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“After holding more than 150 armed policemen at bay from a hideout in a ditch in thick bush near the village, the killer was eventually shot dead when he left his refuge and charged at two police officers.Scammers use social media to lure victims of investment scams.Schroders CapitalCoronavirusThe Shenzhou 12 probe at the base ahead of its launch last year. Photo: AFPNew Hong Kong clusters spark calls for no further easing of Covid curbs in barsA Covid-19 cluster has been linked to the Iron Fairies bar in Central. Photo: Xiaomei ChenThe amount of money the victims lost rose 268 per cent from HK$35.9 million in the same period last year, according to Senior Inspector Lam Pui-hang of the force’s Anti-Deception Coordination Centre. He said 110 cases of online investment fraud were reported between January and February of 2021.
“The Superintendent was killed when, armed with a Sterling gun, and accompanied by another police officer, he went into the ditch in an effort to capture the gunman. The villager leapt on him, grabbed his gun from him and killed him with a burst of automatic fire.Hankow RoadAmong cases is student, 19, who received call while in quarantine from ‘Shanghai police’ accusing him of laundering money, and asking for HK$2 million in suretyBentallGreenOakFraudsters swindled more than HK$132 million (US$16.82 million) from victims of online investment scams in 243 cases reported in Hong Kong in the first two months of the year, police revealed on Thursday.NewsPostFrom Covid packs to ‘fortune bags’: Hongkongers to get handover giftsOn June 12, the Post reported, “with a lengthy scar on his throat, Li Man-pun […] appeared before Mr [R.E.] Lindsell in the Central Magistracy yesterday and was formally remanded for a week.”A Covid-19 cluster has been linked to the Iron Fairies bar in Central. Photo: Xiaomei ChenFrom Covid packs to ‘fortune bags’: Hongkongers to get handover giftsThe 102 victims bilked this year include dozens of university students, with the ruse continuing in May when a 19-year-old boy lost HK$2 million after being scammed while in quarantine at a government isolation facility for Covid-19.In Hong Kong in 1930, a man murdered five people in their sleep and wounded another then tried to commit suicide, but was overpowered.Russian tanks destroyed in a battle against Ukrainians in the village of Dmytrivka, close to Kyiv. Photo: APThe biggest victim is a housewife who lost HK$65 million, dwarfing the total amount of HK$7.88 million lost in 29 cases in the whole of 2021.The victims, all male, ranged in age from 11 to 19.Biggest victim is housewife, 40, who was duped out of HK$65 million – more than the total amount lost in 29 such cases for the whole of 2021The Chinese researchers said their discoveries challenge mainstream theories on uranium deposit formation. Photo: China National Nuclear CorporationFrom a hideout in thick bush near a village in Tai Po, the gunman held more than 150 officers at bay for six hours before being shot dead
When a gunman killed three Hong Kong police officers in a six-hour battle in the New Territories“The battle started shortly after noon, when the villager, identified as Lam Kei-ping, killed an off-duty police corporal with a shotgun near the village of Hang Ha Po, just off the Lam-Kam Highway.”When a madman murdered 5 people in their sleep in a ‘ghastly attack’ in Hong KongMore than 10,000 people lined the route of the funeral procession for two Chinese policemen killed in a gun battle at Tai Po on May 24, 1964. Photo: SCMP.China finds uranium at ‘impossible’ depth: scientistsLofter GroupHong Kong nightclub debate rages after 2 Covid clusters found; 275 cases loggedWhy you can trust SCMPNewsScammers have preyed on Covid-19 fears amid Hong Kong’s fifth wave, especially between February and March. Photo: ShutterstockHong Kong nightclub debate rages after 2 Covid clusters found; 275 cases loggedLily-Rose Depp, the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, is a famous face in the modelling and acting world. Photo: Getty Images/AFPTsim Sha TsuiHe was overpowered by a cook at the scene, and later found guilty of ‘murder while of unsound mind’Dave BesselingMeet model Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis