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Police chief praises officers on 100th day of Hong Kong protests while association warns petrol bomb attacks by protesters could be met with live ammunition

Junior Police Officers’ Association issues statement on 100th day of anti-government protests sparked by now-withdrawn extradition bill, noting use of petrol bombs by radicals.

17 Sep 2019 - 2:52AM

Junior Police Officers’ Association issues statement on 100th day of anti-government protests sparked by now-withdrawn extradition bill, noting use of petrol bombs by radicals.

Police chief praises officers on 100th day of Hong Kong protests while association warns petrol bomb attacks by protesters could be met with live ammunition
HK$25 million worth of suspected cocaine found in car boot in Hong Kong police swoop

Officers lay in wait in a Tin Shui Wai car park before swoop on 29-year-old man, who was arrested.

16 Sep 2019 - 9:54PM

Officers lay in wait in a Tin Shui Wai car park before swoop on 29-year-old man, who was arrested.

HK$25 million worth of suspected cocaine found in car boot in Hong Kong police swoop
Hongkongers bilked out of millions in fake celebrity investment scams found on Facebook and other social media

At least 15 city residents victimised over 11 days by overseas fraudsters posing as financial gurus with famous clients.

12 Sep 2019 - 11:24PM

At least 15 city residents victimised over 11 days by overseas fraudsters posing as financial gurus with famous clients.

Hongkongers bilked out of millions in fake celebrity investment scams found on Facebook and other social media
Masked man steals more than HK$60,000 from Hong Kong branch of Standard Chartered Bank in daring daylight robbery

Incident occurred at Standard Chartered Bank on Castle Peak Road, and suspect is described as Chinese man, 1.7 metres tall, wearing a face mask and dressed in black.

12 Sep 2019 - 1:08PM

Incident occurred at Standard Chartered Bank on Castle Peak Road, and suspect is described as Chinese man, 1.7 metres tall, wearing a face mask and dressed in black.

Masked man steals more than HK$60,000 from Hong Kong branch of Standard Chartered Bank in daring daylight robbery
‘Very minimal effect’ on Hong Kong whether US lawmakers succeed in bid to ban sale of tear gas and anti-riot gear to city, says police association chief

US congressional representatives announce bill to prohibit American companies selling non-lethal crowd items, such as tear gas, as well as defence articles and services to Hong Kong

12 Sep 2019 - 9:29AM

US congressional representatives announce bill to prohibit American companies selling non-lethal crowd items, such as tear gas, as well as defence articles and services to Hong Kong

‘Very minimal effect’ on Hong Kong whether US lawmakers succeed in bid to ban sale of tear gas and anti-riot gear to city, says police association chief
Hong Kong police investigate foul play after woman found dead alongside unconscious boyfriend in Tuen Mun

Man, thought to be about 50, was suspected to have taken a ‘sleeping pill’ – initial police investigation found the pair were lovers.

10 Sep 2019 - 4:27PM

Man, thought to be about 50, was suspected to have taken a ‘sleeping pill’ – initial police investigation found the pair were lovers.

Hong Kong police investigate foul play after woman found dead alongside unconscious boyfriend in Tuen Mun
Hong Kong police get green light to carry extendable batons while off-duty following recent knife attack on officer

Night sticks will be issued to execute ‘constabulary duties’ rather than for self-defence, says internal memo. Officers must identify themselves as police if possible before using them, and make a report to superiors afterwards.

10 Sep 2019 - 8:44PM

Night sticks will be issued to execute ‘constabulary duties’ rather than for self-defence, says internal memo. Officers must identify themselves as police if possible before using them, and make a report to superiors afterwards.

Hong Kong police get green light to carry extendable batons while off-duty following recent knife attack on officer
Businessman beaten in Hong Kong home invasion as robbers take HK$2.75 million, but leave HK$700,000 behind

Couple who run trading company subjected to terrifying ordeal at their Mong Kok residence, and police believe theft was targeted as suspects left HK$700,000 behind in safe.

10 Sep 2019 - 2:03PM

Couple who run trading company subjected to terrifying ordeal at their Mong Kok residence, and police believe theft was targeted as suspects left HK$700,000 behind in safe.

Businessman beaten in Hong Kong home invasion as robbers take HK$2.75 million, but leave HK$700,000 behind
Hong Kong burglary nets HK$740,000 in cash and valuables

Police say jewellery and six watches were stolen from village house in Ngau Keng Tsuen and that they are searching for two men in relation to the case.

9 Sep 2019 - 11:15PM

Police say jewellery and six watches were stolen from village house in Ngau Keng Tsuen and that they are searching for two men in relation to the case.

