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  1. Teen took explosives through Lo Wu to test border checks

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... through the Lo Wu border to test whether the authorities would detect it. The 14-year-old Form Two pupil took triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, across the border because he knew it did not contain nitrogen and wanted to test the sensitivity of the border checkpoint detectors, which check for nitrogen in explosives. The teenager made the disclosure to a psychologist, whose report was handed ...

  2. Record numbers sweep through

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... with other travellers,' he said. Mr Mak also urged travellers to cross the land border at Lowu as the checkpoint was well-staffed and the rail service would help ease the congestion. ... Felix Chan Thousands of travellers flock across borders to mark the Ching Ming festival, a year after Sars crisis Record numbers of travellers flocked through Hong Kong's border ...

  3. Demolition spectacular brings the house down

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Traffic halted at border while 15 Shenzhen towers are reduced to rubble Traffic at the Huanggang border crossing ground to a halt yesterday as thousands ... in Huanggang- a stone's throw from the Lok Ma Chau checkpoint. Local media gave blanket coverage to the event and hailed it as the 'most spectacular demolition work' in China. Thousands ...

  4. Health chief in the dark on ant outbreak

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... in Guangdong the same day it was publicly announced across the border. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok said he only learned about the red fire ants on Monday. 'We ... of potted plants were inspected at Man Kam To checkpoint, and inspectors were sent to two farms and nurseries in Northern District yesterday to conduct checks. The department said inspections would ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... over smuggled cigarettes Customs officers arrested a driver, 51, after discovering HK$2.08 million worth of smuggled cigarettes in his truck at Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint at 5pm on Thursday. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... using 40 fake vouchers at a bakery in Luk Yeung Sun Chuen on August 16. The other man, 34, was arrested on Wednesday at the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint after using three fake vouchers ...

  7. Chicken lovers count their blessings, tree sellers their losses

    Posted Feb 06th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... at farms and border checkpoints to guard against bird flu, Dr Chow said. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said 134,000 chickens were on sale yesterday, including 50,000 live ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by four muggers on the mainland had to go to hospital when he returned to Hong Kong via the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint at 12.30am. The 41-year-old was injured on the right wrist and hand, ...

  9. Sky's the limit with duty-free

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Airport shopping keeps getting better, and some even merit an exclusive flight Duty-free shopping, or travel retail as it is increasingly known as, is a mixed bag. At its best, it offers a great range of world-class brands across many product sectors at c ...

  10. Bearers of rights across the border

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With labour disputes growing in the mainland, Yau Chui-yan meets the people helping workers stand up for themselves As she does often, May Wong Yuet-may has been to the mainland recently to see some 'friends'. She passes through many cities on h ...




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