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Niall Fraser

Policeman shot triad to save chopper victim

Detectives are investigating whether a traffic policeman who killed a triad thug in the midst of a brutal chopping attack on a busy Kowloon street did so because he feared the gangster was going to kill his victim, such was the ferocity of his assault.

Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am

Policeman shot triad to save chopper victim

Detectives are investigating whether a traffic policeman who killed a triad thug in the midst of a brutal chopping attack on a busy Kowloon street did so because he feared the gangster was going to kill his victim, such was the ferocity of his assault.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

NZ fugitive held at Hong Kong border

The law has finally caught up with Leo Gao Hui, one of New Zealand's two 'accidental millionaires', who has been on the run from authorities for 21/2 years.

1 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Controversial Prophet cartoons

A five-minute primer on an issue making headlines

Deaths, burned embassies, mass boycotts and worldwide anger: derogatory cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed have sparked an unprecedented reaction.

What do we know about the Prophet?

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Top chain fashions a new look for the boys in blue

The new-look police uniform set to replace the century-old summer green uniform is being designed by fashion chain G2000, it has emerged.

The handing over of the finished product, due this week, has been delayed by last-minute design tweaks requested by the police.

2 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Six street cleaners arrested over work-dodging scam

The ICAC has arrested six Kowloon street cleaners suspected of being part of a work-dodging racket that allowed them to play cards and sleep while they were supposed to be on duty.

18 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Thoughts of a gambling king

On a family successor to his throne: I have my two daughters to help me in Shun Tak and they like the job. But when it comes to gambling, I can't force them. They don't seem to like operating casinos. My son only just graduated, I cannot say: 'Lawrence you must take over from me.' I can't do that. It's going to be difficult.

4 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Population rises 2.3pc

The population has grown 2.3 per cent in a year to reach 6.84 million.

That is a rise of 155,800 people compared with the figure in the middle of last year.

There were 52,100 births and 32,300 deaths between mid-1998 and mid-1999, accounting for 13 per cent of the population growth.

21 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Ombudsman says inquiry into husband's department is 'just another investigation'

Ombudsman Alice Tai Yuen-ying yesterday launched an investigation into her husband's government department, but insists she will not be doing him any favours.

8 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

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