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Coach driver in crash that left five dead and 32 injured had been working 12-hour shifts, Hong Kong police say

Bus passengers were airport workers, including Cathay Pacific employees.

30 Nov 2018 - 10:41PM

Bus passengers were airport workers, including Cathay Pacific employees.

Coach driver in crash that left five dead and 32 injured had been working 12-hour shifts, Hong Kong police say
Man dies 15 hours after passing out while running on treadmill in Hong Kong

Emergency services were called to Physical Fitness Centre on 10th floor of Cheung Sha Wan Plaza earlier in the day

28 Nov 2018 - 8:07PM

Emergency services were called to Physical Fitness Centre on 10th floor of Cheung Sha Wan Plaza earlier in the day

Man dies 15 hours after passing out while running on treadmill in Hong Kong
Girl, 14, among 82 students to lose HK$7.6 million in phone scams over 4 months in Hong Kong
  • Youngest victim over last four months was cheated into parting with HK$27,000.
9 Nov 2018 - 6:20AM
  • Youngest victim over last four months was cheated into parting with HK$27,000.
Girl, 14, among 82 students to lose HK$7.6 million in phone scams over 4 months in Hong Kong
Man arrested as police seize HK$7.5 million worth of cannabis in raid on Hong Kong apartment

Police still on the search for two more people following drug swoop in Tin Shui Wai. The cannabis in the storage centre targeted was intended for entertainment venues across the city.

1 Nov 2018 - 9:00PM

Police still on the search for two more people following drug swoop in Tin Shui Wai. The cannabis in the storage centre targeted was intended for entertainment venues across the city.

Man arrested as police seize HK$7.5 million worth of cannabis in raid on Hong Kong apartment
President Xi Jinping expected to attend opening ceremony of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – but not to visit Hong Kong

Central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong has announced event will take place in Zhuhai on October 23.

19 Oct 2018 - 10:24AM

Central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong has announced event will take place in Zhuhai on October 23.

President Xi Jinping expected to attend opening ceremony of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge – but not to visit Hong Kong
Hong Kong police hunt part-time officer over ‘extremely outrageous’ and ‘insulting’ back-to-front wearing of hat

Photo taken in police station car park, with officer facing away from camera, has attracted hundreds of comments on Facebook and chat groups.

9 Oct 2018 - 2:09PM

Photo taken in police station car park, with officer facing away from camera, has attracted hundreds of comments on Facebook and chat groups.

Hong Kong police hunt part-time officer over ‘extremely outrageous’ and ‘insulting’ back-to-front wearing of hat
Hong Kong man, 68, kills ex-wife with knife then leaps to his death from 22-storey building

Attack may have been prompted by earlier fight over money, sources say.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Attack may have been prompted by earlier fight over money, sources say.

Hong Kong man, 68, kills ex-wife with knife then leaps to his death from 22-storey building
University of Hong Kong professor charged with murder after wife’s body found in suitcase

Associate professor Cheung Kie-chung will face murder charge in Eastern Court, Sai Wan Ho on Thursday.

30 Aug 2018 - 4:01AM

Associate professor Cheung Kie-chung will face murder charge in Eastern Court, Sai Wan Ho on Thursday.

University of Hong Kong professor charged with murder after wife’s body found in suitcase
Hong Kong police lose three officers in one day in separate events involving overseas crash, collapse while on duty and fall from housing block

Latest announced case involves off-duty senior inspector in New Zealand who died in a traffic accident and whose parents are injured.

17 Aug 2018 - 10:20PM

Latest announced case involves off-duty senior inspector in New Zealand who died in a traffic accident and whose parents are injured.

Hong Kong police lose three officers in one day in separate events involving overseas crash, collapse while on duty and fall from housing block
Notorious convicted Hong Kong loan shark thought to have leapt to death hours after being bailed in investment scam case

Sunny Wong landed near two police officers on patrol in Yau Ma Tei after meeting a friend in a car park complex.

16 Aug 2018 - 10:53PM

Sunny Wong landed near two police officers on patrol in Yau Ma Tei after meeting a friend in a car park complex.

Notorious convicted Hong Kong loan shark thought to have leapt to death hours after being bailed in investment scam case
Seven tonnes of scales from endangered pangolin seized from cargo shipment in Hong Kong bound for mainland China

Shipping container, en route from Nigeria to mainland China, was only supposed to contain plastic raw materials.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Shipping container, en route from Nigeria to mainland China, was only supposed to contain plastic raw materials.

