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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Protesters rally in Sheung Shui against cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND AMY NIP

    ... cross-border traders Fights broke out in Sheung Shui yesterday during an angry protest against cross-border parallel traders. The protest, initiated via Facebook last week, started at 2pm, with about ... they were waving. They said the numbers of parallel traders buying goods in the neighbourhood and travelling through the station had been creating a nuisance for years. Parallel traders buy goods ...

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    Row over cross-border parallel traders in Hong Kong sparks online debate

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Cross-border traders row sparks online debate Protests by residents in North District to drive mainland parallel traders away have triggered heated debate on the internet. Cultural critic and academic Chin Wan urged support for a Sheung Shui group that last week staged several protests at the area's MTR station against the cross-border carriers. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Hong Kong government cracks down on cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Those who break HK immigration laws risk losing their entry permits, enforcement will be stepped up and Beijing is asked to take action Crackdown on cross-border parallel traders Parallel traders from the mainland risk having their entry permits cancelled if they breach Hong Kong's laws, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday. Lam ...

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    Custody-row mother criticises Hong Kong Immigration as young boys cross border to Macau

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Mother says sons were allowed to take ferry to Macau after being 'lured' by estranged husband 'How could my boys, aged10 and 11, leave HK alone?' The Spanish mother of two boys, who were allegedly lured ...

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    Blacklist, stricter checks for parallel-goods traders

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... paying import tax account for 95 per cent of cross-border travellers holding such permits. Politicians have suggested permits holders be banned from coming to Hong Kong more than twice a day. ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Blacklist and stricter checks on the way, but multiple-entry permits won't be scrapped Parallel-goods traders to face tougher curbs Immigration ...

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    Raids on parallel traders don't placate Sheung Shui residents

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com 377 visitors have been detained in five weeks, but another protest has been called for today Raids on parallel traders fails to appease residents Suspected parallel traders were out in force at the Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday despite police and immigration officials carrying out their 13th raid in five weeks against the cross-border trade. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    131 held in swoop on parallel-goods trade in Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Police and immigration officers arrest people packaging goods for cross-border traders in Sheung Shui on suspicion of working illegally 131 mainlanders held in swoop on traders Law enforcement agencies staged a high-profile arrest of more than 100 mainlanders in North District yesterday against a background of snowballing discontent among residents ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Barcode readers help pupils get through border checkpoints quicker

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... entitled to travel freely to Hong Kong can hold cross-border permits, only those over 11 are entitled to hold Hong Kong ID cards, which allow automated entry. With the help of the new technology, the government aims to reduce the pressure caused by an increasing number of schoolchildren who use these checkpoints every day. The total number of cross-border pupils is expected to rise to 17,000 ...

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    People's Daily says mainland migrants needed for Hong Kong's development

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... feared 'locusts'," it added, in a reference to a popular term for the growing cross-border influx. "Time and wisdom are needed to understand and reconcile ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Sheung Shui parallel-traders protest descends into chaos

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Chaos at protest against parallel-goods traders Scuffles broke out and two parallel traders were arrested for assault during a protest at Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday. About 20 people took part in the protest, organised by a Facebook group concerned about parallel-goods traders buying up goods in the area to resell at a profit across the border. ...




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