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  1. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    10 suspected milk formula smugglers arrested

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com 10 arrested in milk formula swoop The continuing crackdown on cross-border baby formula traders has seen 10 people arrested in two days for allegedly smuggling 110 ... . The value of the 99kg of milk powder seized in the operation was about HK$27,500, customs officials said. Two of the arrests were made in Sheung Shui and the rest at the Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau border ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1208839/10-suspected-milk-formula-smugglers-arrested
  2. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen sets limits for frequent Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... being carried over the border to be resold. Visitors who frequently cross the border are now barred from carrying anything other than "essential" items on any trip in the 15 days after ... tax-free on their first trip over the border. That cap previously applied to every border crossing. Customs and Excise commissioner Clement Cheung Wan-ching on Wednesday described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1144817/shenzhen-sets-limits-frequent-visitors-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    64 held in crackdown on milk-formula smuggling ahead of Lunar New Year

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Johnny Tam

    ... against the cross-border smuggling of baby milk formula ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, with the arrests of 64 people at the Lo Wu checkpoint over two days. Some 70 per cent of those arrested ... was "organised and planned", the department said. Suspects hurried to cross the border in groups in the last few hours before the gate closed to lower the chance of their luggage being checked. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1396907/64-held-crackdown-milk-formula-smuggling-ahead-lunar-new-year
  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    New system detects 150 potential smugglers at border daily

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:00am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... of Hongkongers to mainlanders was 10 to 1, said Chan. He expressed his support for the new system, saying that the border-crossing process yesterday was smoother than before, and that he believed ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com 150 potential smugglers detected daily Up to 150 people cross the checkpoints between Hong Kong and Shenzhen more than twice each day, according to a new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1293415/new-system-detects-150-potential-smugglers-border-daily
  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen looks to stop abuse of multi-entry permit

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung and Colleen Lee

    ... multiple trips between the two cities in recent weeks were Hongkongers- including one who crossed the border 26 times in a day. Chan was speaking after his visit to the border area with fellow ... New Year holiday, about 300 people crossed the border at least four times a day, of which about 90 per cent were Hongkongers. "In the most extreme case, a Hongkonger travelled across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1183836/shenzhen-looks-stop-abuse-multi-entry-permit

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