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  1. Eagle smuggler caught

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung A 23-year-old man was arrested yesterday as he tried to smuggle an endangered live eagle, wrapped tightly in plastic, into Hong Kong. Customs officers intercepted the man after he aroused suspicion at the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint at about 9am because he was using his jacket to cover his left hand. He was found to be holding the eagle under the jacket. ...

  2. Queue for diesel jams up border

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Chow Chung-yan and Polly Hui Fuel shortages in Shenzhen brought chaos to the Huanggang border checkpoint yesterday, with a queue of container trucks several kilometres long all but bringing traffic in the area to a standstill. A Shenzhen government spokesman denied there was a fuel shortage, but truck drivers complained they could not fill up in Shenzhen or Dongguan. 'It ...

  3. Bird-flu chickens sent back to mainland

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai About 2,000 chickens were returned to the mainland yesterday after the birds were found carrying the H5 bird-flu virus. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said the chickens were imported from the mainland on Thursday through the Man Kam To border checkpoint, destined for the livestock wholesale market in Cheung Sha Wan. Department inspectors took blood ...

  4. Concern raised over border bottleneck risk

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Route 3 plans may increase traffic Lawmakers are concerned the Western Corridor border checkpoint due to open in July could become a traffic bottleneck after the Route ... with the soon-to-be-opened Western Corridor,' Ms Chow said. According to the government's estimates, about 29,800 vehicles would use the new Hong Kong-Shenzhen border checkpoint daily this year, ...

  5. Coastal route for bridge may save money but end up costing HK

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... advisers, have proposed an alternate siting of the cross-border checkpoint to the west of the airport island and an alternative routing of the link road away from the coast and along the northern ...

  6. Drill gets Shenzhen ready for blackouts

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world's busiest border checkpoints. If we lose electricity, we must ensure there are viable plans to cope.' Apart from natural disasters, Shenzhen also faces possible power failure because ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted May 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be cleared to make way for a new border checkpoint at Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai in the northeastern New Territories. Construction of the checkpoint, to start in the third quarter, is to be completed ...

  8. Border families' HK$200m payout

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hundreds of households living near the mainland border area may receive total compensation of more than HK$200 million over the construction of a new cross-border checkpoint- if lawmakers approve the payout. An estimated 344 households are covered under the Development Bureau's proposal to grant special ex-gratia allowances to villagers ...

  9. A loop that could open loophole on the border

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on an area of fish ponds bordering the Mai Po nature reserve and on the divided town of Shataukok. Border checkpoints would remain operational within the reduced restricted area. ... security zone or the integrity of the border with Shenzhen will be undermined, a top security official said yesterday. However, if Hong Kong and Shenzhen decided to develop the area, the Security ...

  10. Rail line the best way to connect Shenzhen, HK airports, says Tang

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... is a lot of room for the two airports to complement each other's route network.' Joint research on building a sixth border checkpoint between the two cities- connecting Heung Yuen Wai ... for the checkpoint in the first quarter of next year,' he said. A group of Shenzhen officials led by Mr Xu started a three-day visit to Hong Kong yesterday. The two governments signed seven pacts ...




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