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Tsim Sha Tsui Coronavirus As Russia runs out of tanks, will China’s military take a hit?The Chinese researchers said their discoveries challenge mainstream theories on uranium deposit formation. Photo: China National Nuclear CorporationCleaners disinfect Zentral in California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong. Photo: Dickson LeeNewsNewsTOP PICKSAmount of money the victims lost rose 268 per cent from HK$35.9 million in the first two months last yearThe Shenzhou 12 probe at the base ahead of its launch last year. Photo: AFPScammers use social media to lure victims of investment scams.“While the ghastly work proceeded, the place was converted into a shambles, blood flowing in a cascade down the staircase and trickling through the floor-boards. Panic seized the other occupants, and there were frenzied cries for assistance before a cook employed in the establishment had sufficient presence of mind to tackle and overpower the madman, which he did with the greatest resource.”NewsCovid cluster found in Hong Kong club as city looks at extra test for arrivalsFraudsters swindle more than HK$132 million from victims as online investment scams in Hong Kong jumpResidents will receive a goodie bag to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule.
Photo: Dickson LeeMagazinesAs Russia runs out of tanks, will China’s military take a hit?China finds uranium at ‘impossible’ depth: scientistsThe incident began when he killed an off-duty officer. An inquest jury recommended an applicant’s mental health be considered when issuing firearms licencesMagazinesChinese space centre finds jamming device weeks before launchMeet model Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa ParadisNewsResidents will receive a goodie bag to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule. Photo: Dickson LeeRussian tanks destroyed in a battle against Ukrainians in the village of Dmytrivka, close to Kyiv. Photo: APWhy you can trust SCMPMore 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.Lily-Rose Depp, the daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, is a famous face in the modelling and acting world. Photo: Getty Images/AFPCleaners disinfect Zentral in California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong. Photo: Dickson LeeHankow RoadPublished: 11:15am, 10 May, 2022Reports of such fraud rose sharply from 208 in 2017 to 980 in 2021, while the losses involved also increased 277 per cent to HK$472 million from HK$125 million.“A Taipo villager, armed with a shotgun, killed three police officers, including a European Divisional Superintendent, and wounded 12 other policemen in a six-hour gun battle yesterday afternoon,” the South China Morning Post reported on May 25, 1964.Scammers posing as investment experts usually prey on targets through social media and sometimes deploy good-looking and sweet-talking con artists to lure victimsLofter GroupPhone scammers using pandemic ruses have duped Hong Kong residents out of HK$144 million (US$18.3 million) in the first four months of this year, with the loss amounting to 18 times the figure recorded in the whole of 2021.CoronavirusIn Hong Kong in 1930, a man murdered five people in their sleep and wounded another then tried to commit suicide, but was overpowered.Schroders CapitalIn May 1930, Li Man-pun killed five people and wounded another with a heavy butcher’s knife in an unprovoked attack, then tried to commit suicide
NewsBentallGreenOakCoronavirus: HK$144 million lost to phone scammers in Hong Kong pandemic-related ruses over first 4 months of yearCleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson LeeOn Monday, May 26, 1930, the South China Morning Post ran the headline “Ghastly Night Attack” above a story describing events “enacted in the early hours of Saturday morning, when a Chinese living on the premises of the Hung Tak Bank at 165 Queen’s Road Central, suddenly ran amok and, with a heavy butcher’s knife, murdered five people in their sleep within the space of a few minutes; wounded another, and then, in desperation, turned the weapon on himself in an unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. He was disarmed with great difficulty.TOP PICKSCleaners disinfect Zentral club in the California Tower in Lan Kwai Fong, following an outbreak of Covid-19 cases at the club. Photo: Dickson LeeCovid cluster found in Hong Kong club as city looks at extra test for arrivalsChinese space centre finds jamming device weeks before launchPostScammers have preyed on Covid-19 fears amid Hong Kong’s fifth wave, especially between February and March. Photo: Shutterstock