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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Robberies of cashed-up Chinese tourists rise steeply in Paris

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Mainlanders' preference for carrying large amounts of cash makes them easy targets A sharp increase in robberies of Chinese tourists in Paris has prompted calls for the French ... the French Open tennis tournament had their car windows smashed and their wallets, phones and passports grabbed, mainland media reported. A source familiar with the situation confirmed the incident ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourist’s HK$360,000 rings stolen from locked suitcase in hotel room

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:36pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Tourist says valuables missing from suitcase left in room, but police see no signs of theft Hotel guest reports diamond rings gone Two diamond rings worth more than HK$360,000 have gone missing from the locked suitcase of a mainland tourist in a Wan Chai hotel room, police say. No signs of tampering were visible on the luggage in which ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Nanjing teenager exposed as perpetrator of Temple of Luxor graffiti attack

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Tourist from Nanjing carried out graffiti attack in Temple of Luxor, his parents confirm Teen defaced Egyptian relic A mainland tourist who defaced a sculpture ... when a microblogger posted a photo of the message, citing it as an example of shameful behaviour by mainland tourists abroad. The post attracted a torrent of replies, including suggestions ...

  4. News - China Insider - CRIME

    ‘I don’t want to go’: Chinese tourist’s last words as kidnappers with ‘inside help’ drag her from hotel

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:50am by Patrick Boehler and Associated Press

    ... whether a ransom demand has already been made. The raid comes six months after a Taiwanese tourist was shot dead by gunmen in a similar raid. His wife was kidnapped and later released ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourists in Hong Kong say they were raped by bogus police officer

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:14pm

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Attacker was wearing casual clothes, but lured two women to hotel after showing them a card and pretending to be a police officer Two tourists visiting Hong Kong say they were raped by a man posing as a police officer. The man was wearing casual clothes when he approached the women on Nanking Street, Yau Ma Tei, on Monday, but showed them ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Zhejiang man arrested for arranging sex tests in Hong Kong for pregnant mainland women

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 12:05am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... them to Hong Kong for tests on their babies' sex. The mainland bans such tests for fear it will lead parents to selectively abort their unborn child in favour of having a boy. Genetic testing is legal in Hong Kong. The mainland's strict birth-control policy used to allow for just one child, but it has been relaxed since last year to allow some families to have a second ...

  7. News - China - CRIME

    Chinese police to receive special weapons training in wake of terrorist attacks

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 02:30pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Officers across mainland to receive three months of intensive weapons tuition in the wake of the knife attacks at Kunming railway station Police to get more arms training Police forces across the mainland are to receive three months of intensive weapons training. The purpose is to improve the skills of police officers on the front line, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    12 held in multimillion-dollar porn video crackdown

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:29pm by Clifford Lo

    ... the syndicate had provided a "one-stop service" that included manufacturing, packaging, delivery and retail. Mainlanders were hired to produce the discs in Kwai Chung. "Hired delivery ... were illegal immigrants from the mainland. Last night, 12 men were being held for questioning. None had been charged.   ...

  9. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Hong Kong man caught with cash taped to his body in US$580,000 Shenzhen smuggling attempt

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 02:26pm by Chris Luo

    ... across an entire table, another photo shows. Chinese law stipulates travellers are in general only allowed to carry up to US$5,000 worth of foreign currency when entering the mainland without ... on Thursday. In February a Hong Kong resident was fined nearly HK$1 million after he was apprehended trying to enter the mainland carrying HK$5.5 million. He later told police that he was intending ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Fake fruit gives buyer a sour taste

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 03:59am by LO WEI

    ... counterfeit fruit case involved more than 130 boxes of watermelons seized in 2011, presented as having been imported from Malaysia when in fact they were from the mainland. Under the Trade ...




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