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  1. Mainlander arrested after sting nabs him charging for taxi ride

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and receipts from the LPG filling point were seized.' The self-employed mainland visitor, who came to Hong Kong from Guangdong on a two-way permit, was arrested for suspected breach of condition ... Martin Wong Crash two days ago brought him to officers' attention A 42-year-old mainlander was arrested yesterday for allegedly breaching his condition of stay by driving a taxi ...

  2. Call for action on unlicensed guest houses after fatal fire

    Posted Jul 08th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... to the Tourism Board, mainland visitors accounted for 57.1 per cent of travellers to the city last year and almost all- some 9.6 million- were on individual visits. Yau Tsim Mong District Council member ... said, arguing that safety was a concern not only to travellers staying there but also residents in the same building. A traveller from the mainland died and a 70-year-old Hong Kong man ...

  3. Teens on paid dates told they risk jail

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... breath tests in January. Henrique Koo Sii-hong, director of police operations, said the number of mainland visitors arrested for prostitution rose from 1,556 in the first half of last year ...

  4. Tourist sector fears plummeting trade and mass job cuts

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... of mainland visitors following the easing of restrictions on individual travellers. 'But swine flu's influence is global. It is hard to know when we will see the end of it,' Mr Ho said. ...

  5. Police chief predicts rise in crime

    Posted Jan 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... 'So far, we have not seen such a rising trend, but we will closely monitor the situation and exchange intelligence with our mainland and overseas counterparts,' he said. Mr Tang listed violent crime, triads, quick-cash crime, terrorism, trafficking and abuse of dangerous drugs, offences related to visitors and illegal migrants, road safety, and policing the East Asian Games ...

  6. Rapid-response teams to aid victims of scams

    Posted Feb 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Joshua But and Martin Wong The customs department will set up quick-response teams to handle visitors' complaints about shoddy sales practices when an amended ordinance on trade ... officers to take swift action against questionable sales practices. 'We have received quite a number of reports from local consumers and mainland tourists in the past few years, but little ...

  7. City cleanup campaign to fight swine flu

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... tomorrow, Professor Leung said the government was ready to receive visitors. All inbound tourists at the airport will be asked to sign a health declaration form starting tomorrow. Staff on planes were urged to report to ground staff if they found anyone travelling from an affected area showing flu symptoms. Stations will be set up at border checkpoints to the mainland, where medical ...

  8. Tree that killed woman diseased, says expert

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Clifford Lo, Martin Wong

    ... Canto-pop singer and actress Miriam Yeung Chin-wah's car in Stanley. The singer is not injured, but broken glass slightly hurts her driver. March 2008 A mainland tourist, 61, breaks his leg ... visitors to Ocean Park are injured when a 3-metre tree branch crashes down on them. February 2005 A 65-year-old man is hurt by a falling 8-metre branch of the famous Wishing Tree in Lam Tsuen. ...

  9. HK urges flu checks at US airports

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... home. The mainland also confirmed its second case of swine flu, in a man newly returned from studying in Canada, and strengthened screening to ward off an outbreak. In a letter to US Secretary ... for Food and Health Gabriel Leung appealed to people with fever or flu-like symptoms not to travel. Professor Ho advised visitors to Hong Kong from affected areas to wear masks for at least a week. ...



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