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  1. Travellers arrested at Macau airport on drug charges

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy Two women who flew in from Malaysia were arrested at Macau airport on suspicion of trafficking drugs they had swallowed. According to Macau media, the two women were sisters. They allegedly swallowed a total of 645 grams of heroin that had been encapsulated in 80 pills. The drugs had a market value of about HK$600,000. The pair arrived from Kuala Lumpur on Friday. A police ...

  2. Owner appeals for help finding dog missing from airport

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Vivian Chen. Dog owner Claire Buckley is sick to death that her beloved Jay is missing. The three-year-old mixed German shepherd male was due to move to England on April 1 with his owner, but he disappeared from the cargo terminal at the airport. Somehow his crate was opened and Jay escaped, possibly into the surrounding area. Since ...

  3. Airport workers criticise new plan that charges them to see doctors

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Workers at Jardine Airport Services are unhappy over a new medical plan that requires them to pay HK$30 for every visit to a doctor. Yip Wai-ming, deputy director of the Federation of Trade Unions, who is helping the workers negotiate with management, said about 1,000 workers were affected by the plan, which took effect on January 1. Under the plan, workers have ...

  4. Detained Aids activists to protest over airport ordeal

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Several HIV-positive Aids activists who were detained for nearly a week by Mumbai airport authorities in a mosquito-infested quarantine lock-up have been ... 'It was all so horrific,' one of the six said. 'Airport authorities laughed at us and sniggered when we told them what they were doing to us was unfair. Is this how they behave ...

  5. Computer woes cause hour-long delay at airport

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hundreds of passengers endured an hour-long delay at airport immigration checkpoints yesterday after a computer breakdown. 'The immigration clearance service at the airport control point was processed manually from 12.35pm due to a system interruption,' an Immigration Department spokesman said. The system was back to normal at 1.49pm. The department did ...

  6. Police end businessmen's protest

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police removed four Hong Kong businessmen from the restricted area at the airport last night, where they had been since Saturday in a protest against their forced return from Shanghai. Members of a concern group of hundreds of Hong Kong businessmen who have suffered losses on the mainland, they had intended petitioning at the World Expo site. An airport spokeswoman said ...

  7. Man-in-the-mask people-smuggling gang busted

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... those held were two former ground staff at Hong Kong airport- a 26-year-old arrested at the Macau ferry terminal and another held at home in Tung Chung. Speaking at the ferry terminal in Sheung Wan early today, principal immigration officer Wong Yin-sang said the two airport workers played key roles in the gang's operation. He said its clients arrived at the airport using ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jun 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or mainland passports. Pair accused of theft at airport Two men visiting from the mainland, aged 32 and 33, will appear in Tsuen Wan Court today after being arrested for stealing luggage from a customer in a shop at the airport. ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... installed at all 84 MTR and Airport Express stations as well as on board the intercity through-train service. Almost all stations are equipped with two or more AEDs, with the number of devices being ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helpers turn Central into no-go area Last Sunday I was trying to push a stroller through Central and I found it was harder than going through an obstacle course. First, there were Filipino street peddlers surrounding the whole area outside exit J of the C ...




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