Hong Kong: Ringleader in a petrol bomb case jailed for almost four years

A man who was among 12 crime suspects caught during an attempt to travel to Taiwan by speedboat in 2020 was jailed for three years and 10 months by the District Court on Tuesday. Tang Kai-yin, 34, had earlier admitted Read More …

Hong Kong: Woman jailed for perverting the course of justice and explosive charges

A Hongkonger who made a failed escape attempt to Taiwan has been jailed for five years and one month over perverting the course of justice and two explosive charges linked to the protests in 2019. Quinn Moon, 37, appeared at Read More …

Hong Kong: Teenager jailed for six years after admitting bomb plot

A Hong Kong man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to a terrorism charge under a Beijing-imposed national security law over his involvement in a foiled plot to bomb court buildings. Prosecutors said Ho Yu-wang, 19, Read More …

Hong Kong police arrest 2 men, seize chemicals capable of producing explosives

The two men, 33-year-old Ho Chi-hin and 34-year-old Ng Tsz-kit, appeared at the Eastern Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday after they were arrested on Sunday near Nam Fung Road in Aberdeen. Authorities seized some 30 kg of various types of chemicals, Read More …

Hong Kong: Engineer guilty of teaching bomb-making, assault methods on Telegram channel

A 30-year-old engineer was found guilty of inciting subversion, amongst other charges, on Wednesday (September 3) by using a telegram channel to teach netizens how to build explosives and assault the police during the 2019 protests. In the District Court Read More …

Hong Kong: Trio arrested over making of explosive and inciting attack on police officers

Three people were arrested for inciting others to attack police officers and government buildings, as police seized bomb materials including TATP from their residence. Police said on Tuesday that some criminals incited others to attack police officers and several government Read More …

Hong Kong: Police detonate suspected bomb found in a Kwai Chung phone booth

Officers from the police’s bomb squad rushed to Ta Chuen Ping Street in Kwai Chung and detonated a suspected bomb placed in a phone booth there. The device was detonated around 5.30pm today. A bang and white fumes emanated from Read More …

Hong Kong arrests group including teenagers over alleged terror plot

Hong Kong police have arrested nine people including six high school children over an alleged terrorist plot. Members of the group are aged between 15 and 39 years old. Police said they had rented a room in a hotel to Read More …

Large-scale counterterrorism drill staged at Hong Kong airport

More than 200 emergency services and security officers have held a large-scale counterterrorism drill at Hong Kong International Airport to strengthen the city’s response to bomb attacks and incursions from hostage-taking knifemen. Code-named “Ironwill”, officers from police and fire services Read More …