Seven tonnes of scales from endangered pangolin seized from cargo shipment in Hong Kong bound for mainland China
Hong Kong men look for sex on WeChat, end up scammed out of HK$10 million in six months

WeChat swindle among recent spate of ‘compensated dating’ scams, as fraudsters increasingly turn to bitcoin as a way of getting money from victims while avoiding detection.

17 Jul 2018 - 8:11AM

WeChat swindle among recent spate of ‘compensated dating’ scams, as fraudsters increasingly turn to bitcoin as a way of getting money from victims while avoiding detection.

Hong Kong men look for sex on WeChat, end up scammed out of HK$10 million in six months
Pins found on New World First Bus on Hong Kong Island, after another passenger injured by needle on KMB bus in Mong Kok

Two pins discovered on upper deck of New World First Bus Route 14 to Sai Wan Ho, as man earlier injured on KMB Route 905 double-decker in Mong Kok.

14 Jul 2018 - 11:44AM

Two pins discovered on upper deck of New World First Bus Route 14 to Sai Wan Ho, as man earlier injured on KMB Route 905 double-decker in Mong Kok.

Pins found on New World First Bus on Hong Kong Island, after another passenger injured by needle on KMB bus in Mong Kok
Man who pulled air pistol during rush-hour dispute outside Sha Tin MTR station in Hong Kong arrested at bank in Tuen Mun

Seen fleeing into New Town Plaza shopping centre after brandishing apparent firearm, he drew pistol at HSBC branch two hours later

4 Jul 2018 - 2:30PM

Seen fleeing into New Town Plaza shopping centre after brandishing apparent firearm, he drew pistol at HSBC branch two hours later

Man who pulled air pistol during rush-hour dispute outside Sha Tin MTR station in Hong Kong arrested at bank in Tuen Mun
Hong Kong police search for wounded driver in HK$23.5 million Tsim Sha Tsui jewellery robbery

Law enforcement sources say police believe the man may have injured his leg when he torched the getaway car after thieves fled the VIP Watch & Jewellery store on Sunday with at least 34 Swiss watches and other items.

3 Jul 2018 - 9:52PM

Law enforcement sources say police believe the man may have injured his leg when he torched the getaway car after thieves fled the VIP Watch & Jewellery store on Sunday with at least 34 Swiss watches and other items.

Hong Kong police search for wounded driver in HK$23.5 million Tsim Sha Tsui jewellery robbery
Hong Kong couple and daughter found dead in possible murder-suicide in Sun Tuen Mun Centre flat

Father and mother found with stab wounds as daughter discovered with plastic bag over her head in a flat at Sun Tuen Mun Centre on Monday afternoon.

18 Jun 2018 - 11:55PM

Father and mother found with stab wounds as daughter discovered with plastic bag over her head in a flat at Sun Tuen Mun Centre on Monday afternoon.

Hong Kong couple and daughter found dead in possible murder-suicide in Sun Tuen Mun Centre flat
Man arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$620,000 worth of rhino horn

Second seizure of rhino horn at the city’s airport in two weeks.

18 Jun 2018 - 4:34PM

Second seizure of rhino horn at the city’s airport in two weeks.

Man arrested at Hong Kong airport with HK$620,000 worth of rhino horn
HK$1.2 million of suspected rhino horn and ivory seized from South African traveller at Hong Kong International Airport

A man arriving from South Africa was arrested after the contents were found in his check-in suitcase.

18 Jun 2018 - 2:28PM

A man arriving from South Africa was arrested after the contents were found in his check-in suitcase.

HK$1.2 million of suspected rhino horn and ivory seized from South African traveller at Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong police arrest seven and seize about HK$20 million worth of cash and drugs in organised crime crackdown

Seven arrested in operations in Chai Wan and Tsim Sha Tsui as part of Thunderbolt 18, which is targeting criminals in Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau

30 May 2018 - 12:42AM

Seven arrested in operations in Chai Wan and Tsim Sha Tsui as part of Thunderbolt 18, which is targeting criminals in Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau

Hong Kong police arrest seven and seize about HK$20 million worth of cash and drugs in organised crime crackdown
Cars rammed and bins hurled as Hong Kong triad boss’ birthday celebration is interrupted by late-night knife attack

Four men arrested after Wo On Lok leader Fei Wai’s follower was slashed as group was leaving Sai Kung seafood restaurant, prompting street battle.

25 May 2018 - 5:58PM

Four men arrested after Wo On Lok leader Fei Wai’s follower was slashed as group was leaving Sai Kung seafood restaurant, prompting street battle.

