Woman, young daughters knifed before fire: police

The police have launched a murder investigation after the deaths of a woman and her two daughters aged 8 and 13, who are believed to have been stabbed before their flat was set on fire. A 62-year-old man, who police say was the boyfriend of the woman, 42, has been...

Hong Kong reports three new imported Covid cases

Health authorities reported three new imported Covid-19 infections on Monday and no local cases. One of the imported cases involves a 19-year-old woman who flew in from the United Kingdom, while another is a 47-year-old woman from Indonesia. Both of them were confirmed to have the virus while staying at...

Woman, boy denied bail over ‘seditious leaflets’

A woman and a boy were remanded in custody on Tuesday after appearing in West Kowloon Court accused of handling out leaflets promoting Hong Kong independence. Chloe Cho, a 45-year-old clerk, and student Wong Chun-wai, 17, are charged with conspiring to produce and distribute seditious publications last year. Police said...

Hong Kong reports three imported Covid cases

Health authorities on Tuesday reported three new imported Covid-19 cases, including two arrivals from Colombia who were detected with the more infectious N501Y mutation. One of the arrivals from Colombia – a 19-year-old man – started displaying symptoms on Sunday. The other two imported infections – a 22-year-old woman from...

Testing order issued for Kennedy Town hotel

Health authorities on Friday issued a Covid-19 testing order for the Cosco Inn in Kennedy Town, after a woman who stayed there tested positive for coronavirus. The 18-year-old Hong Kong woman stayed at the hotel before going to Shenzhen earlier this month and tested positive for Covid-19 there on Wednesday....

Woman jailed for 30 months for abusing her children

A woman was on Tuesday jailed for 30 months for assaulting her two children by pouring boiling water over them. The 37-year-old, who was not named in the District Court so as to protect the identity of her children, had earlier pleaded guilty. She pleaded for leniency, saying she had...

Body of missing woman found on Kowloon Peak

Body of missing woman found on Kowloon Peak Firefighters, police and the Civil Aid Service on Sunday evening found the body of a missing woman after a 30-hour search on the steep cliffs of Kowloon Peak - where her hiking shoes were found last night. More than a hundred officers...

Authorities probe miscarriages after vaccination

2021-04-14 HKT 20:59" title="Officials said the two women had received a dose of the BioNTech jab. File photo: Shutterstock"> Officials said the two women had received a dose of the BioNTech jab. File photo: Shutterstock Health officials said on Wednesday they are looking into two cases of miscarriage after the...

Elderly woman dies after being hit by a tram

2021-04-13 HKT 00:50" title="The 88-year-old woman was hit by the tram as she was crossing Hennessy Road in Wan Chai. Photo: RTHK"> The 88-year-old woman was hit by the tram as she was crossing Hennessy Road in Wan Chai. Photo: RTHK Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Wan...

Officials fear another gym has a Covid outbreak

Officials fear another gym has a Covid outbreak Wendy Wong reports Health officials on Friday warned of another possible Covid outbreak at a gym after a 38-year-old woman came down with the virus. Health authorities said the patient attended pilates and yoga classes at GO24 Fitness in North Point. Two...

Woman arrested for allegedly grabbing officer’s gun

2021-02-09 HKT 22:35" title="Police said a woman was arrested after she allegedly snatched a officer's gun outside a police station. File photo: RTHK"> Police said a woman was arrested after she allegedly snatched a officer's gun outside a police station. File photo: RTHK Police said a 33-year-old woman was arrested...

Pregnant woman who avoided quarantine got infected

Pregnant woman who avoided quarantine got infected Health officials said on Sunday that a pregnant woman, who concealed the fact that she was a close contact of a Covid-19 case, had come down with the virus. Dr Chuang Shuk Kwan from the Centre for Health Protection said a family member,...