Hong Kong burglary nets HK$740,000 in cash and valuables
Woman, 21, hit and killed by bus in Hong Kong

Student died in hospital after the Cyberport-bound double-decker smashed into her. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

9 Sep 2019 - 10:29PM

Student died in hospital after the Cyberport-bound double-decker smashed into her. The driver was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Woman, 21, hit and killed by bus in Hong Kong
Citywide manhunt after masked men launch petrol bomb attack on home of Hong Kong media mogul and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai

Apple Daily founder Lai was previously target of triad assassination plot, and security camera captures moment men threw Molotov cocktails at his house on Kadoorie Avenue in Ho Man Tin.

5 Sep 2019 - 10:37PM

Apple Daily founder Lai was previously target of triad assassination plot, and security camera captures moment men threw Molotov cocktails at his house on Kadoorie Avenue in Ho Man Tin.

Citywide manhunt after masked men launch petrol bomb attack on home of Hong Kong media mogul and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai
Hong Kong police dismiss accusations of excessive force at Prince Edward MTR station and obstructing press during bus arrests in Kowloon Bay

Officials defend officers’ conduct – even as two Hongkongers arrested at Prince Edward station accuse police of excessive force.

5 Sep 2019 - 4:20AM

Officials defend officers’ conduct – even as two Hongkongers arrested at Prince Edward station accuse police of excessive force.

Hong Kong police dismiss accusations of excessive force at Prince Edward MTR station and obstructing press during bus arrests in Kowloon Bay
Hong Kong man fighting for life following hit-and-run at pedestrian crossing in Wan Chai, police launch manhunt for taxi driver

Taxi driver suspected of running red light in Hong Kong collision that catapulted victim two metres into the air. Police launch manhunt.

4 Sep 2019 - 2:11PM

Taxi driver suspected of running red light in Hong Kong collision that catapulted victim two metres into the air. Police launch manhunt.

Hong Kong man fighting for life following hit-and-run at pedestrian crossing in Wan Chai, police launch manhunt for taxi driver
US$650,000 among cash robbed from money exchange staff on Hong Kong street

Thieves strike on Ma Tau Wai Road, Hung Hom, making off with the victims’ money-filled backpacks.

3 Sep 2019 - 6:53PM

Thieves strike on Ma Tau Wai Road, Hung Hom, making off with the victims’ money-filled backpacks.

US$650,000 among cash robbed from money exchange staff on Hong Kong street
Four arrested over woman’s murder in Hong Kong village

Both of the 21-year-old’s parents were among the group, who were still being questioned by noon on Tuesday. The other pair were a feng shui master and his female apprentice, who shared a house with the couple.

3 Sep 2019 - 1:41PM

Both of the 21-year-old’s parents were among the group, who were still being questioned by noon on Tuesday. The other pair were a feng shui master and his female apprentice, who shared a house with the couple.

Four arrested over woman’s murder in Hong Kong village
Hong Kong security chief John Lee praises police for railway station actions during night of protest mayhem

Police took into consideration the overall circumstances, evidence and intelligence they had gathered before taking action, John Lee said.

3 Sep 2019 - 10:25AM

Police took into consideration the overall circumstances, evidence and intelligence they had gathered before taking action, John Lee said.

Hong Kong security chief John Lee praises police for railway station actions during night of protest mayhem
Hong Kong police officers draw guns to arrest five suspects over botched robbery at Sham Shui Po shop

Knife gang failed to get into watch store because the door was locked. A 16-year-old boy was among the arrested after a 12km car chase.

2 Sep 2019 - 9:56PM

Knife gang failed to get into watch store because the door was locked. A 16-year-old boy was among the arrested after a 12km car chase.

Hong Kong police officers draw guns to arrest five suspects over botched robbery at Sham Shui Po shop
Hong Kong police provide personal alarms to children of officers in response to cyberbullying and threats of attack amid worsening protest violence

Thousands of the personal alarms have been dished out at various police stations ahead of the new academic year next week.

31 Aug 2019 - 11:47AM

Thousands of the personal alarms have been dished out at various police stations ahead of the new academic year next week.

Hong Kong police provide personal alarms to children of officers in response to cyberbullying and threats of attack amid worsening protest violence
Hong Kong protests: police stop regular foot patrols due to staff crunch and risk of being attacked

Police have been forced to reduce anti-crime operations due to manpower shortage and the risk of being attacked by protesters.

31 Aug 2019 - 10:11AM

Police have been forced to reduce anti-crime operations due to manpower shortage and the risk of being attacked by protesters.

Hong Kong protests: police stop regular foot patrols due to staff crunch and risk of being attacked
Nearly 3,000 fake fashion accessories seized at Hong Kong’s Ladies’ Market

Customs officers swoop on syndicate, arresting two people and taking away HK$4.3 million worth of counterfeit products.

30 Aug 2019 - 7:18PM

Customs officers swoop on syndicate, arresting two people and taking away HK$4.3 million worth of counterfeit products.

