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  1. News - China - CRIME

    Knifeman who stabbed four to death on Taipei subway had 'planned attack for years'

    Posted May 21st 2014, 06:14pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... the consultation to a later day," said Lu. The parents of the suspect were not available for comment last night. Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin and New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu Li-luan said yesterday ... of New Taipei City police department. "He bought two knives, including a 30 centimetre long one, from a supermarket, took the subway from the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall station in Taipei, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars cash in while Hong Kong celebrated

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by PHILA

    ... and early yesterday when Hongkongers were welcoming the new year. A 52-year-old woman whose name was given only as Yeung called police around 10pm on Monday to report that her flat in Wong Tai Sin ... and HK$205,000 worth of jewellery and watches, police said. Minutes into the new year, an elderly couple discovered that their flat in Kwun Tong's Hong Pak Court had been broken into. The couple, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Cheuk Nang tycoon Cecil Chao latest celebrity victim of burglary

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by Clifford Lo

    ... on Hong Kong Island in the past four days while a quarter of the 28,000-strong police force was busy controlling Occupy Central protesters. Two houses in the exclusive Peak and Repulse Bay areas were broken into on Friday. The year's biggest raid was in February when five-carat diamond earrings worth HK$7 million and HK$1.7 million in cash and valuables were stolen from the Sai ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Jewellery showcase hit by a sixth theft

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:05am by Clifford Lo

    ... in the sixth theft so far at this year's Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem Fair. Police said CCTV cameras yesterday captured a thin, short-haired Chinese-looking man aged between 30 and 40 and 1.7 ... and packaging, starting Monday and ending today. The Convention and Exhibition Centre showcases finished jewellery and runs between Wednesday and Sunday. This year's event features nearly 3,700 ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    After life of luxury, Pistorius will be one 7,000 inmates in Pretoria prison

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by AFP, Bloomberg, Reuters

    ... inmates behind the towering walls of the Kgosi Mampuru prison, where he was taken just hours after being sentenced for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last ... hospital section of the prison, said correctional services officer Ofentse Morwane. This would be followed by a further assessment in 21 days to determine his "correctional sentence ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police seize HK$22 million of Ice in major drug bust

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Clifford Lo

    ... syndicate. In the past, a number of drug traffickers had been picked up at Chek Lap Kok airport before they could leave for Australia, New Zealand or other places. Drugs were found strapped ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Mainland man arrested after HK$3m diamond 'is swapped with fake' at jewellery show

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:35pm by Clifford Lo

    ... in Wan Chai as well as the AsiaWorld Expo on Lantau. This year's event features nearly 3,700 exhibitors from 49 countries and regions. The organiser expects more than 52,000 buyers from ... "Staff then intercepted the man and called the police." Last night, the mainlander was still being held at the airport police station for questioning. He had not been charged. The New ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars target luxury homes when residents away

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:22am by Clifford Lo

    ... been the target of burglars who have escaped with tens of thousands of dollars worth of cash and property over the past few days. Yesterday, homes in the exclusive Peak and Repulse Bay areas, and at least three premises, including a New Territories warehouse, were burgled. According to police, a three-storey house in Headland Road, Repulse Bay, was burgled while the residents were out ...

  9. News - World - CRIME

    Alleged mastermind of US$5 million Stradivarius theft pleads guilty

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by AP

    ... days before police found it in a suitcase at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, home of Salahadyn's acquaintances. Police said the homeowner did not know what was in the suitcase in his attic. ...

  10. News - China - CRIME

    Arms-smuggling Taiwanese duo snared in FBI sting plead guilty

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... Post show. Charlie Shen Hui-sheng, 47, and Alice Chang Huan-ling, 43, pleaded guilty in a New Jersey court on Monday to both the arms charge and their involvement in a drug-smuggling operation ... shown a Raven RQ-11B drone, which they discussed moving offshore using scuba divers. Four days later, US law enforcement swooped and arrested both Shen and Chang while they were photographing ...




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