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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    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. ...

  2. Cross-border anti-graft group set up

    Posted Jul 05th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Guangdong, Macau and Hong Kong anti-corruption authorities have agreed to set up a working group to map out long-term strategies for corruption prevention and education. That follows a three-day visit to Guangdong by Independent Commission Agai ...

  3. Action urged to stop cross-border drivers buying low-grade fuel

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Ways to stop drivers of cross-border vehicles from refuelling with low-grade diesel on the mainland and then driving on Hong Kong roads should be addressed urgently, ... reliable and clean supply of electricity, the role of industry, cross-border issues and air-pollution-related health research. The council urged the government to adopt road pricing in congested ...

  4. Legco seeks closer cross-border liaison

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and immigration. The motion calls on the government to set up permanent and efficient cross-border mechanisms to achieve these aims. The proposal tabled by Beijing loyalist was amended by the Civic ... was always arranging visits to the mainland, such as the Security Bureau's trip for legislators to visit the Western Corridor cross-border route before its opening last week. Moving the original ...

  5. Democrat calls for cross-border trust

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A veteran pro-democracy lawmaker has called on both Beijing and the pro-democracy camp to build mutual trust and not try to second-guess each other's motives. Lau Chin-shek, who was given a 10-year home-return permit by mainland authoriti ...

  6. Cross-border issue

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What's your view of the controversy over mainland Public Security Bureau officers coming to Hong Kong? What are the implications for 'one country, two systems' of such moves? Share your opinions: write to us. ...

  7. Democrats set to cross border on customs trip

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Lawmakers from the pan-democratic camp could soon be making another trip across the border to inspect immigration and customs facilities at the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Western Corridor, which will open soon. The Security Bureau confirmed yesterda ...

  8. Banned group waiting in vain to cross border

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Carrie Chan

    ... Pro-democracy activists and legislators in Hong Kong say they would like to visit the mainland - if only they were not banned from crossing the border. Most have either had their home-return permits confiscated or their applications for renewal rejected d ...

  9. Direction clear?

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Despite protests from Hong Kong's power companies that a cross-border emissions trading scheme to cut air pollution is not the way to go, the government is pushing ahead with plans for a pilot scheme. Is it on the right track? Write to us ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Leung faced a tough first 100 days, and future will be even tougher

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... swiftly put on hold plans by the mainland authorities to allow more tourists to visit Hong Kong; and he cracked down on cross-border parallel traders. That said, a lot more has to be done to meet ...




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