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  1. 74pc increase in drug seizures at border checkpoints

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Seizures of illegal drugs at land border checkpoints have risen 74 per cent this year, with 88 drug traffickers arrested, customs said yesterday. Additional officers have been ... officers have seized 19.3kg of illegal drugs - including 10.6kg of ice, 5.3kg of cannabis, 2.9kg of ketamine and 300g of heroin - with a street value of HK$9 million at land border checkpoints ...

  2. Huge increase in drug seizures at land checkpoints

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... seized 185.3kg of illegal drugs- comprising 152.8kg of ketamine, 19.7kg of cannabis, 11.4kg of Ice and 1.3kg of heroin- at land border checkpoints. They detected 221 drug-trafficking cases ... checkpoints will be further strengthened through enhancement of drug detector dog services and plain-clothes operations.' Apart from at land border crossings, customs officers seized 479kg ...

  3. 4 triads knifed in battle over new checkpoint

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... that lead to a planned border checkpoint, expected to open in 2018, that will connect Heung Yuen Wai in the New Territories with Liantang in Shenzhen. 'The turf war between the two factions ... clashes involved fist-fights and no knives were used. Another police source said: 'As there will be development projects along connecting roads to the new border crossing, triads will explore ...

  4. Joint checkpoint at rail link terminus may not be possible, lawmakers told

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam It may not be possible to set up a joint immigration checkpoint at the cross-border express rail link's West Kowloon terminus when the line opens in 2015 or 2016, lawmakers were told yesterday. Transport secretary Eva Cheng said talks were continuing with the mainland over the possibility of such a checkpoint, but there were highly complex legal and security ...

  5. New service cuts time at Lo Wu border crossing to eight seconds

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Four seconds might not seem much but it has been enough to attract 130,000 Hong Kong residents to a new service that cuts their time passing through immigration checkpoints ... Immigration Department assistant director Jacqueline Kwan Chan Suet-mui said about 20,000 travellers were now using the new express checkpoints every day, about 18 per cent of the total e-channel use. ...

  6. Will we bend border or Law for rail line?

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... checkpoint option, which allows commuters to transit to any mainland city after going through just one inspection.' The border-bending solution was practised in reverse to enable a joint ... Anita Lam Reaction to the HK$65 billion cost of a planned cross-border high-speed rail line is not the government's only headache - officials are scratching their heads over how ...

  7. Declarations being extended at borders

    Posted May 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... border travellers would be covered after tonight. He said it took time for recruitment and training of checkpoint staff. Recruits 'need at least 24 to 48 hours to learn how to answer ... Joshua But and Ng Yuk-hang The government is extending the scope of health declarations, enabling more than 90 per cent of travellers crossing the land borders to be tracked after tonight. ...

  8. Drugs seized at borders rise 136pc

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The amount of drugs seized at border checkpoints has increased 136 per cent this year, prompting customs officials to step up inspections in an attempt to catch smugglers from ... million, were seized, in 137 cases. Customs officers made 114 arrests at the checkpoints between January and June this year, down from 120 in the same period last year. Among those arrested ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ketamine seized at border A 44-year-old man was arrested and 1kg of an illegal drug, believed to be ketamine, seized at the Lo Wu border checkpoint yesterday. Police valued the haul at HK$120,000. Five arrested in drug raids Police arrested five suspected drug traffickers and seized 5.8kg of drugs with an estimated value of HK$3.3 million in Mong Kok and Ngau Tau Kok on Tuesday ...

  10. Woman stabbed to death at border

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... witnesses outside the Futian checkpoint, the man stabbed the woman through the heart with a 20cm knife which he then turned on himself. Witnesses said the man, apparently suspicious the woman was in another relationship, had waited at the checkpoint and erupted in rage when he saw her hand in hand with the Hongkonger. The woman ran about 50 metres in her high heels before stumbling ...




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