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Robbery

City Digest, March 11, 2013

Roadside air pollution levels remained very high at all three monitoring stations yesterday. The air pollution index at Causeway Bay peaked at 160, while readings in Mong Kok and Central reached 137 and 130, respectively.

Monday, 11 March, 2013, 5:18am

China Digest, January 9, 2013

More than 10,000 of the capital's 66,000 taxi drivers refuse to work morning and afternoon rush hours, because profits are severely affected by traffic jams, People's Daily reports, citing its own investigation. 

9 Jan 2013 - 6:10am 1 comment

City Digest, January 7, 2013

A fresh water pipe burst beneath Tin Lok Lane, Wan Chai yesterday leaving shops and households without water. 

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

Briefs, January 6, 2013

The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of severe paediatric influenza A infection affecting a three-year-old boy. 

6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am

City Digest, December 29, 2012

Exco member named ICAC committee chief

Executive Councillor Chow Chung-kong has been made the chairman of the advisory committee on corruption at the Independent Commission Against Corruption. His term will start on New Year's Day and last for two years.

 

Jewellery robbery trio hunted by police

29 Dec 2012 - 4:17am

Store thieves in Richmond, Vancouver target ginseng

Canadian federal police are investigating a spate of thefts targeting Vancouver-area Chinese herbal medicine shops, in which brazen criminals made off with ginseng and other products worth tens of thousands of dollars.

24 Dec 2012 - 9:06am

Herbal medicine robberies offer crime gangs high rewards

The Vancouver area's many high-end Chinese herbal medicine stores have provided rich pickings for criminal gangs.

There have been at least three herbal crime sprees in the past five years, including the current rash of thefts in Richmond.

Tung Yun Tong Herbal, the target of the most recent thefts this month, was also hit by a violent robbery in July 2010.

24 Dec 2012 - 9:06am

Thieves pose as mannequins to avoid arrest after store break-in

Romans who broke into a designer clothes store at the weekend have joined the ranks of the world's most bungling thieves after being caught pretending to be clothes mannequins.

19 Dec 2012 - 4:36am

Briefs, December 14, 2012

A suspect was arrested by police after detonating an explosive device during a robbery attempt at a government dormitory building in Liuzhou, Guangxi province, yesterday, killing the city's chief planner and injuring his wife.

14 Dec 2012 - 4:06am

China Digest, December 3, 2012

A former chemistry major aged 27 appeared in court on Saturday, charged with making amphetamines at his home in August, Beijing Times reports. 

3 Dec 2012 - 6:50am