It is comforting to look at international comparisons for standard serious crimes. But how will Hong Kong do in the years ahead, as crimes can be committed more easily across borders and through online and digital channels? Photo: AFP

The changing face of crime means safe Hong Kong cannot let down its guard

Bernard Chan says while the decrease in violent crime last year was something to cheer, Hong Kong must remain vigilant, especially against modern-day crime such as phone and email scams

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It is comforting to look at international comparisons for standard serious crimes. But how will Hong Kong do in the years ahead, as crimes can be committed more easily across borders and through online and digital channels? Photo: AFP
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