Nearly 3,000 fake fashion accessories seized at Hong Kong’s Ladies’ Market
Hong Kong police target high-profile activists Joshua Wong, Andy Chan and Agnes Chow in wave of arrests amid anti-government protests

Wong and fellow pro-democracy figurehead Agnes Chow held on suspicion of unlawful assembly. Independence activist Andy Chan arrested earlier on suspicion of rioting.

31 Aug 2019 - 11:40AM

Wong and fellow pro-democracy figurehead Agnes Chow held on suspicion of unlawful assembly. Independence activist Andy Chan arrested earlier on suspicion of rioting.

Hong Kong police target high-profile activists Joshua Wong, Andy Chan and Agnes Chow in wave of arrests amid anti-government protests
Bus driver killed, 10 others hurt in three-vehicle pile-up on Hong Kong highway

The crash happened on Shing Mun Tunnel Road near May Shing Court in Sha Tin soon after 1.30pm.

29 Aug 2019 - 8:56PM

The crash happened on Shing Mun Tunnel Road near May Shing Court in Sha Tin soon after 1.30pm.

Bus driver killed, 10 others hurt in three-vehicle pile-up on Hong Kong highway
Organiser of banned Hong Kong protests attacked by masked men with baseball bats on same day demonstration bids rejected

Force chiefs block city’s largest protest organisers from holding both rally and march for first time. In shocking twist, convenor of Civil Human Rights Front is attacked soon after decision announced.

29 Aug 2019 - 11:42PM

Force chiefs block city’s largest protest organisers from holding both rally and march for first time. In shocking twist, convenor of Civil Human Rights Front is attacked soon after decision announced.

Organiser of banned Hong Kong protests attacked by masked men with baseball bats on same day demonstration bids rejected
Hong Kong time bandits grab HK$1 million worth of watches in daring midday Mong Kok hold-up

Manhunt launched after masked robber threatens shopworker with knife and escapes in getaway vehicle. No one injured.

28 Aug 2019 - 7:38PM

Manhunt launched after masked robber threatens shopworker with knife and escapes in getaway vehicle. No one injured.

Hong Kong time bandits grab HK$1 million worth of watches in daring midday Mong Kok hold-up
Tourists from mainland China and Taiwan hurt in Hong Kong bus crash

10-year-old girl among those hurt when vehicle hits lamp post in Sha Tin.

28 Aug 2019 - 10:33PM

10-year-old girl among those hurt when vehicle hits lamp post in Sha Tin.

Tourists from mainland China and Taiwan hurt in Hong Kong bus crash
Three men arrested for storming Legislative Council as Hong Kong police deny female protester’s accusations of strip-search

Arrests are first to come from attack on the city’s legislature on July 1, with one suspect accused of criminal damage.

28 Aug 2019 - 10:00AM

Arrests are first to come from attack on the city’s legislature on July 1, with one suspect accused of criminal damage.

Three men arrested for storming Legislative Council as Hong Kong police deny female protester’s accusations of strip-search
Hong Kong police get new anti-riot gear from mainland Chinese supplier

First batch of 500 suits delivered to emergency units around the city.

28 Aug 2019 - 7:04AM

First batch of 500 suits delivered to emergency units around the city.

Hong Kong police get new anti-riot gear from mainland Chinese supplier
Authorities prepare contingency plans as protesters aim to return to Hong Kong airport on Saturday despite renewal of injunction against demonstrations

Court order against interference with airport operations renewed indefinitely on Friday but protesters intend to get around it. Scenes of unprecedented violence erupted in airport terminal last week after five days of peaceful sit-in descended into chaos.

23 Aug 2019 - 11:41PM

Court order against interference with airport operations renewed indefinitely on Friday but protesters intend to get around it. Scenes of unprecedented violence erupted in airport terminal last week after five days of peaceful sit-in descended into chaos.

Authorities prepare contingency plans as protesters aim to return to Hong Kong airport on Saturday despite renewal of injunction against demonstrations
Hong Kong police launch search for two suspected smugglers who jumped into sea to escape officers

Pair leapt from wooden boat while being chased during anti-smuggling operation in waters west of Lung Kwu Chau, and police later arrested eight men from mainland China in Tuen Mun.

22 Aug 2019 - 6:49PM

Pair leapt from wooden boat while being chased during anti-smuggling operation in waters west of Lung Kwu Chau, and police later arrested eight men from mainland China in Tuen Mun.

Hong Kong police launch search for two suspected smugglers who jumped into sea to escape officers
Two Hong Kong men hit with riot charges over attack on anti-government protesters at Yuen Long MTR station

At least 45 people were injured in the assault, which targeted people returning from a protest but also involved passers-by.

23 Aug 2019 - 12:04AM

At least 45 people were injured in the assault, which targeted people returning from a protest but also involved passers-by.

Two Hong Kong men hit with riot charges over attack on anti-government protesters at Yuen Long MTR station