The head is slightly out of focus but I'm glad I got her forelegs sharp. Those bluish spikes are beautiful and scary.
It's a female up front, and there's a male in the background of the main pic.
"spots in the armpits" connotes non-native I learned.,,
Machos cerca de farolas.
棕靜螳 Asian Jumping Mantis (Statilia maculata)
A Photographic Guide to Hong Kong Insects 香港昆蟲圖典 1st Edition 2014 P.74 - Hong Kong Entomological Society