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Security Chief

Rise in bogus kidnapping calls, security chief warns

The secretary for security yesterday warned about an increase in the number of phone scams involving bogus kidnapping threats.

Tuesday, 27 September, 2011, 12:00am

Rise in bogus kidnapping calls, security chief warns

The secretary for security yesterday warned about an increase in the number of phone scams involving bogus kidnapping threats.

'Con men call a mother and say her son has been kidnapped, and demand a ransom; in fact there is no [kidnap],' Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said after attending a fight-crime committee.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Pepper spray row takes new direction

Where is the sky? Anywhere above a child's head, according to the latest explanation of the security chief's remarks about where police aimed pepper spray during a March 6 demonstration in which an eight-year-old boy was injured.

2 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Police consider reward for clues on acid attack

Police may offer a reward for help finding the person who threw two bottles of acid from a Mong Kok rooftop on Saturday, injuring 46 people.

An officer involved in the investigation said this yesterday as the security chief appealed for information to assist in what he said was a difficult investigation.

16 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Life with the mob on night of high tension

Angry confrontations riddled with much finger-pointing and accusations of unnecessary aggression between supporters of rival camps created a tense arena for last night's by-election debate.

26 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Regina Ip's birthday surprise

Former security chief Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is greeted with music and a cake at a surprise party for her 56th birthday yesterday. Colleagues from Mrs Ip's think-tank, the Savantas Policy Institute, threw the party during a gathering with media representatives, also presenting her with flowers and cards. She says she is very content with her life. 'I have good health and a good daughter.

25 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Security chief to inspect anti-terrorism facilities

Hong Kong's security chief, Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, who is making an annual duty visit to Beijing, will visit Xinjiang at the weekend to inspect anti-terrorism and border security facilities.

He denied the visit was in preparation for the sixth World Trade Organisation ministerial conference being held in Hong Kong in December, and said the city could competently host the event.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Security chief missed valuable opportunity

It is a shame that Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has to hide behind the label of chauvinism ('Victimised by gender', South China Morning Post, August 7) to gather up all womankind, as it were, to condemn what should be seen as an innocuous caricature of her.

The magazine Broom-head is ridiculing her more for her personality and political myopia rather than for her appearance.

11 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Security chief hints illegals might face ban on staging rallies

Mainland abode claimants may be banned from staging protests outside the Central Government Offices from today after yesterday's skirmishes, the Secretary for Security hinted.

'They have staged a sit-in there for a long time. The ruling has already come out. They should leave now,' Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee said.

4 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

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