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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong women 'being kept in slave-like conditions in Sydney brothels'

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Australian media shines spotlight on possible collusion of some travel agencies in trafficking of women into harsh conditions in sex trade Hongkongers 'slaves' in Sydney brothels Hong Kong women are being kept in slave-like conditions in Australian brothels and some local travel agencies are facilitating the abuse, according to media reports ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Extradition pact with Macau in works, Hong Kong says, after pair sentenced to jail for bribery

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Ada Lee

    ... increasing cross-border crime, especially white-collar crime, there is an urgent need for the four governments- [those of] the mainland, Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan- to work out a single agreement ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Bungling bank robber fails to pull off two Hong Kong hold-ups in 48 hours

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Two bungled robbery attempts in 48 hours are thought to be the work of the same smartly dressed man, who remains at large Banks hit twice by bomb-threat ... The attack took place at about 7pm on Wednesday. Last night, the victim, who suffered more than 10 cut wounds to his neck, head, chest and hands, was in critical condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Couple return home to find burglars ransacking flat

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:08pm by Clifford Lo

    ... drive of the closed-circuit TV system. The break-in was discovered by an employee arriving for work at about 4.30am yesterday. The number of burglaries reported in Hong Kong has decreased since ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Suspected US hitman Jose Manuel Martinez admits up to 40 slayings

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:51pm by AP

    ... carried out the crimes working as an enforcer for a drug cartel. Jett said they believed Martinez because of the details he gave investigators which matched unsolved killings. Martinez ... saying six of the victims were killed in Tulare county, two in Kern and one in Santa Barbara. They ranged in age from 22 to 56, investigators said. One man was shot dead in 1980 driving to work ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Champion horse trainer Brian Kan released from prison, says he 'might emigrate'

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 11:50am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... year said he might move to Britain, where he has family and where he spent time as a youth. It was while working there as a dishwasher that Kan met an English jockey, an encounter that changed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Elderly woman almost suffocated in house attack

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 06:39pm by Clifford Lo

    ... she was in critical condition in Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung. The attack was discovered just before 3pm when the 37-year-old businessman called police to the fifth-floor flat ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong triads using Indonesian domestic workers to smuggle Ice

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Bryan Harris

    ... members of Hong Kong society, with a recent report by rights group Amnesty International highlighting the "slavery-like" conditions some endure. Last month, Indonesia's National ... arrested in Hong Kong last year. Indonesian Migrant Workers Union chairperson Sringatin said she was aware of the involvement of migrant workers in the drugs trade and was working to educate ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Elderly man leaps to his death after attacking his wife, 66, say police

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 06:24pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Woman in critical condition after reportedly being struck on the head with a hard object by her husband, who then committed suicide A 70-year-old man ... was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and is in a critical condition. She had also been diagnosed with a mental illness according to police. It is understood that the married couple had argued ...

  10. 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

    ... Minister Tony Abbott in Perth.  Philippine maritime security units and anti-kidnapping operatives were working with Malaysian authorities to achieve a “speedy resolution of the case,” ...




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