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Recent articles by Clifford:

Hong Kong national security law: media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested on suspicion of collusion, fraud

Founder of the tabloid-style Apple Daily was detained on suspicion of collusion and fraud early on Monday morning at his residence in Ho Man Tin. → Read More

300 workers evacuated from Hong Kong construction site after wooden materials catch fire

Police say the third-alarm blaze was thought to be caused by wooden construction materials catching fire. → Read More

Minibus driver arrested after elderly cyclist killed in Hong Kong traffic collision

62-year-old man held on suspicion of dangerous driving after incident outside Hong Kong temple. → Read More

HK$3 million bagged in three Hong Kong break-ins in Kowloon City, Yuen Long and on The Peak

Burglars stole more than HK$3 million (US$382,000) in cash and valuables on Thursday and Friday during three household break-ins across Hong Kong in less than 24 hours.... → Read More

Couple found with knife wounds at Hong Kong residential block

It was an unhappy Valentine’s Day for one Hong Kong couple, who were found with knife wounds at a residential block in the northern part of the city.... → Read More

Two Hong Kong teenagers arrested after handrail hurled onto railway tracks disrupted MTR services

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of throwing a 17-metre handrail onto railway tracks, causing damage to an overhead cable and disrupting train services in Hong Kong on Sunday.... → Read More

Hong Kong motorist has lucky escape as car flips over on flyover in Choi Hung

Driver walks away uninjured and reports crash to police → Read More

Security guard found dead in community centre in Sai Ying Pun

The 56-year-old had been working the night shift and was found by a colleague → Read More

Worker cleaning Hong Kong street lights dies after truck hits overhead power cables

A worker tasked with cleaning the light bulb covers on Hong Kong’s lamp posts died in hospital in the early hours of Monday, about two hours after the truck he was in hit two overhead power cables.... → Read More

Customs officers deliver HK$62 million blow to smugglers after seizing container on its way to mainland China full of ivory and pangolin scales sent from Nigeria

More than HK$62 million worth of elephant tusks and pangolin scales have been confiscated by Hong Kong customs from a shipping container that arrived from Africa this month.... → Read More

Bulldozer falls from truck onto passing Tesla on Hong Kong road

Two women inside partly crushed car escape serious injury → Read More

Customs officers seize HK$11 million worth of fake luxury goods and smash gang that targeted foreign domestic helpers

Hong Kong customs officers have arrested five people, seized HK$11 million (US$1.4 million) worth of fake luxury goods, and broken up a crime ring that targeted foreign domestic helpers in the city.... → Read More

Hong Kong motorist takes to pavement to evade police in late-night Mong Kok car chase

A Hong Kong motorist with dyed blond hair drove his car onto a pavement to evade police on Monday night during a brief chase in the busy nightlife district of Mong Kok.... → Read More

Suspected drug trafficker arrested trying to bring HK$650,000 of cannabis into Hong Kong

Customs officers arrested a suspected drug trafficker at a Hong Kong immigration control point on Monday after finding 3.1kg of cannabis buds in his rucksack.... → Read More

Hiker dies after collapsing near top of tallest peak in Hong Kong

Police called to top of Tai Mo Shan to help 28-year-old, who later died in hospital → Read More

Hong Kong’s biggest ever gold bullion trading scam: investors defrauded of US$79 million, 14 arrested

Seven investors were swindled out of almost HK$620 million (US$79 million) in Hong Kong’s biggest ever bullion trading scam, police said on Thursday, following the arrest of two alleged ringleaders and 12 other members of a fraud syndicate.... → Read More

Hong Kong customs seize biggest air cargo haul of ketamine in decade, finding HK$57 million worth of drug in shipment marked ‘vehicle parts’

Hong Kong customs officers have made their biggest air cargo seizure of suspected ketamine in a decade, finding HK$57 million (US$7.3 million) worth of the drug at the airport in a consignment airmailed from an Asian country.... → Read More

Four arrested as Hong Kong police seize US$3.19 million worth of cocaine in village house near border

A new drug production centre operating in a remote village house near the border with mainland China was closed down by police with the arrest of four men and the seizure of HK$25 million (US$3.19 million) worth of cocaine and half-finished products, police said on Wednesday.... → Read More

Hong Kong police seize more than a tonne of illegal fireworks and firecrackers near border checkpoint

More than a tonne of illegal fireworks and firecrackers smuggled into Hong Kong from mainland China were confiscated by police in an outdoor container yard near the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint in the run-up to the Lunar New Year.... → Read More

Schoolboy in critical condition after being hit by bus in Hong Kong

A teenage boy is fighting for his life after being hit by a bus at a pedestrian crossing in northern Hong Kong during Wednesday’s morning rush hour. The driver carried on his route after the collision and was only found nearly an hour later.... → Read More