Woman jailed over riot and mooncake tin assault

A company manager has been jailed for three years and nine months for rioting and assaulting a police officer with a mooncake tin. During the seven-minute riot two years ago, Lau Yuen-ling, 47, was also seen throwing an umbrella inside Sha Tin MTR Station, although it didn't hit anyone. The...

Shrinath Bolloju, Managing Director, CitiBank, India Joins KGiSL

India/Singapore, July 14, 2021: KG Information Systems Private Limited (KGiSL), a global IT Products, Solutions, and Services provider, today announced the appointment of three banking leaders with impeccable leadership and track record, to support its growth and strategic vision. These senior finance professionals, with considerable expertise and a wealth of...

Lawyer sent to jail for assaulting off-duty officer

A lawyer who had been found guilty of attacking an off-duty policeman in 2019 was on Tuesday given a four-and-a-half-month jail sentence. Eastern Magistracy said Samuel Bickett caused the officer multiple injuries by hitting his hand and stepping on his stomach, and the court would not tolerate such violent behaviour...

Disciplined services back police on knife attack

The heads of five of Hong Kong's disciplined services on Saturday issued a joint statement condemning the knife attack on a policeman in Causeway Bay on Thursday. The officer, who is now in a stable condition after being critical, had been on duty near the Sogo department store. His assailant,...

Police condemn ‘rioters’ for dropping bottles in CWB

Police said they are investigating a case involving “some rioters” dropping glass bottles from height in Causeway Bay on Friday afternoon, as some gathered in the area to mourn the death of a man who stabbed himself after allegedly attacking a police officer on Thursday. In a Facebook post, the...

‘Lone wolf terrorist radicalised by hate speech’

Security secretary Chris Tang on Friday signaled that authorities will crack down on people who advocate violence and hatred against the country, as he blamed hatemongers for pushing a man into what he described as a ‘lone-wolf style act of domestic terrorism’ on Thursday evening. Tang said a 28-year-old officer...

Police officer stabbed outside Sogo, suspect dies

A policeman was stabbed outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay at about 10 pm on Thursday evening and the suspect died in hospital about an hour later. Police confirmed the alleged attack on their Facebook page, saying the left side of the officer's back was "seriously wounded" and...

Probe links Covid case mix-up to jabs at clinic

Infectious disease expert Yuen Kwok-yung said on Wednesday that vaccine contamination was the most probable reason why a police officer was incorrectly diagnosed as being infected with Covid-19, with a private clinic the likely source of the mix-up. The 35-year-old officer was declared the first local case with no clear...

Untraceable case snaps Hong Kong’s 38-day streak

Hong Kong’s 38-day streak without an untraceable Covid-19 case was snapped on Tuesday, as health officials confirmed the infection of a 35-year-old police constable. The Centre for Health Protection said the officer, who lives in Yau Tong and is based out of the force’s Wan Chai headquarters, started feeling unwell...

Senior policeman being investigated for fraud

Police said on Tuesday they had arrested one of their own officers and a woman, 47, on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud. It's understood that the officer concerned is Harbour Chan, an assistant commander in Sha Tin District, who is also known for being an active blogger on social media....

Senior national security cop ‘under investigation’

RTHK understands that a senior police officer in the force's new national security department has been placed on leave pending investigation for alleged misconduct. Sources say Frederic Choi, a senior assistant commissioner who holds the rank of director of national security, is the officer involved. Police confirmed to RTHK that...

Banker pleads not guilty to assaulting policeman

A banker has pleaded not guilty to assaulting an off-duty police officer in December 2019, with his lawyer on Friday accusing the policeman of unnecessarily brandishing his baton before the alleged assault. Yu Shu-sang, the police officer who was allegedly assaulted, told Eastern Court that Samuel Bickett had knelt on...

Gunman kills 8, takes own life at FedEx site in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson Genae Cook speaks with a person looking for information on the people inside the FedEx building where multiple people were reportedly shot early, April 16, 2021, in Indianapolis, Indiana. (PHOTO / AP) A gunman shot eight people dead and injured several others at a FedEx...

CoinSmart Appoints Joe Tosti as Chief Compliance Officer

TORONTO, Apr 16, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - CoinSmart, a Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced it has appointed Joe Tosti to the role of Chief Compliance Officer. Joe comes with over 20 years of experience in compliance, trading, operations and wealth planning, having worked with some of the largest...

Police officer detained over illegal gambling centre

2021-04-11 HKT 22:23" title="Police say an officer has been arrested on suspicion of running an illegal gambling centre. File photo: RTHK"> Police say an officer has been arrested on suspicion of running an illegal gambling centre. File photo: RTHK Police said on Sunday an officer had been suspended from duty...