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  • Jul 13, 2014
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Disguised burglars make off with HK$2m

Three suspects were arrested last night in connection with a burglary in which two men were seen dressed as building workers climbing into the Tuen Mun home of a local businesswoman, then fleeing with a safe containing HK$2 million of valuables.

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 5:40am

Ex-PLA soldier and lover jailed for theft, laundering

A former People's Liberation Army soldier who became an "expert burglar" has been sentenced to seven years' jail, the maximum in the District Court, for stealing millions of dollars worth of jewellery and cash from two industrial buildings.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Letters to the Editor, April 18, 2013

A subsidy from the government's Environment and Conservation Fund, a pilot food waste recycling scheme has been established, and my apartment in Discovery Bay is one of the participants.

18 Apr 2013 - 3:18am 4 comments

Letters to the Editor, April 3, 2013

My family thoroughly enjoyed our Easter weekend excursion along the new Central waterfront promenade. What a shame that we were chased by three security officials who instructed my children that they were not allowed to ride their tricycles along the walkway.

3 Apr 2013 - 3:29am 3 comments

Police investigate HK$1m Beacon Hill burglary

Police were called to an upscale residential estate in Beacon Hill after a burglary was reported on Sunday.

25 Feb 2013 - 10:09am

City Digest, January 28, 2013

Four mainland tourists, aged 28 to 42, were arrested for fighting in a public place after a brawl broke out over lunch seating in a Hung Hom restaurant yesterday. 

28 Jan 2013 - 6:36am

Burglars cash in while Hong Kong celebrated

Thieves netted more than HK$450,000 worth of cash and valuables from three properties late on Monday night 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 had been broken into.

2 Jan 2013 - 11:19am

China Digest, December 24, 2012

A 27-year-old Beijing man was sentenced to 11 years in jail for blackmailing his female cousin by threatening to release a video of the pair having sex, Beijing Morning Post reports.

24 Dec 2012 - 5:05am

Mainland Connaught Road burglar jailed for six years

A mainland man who broke into three Hong Kong shops - bashing through a wall in one case - to steal more than HK$20 million was sentenced to six years and eight months in jail yesterday.

Gao Chuangiu, 44, pleaded guilty to three counts of burglary in the Court of First Instance.

22 Dec 2012 - 3:51am

Briefs, December 16, 2012

Cathay Pacific Airways has accepted an invitation to meet Labour Department officials and representatives of its flight attendants' union, which has threatened industrial action in support of its quest for a bigger pay rise than the two per cent the airline has offered.

16 Dec 2012 - 4:40am