• Wednesday
  • October 22, 2014
  • Last updated: 3:36pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 108 for airport

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Huge haul of flu pills seized at airport

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Airport customs officers have seized hundreds of thousands of flu pills destined for underground laboratories on the mainland, where they would have been ... into the mainland through different channels,' Chief Superintendent Albert Ho Shi-king, head of customs' airport command, said. Anyone importing flu tablets must have a permit from the Department ...

  2. Airport medical inspectors are Shanghai's first line of defence

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Airport. Shortly after 6am yesterday, the medical team- the city's first line of defence against swine flu- stepped into a grounded AeroMexico Boeing 777 and began the arduous task ... of stringent new measures to prevent it from reaching these shores. Quarantine authorities announced yesterday that all flights arriving from North American airports would receive the same treatment. ...

  3. $HK5.8m cocaine haul at airport

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Customs officers intercepted more than 8kg of cocaine worth HK$5.8 million at the airport. Twelve bricks of it were found in the luggage of male Malaysian national arriving from Surinam on Saturday. A West African man, 38, who came to collect the haul was arrested in Jordan. Another 600g was found in an Indian man's luggage yesterday. The three will appear in Tsuen ...

  4. Passengers return as mainland airports recover from Sars

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Traffic volumes have increased rapidly but are still down significantly from levels recorded last year Traffic surged at mainland airports last month with passenger numbers at Shanghai and Beijing more than doubling as the industry shook off the effects of Sars. Shanghai Pudong International Airport handled 2.03 million passengers last month, compared with 989,600 in June. Aircraft ...

  5. Airport health: who is responsible

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at leading world airports is that airport authorities, instead of governments, provide the medical services. Any sick passenger requiring medical attention will be seen first by the private doctor. ... is adopted because the vast majority of medical cases seen at an airport or on board are not of an infectious nature. If the captain radioes ahead and informs us of a suspected case of a communicable ...

  6. Officers arrest pair at airport following large seizure of?ice?

    Posted Jul 12th 2005, 12:00am by James Tu

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.37pm: A 36-year-old woman and a 58-year-old man were arrested at Hong Kong International Airport on suspicion of trafficking six kilograms of 'ice', a government spokesman said on Tuesday. The seizure of the drugs, worth about $2.1 million, was the largest of its kind at the Chek Lap Kok airport for three years, the spokesman said. The two Hong ...

  7. Customs seize $2m worth of suspected cocaine at airport

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.30pm: Customs officers have seized $2 million worth of suspected cocaine from a 33-year-old Filipina- who arrived in Hong Kong on Sunday night, a spokesman said on Monday. The woman had entered the territory from Brazil- after tr ...

  8. Customs intercepts HK$23m ketamine haul

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo and Eva Wu Customs officials at the airport cargo terminal have made their second-biggest seizure of the drug ketamine, with a street value of HK$23 million. A Hong Kong man ... of ketamine, sugar and rice when opened for inspection at the airport's cargo terminal. Investigators believe the sugar could have been for mixing with the ketamine to increase the quantity. After ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Air passenger numbers back to pre-virus levels The Airport Authority said more than 2.73 million travellers passed through Chek Lap Kok airport last month. The return of passenger traffic to the level before the Sars outbreak came as air cargo figures also rose, reaching another monthly record of 267,000 tonnes in November. There was a 4.4 per cent rise in local residents travelling ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Colombian arrested after cocaine seizure Airport customs officers seized cocaine with a street value of $1.5 million and arrested a Colombian man, 31, who arrived from Brazil yesterday. Officers found 1kg of the drug hidden in his vest. The seizure is the sixth this year involving cocaine smuggling at the airport. illegal diesel crackdown Customs officers and firemen have launched ...




SCMP.com Account