Cars rammed and bins hurled as Hong Kong triad boss’ birthday celebration is interrupted by late-night knife attack
Hong Kong police arrest four suspects and seize drugs worth HK$830,000 in anti-triad raids

Raids part of joint operation code-named Thunderbolt 18 that earlier arrested two elderly sisters running a prostitution ring out of a luxury Mid-Levels flat.

22 May 2018 - 8:38PM

Raids part of joint operation code-named Thunderbolt 18 that earlier arrested two elderly sisters running a prostitution ring out of a luxury Mid-Levels flat.

Hong Kong police arrest four suspects and seize drugs worth HK$830,000 in anti-triad raids
Electric car with secret compartment used to smuggle phones and smartwatches from Hong Kong to Shenzhen

Customs officers arrest five men and seize HK$8 million worth of phones, smartwatches and other electronics.

19 May 2018 - 6:46PM

Customs officers arrest five men and seize HK$8 million worth of phones, smartwatches and other electronics.

Electric car with secret compartment used to smuggle phones and smartwatches from Hong Kong to Shenzhen
Male model and Australian man arrested as customs seize date rape drug GBL intended for Hong Kong party district Lan Kwai Fong

Contraband, including bottles of gamma-Butyrolactone, was believed to be meant for distribution at entertainment venues like Lan Kwai Fong.

19 May 2018 - 6:45PM

Contraband, including bottles of gamma-Butyrolactone, was believed to be meant for distribution at entertainment venues like Lan Kwai Fong.

Male model and Australian man arrested as customs seize date rape drug GBL intended for Hong Kong party district Lan Kwai Fong
Scammers cheat Hong Kong jobseekers out of HK$3 million, including trio offered fake gaming work

Three young victims went for bogus interviews and were told to hand over bank account details or bank cards as ‘surety’.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Three young victims went for bogus interviews and were told to hand over bank account details or bank cards as ‘surety’.

Scammers cheat Hong Kong jobseekers out of HK$3 million, including trio offered fake gaming work
Two Malaysian men arrested with almost 5kg of heroin strapped to body and hidden in shoes at Hong Kong border point

It follows arrest of two other tourists from Malaysia and seizure of 1.4kg of suspected heroin at Hong Kong airport on March 11

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

It follows arrest of two other tourists from Malaysia and seizure of 1.4kg of suspected heroin at Hong Kong airport on March 11

Two Malaysian men arrested with almost 5kg of heroin strapped to body and hidden in shoes at Hong Kong border point
Hong Kong lift crash prompts urgent inspections of 300 identical models around city

A couple were seriously injured when the lift they were in continued its ascent without stopping and crashed into the top floor of a 46-storey residential block in Tsuen Wan

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

A couple were seriously injured when the lift they were in continued its ascent without stopping and crashed into the top floor of a 46-storey residential block in Tsuen Wan

Hong Kong lift crash prompts urgent inspections of 300 identical models around city
Two more dogs die in Hong Kong in suspected poisonings

The latest cases both happened on Wah Ming Estate in Fanling and bring to five the number of such deaths this week in the New Territories.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The latest cases both happened on Wah Ming Estate in Fanling and bring to five the number of such deaths this week in the New Territories.

Two more dogs die in Hong Kong in suspected poisonings
Off-duty Hong Kong policeman arrested over crash that killed man on motorcycle

The incident was the second death on city roads in the past four days.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The incident was the second death on city roads in the past four days.

Off-duty Hong Kong policeman arrested over crash that killed man on motorcycle
From shoot-outs to smash-and-grab: old-school jewellery raids in era of cybercrime have Hong Kong police on the back foot

The number of robberies may have plummeted since its 1991 peak, but hammer-wielding gangs have in the past year made off with more than HK$70 million in jewellery and valuables

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

The number of robberies may have plummeted since its 1991 peak, but hammer-wielding gangs have in the past year made off with more than HK$70 million in jewellery and valuables

From shoot-outs to smash-and-grab: old-school jewellery raids in era of cybercrime have Hong Kong police on the back foot
Three held in Hong Kong as 8 customers lose HK$650,000 in online milk powder scam

Woman, 26, her boyfriend, 27, and brother, 18, are thought to have taken payments for the products but never sent them to the buyers

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Woman, 26, her boyfriend, 27, and brother, 18, are thought to have taken payments for the products but never sent them to the buyers

Three held in Hong Kong as 8 customers lose HK$650,000 in online milk powder scam