
  5. Trader faces trafficking charges

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... but released on bail. A German tourist and four mainlanders were released. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686886/trader-faces-trafficking-charges
  6. Suspect arrested after bogus policeman robs sex workers

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... with at least three street muggings in the district in the past six weeks, a police source said. In one case a mainland tourist, apparently mistaken as a prostitute, was stopped for an identity check ... Clifford Lo A man suspected of posing as a plain-clothes policeman to rob mainland prostitutes in Yau Ma Tei was arrested in a police ambush yesterday. Police said the 21-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673916/suspect-arrested-after-bogus-policeman-robs-sex-workers
  7. Second fatal bus crash in 10 days

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... A Hong Kong tourist was killed and nine others injured when the minibus they were travelling in collided head-on with a goods vehicle during a sightseeing trip on the mainland. Details of the crash - the second fatal traffic accident on the mainland involving Hong Kong tourists in 10 days - were revealed when they returned yesterday after being treated at a mainland hospital. Two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/431039/second-fatal-bus-crash-10-days
  8. Tree that killed woman diseased, says expert

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Clifford Lo, Martin Wong

    ... Canto-pop singer and actress Miriam Yeung Chin-wah's car in Stanley. The singer is not injured, but broken glass slightly hurts her driver. March 2008 A mainland tourist, 61, breaks his leg ... or Erythrina variegate, was at the centre of Stanley Main Street, a popular shopping area for tourists. It was not an uncommon species but a coral tree 23 metres tall was rare. Residents said the tree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/650598/tree-killed-woman-diseased-says-expert
  9. Mainland burglars arrested amid rise in break-ins

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... police have arrested seven mainlanders travelling on tourist visas, who all came from the same town. Makeshift tools and $6,000 worth of stolen property were seized. Chief Inspector Eric Chung ... Clifford Lo A mainland gang used discarded junk- including umbrellas, radio antennas and plastic bottles- to conduct a series of break-ins in Kowloon City which netted valuables worth more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509805/mainland-burglars-arrested-amid-rise-break-ins
  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourist from Tunisia loses bag full of cash at Starbucks outlet

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 07:38pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tunisian left bag with cash on a chair in Starbucks … 2 minutes later it was gone Tourist's coffee costs him US$60,000 A tourist from Tunisia lost ... boutiques and shoe shops – stealing unattended bags, wallets and mobile phones,” he said. He said the gangs included mainlanders, South Asians and South Americans. Last September, a 57-year-old man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1518847/tourist-tunisia-loses-bag-full-cash-starbucks-outlet

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